Eiman Kanjo

Professor of Pervasive Computing, Nottingham Trent University

Eiman Kanjo is a Professor of Pervasive Sensing at the Computer Science department and the head of the Smart Sensing lab. She conducts research in mobile sensing, wearable and edge computing. Eiman is a recent winner of the Top 50 Women in Engineering by the Women in Engineering Society and is the NTU-Turing Network Development Award Lead funded by The Alan Turing Institute. Eiman is the academic lead of Smart Nottingham and the Smart Campus Smart Sensing team (www.SmartSensingLab.com). Under Eiman’s leadership they won the 2020/2021 Vice-Chancellor’s Outstanding Researcher Team Award. She is the academic lead of Smart Nottingham and Smart Campus initiatives. Eiman conducts research in Mobile Sensing and she has written some of the earliest papers on the subject (NoiseSpy, 2010), (GeoMobSens, 2008) and (MobSens, 2009).

Eiman is also an expert in developing digital technologies for well-being. She has been PI or Co-I on grants worth over £2.4m. Funders include DCMS 5G Connected Forest (£10m project in collaboration with Nottingham County Council) and many industrial organisations (wwwTagWithMe.com), InnovateUK, DSTL, ERDF, MoD and Lottery Fund. She works closely with mental health charities, local authorities and industry.

Previously Kanjo worked for more than three years as a Research Fellow at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge. She also carried out research work at the MRL (Mixed Reality Lab) within their computer science department at The University of Nottingham.

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