Dr. Roy Want
Roy Want received his doctorate from Cambridge University, England in 1988, and
is currently a Research Scientist at Google. Previous positions include Sr.
Principal Engineer at Intel Corporation, and a Principal Scientist at Xerox PARC.
He holds the grade of both ACM and IEEE Fellow. His research interests include
mobile and ubiquitous computing, distributed systems, context-aware
applications, and electronic identification. He has more than 20 years’
experience working in the field of mobile computing. He served as the
Editor-in-chief for IEEE Pervasive Computing from 2006-2009, and he is currently
a member of the ACM SIGMOBILE executive committee in the role of Past Chair. To
date, he has authored or co-authored more than 75 publications, with 90+ issued
patents in this area. For more information about Dr. Want's academic and
industrial achievements see http://www.roywant.com/cs/