Chaired workshop: First Project Catapult workshop, July 10th 2015, Redmond, Washington.
Chaired workshop: Research on an IoT Platform, May 12th 2015, Devices and Networking Summit 2015, Paris, France.
Chaired workshop: Functional Materials and Process Enabled Device Electronics, May 12th 2015, Devices and Networking Summit 2015, Paris, France.
Invited talk: Paris Tech Days 2015, February 10th 2015, Paris, France. “Microsoft Research Lab of Things : From IoT Research and Prototyping, to Deploying at Scale”.
Chaired workshop: Lab of Things Workshop 2014, July 16, 2014, Redmond, Washington, United States.
Interviewed during Research in Focus session: New Hope for People Living with Paralysis.
Chaired session and talk: In-situ Research Using Connected Devices—Challenges and Opportunities, at Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2014, Redmond, WA, July 14-15 2014.
Chaired session and talk: Lab of Things: An Internet of Things Research Platform at the Latin American Faculty Summit 2014, Vina del Mar, Chile, May 7-9 2014.
Keynote talk: Software Engineering Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of Internet of Things at the Software Engineering Innovation Foundation Brazil Workshop 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 25-26, 2013
Chaired session: Towards a Research Platform for Internet of Things (IoT) at the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2013.
Co-authored book: touchdevelop — programming on the go by Nigel Horspool (University of Victoria), Judith Bishop, Arjmand Samuel, Nikolai Tillmann, Michał Moskal, Jonathan de Halleux, Manuel Fähndrich (Microsoft Research). Read book
IEEE Computer Society Webinar – Developing Mobile Apps on the Go – TouchDevelop for all Platforms by Arjmand Samuel, Nikolai Tillmann and Peli de Halleux. February 21st 2013. View recorded Webinar
Chaired First TouchDevelop Workshop 2013 at Mountain View, CA, USA. February 14-15 2013.
Co-chaired SEIF 2012 Day, Redmond, WA, USA July 18th 2012.
Keynote presentation: Putting the Cloud in your Hands – Marriage of Cloud Computing with Smart Devices, 4th Annual Software as a Service/Cloud Computing Conference, UNC Charlotte, April 25th 2012
Invited talk: Project Hawaii – A Research Perspective at Open Data for Open Science 2012, Redmond, WA, USA, April 4-6 2012.
Business value winner at Microsoft Garage Science Fair 2012, project featured in Seattle Times. Visit Seattle Times Website
Invited Talk: Project Hawaii: Mobile and Cloud, Seminar at Great Lake Consortium for Petascale Computing, NCSA (UIUC) on March 28th, 2011
Invited Talk: Hawaii – Project Companion for Cloud-enabled Mobile Computing, Co-located with SIGCSE 2011, Dallas, Texas, March 9th 2011.