Short CV/Education and training

Previous Experiences

  • 2015 – 2017
    Guest Researcher, Ericsson Research, Sweden

  • 2008 – 2012
    Assistant Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden

  • 2009 – 2011
    Visiting Scholar, UCLA, United States

  • 2007 – 2008
    Research Associate, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

  • 2004 – 2007
    Research Assistant, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • 2006
    Visiting Research Assistant, Tsinghua University, China

  • 2005 – 2006
    Visiting Research Assistant, Simon Fraser University, Canada

  • 2002 – 2004
    Research Assistant, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Academic Education and Degrees

  • 2013
    Docent in Computer Communications, Uppsala University, Sweden

  • 2008
    Post-doc in Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, UK

  • 2007
    Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Selected publications

  • E. C.-H. Ngai, B. Ohlman, G. Tsudik, E. Uzun, M. Wahlisch, and C. A. Wood, Can We Make a Cake and Eat it Too? A Discussion of ICN Security and Privacy, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, Vol 47, Issue 1, 2017, pp. 49-54.

  • B. Ahlgren, M. Hidell, and E. C.-H. Ngai, Internet-of-Things for Smart Cities: Interoperability and Open Data, IEEE Internet Computing, Vol 20, Issue 6, Nov-Dec 2016.

  • L. McNamara and E. C.-H. Ngai, SADHealth: A Personal Mobile Sensing System for Seasonal Health Monitoring, to appear in IEEE Systems Journal, accepted, 2016.

  • F. B. Hassani, W. Du, E. C.-H. Ngai, X. Fu, and J. Liu, Cloud-Assisted Data Fusion and Sensor Selection for Internet-of-Things, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 257-268, June 2016.

  • C. Zhu, V. C. M. Leung, L. Shu, and E. C.-H. Ngai, Green Internet of Things for Smart World, IEEE Access, vol. 3, pp. 2151-2162, November 2015.

  • X. Hu, J. Deng, J. Zhao, W. Hu, E. C.-H. Ngai, et al., SAfeDJ: A Crowd-Cloud Co-design Approach to Situation-aware Music Delivery for Drivers, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, vol. 12 issue 1s, October 2015.

  • X. Hu, T. Chu, V. Leung, E. Ngai, P. Kruchten, and H. Chan, A Survey on Mobile Social Networks: Applications, Platforms, System Architectures, and Future Research Directions, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 17, issue 3, pp. 1557-1581, 2015.

  • X. Hu, X. Li, E. C.-H. Ngai, V. C.M. Leung, P. Kruchten, Multi-Dimensional Context-Aware Social Network Architecture for Mobile Crowdsensing, IEEE Communication Magazine, vol.52, no.6, pp.78-87, June 2014.

    Y. Man and E. C.-H. Ngai, Energy-Efficient Automatic Location-Triggered Applications on Smartphones, Computer Communication, Volume 50, September 2014, pp. 29-40.

  • E. C.-H. Ngai and P. Gunningberg, Quality-of-Information Aware Data Collection for Mobile Sensor Networks, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, vol. 11, Apr 2014, pp. 203-215.

  • R. Shea, J. Liu, E. C.-H. Ngai, and Y. Cui, Cloud Gaming: Architecture and Performance, IEEE Network Magazine, vol. 27, issue 4, Jul/Aug 2013, pp. 16-21.

  • E. C.-H. Ngai and I. Rodhe, On Providing Location Privacy for Mobile Sinks in Wireless Sensor Networks, ACM/Springer Wireless Networks (WINET), Jan 2013, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 115-130.

  • Z. Ruan, E. C.-H. Ngai, and J. Liu, Wireless Sensor Deployment for Collaborative Sensing with Mobile Phones, Computer Networks, vol. 55, issue 15, Oct 2011, pp. 3224-3245.

  • E. C.-H. Ngai, On Providing Sink Anonymity for Sensor Network, Security and Communication Networks, vol. 4, 2011, pp. 1-10.

  • E. C-H. Ngai, Y. Zhou, M. R. Lyu and J. Liu, A Delay-Aware Reliable Event Reporting Framework for Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks, Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 8, issue 7, 2010, pp. 694-707.

  • E. Gelenbe and E. C.-H. Ngai, Random Re-Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks, The Computer Journal, vol. 53, no. 7, 2010, pp. 1052-1061.

  • E. C.-H. Ngai, J. Liu and M. R. Lyu, An Adaptive Delay-Minimized Route Design for Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 58, no. 9, 2009, pp. 5083-5094.

  • E. C.-H. Ngai, J. Liu, and M. R. Lyu, An Efficient Intruder Detection Algorithm Against Sinkhole Attacks in Wireless Sensor Networks, Computer Communications, vol. 30, September 2007, pp. 2353-2364.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • VINNOVA Challenge Driven Innovation – Project leader, "GreenIoT: An energy-efficient IoT platform for open data and sustainable development", in collaboration with Ericsson Research, IBM, KTH, SenseAir AB, SICS, Uppsala Municipality, Upwis AB, 4Dialog AB, 2014 – 2017

  • SSF Mobility Grant – Visiting Researcher, PI, "Securing data objects for future Internet" with Ericsson Research AB, 2015 – 2017

  • UU BioMedIT SPARC Fund – Project leader in IT, "Chopsticks: Mobile sensing for rehabilitation" in collaboration with Prof. Gustaf Gredebäck, Baby and Child Lab, Uppsala University, 2014 – 2016

  • STINT Initiation Grant for International Collaboration – PI, "Green Mobile Cloud: Energy-efficient mobile content distribution and offloading", in collaboration with Jiangchuan Liu (SFU, Canada) and Victor Leung (UBC, Canada), 2013 – 2014

  • "SADHealth: Monitoring seasonal effects to physical and mental health" – PI, UU Internal project, in collaboration with UU Psychology department, 2012 – 2016

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, since 2017

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Access, since 2017

  • Associate Editor, EAI endorsed Transactions on Collaborative Computing, since 2015

  • Technical Committee, Elsevier Computer Communications, since 2014

  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on IoT for Smart Cities and Urban Informatics (2016), IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics

  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Cloud Computer for IoT (2015), IEEE Internet of Things Journal

  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Quality of Service for Heterogeneous Wireless Networks (2014), Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET)

    Guest Editor, Special Issue on Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Wireless Sensor Network Systems (2010), EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking

  • Steering Committee Chair, IEEE Infocom International Workshop on Smart Cities and Urban Informatics, 2016 – 2017

  • Program Co-chair, Dagstuhl Seminar on Information-centric Networking and Security, 2016

  • Program Chair, ACM-W Europe Conference of Women in Computing (womENcourage 2015)


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