[Mar’17] Collaborative and Opportunistic Activity Recognition paper accepted in IEEE DCOSS 2017 conference. Congratulations Hafiz!
[Mar’17] Dr. Roy delivered a keynote talk on Wearable and IoT for Cognitive Health Assessment: Significance and Challenges at IEEE WristSense 2017 Workshop.
[Feb’17] Unseen Activity Recognition paper using Active Transfer Learning accepted in IEEE ICDCS 2017 conference. Congratulations Arif!
[Jan’17] 6 papers (Gunshot detection, SenseBox to Sports Assessment) accepted in PerCom workshops! Congratulations to Arif, David, Hafiz, Joseph, and Sajjad. Well done!
[Nov’16] Dr. Roy & Dr. Karabatis discussed smart energy & health research to Glenelg Country High School students in Maryland. See the pictures here.
[Sept'16] The White House press release on Smart Cities Initiative has mentioned our NSF sponsored GCTC project on Flash Flood Monitoring in Maryland. [NSF Press Release, Project Image & Story]
[August'16] Congratulations Arif for successfully defending the PhD proposal!
[July’16] Dr. Roy delivered an invited talk on “Wearable and IoT for Cognitive Health Assessment” at 2016 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC’16) in Toronto.
[June’16] Dr. Roy presented “Automated Functional and Behavioral Health Assessment of Older Adults with Dementia” research project at UMB-UMBC Partnership Symposium. [College of Engineering News] [UMBC Research News] [UMBC News] [Grant Recipients]
[April’16] Dr. Roy and Dr. Galik presented their work on Technological Innovations for Alzheimer’s Research at UMBC President’s Board meeting.
[March’16] MPSC PhD student Nilavra and Dr. Roy presented Quantum Machine Learning work for Big Data Cyber-Security Analytics at USNA-UMBC Partnership Symposium.
[Jan’16] Dr. Roy gave talk on “May I live Independently with IoT and Machine Learning” at Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) and TCS Innovation Research Lab in Kolkata, India.
[Dec'15] Dr. Roy is invited as a Keynote Speaker at IEEE International Conference on Computing Technologies and Intelligent Data Engineering (ICCTIDE 2016) in India.
[Nov'15] Constellation Energy Education grant 2015. [Press Release]
[Sept'15] New paper on Iterative Signal Separation Assisted Energy Disaggregation at IGSC 2015 conference. Congratulations Nilavra!
[August'15] NSF I-Corps grant on Developing Sensor Technology Box for Smart Health.
[July'15] NSF CPS grant on Low-cost Continuous Virtual Energy Audits in Cyber-Physical Building Envelope.
[May'15] Two papers (Real-time Activity Recognition, and Infrastructure-less Occupancy Detection) accepted at MobiQuitous 2015. Congratulations Arif and Hafiz!
[April'15] Our new Lab Homepage has been launched! Take a minute to check out all the project details!
[March'15] Dr. Roy has been invited to give a keynote talk on Green Building Energy Analytics at PerEnergy 2015.
[March'15] 3 papers (Sleep Well, Opportunistic Sensing and Energy Analytics) accepted at IEEE MDM 2015. Congratulations Sajjad, Hafiz, and Nilavra!
[Feb'15] UMB-UMBC Research and Innovation Partnership grant awarded to us. [Press Release]
[Nov'14] Constellation 2014 Energy Education grant awarded to us. [Press Release]
[Sept'14] MPSC PhD student Arif's paper on Gestural Health at IEEE SmartComp 2014. Congratulations Arif!
[6/1] Dr. Roy is named as UMBC 2014 Summer Faculty Fellow.
[4/28] Two papers on Smart Health at ICOST 2014 conference.
[3/27] UMBC News on Constellation Energy Education.
[11/19] CNBC News on our Constellation project, exploring new ways of reducing power demand in household appliances. See several other press releases at Campus Technology News; Yahoo Finance; Electric Energy Online; Broadwayworld; Business Wire; Market Watch News etc.
