- Affective Computing
Szymon Fedor is a Research Scientist at the MIT Media Lab. He has 15 years’ experience in research related to network and mobile technology, Internet of Things, Machine Learning and Biomedical Engineering, both in industry and academia.
His current research is focused on preventing, diagnosing and monitoring depression using wearable technologies. He leads several collaborative projects with Harvard and the prominent hospitals in Boston area.
Prior to his current appointment, he carried out research at the University of Cambridge and MIT under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellowship. He also worked at Ericsson and United Technologies Research Center, contributing to commercial solutions. He holds a M.Sc. in Telecommunications with First Class Honours and a Ph.D. in Computer Science. He published a book, a book chapter and over 20 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He also holds seven patents.