Dr. Clifford is trained as a PhD in Neural Networks and Biomedical Engineering from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. He received postdoctoral research training from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology when he later became a Principal Research Scientist, managing the development of the world’s largest open access critical care database (MIMIC II). Since 2009, he has served as Associate Professor and Fellow of Kellogg College at the University of Oxford in the Department of Engineering Science, including leading the Intelligent Patient Monitoring Group, and Director of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Healthcare Innovation at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME). Dr. Clifford has an international reputation in critical care data analysis and the application of signal processing and machine learning to medicine. Dr Clifford helped found the Sleep, Circadian Rhythm and Neuroscience Institute (SCNi) at the University of Oxford, where he is an Honorary Professor and leads one of its five themes.