Team Member

Babu Sena Paul

Director
Institute for Intelligent Systems
Phone: +27 (0) 11 559 4404

Wireless Communication, Wireless Sensor Network, Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies

Babu Sena Paul received his B.Tech and M.Tech degree in Radiophysics and Electronics from the University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India, in 1999 and 2003 respectively. He was with Philips India Ltd from 1999-2000. From 2000-2002 he served as lecturer of Electronics and Communication Engineering Dept. at SMIT, Sikkim, India. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati India. He has attended and published over sixty research papers in international and national conferences, symposiums and peer reviewed journals. He has successfully supervised several postgraduate students and post-doctoral research fellows. He joined the University of Johannesburg in 2010. He has served as the Head of the Department at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology, University of Johannesburg from April 2015 to March 2018. He is the currently serving as an Associate Professor and Director to the Institute for Intelligent Systems, University of Johannesburg. His research interest lies in communication, cyber physical systems, predictive maintenance and other technologies aligned to fourth industrial revolution. He was awarded the IETE Research Fellowship. He is a life member of IETE and a member of IEEE.

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Notable Publications

Hoosain, M.S., Paul, B.S. and Ramakrishna, S., 2020. The impact of 4IR digital technologies and circular thinking on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Sustainability, 12(23), p.10143.

Afolabi, O.J., Mabuza-Hocquet, G.P., Nelwamondo, F.V. and Paul, B.S., 2021. The Use of U-Net Lite and Extreme Gradient Boost (XGB) for Glaucoma Detection. IEEE Access, 9, pp.47411-47424.

Salami, A.F., Dogo, E.M., Nwulu, N.I. and Paul, B.S., 2020. Toward sustainable domestication of smart IoT mobility solutions for the visually impaired persons in Africa. In Technological trends in improved mobility of the visually impaired (pp. 275-300). Springer, Cham.