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Maria R. Ebling is a research staff member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, where she manages a group building middleware to support context-sensitive computing with a focus on user privacy concerns. Her research interests include pervasive computing, context-aware computing, mobile computing, distributed systems, privacy, and human-computer interaction. She received her PhD in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Associate Editors in Chief

Abdelsalam (Sumi) Helal is a professor at the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Department (CISE) at the University of Florida. His research interests span the areas of Pervasive Computing, Mobile Computing and networking and Internet Computing. He directs the Mobile and Pervasive Computing Laboratory at the CISE department, and is co-founder and director of the Gator Tech Smart House, an experimental home for applied research in the domain of elder care.

Steve Hodges leads the Sensors and Devices research group at Microsoft Research, Cambridge UK and is a Visiting Professor at the School of Computing Science, Newcastle University. His interests broadly fall into two categories: novel electronic devices and new technologies and techniques for interaction. He has a PhD in robotics and computer vision from Cambridge University.

Jason Hong (Notes from the Community) is an assistant professor in Carnegie Mellon University's Human Computer Interaction Institute. His research interests include location-based services and usable security and privacy. He received his PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Marc Langheinrich is an associate professor in the Faculty of Informatics at the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI), in Lugano, Switzerland, where he heads the Research Group for Ubiquitous Computing. His main research interest lies at the intersection of privacy and ubiquitous computing. Langheinrich received his PhD in computer science from ETH Zurich.

Joseph A. Paradiso is an associate professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Arts and Sciences Department, where he directs the Responsive Environments Group and codirects the Things That Think Consortium. His research interests include sensor networks, energy harvesting, ubiquitous computing, and human-computer interaction. He received his PhD in physics from MIT.

Albrecht Schmidt is a professor of pervasive computing and user interface engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany. His research interests are ubiquitous computing and context awareness. He has a PhD in computer science from Lancaster University.

Editor in Chief Emeriti

Nigel Davies is a professor of computer science at Lancaster University. His research interests include systems support for mobile and pervasive computing. He focuses in particular on the challenges of creating deployable mobile and ubiquitous computing systems that can be used and evaluated "in the wild."

Roy Want is a research scientist at Google. His research interests include mobile and ubiquitous computing, wireless protocols, embedded systems, and automatic identification. He received his PhD for his work on "reliable management of voice in a distributed system" from Cambridge University. While at Olivetti Research (1988–91), he developed the Active Badge, a system for automatically locating people in a building. He joined Xerox PARC's Ubiquitous Computing program in 1991 and led a project called PARCTab, one of the first context-aware computer systems. In 2000, he joined Intel Labs, where he held the position of senior principal engineer working on the Dynamic Composable Computing project. He is currently chair of ACM SIGMOBILE, and a Fellow of IEEE and the ACM.

M. Satyanarayanan is the Carnegie Group Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his PhD in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. He's an experimental computer scientist who has pioneered research in mobile and pervasive computing, including his work on the open source Coda File System and Odyssey, a set of open-source operating system extensions (both part of CMU's Project Aura). He has also worked on Internet Suspend/Resume and is a coinventor of many supporting technologies, such as data staging, lookaside caching, translucent caching, and application-aware adaptation. He is a fellow of the ACM and IEEE, and the founding editor in chief of IEEE Pervasive Computing.

Editorial Board

Mary Baker (Notes from the Community Department Editor) is a senior research scientist at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories. Her research interests include distributed systems, networks, mobile systems, and digital preservation. She received her PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a member of Usenix, the ACM, and IEEE.

Elizabeth M. Belding (Conferences Department Editor) is a professor and the vice chair in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research focuses on mobile networking — specifically, multimedia, monitoring, advanced service support, and solutions for developing and underdeveloped regions. She is the founder and director of the Mobility Management and Networking (MOMENT) Laboratory. Belding is the recipient of an NSF Career Award and a 2002 MIT Technology Review 100 award, awarded to the world's top young investigators. See www.cs.ucsb.edu/~ebelding/Home.html for more information.

John Canny is the Paul and Stacy Jacobs Distinguished Professor of Engineering and a Professor in the Computer Science Division at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for his thesis, "The Complexity of Robot Motion Planning."

Sunny Consolvo is a User Experience Researcher at Google and an affiliate assistant professor in the University of Washington's Human-Centered Design & Engineering Department and Information School. Her research interests include human-computer interaction, persuasive technologies, ubiquitous computing systems, mobile computing, and Web technologies. She has also investigated how to use technology to encourage health and wellness—particularly physical activity and healthy sleep behaviors—and to help people be more aware of the privacy implications of sensing and inference systems.

