Professor of Pervasive Computing
Head of Smart Sensing Lab
NTU Turing University Network lead

Nottingham Trent University


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Professor Eiman Kanjo

Leadership Team


Prof. Eiman Kanjo is a Professor of Pervasive Sensing and the head of the Smart Sensing Lab (, at Nottingham Trent University. She has recently been honoured as one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering by the Women in Engineering Society. Prof. Kanjo is also the academic of the NTU-Turing University Network. With extensive experience, she has over 120 publications and she won several grants from various funders, including DCMS (5G Connected Forest, a £10m project in collaboration with Nottingham County Council and multiple industrial organizations), InnovateUK, EPSRC, DSTL, ERDF, MoD, and the Lottery Fund. Prof. Kanjo is dedicated to working closely with charities, local authorities, and industry. Eiman works closely with tinyML Foundation and currently serves on the steering committee for tinyML EMEA, She is also an editor at Data Centric Engineering Journal.

Eiman’s research focuses on creating technological solutions for the development of self-management and self-referral tools at both individual and community levels. To achieve this, she leverages privacy-preserving AI implemented in wearable devices, TinyML tools, and mobile phones. By processing data directly at the point of need, such as in managing diabetes, physical activities, addiction, loneliness, stress, and anxiety, her goal is to minimize reliance on medication and hospital admission.

Furthermore, her team has successfully implemented a community-based Green Social Prescribing initiative at Rufford Country Park and Highbury Mental Health Hospital ( Additionally, Eiman’s team has collaborated with Nottingham City Council and DEFRA to deploy a network of air quality monitoring devices throughout Nottingham City Centre. These devices have been fully set up to ensure accurate and continuous monitoring of air quality in the area.

Additional HDR Midlands Team Members

Firoza Davies

Patient & Public Representative
East Midlands

Mr Colin Monckton

Director of Performance and Information
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Rachel Caswell

Senior Healthcare Analyst
Midlands Analyst Network Lead Strategy Unit

Kathie McPeake

Macmillan Living with Cancer Programme Manager
NHS Lincolnshire Integrated Care Board