Advanced Care Research Centre

The Team: Integrated technologies of care

Meet the Team: Workpackage Six

Workpackage Lead - Professor Jacques Fleuriot

Jacques Fleuriot headshot

Jacques Fleuriot is Personal Chair of Artificial Intelligence and the Director of the Artificial Intelligence and its Application in the School of Informatics. His research focuses on AI modelling, which spans areas such as formal verification, process modelling, and explainable AI in healthcare and other complex domains.  

Find out more about Jacques Fleuriot on their profile page


Workpackage Lead - Professor Tughrul Arslan 

Tughrul Arslan

Tughrul Arslan is a professor in the School of Engineering. His research focuses on the development of intelligent power efficient sensing systems that are non-contact, portable, and/or wearable for a range of medical conditions. He has authored over 500 refereed articles and 25 patents, most of which have been licensed/sold to spinout or tier1 companies.

Find out more about Tughrul Arslan on their profile page

Academic Lead - Professor Robert B Fisher

Robert Fisher Headshot

Robert B. Fisher FIAPR, FBMVA (PhD Edinburgh, 1987) has a Personal Chair in Computer Vision. His research covers many topics in computer vision, specialising in 3D computer vision and its application (300+ peer-reviewed scientific articles). 

Find out more about Robert on their profile page

Academic Lead - Professor Jane Hillston

Jane Hillston FRSE MAE is a leading expert in quantitative formal methods which support logic-based analysis of stochastic dynamic systems.  Her work has been applied in a variety of domains ranging from intracellular signalling systems, cloud computing, to smart city transport systems.

Find out more about Jane Hillston on their profile page

Academic Lead - Dr. Srinjoy Mitra 

Srinjoy Mitra

Srinjoy Mitra is a Senior Lecturer with extensive experience in custom integrated circuit design for ultra-low power sensor interfaces, particularly for biomedical applications. He has led industry sponsored and publicly funded projects related to ambulatory medical devices.

Find out more about Srinjoy Mitra on their profile page

Academic Lead - Dr. Nick Polydorides

Nick Polyorides

Nick Polydorides is a Reader in computational engineering, specialising in data science. He is the Head of the Digital Communications Research Institute in the School of Engineering. He works on data sketching algorithms for real time simulation and data compression. 

Find out more about Nick Polydorides on their profile page

Academic Lead - Professor Subramanian Ramamoorthy

Subramanian Ramamoorthy - Headshot

Subramanian Ramamoorthy is Professor and Personal Chair of Robot Learning and Autonomy, in the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh where he is the incoming Director of the Institute of Perception, Action and Behaviour.  His work is focussed on achieving safe autonomy for robotics in human-centered environments. He is Vice President - Prediction and Planning at FiveAI, a UK-based startup company developing autonomous vehicles technology. 

Find out more about Subramanian on their profile page

Research Associate - Longfei Chen

Longfei Chen is a research associate of ACRC, interested in human-computer interaction, behavior modeling, pattern recognition and statistical learning. He is studying non-invasive monitoring of the activities of the elderly at home or in a care home situation.


Find out more about Longfei on their profile page.

Research Associate - Dr. Imran Saied

Imran Saied

Imran Saied is a research associate at ACRC, where he will be investigating sensors and sensing modalities to monitor vital parameters of people living in care environments. He has several years of research experience which focus on the design and development of noninvasive and flexible sensors for different applications.


Find out more about Imran on their profile page.

Research Associate - Dr. Ricardo Contreras

Ricardo is a Research Associate at ACRC. His research interests include modelling and monitoring constraints of dynamic compositions and data processing, with a focus on older adults in different contexts. He has several years of experience in industry working in the health sector, including the development of prototypes for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

Find out more about Ricardo on their profile page.

Research Associate - Dr. Anil Kumar Appukuttan Nair Syamala Amma

Dr. Anil Kumar Appukuttan Nair Syamala Amma works as a postdoctoral research associate at ACRC. He received his M.Sc. degree in Electronics Science from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, India, in 2012, and his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras, Chennai, India, in 2019. He completed his Ph.D jointly from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, and IIT Madras, India, in 2023. His doctoral research focused on investigating sensing techniques and strategies to develop electric and magnetic field based miniaturized angle sensors for industrial and automotive applications. Anil worked as a Project Associate at the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras, from June 2014 to June 2017. During this period, he worked in the research and development of sensors for intelligent transportation systems and automotive applications. His current research interests include measurements, sensors and their signal conditioning for biomedical, industrial, and automotive purposes. At ACRC, his primary focus lies in the development of sensors and wearables for individuals living in care environments. 

Learn more about this project