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Dr James Amor


Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biomedical Engineering

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School of Engineering
University of Warwick

Email: J dot D dot Amor at warwick dot ac dot uk

Warwick Engineering in Biomedicine Research Theme

Research Interests


James graduated from the University of Southampton in 2007 with an MEng in Computer Science, with a particular focus on complex data processing and computational intelligence techniques. He went on to do a PhD focusing on the identification of human behaviour patterns from long-term health and wellness monitoring systems. This work focused on the application signal processing and computational intelligence to the processing of multi-parametric data sets from multi-sensor environments.

In 2012 James moved to the University of Warwick to take up a post-doctoral position working on the Unobtrusive Smart Environments for Independent Living (USEFIL) project, specifically on wearable devices for assisted living. Jame’s work on USEFIL involved the development of a smart-watch app to detect physical activity and estimate step count and energy consumption; and the validation of these techniques against whole body calorimitery.

Work in a simmilar vein continued with the Auto-Motive project, which developing a sensor based self-management system for Bipolar Disorder. James' work on this project focused on the processing of data from a multi-sensor environment and the application of computational intelligence techniques to this data set to predict the onset of manic and depressive episodes.

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