Portrait of Börje Karlsson

Börje Karlsson


I joined the Mobile and Sensing Systems Group at Microsoft Research Asia in late 2012. My main research interests are mobile and context-aware systems, digital entertainment, and data pipelines/analytics, but my research work also covers aspects of software engineering and testing.

Before joining Microsoft Research I was a Research Scientist at Nokia Institute of Technology (INdT), a Nokia-founded R&D lab in Brazil. I received my doctorate in Computer Science from PUC-Rio in 2010 and my BSc from UFPE.

I also have experience as System/Software Architect, as well as leading development teams (as team leader and product owner) on projects for companies such as C.E.S.A.R., Motorola, Nokia, Petrobras, and others.

Community Services (recent):

* 2016: ACM SIGGRAPH Asia’s Symposium on Mobile Graphics and Interactive Applications (MGIA) Co-chair.

* Co-guest editor: Computer & Graphics, Special Issue on Recent Mobile Graphics Research, 2016.

* Technical program committee:
IFIP ICEC (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2006)
ACM MobileSoft (2017, 2015, 2014)
IEEE CPSCom 2016

* 2014: MGIA Chair.
* 2013: MGIA Chair; SBGames tutorials co-chair.
* 2012: SIGGRAPH Operations sub-committee.

* Reviewer:
Entertainment Computing (2016), IEEE WoWMoM, SBC RITA (2015), IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Mobiquitous (2014), MobiCASE (2013).

Contact Details:

Börje F. Karlsson
Microsoft Research Asia
T2/12431, No. 5 Danling St
Haidian District
Beijing, P.R. China 100080

E-mail: [alias] borje.karlsson
[domain] microsoft.com


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Past Interns

Chengliang Gao (’16 Peking University, MSc)
Ting Pan (’16 Univ. of Nottingham, UK, Co-advised with Yuanchao Shu)
Yi Luo (’16 Beihang University)
Yiming Liu (’15/’16 SJTU, Joint PhD at MSRA)
Kexiong “Curtis” Zeng (’15 Virginia Tech, PhD candidate)
Zheyi Pan (’14/’15 SJTU, Joint PhD at MSRA)
Jiancheng Li (’14/’15 Beihang University)
Zhaoming Wu (’13 Tsinghua, Co-advised with Nic Lane)
Hang Wu (’13 Tsinghua, Co-advised with Nic Lane)