Flora Salim is a Senior Lecturer at the Computer Science and IT, School of Science, RMIT University. Her research interests are human mobility and behaviour analytics, context and activity recognition, and urban intelligence. She was awarded the Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship Industry in 2012-2015. She is the recipient of the RMIT Vice-Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence – Early Career Researcher 2016 and RMIT Award for Research Impact - Technology 2018. She is a recipient of the Victoria Fellowship 2018 awarded by the Victorian Government. She received her PhD award from Monash University in May 2009. Her research in spatio-temporal data analytics, context recognition and behaviour recognition and prediction from sensor data has been evaluated across multiple projects, such as indoor monitoring and analytics in university and retail environments, driving behaviour recognition, road risk analysis, and passenger movement analysis in airports.
She is an Editorial Board Member of Pervasive and Mobile Computing journal, an expert member of IEA EBC (International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities programme) Annex 79, a panel member of JPI Urban Europe, and a Technical Program Committee (TPC) Vice-Chair of IEEE PerCom 2018. She is a regular invited reviewer for ACM Transactions On Internet Technology, Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Human Machine Systems, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, and Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Journal.