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EPSRC CDT in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable Future



Prior to joining Cambridge in 2017, Phillip was with MIT in Cambridge Massachusetts  (2014–2017). He completed his PhD at CMU in 2007 in Pittsburgh. From 2008–2012 he was a permanent research staff member (RSM) at IBM Research in Zürich, and at Apple in Cupertino California from 2012–2014. Before graduate school, Phillip spent several summers as an intern at Bell Labs in Murray Hill, NJ. At Bell Labs, he first spent two summers (1995, 1996) in the Microelectronics division with a group that designed ASICs for telephony applications. Phillips then spent an extended co-op (1999) in the Lucent Bell Labs Data Networking division, in a project spun out of the UNIX group, doing work with the Inferno Operating System.


Dr Stanley-Marbell's research group explores how to exploit the structure of signals in the physical world to make computation more efficient. Some of their ongoing research applies this unifying idea to new hardware architectures for processing noisy/uncertain data, new methods for learning models from physical sensor data, and new approaches to differential privacy that exploits knowledge of physical constraints imposed by nature. Efficient sensor-driven systems that operate reliably in the presence of noise and uncertainty are essential to enabling wider use of technology (e.g., energy-scavenged sensors) to improve societal goals such as clean water, better sanitation and sustainable cities.

University Lecturer in the Internet of Things
Dr Phillip  Stanley-Marbell

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