News and Updates
Paper titled "CS-Light: Camera Sensing Based Occupancy-Aware Robust Smart Building Lighting Control", accepted at ACM BuildSys'21. Congrats Anuradha, Kasun & Siyan!
Paper titled "VibranSee: Enabling Simultaneous Visible Light Communication and Sensing", presented at IEEE SECON'21. Congrats Ila!
Paper titled "W8-Scope: Fine-Grained, Practical Monitoring of Weight Stack-based Exercises", published in the PMC Journal, 2021. Congrats Meera!
Paper titled "DeepLight: Robust & Unobtrusive Real-time Screen-Camera Communication for Real-World Displays" presented at ACM/IEEE IPSN'21, and wins Best Artifact Award! Congrats Vu & Gihan!
Paper titled "Practical Server-Side WiFi-Based Indoor Localization: Addressing Cardinality & Outlier Challenges for Improved Occupancy Estimation" accepted in AdHoc Networks Journal. Congrats Anuradha!
Paper titled "Low-Power Downlink for the Internet of Things using IEEE 802.11-compliant Wake-Up Receivers", co-authored with TU Berlin researchers, accepted at IEEE INFOCOM'21. Congrats Vu!
Hiring Opportunities/ Announcements
I'm looking for researchers and engineers as follows:
1 Ph.D. student, starting Aug 2022, in the broad areas of: (i) wearable & IoT sensing; or (ii) multi-modal AI for human-machine interaction.
Research engineers for (a) project on "optimized ML for human-robot collaboration"  and (c) project on "ultra-low energy wearables & sensing".
Mobile & Wearable Sensing & Computing,
Urban & Socio-Physical Analytics
Smart City Services and Applications.
Prior to joining SMU, I spent over a decade as an industrial researcher, including stints as: a Senior Scientist at Telcordia Technologies, Piscataway, NJ (2008-2010), Research Staff Member at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY (2001-2008) and Research Scientist at Bellcore, Morristown, NJ (2001-2008).
Vice Provost (Research), SMU, 07/2020-current
Director, Center for Applied Smart-Nation Analytics (CASA), 09/2016-current
Deputy Director, Living Analytics Research Center (LARC), 09/2010-current: https://larc.smu.edu.sg