Dr. Arpan Pal is Principal Scientist and Head of Embedded Systems and Robotics at TCS Research and Innovation. His research interests include sensor signal processing and informatics, speech/audio/video/image processing, the internet of things, wearable and mobile phone sensing, interactive television, physiological and bio sensing, optical/acoustic/RF sensing, grid and edge computing, cognitive wireless networks, and embedded/real-time robotic systems. He received his PhD from Aalborg University, Denmark, and his B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees in Electronics and Telecommunications from IIT Kharagpur, India.