Dr Nawaz Mohamudally graduated telecommunications from the University of Science and Technology of Lille I in France and is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Technology, Mauritius where he had been Head of the School of Software Engineering and Business Informatics and the School of Innovative Technologies and Engineering, and Chairman of the Research Degrees Committee. He was the chairman of the Internet Management Committee, an advisory unit to the Mauritian authority from 2010 to 2014. His core research area is Mobile & Pervasive computing and Data Science. He has successfully supervised six PhD students and published extensively. Dr Mohamudally was awarded the 'Best Professor in Industrial Systems Engineering” by Africa Education Leadership Award in 2015. He is currently working on IoT projects.