Dr Jeannette Chin

Senior Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Science and Engineering

Department:School of Computing and Information Science

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Computer Science , Internet of Things

Jeannette's expertise is in the area of ubiquitous computing, intelligent environments, end user programming, large-scale distributed computing platforms with data analytics, within: practical applications of machine learning, data science, personalisation, and smart everyday objects (IoT) innovation.

jeannette.chin@anglia.ac.uk
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Background

Jeannette's primary research interest concerns ubiquitous computing. Her research contributions have been in the area of smart intelligent environments, end user programming and large-scale distributed computing platforms with machine learning and analytics, and applications within information retrieval, personalised services, smart or assisted living leveraging everyday artefacts and connectivity (IoT).

Jeannette's other research interests include affective computing, human and machine research, digital ecosystems, signals processing, analytics, systems enhanced with trust and privacy.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Research interests

  • Ubiquitous/Pervasive and Affective Computing
  • Intelligent Environments (IE), Digital Ecosystems and Assisted Living (AL)
  • Human and Machine Interaction Research - Intuitive Interfaces: Speech and Voice Recognition, Speech-to-text, and Gesture
  • Information Retrieval and Visualisation
  • Large-scale Distributed Computing and Data Processing 
  • Personalised Decision Support End-user Programming Systems
  • Internet of Things (IoT) within: IE, AL, Education and Environmental Resilient Systems 
  • Systems Enhanced with Trust, Privacy and Security

Jeanette is a member of our IoT and Cloud Computing research area which forms part of our Informatics, Computing and Electronics Research Group.

Find out more about our Computer Science PhD, including our exciting PhD project opportunities.

Areas of research supervision

  • Ubiquitous/pervasive or affective computing
  • End user programming and human machine research, eg on IoT and hardware (FPGA)
  • Intelligent environments, smart cities, healthcare and assisted living
  • Machine learning algorithmns
  • Big data and analytics
  • Intelligent resilient systems on environment such as weather, transport, complex supply chain and personalisation
Current supervisions
  • Complex and agile resource (software process) management models
  • Trust, privacy and security on IoTs and networks
  • IoT and energy harvesting
  • Intelligent everyday artefacts – human and machine research (industries sponsored)

Teaching

BEng (Hons) Computer Science
MSc Computer Science

Qualifications

  • PhD Computer Science, Pervasive Interactive Programming, University of Essex, 2009
  • BSc (Hons) Internet Computing (1st Class), University of Essex, 2003
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching (PGCE), Anglia Ruskin University, 2013
  • Cisco Academy CCNA Instructor, Anglia Ruskin University, 2013

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Fellow, British Computer Society (FBCS, since 2012)
  • Fellow, the Higher Education Academy (FHEA, since 2013)
  • Member, Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (since 2010)
  • Member of IEEE-IES Subcommittee on Computer Vision and Human-Machine Interaction in Industrial and Factory Automation 
  • Member of IEEE-IES TC on Cloud and Wireless Systems for Industrial Applications
  • Member of The Internet of Things Council Think-tank
Editorial boards
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (JAISE)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (AISE)
  • Guest Editor of Journal (Special Issue) on Future Intelligent Environments (FIN)

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

  • Increase productivity, performance and quality in UK construction, "Adaptive Learning for Zero Defects in Building Construction" (co-investigator, InnovateUK £193k, £63k for ARU), 2018-2019.
  • Summer IoT Research Grant (Principal Investigator, Anglia Ruskin University and Silicon Labs sponsored, £2,000) 2018.
  • Summer IoT Research Grant (Principal Investigator, Anglia Ruskin University and Amazon sponsored, £3,000) 2017.
  • Urban Living: Integrated Products and Services CR&D, "Hyperlocal Rainfall" (Principal Investigator, InnovateUK, £230,566.00, £33,810 for ARU) ref 52301-399159, 2015-2017.
  • Summer research grant (Co-investigator; Anglia Ruskin University, £2,000), 2015.
  • SmartLink: South-east-west Mobility for Advanced Research, Learning, Innovation, Network and Knowledge, (Co-Investigator; funded by EU Erasmus Mundus Action 2, REF: 552077-EM-1-UK ERA MUNDUS EMA21, €3,050,000), 2014-2018.
  • Low carbon Document Management System, to support the digital record keeping in the healthcare sector in advance of the 'Paperless by 2018' NHS agenda (Principal Investigator; KEEP £112,367.66), 2014-2015.
  • Summer Research Grant (Principal Investigator; Anglia Ruskin University, £2,000), 2014.

