Sokwoo Rhee

Associate Director of Cyber-Physical Systems Innovation, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Dr. Sokwoo Rhee leads the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) which aims to create a replicable and scalable model for collaborative incubation and deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) solutions to improve the quality of life in smart cities around the world. Previously as a Presidential Innovation Fellow on CPS, he co-led the SmartAmerica Challenge, which united IoT technologies and CPS across the nation to demonstrate concrete socio-economic benefits. Prior to joining US government, he was Co-founder and CTO of Millennial Net, Inc., one of the first to successfully commercialize low-power wireless network and Internet of Things technology. He has been recognized as MIT Technology Review’s Top Innovators under 35 and Red Herring’s Top 5 Innovators.