Dr Poonam Yadav

poonamsDr Yadav is currently a research associate at London e-science Center and Social Computing Group, Computing Department at Imperial College London. Before joining this group she worked as a post-doctoral researcher  in the  FUSE project at AESE group, from Jan 2012 to June, 2013; a visiting researcher at US Army Research Labs, Adelphi, Maryland, US from Aug, 2011 to Jan, 2012 and also worked on ITA (International Technology Alliance) led by IBM Research from September, 2007 to Jan, 2012 as a Supplement Researcher.

She defended her PhD thesis at Distributed System and Network Group, Computing Department, Imperial College London in November, 2011.  At Imperial College, she  worked with  Dr. Julie A. McCann.  Her PhD was funded by UKIERI (UK-India Education and Research Initiative) fellowship.

The PhD work  was focused on Design of  Wireless communication stack for Event-driven applications, especially for low-power embedded systems.  It is  an interdisciplinary research area involves background knowledge of embedded system design, communication systems, and software engineering.

In brief, her research interests include Wireless Sensor Networks, Cloud Computing, Software Define Networking, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine to Machine (M2M), Complex and Dynamical Systems, Statictics, Machine Learning, Mobile Smart Agents, Artificial Neural Network, Fuzzy Logic, Information Systems, Pattern Recognition and Digital Signal Processing.



  • First Winner of Idea To Innovation competition held at RWTH, Aachen, Germany, 2009
  • UK-India Research Initiative Award-2007, UKIERI, 2007
  • Imperial Volunteer Award 2007-2008, Imperial Volunteer Centre, 2008

External Positions

  • Member, Outreach and Publicity, ACM-W Europe, 2013

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, IEEE – Computer Society, 2007
  • Member, ACM, 2008