Professor of Mobile Systems

Fellow of Jesus College

Mobile Systems Research Laboratory

I am a Full Professor of Mobile Systems in the Department of Computer Science and Technology and I head the Mobile Systems Research Laboratory. I am also a director for the Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence. My interests are in the study of mobile systems, the learning from their data offline and on device and their applications, especially in terms of mobile health. I hold an ERC Advanced Research Grant (2019-2024).


  • The ACM SIGMOBILE Dissertation Award Call is out . Please submit by 8th April.
  • I have delivered the Keynote Talk at IEEE Percom 2024.
  • LifeLearner: Hardware-Aware Meta Continual Learning System for Embedded Computing Platforms has been accepted at SenSys23!
  • Our Mobile and Wearable Health Seminar Series has restarted!
  • "RELOAD: REspiratory disease progression through LOngitudinal audio Data machine learning." funded through UKRI AI for Health .
  • An ERC Proof of Concept grant was awarded to my team for our work on hearables for health.
  • I have delivered a keynote speech at ICDCS23 in Hong Kong
  • Ex PhD Student Andrea Ferlini won the 2023 ACM SIGMOBILE Doctoral Dissertation Runner-up Award!
  • Evaluating Listening Performance for COVID-19 Detection by Clinicians and Machine Learning: Comparative Study is out.
  • Our paper Machine Learning Detects Altered Spatial Navigation Features in Outdoor Behaviour of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients won the Computer Laboratory Ring Hall of Fame Best Paper Award!
  • I have given the inaugural talk in the new Imperial-X seminar series.
  • We have organized this event on Using Mobiles and Wearables for Public Health. My talk for it is here.
  • Finished teaching a new, first of its kind, Mobile Health course: slides and videos available!
  • Read about our work on VO2Max estimation with wearables in free living context here. Paper here.
  • I have delivered a talk at the Royal Society event on Innovation in Sport.
  • My University of Oxford Strachey Lecture talk can be found here.
  • Our paper on On-Device Emotion Recognition won the 10-Year Impact Award at ACM Ubicomp!
  • Group

    I head a team of about fifteen researchers, including postdocs and PhD students. I have graduated around twenty additional PhD students.


    My publications can be found on the team's page.
    My Google Scholar page is here.


    You can find my bio and more about me here, including professional activities.


    I w ork on a variety of projects funded by research councils and industry.


    I teach two courses, in particular a course on Mobile Health. I am also Director of Studies for Computer Science in Jesus College.