Talks and Invited Lectures

19 February 2019

Tech talk at DeepMind. Title: Towards Decentralized Reinforcement Learning Architectures for Modelling Agent Societies.

30 January 2019 Tech talk at Google. Title: Sensing and Modelling Human Behaviour and Emotional States using Mobile Devices.

19 November 2018 Departmental seminar at the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Southern Denmark. Title: Anticipatory Mobile Computing for Digital Health.

25 October 2018 Invited Talk at the CISPA-Loria Joint Ph.D. Workshop. Orscholz, Germany. Title: Identification (and Obfuscation) in the Smartphone Era.

3 October 2018 Departmental seminar at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Bologna, Italy. Title: Designing and Implementing Systems for Sensing, Modelling and Understanding Human Behaviour and Social Dynamics.

19 September 2018 Keynote talk at the MQ Data Science Meeting. London. Title: From mobile phone based monitoring and prediction of depressive states to data-driven behaviour interventions

10 September 2018 Keynote talk at the 2nd International Workshop on Personal Analytics and Privacy (in conjunction with ECML PKDD 2018). Dublin, Ireland. Title: Identification (and Obfuscation) in the Smartphone Era.

3-4 September 2018 Invited Lecture Series at the Universita’ della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland. Title: Modelling Human Behaviour using Mobile and Social Media Data.

3 May 2018 Departmental Seminar at the Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol. Title: Sensing, Modelling and Understanding Human Behaviour from Mobile Data.

19 February 2018 Invited Talk at the UK-India Workshop on Managing Privacy in the Era of IoT at City University. Title: Identity and Identification in the Internet of Things Era.

1 February 2018 Seminar at the Department of Methodology, London School of Economics and Political Science. Title: Modelling Human Behaviour using Mobile Data.

14 December 2017 Seminar at the Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow. Title: Sensing, Modelling and Understanding Human Behaviour from Mobile Data.

8-10 November 2017 Invited Speaker at the IDEA League Doctoral School on Transiently Powered Systems at Delft Technical University. Title: Transiently Powered Systems Meet Data Science.

27 September 2017 Talk in the Moore-Sloan Seminar Series at New York University. Title: Modelling Human Behaviour using Mobile Data for Urban Analytics.

25 September 2017 Seminar at the Department of Computer Science, Dartmouth College. Title: From Mobile Phone based Monitoring of Depressive States to Data-Driven Behaviour Interventions.

25 July 2017 Invited Talk at the “Networks Dynamics and Structure” event organised by the London Mathematical Society at the University of Leeds. Title: Spatio-temporal Networks: Reachability, Centrality and Robustness.

12-16 June 2017 Series of Lectures on Anticipatory Mobile Computing at the University of Trento, Italy.

30 May-1 June 2017 Series of Lectures on Anticipatory Mobile Computing at the University of Padova, Italy.

26 April 2017 Keynote at the 18th Scottish Networking Event at the School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews. Title: From Mobile Phone based Monitoring of Depressive States to Data-Driven Behaviour Interventions.

3 April 2017 Keynote at the Danish Society for Diabetes Conference. Title: Emerging Mobile and Internet of Things Technologies: New Opportunities for Activity Monitoring and Digital Behaviour Intervention.

23 March 2017 Seminar at the Universita’ della Svizzera Italiana. Lugano, Switzerland. Title: From Mobile Phone based Monitoring of Depressive States to Data. Host: Prof. Marc Langheinrich and Silvia Santini.

22 February 2017 Keynote Talk at the HSBC Financial Crime Conference, London. Title: Identity and Identification in the Smartphone Era.

1 February 2017 Keynote Talk at the One Nucleus BioWednesdays Seminar Series, London. Title: Ubiquitous Computing Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities.

23 November 2016 Seminar at the Department of Computer Science, University of Bath. Title: From Mobile Phone based Monitoring of Depressive States to Data-Driven Behaviour Interventions.

5 October 2016 Seminar at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at the Technical University of Denmark. Title: From Mobile Phone based Monitoring of Depressive States to Data-Driven Behaviour Interventions.

20-23 September 2016 Invited Lecturer at the International PhD Summer School “Data Gathering and Processing - From Cyberspace to Physical World (and Networks)”. Como, Italy.

3 September 2016 Keynote Speaker for the “Smarticipation – Intelligent Personal Guidance of Human Behavior Utilizing Anticipatory Models” Workshop at ACM UbiComp 2016. Title: Towards Mobile Anticipatory Computing: Challenges and Opportunities.

6 September 2016 Seminar at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. Title: From Mobile Phone Monitoring of Depressive States using GPS Analysis to Data-Driven Behavior Change Interventions.

18-22 July 2016 Invited Lecturer at the International School on Web Science and Technology. Bilbao, Spain.

8 July 2016 Keynote Speaker at the 5th International Symposium “From Data to Models and Back” (DataMod 2016). Vienna, Austria. Title: Big (and Small) Data for Social Good.

22 April 2016 Invited Speaker at the Alan Turing Institute Privacy Summit at the British Library. Title: Privacy and the City: Identity and Identification in the Smartphone Era.

