Dr. Panat recently received funding from the CMMI division of NSF to co-organize a workshop on Smart Goods Manufacturing for the IoT segment. The workshop will be held in Portland, OR on May 14/15 (www.pnwsmartgoods.com). The workshop will bring together 20+ regional companies (including HP, Xerox, Intel, Mentor Graphics, Sharp, Boeing, Amazon, etc), 5 universities in the region, and PNNL. The effort is intended to hear industry research needs in the IoT area.