Research Web-pages of Stefan Poslad


Quick-links: Publications, Current research, Past research, Conference Organisation, Program Committees and being a Reviewer, Research Assistants & Examination, Research resources

Research Interests

Research by Theme

Research by Problem Domain


Research Activities and Projects





Earlier Research Activities and Projects

Previous Projects where I was Coordinator

Previous Projects where I was the Principal Investigator

Previous Projects where I was a Co-Investigator


Conference Organisation, Program Committees and being a Reviewer


o    2014: Internet of Vehicles (IoV) 2014

o    2013: 21st European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS Track on Ubiquitous and Mobile Information Systems; 2nd IEEE,SAE,ACM,IFAC International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE 2013)

o    2012: 3rd Int. Conf. on Mobile, Ubiquitous, and Intelligent Computing (MUSIC-12), May, 2012, HongKong, China;

o    2011: PerComInt. Conf. on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia; Adaptive 2011,

o    2010: International Conferences on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC 2010 );

o    2009: International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Technologies & Applications; (ICUT 2009); 1st Int. Workshop on Computational Trust for Self-Adaptive Systems (SELFTRUST 2009)


o    To be updated.

o    2014: Neurocomputing J., International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, MDPI Sensors J

o    2013: International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo, Ubicomp,

ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems; European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing

o    2012: Elsevier Mathematical and Computer Modelling, MCM, Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing; ACM Transactions on Information Systems, TOIS; IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics-Part A Systems and Humans (2012); Workshop on Security Tools and Techniques, SeTTIT at BodyNets Conf. (2012); Mobility (2012);

o    2011: IEEE Pervasive Computing and Communication, Percom, Adaptive (2011, 2009);

o    2010: Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (EAAI 2010); Pervasive and Mobile Computing, PMC, (2010); Conference on Human Computer Interaction, CHI(2010); 8th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing, EUC (2010); ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems CHI (2010);

o    Before 2010: Journal of Web Semantics (JWS 09); Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing J (2009); 4th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Technologies & Applications, ICUT, (2009); 7th International Conference on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing, PICOM (2009); First Workshop on Computational Trust for Self-Adaptive Systems, SELFTRUST (2009); Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI 07); Web Intelligence and Agent Systems (WIAS 05); Knowledge Engineering Review (KER 05).

Research Income

Funded Proposals (Total research funding, 2001 to 2015, is over 1.5 million pounds)

  1. QM-Innovation Project on indoor location determination, 06/2015-10/2015
  2. QM-Innovation Project on transport mode mobility sensing with Mudlark, 09/2013 to 12/2013
  3. ASSET NR Project, 01/2012 to 09/2015
  4. SUNSET EU FP7 Project, 01-02-2011 to 31-04-2014
  5. TRIDEC, EU FP7 Project, 01-09-2010 to 28-08-2013
  6. My-E-Director 2012, EU FP7 Project, 01-03-2008 to 28-02-2011.
  7. Context-based Information Management for Mobile Workers, EPSRC Industrial Case Studentship with BT, EPC137831, 01-06-2006 to 31-11-2009.
  8. BT Short-term-fellowship. Multi-lateral Knowledge-based Models to Support Converged Local-loop Services and Engineers, 01-09-2006 to 15-01-2007.
  9. EDEN-IW: Environmental Data Network for Inland Water, EU FP5 Project, IST-1999-11014, 01/07/2001- 30/06/2004.
  10. AgentCities. RTD, Global agent test-bed, EU FP5 Project, IST-2000-28385, 01-07-2002-3-/06-2003. This project was short-listed for the prestigious EU Descartes prize in 2004.
  11. U.S. Office of Naval Research, subcontracted via Compendium Technologies, Inc., Analysis and review of multi-agent security, 11/2001-03/2002.
  12. Motorola: multi-agent security, completed November 2001
  13. EU IST-2001-34910, ITrust): thematic network on Trust Management in Dynamic Open Systems, thematic network project, 01/09/2002-30/08/2004.

Research Assistants & Examination
Current Pre-doc Research Assistants / PhD Students

  1. Christopher Wood (2018) The Performance of Location: Locative Media and Site-Specific Interaction Design
  2. Hugh Boys (2018) Design and Applications of a Multi-fingertip Dielectric Elastomer Actuated Tactile Display
  3. Zixiang Ma (2019) Title to be determined

Current Post-doc Research Assistants

  1. N/A

Past Post-doc Research Assistants


  1. Dr. XiaoHua Wu (2013), visiting from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
  2. Dr. Zhenchen Wang (2012-2013), left to work at TCPlifesystems, UK
  3. Dr. Haibo Mei (2012-2013), left to work at
  4. Dr. Siamak Tavakoli (2011-2013), left to work at Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK


Past PhD Students and Research Assistants

  1. Ran Tao (2015) QoS Aware Load Balancing Framework for Federated Topic Based Publish/Subscribe Message Oriented Middleware
  2. Xinyue Zhang (2015) Real-time Content Identification for Events and Sub-Events from Microblogs
  3. Zelun Zhang(2013) User Mobility Context Awareness using Wearable Sensors and Mobile Phone
  4. Thomas Oshin (2014) Energy-Efficient Location Determination for Human Mobility Analysis and Monitoring Using Smart Mobile Devices
  5. Bob Chew (2013) Modelling Message-Oriented-Middleware Brokers using Autoregressive Models for Bottleneck Prediction
  6. Dejian Meng(2011) Dynamic Context-aware Adaptation and its Application to Spatial Routing for Mobile Users
  7. Zekeng Liang (2011) Spatial-aware Personalised Maps for Mobile Users: : thesis corrections.
  8. Zhenchen Wang (2011) Interactive Personalisation for Multiple Video Content and Metadata Streams
  9. Javesh Boodnah (2010) A Trust Framework for Peer-to-Peer Interaction in Ad Hoc Networks.
  10. Kraisak Kesorn (2010) Cross-Linked Multi-Semantic Multi-Mode Annotations for Image Retrieval
  11. Xuan Huang (2007) Semantic Agent Support for Managed Open Information Retrieval Services
  12. Landong Zuo (2006) A Semantic and Agent-based Approach to Support Information Retrieval, Interoperability and Multi-lateral Viewpoints for Heterogeneous Environmental Databases.
  13. Leonid Titkov (2006) Agent-Based Framework to Support Location-Aware Services and Manage Privacy for Nomadic Users.
  14. Jim Juan Tan (2005) Adaptive Management and Interoperability for Secure Semantic Open Services.
  15. Theirry Delaitre (2001, University of Westminster). The topic concerns an investigation of the performance of parallel applications during the parallel software development life-cycle, Thesis abstract

Past MPhil Students

Experience as PhD Examiner

Research Resources

Much of this research has heavily relied on the following high-quality open-source resources

I am indebted to their developers, support staff and the organisations that provide the resources to make these freely available.