About me

Edith is currently an Associate Professor (Universitetslektor, Docent in Swedish) in Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University, Sweden. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007. She did her post-doc in Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, United Kingdom in 2007-2008. Her research interests include wireless sensor and mobile networks, information-centric networking, Internet-of-Things and cloud, network security and privacy, e-health and smart city applications.

Previously, she has conducted research in VIEW Laboratory, CUHK, Hong Kong; Multimedia and Wireless Networking Group, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada; Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; Intelligent and Systems Networks (ISN) Group, Imperial College London, United Kingdom; and Networked and Embedded Systems Laboratory (NESL), UCLA, USA. Edith is also a VINNMER Fellow (2009) awarded by VINNOVA, Sweden.

Edith has been TPC members of networking and communication conferences, including IEEE Infocom, IEEE ICDCS, IEEE ICC, IEEE Globecom, IEEE/ACM IWQoS, IEEE WCNC, IEEE CloudCom, IEEE DCOSS, IEEE LCN, etc. She served as a TPC co-chair of Swedish National Computer Networking Workshop (SNCNW'12) and QShine'14. She is a program co-chair of ACM womENcourage 2015, technical track co-chair of ISSNIP 2015, SmartCity 2015, and SUM 2015. She is a co-organiser of Dagstuhl Seminar on Information-centric Networking and Security in 2016. She is in the Editorial Board of EAI endorsed Transactions on Collaborative Computing and Technical Committee of Elsevier Computer Communications. She has served as a special issue editor for EURASIP JWCN, Springer MONET, IEEE IoT Journal, and IEE TII. Edith is an IEEE senior member and an ACM member.


Nov 2015
We are looking for engaging master thesis students to participate in our research projects. We also have external projects in collaboration with Ericsson Research, Uppsala Kommun, and Upwis AB (see more details here). Please feel free to contact me if you are interested.

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)