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Dr. Roy Want
Research Scientist

Bio: Dr. 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 .