Latest News

  • Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant (AARG) to the MPSC Lab.
  • IRLeak paper on Longitudinal Energy Waste Detection with Visualization accepted in ACM BuildSys 2017 conference.
  • Analyzing Social Media to Assess the Impact of Flash Floods in Cities accepted in IEEE SmartSys workshop with SmartComp 2017.
  • Collaborative and Opportunistic Activity Recognition paper accepted in IEEE DCOSS 2017 conference.
  • Congratulations Arif, Sajjad, & Hafiz for securing Summer Internship positions at the IBM Research, WalmartLabs, and GE Global Research.
  • Dr. Roy delivered a keynote talk on Wearable and IoT for Cognitive Health Assessment: Significance and Challenges at IEEE WristSense 2017 Workshop
  • Unseen Activity Recognition paper using Active Transfer Learning accepted in IEEE ICDCS 2017 conference.
  •  6 papers (Gunshot detection, SenseBox to Sports Assessment) accepted in PerCom workshops! Congratulations to Arif, David, Hafiz, Joseph, and Sajjad.
  •  Congratulations to MPSC PhD student Arif for working on Intel Virtual Reality project as part his internship which has been showcased recently at CES 2017. See the full video released here.
  • Dr. Roy & Dr. Karabatis discussed smart energy & health research to Glenelg Country High School students in Maryland. See the pictures here.
  • 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]
  • MPSC Lab will be working on a Global City Team Challenge project on flash flood monitoring. [UMBC News]  [The Daily Record Press Release — News Article]
  • Congratulations Arif for successfully defending the PhD proposal!
  •  Behavioral Abnormality Detection paper accepted in the Annual Wireless Health Conference (WH’16) of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Congratulations Arif.
  • Congratulations to Sajjad, Nilavra & Arif for their internships in AgeWell Biometrics, IBM Research Smarter Cities Technology Center, and Intel.
  • 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.
  • Dr. Roy presented Multi-Inhabitant Activity Recognition work at IEEE ICDCS 2016 conference in Nara, Japan.
  •  Dr. Roy co-organized the First IEEE workshop on Smart Service Systems (SmartSys’16) in conjunction with IEEE SmartComp 2016.