Dr Jeannette Chin

Senior Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology

Department:Computing and Technology

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Computing and technology

Jeannette's expertise is in the area of ubiquitous computing, intelligent environments, end user programming, big data analytics, practical applications of machine learning, personalisation, and smart everyday objects (IoT) innovation.

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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 machine learning with analytics, and applications within 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, trust and privacy.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Research interests

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  • Ubiquitous/pervasive and affective computing
  • Human and machine research
  • Intelligent environments, digital ecosystems and assisted living
  • Machine learning and personalisation 
  • Decision support end user programming systems
  • IoT and resilient systems 
  • Complex resource management processes and systems 
  • Trust, privacy and security on data centric sensor networks (IoT)
  • Big data analytics and semantic ontology

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

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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

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BENg (Hons) Computer Science
MSc Computer Science

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Computer Science, Pervasive Interactive Programming, University of Essex, 2009
  • BSc (1st class) Honours Internet Computing, 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 (MIEEE, 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 http://www.ee.cityu.edu.hk/~tccws/index.html
  • Member of think-tank the Internet of Things Council
  • Qualified Cisco CCNA instructor
Editorial boards
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (JAISE) URL: http://www.iospress.nl/journal/journal-of-ambient-intelligence-and-smart-environments
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (AISE) http://www.iospress.nl/bookserie/ambient-intelligence-and-smart-environments/
  • Guest Editor of Journal (Special Issue) on Future Intelligent Environments (FIN), URL: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/jsan/special_issues/FIN

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

  • InnovateUK Urban Living: Integrated Products and Services CR&D, "Using real time rainfall data to predict weather conditions in order to increase the prevalence of cycling and walking trips around the City of Peterborough" (Principal Investigator, TSB, £471,100.00) ref 52301-399159, 2015-2017
  • EU grant proposals Reviewer - Vidi programme, Technology Foundation STW - Scientific Research, NWO, and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs (2016), URL: http://www.nwo.nl/en/funding/our-funding-instruments/nwo/innovational-research-incentives-scheme/vidi/index.html
  • 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; Principal Investigator Prof Alamgir Hossain; 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

A. Tisan and J. Chin, "An End-User Platform for FPGA-Based Design and Rapid Prototyping of Feedforward Artificial Neural Networks With On-Chip Backpropagation Learning," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 1124-1133, June 2016. doi: 10.1109/TII.2016.2555936

J. Chin, V. Callaghan and I. Lam, "Understanding and personalising smart city services using machine learning, The Internet-of-Things and Big Data," 2017 IEEE 26th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2017, pp. 2050-2055 doi: 10.1109/ISIE.2017.8001570

N. Griffiths and J. Chin, "Towards unobtrusive ambient sound monitoring for smart and assisted environments," 2016 8th Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CEEC), Colchester, United Kingdom, 2016, pp. 18-23. doi: 10.1109/CEEC.2016.7835882

Chin, J.; Tisan, A., "An IoT-based pervasive body hydration tracker (PHT)," in Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2015 IEEE 13th International Conference on, vol., no., pp.437-441, 22-24 July 2015. doi: 10.1109/INDIN.2015.7281774

  • Tisan, A.; Chin, J., "An end user platform for implementing Artificial Neutron Networks on FPGA," in Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2015 IEEE 13th International Conference on , vol., no., pp.856-859, 22-24 July 2015. doi: 10.1109/INDIN.2015.7281848

    Cufoglu, A.; Chin, J., "Towards an understanding classification of well-being for care of older people," in Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2015 IEEE 13th International Conference on , vol., no., pp.1494-1499, 22-24 July 2015. doi: 10.1109/INDIN.2015.7281954

    Chin, J.; Tisan, A., "Ubiquitous Approach to Body Hydration Testing," in Intelligent Environments (IE), 2015 International Conference on, vol., no., pp.144-147, 15-17 July 2015. doi: 10.1109/IE.2015.30

    Chin, J.; Callaghan, V., "Recyclable, Eco-Friendly, On-Demand Bin (ReDBin)," in Intelligent Environments (IE), 2014 International Conference on, vol., no., pp.222-225, June 30 2014-July 4 2014. doi: 10.1109/IE.2014.42

    Scott, G.; Chin, J., "A DIY approach to pervasive computing for the Internet of Things: A smart alarm clock," in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference (CEEC), 2013 5th , vol., no., pp.57-60, 17-18 Sept. 2013. doi: 10.1109/CEEC.2013.6659445

