Dr. Little began his career writing software, signal processing algorithms and music for video games, then moved on by way of a degree in mathematics to the University of Oxford. After postdoc positions in Oxford, he won a Wellcome Trust fellowship at MIT to follow up on his doctoral research work in behavioral and biomedical signal processing.
He is currently an associate professor of mathematics at Aston University and a visiting professor at MIT’s Media Lab.
Max's contribution to the OPDC project involves supervising the analysis of smartphone data collected from the participants, and advising on the use of machine learning techniques in general.
Watch Dr Little discussing his research at the 2015 OPDC Participants' day