Awarded Best Paper at BodyNets 2014

A paper I was a co-author on (Jiaqi Gong was lead author) was award best paper at this year’s ICST Internation Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets ’14) held in London, UK September 29th to October 1st . The paper, titled “Piecewise…

Invited to 2014 National Workshop on Research Frontiers in Medical CPS

I was  invited based on a white paper submission to participate in the 2014 National Workshop on Research Frontiers in Medical Cyber-Physical Systems held in Arlington, VA from February 6-7.

Attended Heidelberg Laureate Forum

I should have posted this a while back. I attended the Heidelberg Laureate Forum from September 22nd to September 27. It was a great experience and I’ll have more to say about it later. For now, you can see the…

Participated in UVA Three-Minute Thesis Final

I was selected as a finalist in the UVA Three-Minute Thesis competition and participated in the final on October 9, 2013. The video of my talk is below.

Talk at the University of Birmingham, UK

I will be giving a seminar talk at the University of Birmingham’s School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering on September 19th, 2013. The talk is on the general area of body sensor networks (opportunities, advances, challenges) and on my…

Awarded Best Student Paper at BodyNets

A paper on part of my dissertation work, “Towards a Framework for Safety Analysis of Body Sensor Networks”, co-authored with my advisors, John Lach and Jack Stankovic, and collaborators at the FDA, Yi Zhang, Paul L. Jones, and Sandy Weininger, was…

Awarded Teaching Internship Fellowship

I was award a fellowship as part of UVA School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Teaching Internship Program. I will be teaching a special topics seminar for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering…

Certified as NI LabVIEW Associate Developer

I was recently certified as a National Instruments (NI) LabVIEW Associate Developer. This is the most basic certification that NI offers for its LabVIEW product. You can read more about this here

Admitted to Candidacy

I passed my PhD dissertation proposal on May 31st and have officially been admitted to candidacy. The tentative topic of my dissertation is “Enabling Patient Safety Analysis of Sense-OnlyWearable Medical Body Sensor Networks”. My dissertation committee members are Joanne Bechta Dugan (Chair),…

Selected as Heidelberg Laureate Forum Participant

I was selected by the Scientific Committee of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) to participate in the 1st Heidelberg Laureate Forum, to be held from September 22 to 27 in Heidelberg, Germany. According to the congratulatory email, “[o]nly the…