20 April 2016 Seminar at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh. Title: Spatio-temporal Networks: Reachability, Centrality and Robustness.

14 March 2016 Invited Speaker at the Human Factors in Cybersecurity Workshop at the University of Surrey. Title: Privacy and the City: Identity and Identification in the Smartphone Era.

2 February 2016 Seminar at the Centre for Complexity Science at Imperial College London. Title: Spatio-temporal Networks: Reachability, Centrality and Robustness.

18-22 January 2016 Invited Talk at the Workshop on Big Data and Social Media at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences in Edinburgh. Title: Spatio-temporal Complex Networks: Reachability, Centrality and Robustness.

20 October 2015 Keynote Speaker at the IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (IEEE DSAA 2015) in Paris, France. Title: Mining Big (and Small) Data for Social Good.

8 September 2015 Keynote Speaker at the 4th ACM Workshop on Mobile Systems for Computational Social Science, co-located with ACM UbiComp 2015 in Osaka, Japan. Title: Mining Big (and Small) Data for Social Good.

16 June 2015 Invited Talk at the “Data for Policy” Conference at the University of Cambridge. Title: Real-time Policy-making: Merging New and Old Big Data.

11 June 2015 Departmental Seminar at the Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick Title: Mining Big (and Small) Mobile data: Challenges and Opportunities.

16 April 2015 Departmental Seminar at the School of Social and Community Medicine at the University of Bristol. Title: (Big) Mobile Data Mining for Social Good in Healthcare.

14 April 2015 Departmental Seminar at the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, City University London. Title: Mining Big (and Small) Mobile data: Challenges and Opportunities.

29 October 2014 Seminar at the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Birkbeck College. Title: Towards Anticipatory Mobile Computing: Challenges and Opportunities.

11 August 2014 Seminar at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Finland. Title: Towards Anticipatory Mobile Computing: Challenges and Opportunities.

29 July 2014 Invited Talk for the Ignite Speaker Series at Samsung Research Laboratories America, San Jose, California, USA. Title: Towards Anticipatory Mobile Computing: Challenges and Opportunities.

24 July 2014 Invited Talk at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley, Mountain View, California, USA. Title: Users and Cities Profiling from Social Media.

19 July 2014 Invited Speaker at the Second Scientific Meeting on Complex Networks and Function at Bertinoro, Italy. Title: Analysing Real-world Networks using a Multiplex Approach.

11 June 2014 Invited Talk at the 1st European Conference on Computational Social Science at the University of Warwick. Title: Mining Big (and Small) Data.

14 February 2014 Invited Lecture at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge. Title: Social and Technological Network Analysis – Epidemics Spreading.

21 January 2014 Invited Talk for the Cambridge Networks Network Seminar Series at King’s College, University of Cambridge. Title: Understanding and Exploiting Social and Mobility Information from Big Mobile Data.

28 November 2013 Invited Talk at the Workshop on Big Data and Social Media at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences in Edinburgh. Title: Mining Big (and Small) Data.

20 November 2013 Seminar at the Center for Complex Network Research (CCNR) at Northeastern University, Boston, USA. Title: Mining (and Understanding) Big Mobile Data.

19 November 2013 Seminar at MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, USA. Title: Mining Big (and Small) Big Mobile Data.

18 November 2013 Seminar at the Department of Computer Science, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA. Title: Mining (and Understanding) Big Mobile Data.

23 October 2013 Invited Talk at the Location and Beyond 2013 event at the British Library. Title: The Possibilities of Prediction.

16 October 2013 Departmental Seminar at the Department of Computer Science, University of York. Title: Understanding and Mining Big (and Small) Data.

16 August 2013 Seminar at the University of Helsinki, Finland. Title: Interdependence and Predictability of Human Mobility and Social Interactions.

7 August 2013 Seminar at the Smarter Cities Technologies Center, IBM Research Ireland. Title: Anticipatory Mobile Computing: Sensing, Modelling and Predicting Human Behaviour with Mobile Phones.

24 July 2013 Invited Lecture at the 46th Summer School on Social Science Analysis at the University of Essex.

23 May 2013 Departmental Seminar at the School of Computer Science, University of Glasgow. Title: Interdependence and Predictability of Human Mobility and Social Interactions.

21 May 2013 Invited Talk at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge. Title: Interdependence and Predictability of Human Mobility and Social Interactions.

29 April 2013 Invited Talk at the University of Trento, Italy. Title: Interdependence and Predictability of Human Mobility and Social Interactions.

23-24 April 2013 Invited Speaker at the British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Conference on Tracing Networks: Communicating Knowledge in Antiquity and the Digital Age.

17 April 2013 Seminar at the Department of Computer Science, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Title: Sensing, Understanding and Modelling Human Behaviour with Mobile Phones.

15 April 2013 Departmental Colloquium at the School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews. Title: Interdependence and Predictability of Human Mobility and Social Interactions.

13 December 2012 Keynote Speaker at the 3rd IEEE International NESEA Conference (NESEA‘12) in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

5 December 2012 Invited Talk at the 4 Minute Warning – Your Chance to Think the Unthinkable conference in London. Title: Anticipatory Mobile Computing.

4 December 2012 Invited Talk at the Sensor and Mobile Devices KTN Event at the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Title: Mobile Sensing at Scale: Sensing, Understanding and Modelling People using Mobile Phones.

27 November 2012 Departmental seminar at the Department of Geography, University College London. Title: Interdependence and Predictability of Human Mobility and Social Interactions.

14-19 October 2012 Invited Participant at the Workshop on “Synergic Investigations on Network Science“ in Bertinoro, Italy.

11-15 June 2012 Invited Speaker for the Summer School on Inference and Dynamics in Interaction at the University of Glasgow.

28-29 May 2012 Invited Speaker at the Scientific Meeting on Complex Networks and Function organised by the Royal Society.

26 April 2012 Seminar at the Department of Computing, Imperial College London. Title: Sensing, Understanding and Modelling People using Mobile Phones.

2 March 2012 Talk at the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London. Title: Temporal Dynamics of Social and Technological Networks.

15 January 2012 Departmental Seminar at the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex. Title: Temporal Dynamics of Social and Technological Networks.

7 September 2011 Seminar at Culture Lab, University of Newcastle. Title: Sensing, Understanding and Modelling People using Mobile Phones.

29 June 2011 Invited speaker at the 24th Biennial Conference on Numerical Analysis at the University of Strathclyde (Network Science Mini-symposium). Title: Temporal Graphs and Robustness.

7 May 2011 Departmental Seminar at the Department of Computing/IDEAS Research Centre, Robert Gordon University. Title: Sensing, Understanding and Modelling People using Mobile Phones.

4 May 2011 Departmental Colloquium at the Department of Computing Science, University of Aberdeen. Title: Temporal Graphs for Social and Technological Networks.

1 April 2011 Seminar at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh. Title: Some Ideas about the Application of Stochastic Modelling Techniques to Temporal and Spatial Graphs.

27-28 January 2011 Invited Participant at the NSF-sponsored Workshop on “Pervasive Computing at Scale”, Seattle, WA, USA.

15 October 2010 Seminar at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Stirling. Title: Temporal Graphs for Social and Technological Network Analysis.

6-9 October 2010 Invited Participant at the Dagstuhl Seminar on “Impact of Human Mobility on Communications: Measurement, Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation” – Leibniz Center for Informatics, Wadern, Germany.

12-15 September 2010 Invited Participant at the Dagstuhl Seminar on “User-centric Networking” – Leibniz Center for Informatics, Wadern, Germany.

17 August 2010 Invited Speaker at the Ideas Workshop on Social Media at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

1 July 2010 Seminar at NEC Laboratories Europe, Heidelberg, Germany. Title: Temporal Graphs for Social and Technological Networks Analysis.

4 June 2010 Lecture for the “Deutsche Telekom Networking Lecture Series” at the Technical University of Berlin. Title: Sensing, Understanding, Modelling People using Mobile Phones.

11 February 2010 Seminar at the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento. Title: Sensing, Understanding, Modelling People using Mobile Phones.

31 January-5 February 2010 Invited Participant at the Dagstuhl Seminar on “Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Network Protocols” – Leibniz Center for Informatics, Wadern, Germany.

14 January 2010 Seminar at the Inference Group Seminar Series, University of Glasgow. Title: Inferring Interests from Mobility and Social Interactions. Host: Prof. Mark Girolami.

23-25 March 2009 Invited Speaker at the European Science Foundation MiNEMA Winter School 2009, Göteborg, Sweden. Title of the Lecture: Mobility Models for Systems Evaluation.

8-11 February 2009 Invited Participant at the Dagstuhl Seminar on “Delay and Disruption-Tolerant Networking (DTN)” at the Leibniz Center for Informatics, Wadern, Germany.

25 July 2008 Seminar at the Senseable Laboratory, MIT, MA, USA. Title: Sensing, Representing and Modeling People Behavior using Mobile Technologies..

1 June 2007 Seminar at the Department of Computer Science, ETHZ, Switzerland. Title: Context-aware Routing for Delay Tolerant Mobile Ad Networking.

8 November 2006 Seminar at the Laboratory for Computer Communications, EPFL, Switzerland. Title: Context-aware Routing for Delay Tolerant Mobile Ad Networking.

29 June 2006 Seminar at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Buffalo, NY, USA. Title: Context-aware Adaptive Routing for Delay Tolerant Networking.

8 January 2005 Seminar at the Intel Research Lab Cambridge, United Kingdom. Title: Designing Context-Aware Routing Protocols for Delay Tolerant Mobile Ad Hoc Networks.

17 May 2005 Seminar at the Department of Computer Science, University of Bologna, Italy. Title: Probabilistic Communication Primitives Based on Models of Epidemics Spreading in Networks.

12 December 2004 Seminar at the BT Research Lab Ipswich, United Kingdom. Title: Exploiting Complex Networks Theory in Middleware Systems Design.


Last updated: 12 April 2019.