Dr.Shabbir Syed-Abdul is a leading researcher and a principal investigator at the International Center for Health Information Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. He is an educator for MOOCs on FutureLearn, one of his renowned course is on INTERNET OF THINGS FOR ACTIVE AGING. Shabbir’s major research interests are Long-term care with Wearable technologies, mHealth, Big data analysis and visualisation, Artificial Intelligence, Personal Health Records, Social Network in healthcare and Hospital Information System. He wants to empower care providers and improve patient engagement. He feels one of the ways to achieve it is to focus on the management and flow of the health/medical information among health care providers and seekers. Dr. Shabbir have an excellent track record of accomplishing projects and publishing above 50 articles in the SCI prestigious journals including The Lancet, BMJ, JAMIA, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Burns, PlosOne and Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine.