Beppe Raffa

Principal Engineer, Intel Labs

Research areas

  • Cognitive Computing

  • Data Analytics & Modeling

  • Distributed Systems



Beppe leads a multi-disciplinary team working at the intersection of User Experience, HCI and innovation in AI technologies. He received his PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Bologna (Italy) for his thesis on "Context-Aware Computing in Smart Environments".

In his career at Intel, Beppe worked on the Intel Labs Sensor-Hub prototype, inertial-based gesture recognition, wearable computing & interfaces, and soft sensing for advanced telemetry and device usage assessment.
He published >20 papers on ubiquitous computing, he is a long-standing committee member in top tier IEEE/ACM conferences, and he has >100 patents filed or granted.
Over the years he has been collaborating with many universities including Portland State University, National Taiwan University, MIT, Oregon State University, VirginiaTech, KAIST, American University of Beirut.