Ntsibane Ntlatlapa -

Dr Ntsibane Ntlatlapa is a manager of the Networks and Media competency area at CSIR Meraka Institute. The competency area carries out research on wireless communications and networking, real-time media streaming. The broad objectives of the activities in his competency area are to develop core components of technologies aimed at bringing Broadband Internet access and digital services to rural communities and to solve communication challenges in harsh environments such as underground mines. His research interests cover several sub-fields of networking, including wireless mesh and sensor networks protocol optimisation.

Dr Ntlatlapa obtained a PhD in Computer Science from Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. He has lectured at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and supervised students in the USA, Nigeria, Lesotho and South Africa.

Previously spoke at:

iWeek 2012