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Prof. Somayya Madakam

Prof. Somayya Madakam

Fellow (NITIE), Mumbai; MBA (IT+HR)–Andhra University; B. Tech (Computer Science and Systems Engineering)–Andhra University, Visakhapatnam


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Total Years of Experience

7 Years

Brief description of Experience

Qualified UGC-Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship. He worked for Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, circa six years as a Systems Analyst-cum-Programmer. Due to keen interest in research and academics, in 2012 he joined in National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai for doing Fellow Program in Management and in 5.4 years, he submitted his thesis on “Internet of Things (IoT) Technologies in Smart Cities: An Exploratory Study in India”. During this period, he presented his academic research work in both Inter/national conferences including at Bangkok (Thailand), Dubai (UAE), Alicante (Spain), Fairfax (USA) and Porto (Portugal). He also published more than 20 articles together with journals, book chapters and posters. He is upcoming evangelist on “The New Language of Publications”.

Research Interest Areas

Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Cities, Quality of Life, Big Data Analytics, Information Security

Consulting Interest Areas

Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Cities, Qualitative Research, The New Language of Publications

Selected Publications

Madakam, S., Ramaswamy, R., Hema Date (2019). “Quality of Life @ Palava Smart City: A Case Study”, Global Business Review, 20(3),708-742.

Madakam, S., & Ramaswamy, R. (2016). “Sustainable Smart City: Masdar (UAE) (A City: Ecologically Balanced)”. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 9(6).

Madakam, S., & Date, H. (2016). Security mechanisms for connectivity of smart devices in the internet of things. In Connectivity Frameworks for Smart Devices (pp. 23-41). Springer International Publishing.

Madakam, S., & Ramachandran, R. (2015). “Barcelona Smart City: The Heaven on Earth” (Internet of Things: Technological God)”. ZTECommunications, 3. (ZTE ICT R&D Journal, 140 countries circulation).

Executive Education/MDPs

FORE School of Management has been designing, developing and conducting innovative Executive Education (EE)/ Management Development Programmes (MDPs) for working executives in India for over three decades.