Plinio Pelegrini Morita (University of Waterloo)


Current Activity
My current research program focuses on the use of exiting IoT and AAL sensors to provide members of the care team with increased awareness about the health of seniors living independently. Our research program focuses on the use of AI and Big Data to provide recommendations for intervention and awareness of adverse events.

Areas of Interest

  • Age-friendly communities 
  • Chronic disease and aging
  • Fall and injury prevention 
  • Sleep 
  • Social isolation and loneliness
  • Person-centred care
  • Technology

Approaches to Innovation

  • Population-based approaches
  • Resource and tool development


  • Age-Well 
  • Network for Aging Research (NAR) 
  • Research Institute for Aging 

Student Mentorship
Looking to supervise:

  • Undergraduate students
  • Master’s students
  • PhD students
  • Older adults pursuing higher education