Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Computing

Research Scientist - Intel Labs



+44 (0)20 7977 6383mo.haghighi Website




572A ICRIHuxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus




Research Interests

  • Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks
  • Smart Cities and Healthcare
  • Embedded Systems (ARM Cortex-M, x86, MIPS)
  • Embedded Systems Safety/Security
  • Agent-based models and intelligent agents
  • WSN Middleware and RTOS
  • Energy-harvesting Wearable
  • IoT/IoE/M2M gateways
  • MESH networks (BLE and 802.15.4)
  • Decentralised Adaptive Dynamic Middleware
  • Embedded Linux
  • Concurrency for resource-constraint devices
  • Forensic analysis of IoT
  • Control Theory applications
  • Market/Auction/Utility-based algorithms
  • Server side programming (GlassFish/Servlets/TomCat/JavaEE)
  • Cloud Computing IoT (AWS EC2/S3)

Recent Publications

show research
  • M. Haghighi, Z. Qin, D. Carboni, U. Adeel, F. Shi and J. A. McCann, "Game theoretic and auction-based algorithms towards opportunistic communications in LPWA LoRa networks," 2016 IEEE 3rd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), Reston, VA, 2016, pp. 735-740.
  • F. Shi, U. Adeel, E. Theodoridis, M. Haghighi and J. McCann, "OppNet: Enabling citizen-centric urban IoT data collection through opportunistic connectivity service," 2016 IEEE 3rd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), Reston, VA, 2016, pp. 723-728.
  • Haghighi M., Woznowski P., Zhu Ni, Tsimbalo E., Hannuna S., Burrows A., Tan B., Tao L., Piechocki R. J.Agent-based Decentralised Data-acquisition and Time-synchronisation in Critical Healthcare Applications. IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Thing (WF-IoT), Milan, Italy, December, 2015.
  • Haghighi M., Maraslis K., Tryfonas T., Oikonomou G., Burrows A., Woznowski P. Game Theoretic Approach Towards Optimal Multi-tasking and Data-distribution in IoT. IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Thing (WF-IoT), Milan, Italy, December, 2015.
  • Tsimbalo. E, Fafoutis. X, Mellios. E, Haghighi. M, Tan. B, Hilton. G, Piechocki. R and Craddock. I. Mitigating Packet Loss in Bluetooth Low Energy. IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Thing (WF-IoT), Milan, Italy, December, 2015.
  • M. Haghighi, K. Maraslis, T. Tryfonas, G. Oikonomou, “Game Theoretic Approach Towards Energy-Efficient Task Distribution in Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE SENSORS 2015, Busan, South Korea, November, 2015.
  • Maraslis, K., Spyridopoulos, T., Oikonomou, G., Tryfonas, T., & Haghighi, M. (2015). Application of a Game Theoretic Approach in Smart Sensor Data Trustworthiness Problems. In ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection (pp. 601-615). Springer International Publishing.
  • Woznowski P., Fafoutis X., Song T., Hannuna S., Camplani M., Tao L., A. Paiement, E. Mellios, M. Haghighi, N. Zhu, G. Hilton, D. Damen, T. Burghardt, M. Mirmehdi, R. Piechocki, D. Kaleshi and I. Craddock. A Multi-modal Sensor Infrastructure for Healthcare in a Residential Environment. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Workshop on ICT-enabled services and technologies for eHealth and Ambient Assisted Living. London, June, 2015. 
  • M. Haghighi, M. Bocian, O. Oddbjornsson, J. H. Macdonald, and J. F. Burn, “Synchronous data acquisition from large-scale clustered wireless sensor networks,” in 10th IEEE Vehicular Technology Society APWCS, Seoul, South Korea, August, 2013.
  • M. Haghighi and C. J. Musselle, "Dynamic Collaborative Change Point Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks, " 2013 Int. Conf. Cyber-Enabled Distrib. Comput. Knowl. Discov, pp. 332-339, Oct. 2013.
  • Xu Luo, Przemyslaw Woznowski, Alison Burrows, Mo Haghighi, and Ian Craddock. 2016. SPLASH: Smart-Phone Logging App for Sustaining Hydration Enabled by NFC. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1526-1532 
  • M. Haghighi. "Market-based resource allocation for energy-efficient execution of multiple concurrent applications in wireless sensor networks," in Mobile, Ubiquitous, and Intelligent Computing, Springer, 2014. 
  • Haghighi, M. "Cooperative Task Allocation in Utility-Based Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks." International Journal of Information and Electronics Engineering 3.6 (2013): 643.
  • M. Haghighi, D. Cliff, "Multi-agent Support for Multiple Concurrent Applications and Dynamic Data-Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks," Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing (IMIS), pp.320-325, 2013. 
  • Haghighi, Mo. "An Agent-based Multi-model Tool for Simulating Multiple Concurrent Applications in WSNs." Journal of Advances in Computer Networks (JACN), 5th International Conference on Communication Software and Networks, Malaysia (June 2013). 2013.
  • M. Haghighi and D. Cliff , "Sensomax: An agent-based middleware for decentralized dynamic data-gathering in wireless sensor networks" ,  IEEE Int. Conf. Collaboration Technol. Syst. (CTS), pp.107 -114.
  • Haghighi, M. "Dynamic data storage estimation for multiple concurrent applications using probability distribution modeling in WSNs." Journal of Advances in Computer Networks (JACN). 2013.
  • Haghighi, M., "An end-to-end middleware solution with multiple concurrent applications support for wireless body area networks," in Computational Intelligence & Applications (IWCIA), 2013 IEEE Sixth International Workshop on , vol., no., pp.201-206, 13-13 July 2013.