Mr. Andrew Shields is Strand Leader - RFID, Internet of Things & Sensors at the IMaR Technology Gateway in the Institute of Technology Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland. Andrew has worked on numerous applied project with Industry over the past seven years. Including projects which conducted research into the area of RFID, public mobile platforms such as GSM /GPRS, Distributed Sensor Based Systems and Data Mining. He completed his Masters of Science degree at the Institute of Technology Tralee in 2007. He obtained his First Class Honours Bachelor degree in software development in 2002,also from the Institute of Technology Tralee. Andrew is currently undertaking a PhD. programme in ITT in the area of Artificial Intelligence with a particular focus on Reality Mining.