Dr Cristian Olarlu – Research Engineer, IBM

  • Dr. Cristian Olariu is a Research Engineer in IBM Innovation Exchange in Dublin, Ireland. He is currently working on IoT and automotive projects that focus on IoT device-to-cloud communications, automotive cognitive solutions and cloud and edge infrastructures to support ADAS development. He has 10 years experience in the IT sector, with background in electronics, telecommunications, embedded hardware, system integration, software development and data analytics. He is currently involved in VI-DAS (Vision Inspired Driver Assistance Systems), an EU H2020 project, with main responsibilities on vehicular communication in the context of 5G networks, IoT, and cloud-based solution support for safer autonomous driving. Cristian received his PhD degree from Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland, in 2013

     

     

    Title: SmartHerd – Improving welfare of farm animals
    Synopsis: The presentation focuses on an IoT deployment at an Irish farm, where cattle mobility data is collected and analyzed in the cloud with advanced machine learning algorithms. The solution provides the farmer with an early detection tool, allowing him to save costs involved in treatment of lameness incidents in dairy cows.