Selected recent publications

  • Chin, J., Callaghan, V., Allouch, S. B. (In Press). The Internet of Things: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future from a User Centered and Smart Environment Perspective. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, doi: 10.3233/AIS-180506.
  • Tisan, A., J. Chin, J. (2016). An End-User Platform for FPGA-Based Design and Rapid Prototyping of Feedforward Artificial Neural Networks With On-Chip Backpropagation Learning. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 12(3), 1124-1133, doi: 10.1109/TII.2016.2555936.
  • Holohan, A. Chin, J., Callaghan, V., Muhlau, P. (2010). The Digital Home: A New Locus of Social Science Research. In: The Handbook of Emergent Technologies in Social Research (pp. 138-165). Oxford University Press, Oxford UK.
  • Chin, J., Callaghan, V., & Clarke, G. (2010). End-user Customisation of Intelligent Environments. In: Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (pp. 371-407). Springer, Boston MA.
  • Chin, J., Callaghan, V., Clarke, G. (2009). Soft-appliances: A Vision for User Created Networked Appliances in Digital Homes. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 1(1), 69-75, doi: 10.3233/AIS-2009-0010.
  • Callaghan, V., Zamudio, V., Chin, J. (2009). Understanding Interactions in the Smart Home. PerAda Magazine, doi: 10.2417/2200904.1625.
  • Callaghan, V., Clarke, G., Chin, J. (2008). Some Socio-Technical Aspects Of Intelligent Buildings and Pervasive Computing Research. Intelligent Buildings International Journal, 1(1), doi: 10.3763/INBI.2009.0006.
  • Callaghan, V., Chin, J.S.Y., Shahi, A., Zamudio, V., Clarke, G.S., Gardner, M. (2007). Domestic Pervasive Information Systems: End-user programming of digital homes. Journal of Management Information Systems, Special Edition on Pervasive Information Systems (Eds. Panos Kourouthanassis; George Giaglis), 24:01 (December 2007) pp. 129-149, ME Sharp (New York).
  • Chin, J., Callaghan, V., Clarke, G. (2006). An End User Tool for Customising Personal Spaces in Ubiquitous Computing Environments. Chapter in book called Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, part of series. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, doi: 10.1007/11833529_109.
  • Rukzio, E., Leichtenstern, K., Callaghan, V., Holleis, P., Schmidt, A., Chin, J. (2006). An Experimental Comparison of Physical Mobile Interaction Techniques: Touching, Pointing and Scanning. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4206, 87-104, doi: 10.1007/11853565_6.
  • Callaghan, V., Colley, M, Hagras, H., Chin, J., Doctor, F., Clarke, G. (2006). Programming iSpaces: A Tale of Two Paradigms. Intelligent Spaces: The Application of Pervasive ICT, In: Part of the Computer Communications and Networks book series (CCN), pp. 329-421.
  • Callaghan, V., Clark, G., Colley, M., Hagras, H., Chin, J., Doctor, F. (2004). Intelligent Inhabited Environments. BT Technology Journal, 22(3), 233-247, doi: 10.1023/B:BTTJ.0000047137.42670.4d.

Recent presentations and conferences

Tisan A., Chin, J. (2015). An End User Platform for FPGA Design and Rapid ANN Prototyping. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 15), Cambridge, UK, 22-24 July 2015.

Cufoglu, A., Chin, J. (2015). Towards an Understanding Classification of Well-being for Care of Older People. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 15), Cambridge, UK, 22-24 July 2015.

Chin, J., Callaghan, V. (2014). Recyclable, Eco-friendly, On-demand Bin (ReDBin). IEEE The 10th International Intelligent Environment Conference, Shanghai, China, 2-3 July 2014.