    Chin, J.; Callaghan, V., "Educational Living Labs: A Novel Internet-of-Things Based Approach to Teaching and Research," in Intelligent Environments (IE), 2013 9th International Conference on, vol., no., pp.92-99, 16-17 July 2013. doi: 10.1109/IE.2013.48

    I. Ananta, V. Callaghan, J. Chin, M. Ball and M. Gardner, "Crowd Intelligence in Intelligent Environments: A Journey from Complexity to Collectivity," Intelligent Environments (IE), 2013 9th International Conference on, Athens, 2013, pp. 65-70. doi: 10.1109/IE.2013.40&

    Chin, J.; Callaghan, V.; Winckles, A., "Personalising the iCampus: An End-User Programming Approach," in Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (WI-IAT), 2012 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on, vol.3, no., pp.347-351, 4-7 Dec. 2012. doi: 10.1109/WI-IAT.2012.153

    Chin, J.; Callaghan, V., "A Show Me By Example Approach to Teaching Programming the Internet-of-Things in Immersive", 2nd European Immersive Education Summit, Paris, in proceeding pp. 57-66, 26-27 Nov. 2012

  • Recent presentations and conferences

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

    Ayse Cufoglu and Jeannette Chin, 2015. Towards an understanding classification of well-being for care of older people. Forthcoming in: IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 15), Cambridge, UK, 22-24 July 2015.

    Jeannette Chin and Vic Callaghan, 2014. Recyclable, eco-Friendly, on-Demand Bin (ReDBin). IEEE The 10th International Intelligent Environment Conference, Shanghai, China, 2-3 July 2014.

    Gary Scott and Jeannette Chin, 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, Essex, UK, 17-18 September 2013.

    Jeannette Chin and Vic Callaghan, 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.

    Gary Scott and Jeannette Chin, 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.

    Jeannette Chin, Vic Callaghan, Adrian Winckles, 2012. Personalising the iCampus; an End-User Programming approach. IEEE The International iCampus Symposium 2012 (IC'12), Macau, China, 4-7 December 2012.

    Jeannette Chin and Vic Callaghan, 2012. A Show Me By Example Approach to Teaching Programming the Internet-of-Things in Immersive. 2nd European Immersive Education Summit, Paris, 26-27 November 2012.

    Idham Ananta, Vic Callaghan, Jeannette Chin, 2001. Towards an Object Oriented Ambient Computing Model. Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Ambient Intelligence (AITAmI'11), Nottingham, 26 July 2011.

    A.C. Pena-Rios, J.S.Y Chin, V. Callaghan, 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.S.Y., 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(SPCA06), August 3-5, 2006, Urumchi, Xinjiang.

    Chin J.S, 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 JSY, 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, Nevada, USA, 27-30 June 2005.

    J Chin, V. Callaghan, M. Colley, H. Hagras, G. Clarke, 2005. Virtual Appliances for Pervasive Computing: A Deconstructionist, Ontology based, Programming-By-Example Approach. Proceedings of the 2005 IEE International Workshop on Intelligent Environments, Colchester (IE05), Colchester, UK, 28-29 June 2005.

    J. Chin, V. Callaghan, G. Clarke, H. Hagras, M. Colley, 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. and 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.

    Media experience

    • Cambridge News, By Chris Elliott – “Is it going to rain on your barbecue?” http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/cambridge-news/going-rain-your-barbecue-cambridge-13399037, 28 JUL 2017 14:13
    • Anglia Ruskin News “App can help banish those barbecue blues” http://www.anglia.ac.uk/news/app-can-help-banish-those-barbecue-blues 28 July 2017
    • BBC Radio Essex, Live discussions and interviewed by Ronnie Barbour, 31 July 2017, 11.15. BBC Radio Essex has an audience figures of 185,000 listeners per week 
    • Cambridge Independent, interviewed by Adrian Peel, 1 August 2017, featured on printed copy, page 3, 2 August 2017
    • “App hopes to beat the British weather”, http://www.theenquirer.co.uk/app-hopes-to-beat-the-british-weather/ by Newsdesk, 3 August 2017
    • “Rainfall predictions have never been so accurate”, First Issue, Anglia Ruskin University, 31 August 2017.