Davide Offered Two Internships!14th June 2013
One of the PhD students in my team, Davide Zilli, has been successful in receiving offers for two internships.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The first of these is a 6-month internship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), within the SENSEable Cities Lab.
After this, Davide will go straight to his second internship, a 3-month placement at Microsoft Research in Cambirdge, UK.
These internships are very competitive, and many congratulations to Davide!
For more information, click here.
Energy Harvesting Network's Data Repository Launched13th February 2012
The Energy Harvesting Network, coordinated by myself and Prof Steve Beeby at the University of Southampton, have launched the Network's 'Data Repository' - an online catalogue for researchers worldwide to share data on ambient energy availability - for example acceleration levels, solar irradience, or wind speeds. It is hoped that, by using a common dataset, this will encourage the comparitive evaluation of energy harvesters and fuel advances in the field.
Natuarlly, the repository will only ... [more]
Best Paper Award at IJCAI 201315th July 2013
Our paper titled "A hidden Markov model-based acoustic cicada detector for crowdsourced smartphone biodiversity monitoring" received the award for Outstanding Student Paper at the International Joint Conference for Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2013. The conference was held in Beijing, China, and the paper was presented by Davide Zilli.Abstract: Automated acoustic recognition of species aims to provide a cost-effective method for biodiversity monitoring. This is particularly appealing for det... [more]