Rahul Bhattacharyya is a Research Scientist at the Auto-ID Labs, MIT. He holds a Bachelors and Masters Integrated Dual Degree in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Rahul’s research interests broadly encompass the development and integration of technologies that form the framework for the Internet of Things. He is particularly interested in low-cost, pervasive sensing using object identification technologies such as RFID and smart phones. Rahul has served on the organizing committee of the IEEE International Conference on RFID (IEEE RFID 2010-15) and was Technical Program Co-chair for the 4th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT 2014). He currently holds membership of the IEEE and the International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure.