About me

Edith is currently an Associate Professor (Universitetslektor, Docent in Swedish) in Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University, Sweden. She is also a guest researcher at Ericsson Research, Sweden.

Her research interests focus on Internet-of-Things, mobile crowdsensing, cloud computing and data analytics, especially on smart city and e-health applications. She is a project leader of the national GreenIoT project on energy-efficient IoT for sustainable city development funded by Vinnova in Sweden.

Previously, she has conducted research in Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial College London, Simon Fraser University, UCLA, and Tsinghua University. Edith is a VINNMER Fellow (2009) awarded by Swedish government agency on research and innovation (Vinnova). She is a senior member of ACM and IEEE.

Program co-chair: ACM womENcourage 2015
Steering committee chair: IEEE Infocom Workshop on Smart Cities and Urban Computing (2016-2017)
TPC co-chair: SNCNW'12, QShine'14, ISSNIP'15, IEEE SmartCity'15
TPC co-chair: ICIN Workshop on IoT Infrastructures and Data Analytics for Smart Cities (IIDASC 2017)
TPC member: INFOCOM, ICDCS, ICC, Globecom, IWQoS, CloudCom, etc.
Co-organiser: Dagstuhl seminar on information-centric Networking and Security 2016

Editorial board of EAI endorsed Transactions on Collaborative Computing
Technical Committee of Elsevier Computer Communications
Guest editors in special issue for EURASIP JWCN, IEEE IoT Journal, IEEE TII, and Springer MONET.


12-14 Oct 2016
Invited talk on smart urban development with Uppsala Municipality in the UniverCity conference 2016 at Maladalsradet, Stockholm.

Aug 2016
Forskarpodden at Uppsala University on Internet of Things and smart cities (Listen to Avsnitt 15: Edith Ngai).

Oct 2015
Article about our GreenIoT project in Uppsala University Magazine Nya Horizon (A smarter city with Internet-of-Things).

May 2015
See my interview with the Faculty of Science and Technology, Uppsala University.

Feb 2014
About our SADHealth project for monitoring seasonal effects on light exposure, activities and mood. Please download our app on Google Play! (Project site)