Scott, G., Chin, J. (2013). A Smart Internet Alarm Clock; A DIY approach to Pervasive Computing on Internet of Things. IEEE the 5th Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference, Colchester, UK, 17-18 September 2013.

Chin, J., Callaghan, V. (2013). Educational Living Labs: A Novel Internet-of-Things Based Approach to Teaching and Research. IEEE The 9th International Intelligent Environment Conference, Athens, Greece, 16-19 July 2013.

Scott, G., Chin, J. (2013). A DIY approach to the Internet of Things: A Smart Alarm Clock. The 1st Cloud of Things Workshop in conjunction with IEEE The 9th International Intelligent Environment Conference, Athens, Greece, 16-19 July 2013.

Chin, J., Callaghan, V., Winckles, A. (2012). Personalising the iCampus; An End-User Programming approach. IEEE The International iCampus Symposium 2012 (IC 12), Macau, China, 4-7 December 2012.

Chin, J., Callaghan, V. (2012). A Show Me By Example Approach to Teaching Programming the Internet-of-Things in Immersive. 2nd European Immersive Education Summit, Paris, France, 26-27 November 2012.

Ananta, I., Callaghan, V., Chin, J. (2001). Towards an Object Oriented Ambient Computing Model. Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Ambient Intelligence (AITAmI 11), Nottingham, UK, 26 July 2011.

Pena-Rios, A.C., Chin, J., Callaghan, V. (2010). A Web Based Approach to Virtual Appliance Programming and Management. PhD Colloquium, 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE 10), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 19-21 July 2010.

Chin, J,. Callaghan, V., Clarke, G. (2006). An End User Tool for Customising Personal Spaces in Ubiquitous Environments. IEEE the 3rd International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 06), Wuhan and Three Gorges, China, 3-6 September 2006.

Chin, J., Callaghan,V ., Clarke,G. (2006). An End-User Programming Paradigm for Pervasive Computing Applications. The IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Services, The First IEEE International Symposium on Pervasive Computing and Applications (SPCA 06), Urumchi, Xinjiang, August 3-5, 2006.

Chin J., Callaghan V., Clarke G. (2006). An End-User Programming Paradigm for Pervasive Computing Applications. The IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Services, Lyon, France, 26-29 June 2006.

Leichtenstern, K., Rukzio, E., Callaghan, V., Chin, J., Schmidt, A. (2006). Mobile Interaction in Smart Environments. The 4th International Conference on Pervasive Computing,, Pervasive2006, The Burlington Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, 7-10 2006.

Limb, R., Armitage, S., Chin, J., Kalawsky, R., Callaghan, V., Bull, P., Colley, M., Hagras, H. (2005). User Interaction in a Shared Information Space - A Pervasive Environment for the Home. Proceedings of the IEE Workshop on Perspectives in Pervasive Computing, London, UK, 25 October 2005.

Chin, J., Callaghan, V., Colley, M., Hagras, H., Clarke, G. (2005). End-User Programming in Pervasive Computing Environments. The 2005 International Conference on Pervasive Systems and Computing (PSC 05), Monte Carlo Resort, Las Vegas, USA, 27-30 June 2005.

Chin, J., Callaghan, V., Colley, M., Hagras, H., Clarke, G. (2005). Virtual Appliances for Pervasive Computing: A Deconstructionist, Ontology based, Programming-By-Example Approach. Proceedings of the 2005 IEE International Workshop on Intelligent Environments (IE 05), Colchester, UK, 28-29 June 2005.

Chin, J., Callaghan, V., Clarke, G., Hagras, H., Colley, M. (2004). Pervasive Computing and Urban Development: Issues for the individual and Society. Proceedings of the International Research Foundation for Development (IRFD): UN-Habitat World Urban Forum, The Role of Cities in the Information Age, Barcelona, Spain, 13-17 September 2004.

Chin, J., Callaghan, V. (2003). Embedded-Internet Devices: A Means of Realising the Pervasive Computing Vision. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2003 (ICWI 2003), Algarve, Portugal, 2003.

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