Xi Long

Current Position

  • Scientist, Philips Research
  • Assistant Professor, TU/e


  • PhD in Signal Processing Systems, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands, 2015
  • MSc in Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands, 2009
  • BSc in Electronic Information Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, 2006


Xi Long was born in 1983, in China. He received a BSc degree (with honor) in electronic information engineering in 2006 from Zhejiang University, China, a MSc degree and a PhD degree (cum laude) in electrical engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), the Netherlands, in 2009 and 2015, respectively.
In 2010, he joined Tencent in China, responsible for user-centered research, interactive design and data mining of internet products and services. In 2011, he joined the Personal Health group at Philips Research Europe, focusing on unobtrusive sleep and activity monitoring. In 2017, he joined the Fertility, Pregnancy and Parenting (FPP) solutions group at Philips Research Europe, focusing on unobtrusive monitoring and data analytics for FPP. Since 2016, he is a part-time assistant professor (universitair docent) at the Signal Processing and Systems (SPS) group, Department of Electrical Engineering of the TU/e, mainly supervising PhD and MSc students.
His research interests include biomedical signal processing, wearable/unobtrusive sensing technologies, machine learning and data analysis in healthcare applications such as sleep, activity, blood pressure, perinatology and epilepsy analyses, and user behavior research. Until now, he has (co-)authored over 50 scientific papers and reports and 5 patent applications. He is a member of IEEE and IET. He serves as an active reviewer for more than 20 prestigious international journals.