Anind Dey (Applications Department Editor) is an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute. His research interests lie in the intersection of human-computer interaction and ubiquitous computing, including context-aware systems and more usable ubicomp systems. Dey has a PhD in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Hans Gellersen is a professor of interactive systems in Lancaster University's Department of Computing. His research interests are ubiquitous computing and human-computer systems that "take the real world into the loop": context-aware computing, situated user interfaces, and augmented everyday artifacts. Specific interests include integration of sensors and perception in interactive systems, interaction with large numbers of networked artifacts, new interaction techniques, and mobile/wearable collaborative applications. He received his PhD and MSc degrees from the University of Karlsruhe.

Mike Hazas is lecturer in the School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University. He started his research career in sensing and signal processing for location-aware computing (PhD, University of Cambridge 2003). Mike has more recently focused on developing new understandings of technology, social practice and sustainability, within and beyond the home. He regularly serves on the PCs for the Ubicomp and Pervasive conference series.

Anthony Joseph is an associate professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department of the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include systems and networking: cybersecurity, mobile systems, overlay networks, wireless packet radio networks, and telephony systems. He holds a PhD in computer science from MIT.

James Landay is an associate professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Washington, specializing in human-computer interaction. He is also the laboratory director of Intel Research Seattle. His research interests include automated usability evaluation, demonstrational interfaces, ubiquitous computing, user interface design tools, and Web design. He received his PhD in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Dr. Cecilia Mascolo is a reader in mobile systems in the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK. Prior to this, she was with the Department of Computer Science of University College London, UK. She holds an MSc and PhD in computer science from University of Bologna, Italy. Mascolo's research concentrates on mobility data gathering, analysis, modeling, and exploitation through research council and industry funded multidisciplinary projects. Her research strategy is heavily experimental and deployment oriented. She has published extensively in the areas of mobile sensor networks, mobile network routing, realistic mobility models, and social network analysis. Mascolo has served in the organization committees of many mobile and sensor systems, middleware, software engineering, and data mining conferences and workshops. She is on the editorial board of IEEE Internet Computing. More details are available at www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~cm542.

Kenton O'Hara is a director of research at CSIRO in Australia. His research interests are everyday practices and behaviors relating to mobile and ubiquitous computing and situated displays in shared environments. Previously, he worked at HP Labs and Rank Xerox EuroPARC. He received his PhD in human-computer interaction from University of Wales, Cardiff.

Bernt Schiele (Wearable Computing Department Editor) is Max Planck director at the MPI Informatics in Saarbrücken, Germany. His research interests are multimodal computing, computer vision, and machine learning. He has PhD in computer science from the Grenoble Institute of Technology, France.

James Scott is a researcher in the Sensors and Devices group at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK. His research interests span a wide range of topics in ubiquitous and pervasive computing, and include novel sensors and devices, mobile interaction, rapid prototyping, wireless and mobile networking, energy management, and security and privacy. He received his PhD from Cambridge University.

Rahul Sukthankar is a principal research scientist at Intel Research Pittsburgh and an adjunct research faculty member at the Robotics Institute, School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests include computer vision, machine learning, information retrieval, and robotics. He received his BSE in computer science and engineering from Princeton University and his PhD in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University. He's a member of IEEE, the ACM, and AAAI.

Advisory Board

M. Satyanarayanan (chair) is the Carnegie Group Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his PhD in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. He's an experimental computer scientist who has pioneered research in mobile and pervasive computing, including his work on the open-source Coda File System and Odyssey, a set of open source operating system extensions (both part of CMU's Project Aura). He has also worked on Internet Suspend/Resume and is a coinventor of many supporting technologies, such as data staging, lookaside caching, translucent caching, and application-aware adaptation. He is a fellow of the ACM and IEEE, and the founding editor in chief of IEEE Pervasive Computing.

Gaetano Borriello is a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Washington. He also founded Intel Research Seattle, where he launched the lab on applications of ubiquitous computing technology to healthcare and elder care, in particular. His research interests include location-based systems, sensor-based inferencing, and tagging objects with passive and active tags. He received his PhD in computer science from University of California, Berkeley.

Daniel Siewiorek is the director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute and professor of electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests include wearable computing, fault-tolerant computing, and reliability.

Roy Want is a research scientist at Google. His research interests include mobile and ubiquitous computing, wireless protocols, embedded systems, and automatic identification. He received his PhD for his work on "reliable management of voice in a distributed system" from Cambridge University. While at Olivetti Research (1988–91), he developed the Active Badge, a system for automatically locating people in a building. He joined Xerox PARC's Ubiquitous Computing program in 1991 and led a project called PARCTab, one of the first context-aware computer systems. In 2000, he joined Intel Labs, where he held the position of senior principal engineer working on the Dynamic Composable Computing project. He is currently chair of ACM SIGMOBILE, and a Fellow of IEEE and the ACM.

 

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