Edinburgh IoT Initiative – iot.ed.ac.uk

Research Directions

Our research interest in the space of IoT covers a wide range of essential research directions.


Name Research Interest
David Aspinall Software security and privacy of IoT and mobile devices, including secure design, implementation and testing. Techniques of interest range from formal methods and program analysis to machine learning and user studies.
Bjoern Franke
Ewan Klein
Hugh Leather
Mahesh K. Marina Cellular IoT, IoT over 5G via network slicing, NB-IoT, IoT security, privacy-preserving IoT analytics, mobile edge computing for IoT
Michael O’Boyle
Paul Patras Paul Patras is a Lecturer and Chancellor’s Fellow in Informatics. He focuses on problems related to IoT security and privacy, network architectures, and performance optimisation.
Rik Sarkar Developing distributed data mining algorithms to discover patterns and make sense of aggregate data over larger number of IoT devices. These analytic techniques are efficient and privacy preserving, and designed for networked systems.
Kami Vaniea
Maria Wolters