• Dr. Nilavra Patkak, Applied Researcher in the Global Marketing Organization group at Expedia, UMBC alumnus from MPSC Lab in the IS Department will be talking briefly about causal identifiability, causal discovery from data, and counterfactuals. Time: 1-2PM on 05/08/2020. Contact rsreeni1@umbc.edu for calendar invite.
  • MPSC Students Avijoy, Indrajeet and Naima in collaboration with Zaher, Sreeni and Sajjad published their works in PerCom 2020 workshops, IEEE WristSense and PerLS on penalty shoot out, badminton and cooking event detection respectively using passive sensing. Congratulations all for your achievements!
  • Dr. Roy attended NSF CSR 2019 PI meeting in Arlington, VA (https://www.cs.umd.edu/nsf2019).
  • Arif has joined University of Massachusetts, Lowell in the CS dept as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2019. He has also recently published a prestigious TMC (Transactions in Mobile Computing) journal paper based on his PhD work. Congratulations Arif!
  • MPSC Student, Zaher has published his recent work in ICST MobiQuitous 2019 conference. Congratulations Zaher!
  • MPSC student Neha has published her work in prestigious AAAI Fall 2019 Symposium. Congratulations Neha!
  • MPSC PhD student, David Welsh, 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard, participated in STEM program. Check the news out here.
  • Hafiz featured in Summer 2018 Internship at HP Labs news. Check the news out here.
  • Our work HappyFeet was featured in New Scientist magazine. Check it out:Automated dance teacher tells you when your moves are wrong
  • 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.