Hamed Haddadi @ EECS, QMUL


Hamed Haddadi

Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Digital Media

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Queen Mary, University of London

Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK

Visiting member, CISG Group

University College London

email : hamed.haddadi@qmul.ac.uk (or hh318@cl.cam.ac.uk)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 3436

Availability: Google Calendar 

Research blog: NetSocioNomics

twitter: realhamed

Research Interests: Networked Systems, Social Computing


Please download our Firefox Extension and run our short (few hours) measurement study on understanding geographic discrimination and diversity of online advertising.

Our paper “Topic and Sentiment Analysis on OSNs: a Case Study of Advertising Strategies on Twitter”, with Shana Dacres and Matthew Purver, will appear at The Sixth ASE International Conference on Social Computing, SOCIALCOM 2014, Stanford, CA, USA, May 27 - May 31, 2014.

Consider submitting a tutorial/workshop proposal to PASSAT 2014 in Harvard, December 2014.

We have been awarded an EPSRC IoT research-in-the-wild grant on Connected Seeds and Sensors with Nicholas Bryan-Kinns.

Our paper “The Rise of Panopticons: Examining Region-Specific Third-Party Web Tracking”, with Marjan Falahrastegar, Steve Uhlig, and Richard Mortier, has been accepted to appear in Sixth Workshop on Traffic Monitoring and Analysis (TMA), London, UK, April 2014. (30% acceptance)

Our new research highlights the difference between advertising strategies on Twitter and the resulting brand engagement and sentiment.

I am on the ACM SenSys Steering Committee. Consider attending this great conference this year!

We will be hosting SIGCOMM 2015 in London!

Our paper “Challenges & Opportunities in Human-Data Interaction” with Richard Mortier, Tristan Henderson, Derek McAuley and Jon Crowcroft, has won the Best Paper Award in the UK Digital Economy all-hands conference DE2013 , MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, November 2013. (PDF)

The SIGCOMM eBook is out! Download it, use it, and contribute to it:

Hamed Haddadi, Olivier Bonaventure (editors), “Recent Advances in Networking”, ACM SIGCOMM eBook, 2013, ACM, NY, USA.

Upcoming Events:

6th ASE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT 2014)

IEEE Workshop on Privacy and Anonymity for the Digital Economy (PADE 2014)

8th International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2014)

IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2014)


International Workshop on Computational Advertising (WCA-2014)

1st International Workshop on Hot Topics in Big Data & Networking (HotData’14, IEEE ICCCN)

3rd Workshop on Smart Data Pricing (SDP2014 , with IEEE INFOCOM)

44th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2014)

5th Workshop on Simplifying Complex Networks (SIMPLEX 2014, with WWW Conference)

5th International Conference on Sensor Systems and Software (S-CUBE 2014)

6th Intl. Workshop on Hot Topics in P2P computing & Online Social neTworking (HotPOST 2014)