[11/11] Dr. Roy and MPSC student Joseph Taylor travelled to Rome to present their research paper and demo at ACM BuildSys 2013 conference.
[10/31] Dr. Roy presented his research on green building energy management and sustainability to Constellation Energy executives at UMBC.
[10/22] Deloitte delegates visit MPSC to know more about smart home healthcare research.
[10/15] MPSC lab received the Smart Home in a Box (SHiB) kit from CASAS Lab at Washington State University. A smart home testbed has been built in a 2-bedroom 2-bath 1100 sqft apartment with 4 residents at Ellicott City in Maryland.
[10/2] Undergraduate student Vignesh Ramachandran presented his poster on “Determining Power Consumption of Consumer Appliances Using NILM” at ACM Grace Hopper 2013 Conference in Minneapolis.
[9/29]: “Demo Abstract: Performance of the Latest Generation Powerline Networking for Green Building Applications” accepted as demo paper in ACM BuildSys 2013.
[9/29] MPSC undergraduate student Joseph Taylor has been awarded ACM SenSys NSF Travel Award. Congrats Joseph!
[9/13] “Performance of the Latest Generation Powerline Networking for Green Building Applications” accepted as a full paper in ACM BuildSys 2013 conference.
[8/25] Undergraduate student Vignesh Ramachandran has been awarded full conference travel award to present a poster on Green Building project at ACM Grace Hopper 2013 Conference. Congrats Vignesh!
[8/13] NSF CSR Grant $258K at UMBC on project "Design and Implementation of a Fine-Grained Appliance Energy Profiling System for Green Building".
[7/13] News about the Smart Enviornments NSF REU program. Check out the media release on "WSU Smart Environments Summer REU Explores Green Living and Healthcare Applications".
5/13: I'll be joining the Department of Information Systems at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) as an Assistant Professor starting from Fall 2013. I'm looking for prospective PhD students to join in my group.
5/13: Invited to give a talk at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur on "Quality- and Energy-Sensitive Determination of Multiple Contexts in Pervasive Computing Environments" in May 2013.
3/13: Invited to give a talk at the Rochester Institute Technology (RIT) on "Quality Adaptive Models and Middleware for Situation Recognition in Pervasive Healthcare: Data Analytics Tools and Techniques" in March 2013.
3/13: Invited to give a talk at the University of Maryland at Baltimore County (UMBC) on "Quality- and Energy-Sensitive Determination of Multiple Contexts in Pervasive Computing Environments" in March 2013.
2/13: Invited to give a talk at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM) on "Quality- and Energy-Sensitive Determination of Multiple Contexts in Pervasive Computing Environments" in February 2013.
2/13: Invited to give a talk at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) on "Quality Adaptive Models and Middleware for Situation Recognition in Pervasive Healthcare: Data Analytics Tools and Techniques" in February 2013.
1/13: I'm heading up 2013 Summer REU program in Smart Environments at WSU. Please check the REU program website for more details.
12/12: N. Roy, A. Misra, D. Cook "Infrastructure-Assisted Smartphone-based ADL Recognition in Multi-Inhabitant Smart Environments", 11th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2013), acceptance ratio: 19 full papers out of 170 submissions = 11%.
9/12: New NSF CSR Grant 2012 (Appliance Energy Profiling System for Green Buildings, PI, $265K, 01/01/13 -- 12/31/14) (Abstract)
3/12: Best Research Paper for 2011 at I2R (Institute for Infocomm Research) in Singapore. N. Roy, A. Misra, C. Julien, S. K. Das, J. Biswas “An energy-efficient quality adaptive framework for multi-modal sensor context recognition” , IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2011
2/12: The following paper has been published in IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing in February 2012 Issue. N. Roy, S. K. Das and C. Julien "Resource-Optimized Quality -Assured Ambiguous Context Mediation in Pervasive Environments,” IEEE TMC, pp. 218 – 229, Vol. 11, Issue 2, Feb. 2012
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