In the Press
Paper on the Implications of Privacy and Security on IoT Device Purchases accepted to ACM CHI '19. Congratulations Pardis!
Paper on Extracting Knowledge from Smartphone Push Notifications accepted to IEEE BigData '18). Congratulations Yuanchun!
Two papers accepted to ACM IMWUT'18 (Ubicomp'19): Autopurpose and Coconut! Congratulations Haojian and Tianshi!
Project on Building End-to-End support for Privacy in the Internet-of-Things is Awarded! Thank you NSF! (Award: #1801472).
Project on Sensei - Building a Smart Classroom using sensing, computer vision, machine learning is Awarded!Thank you NSF! (Award: #1822813).
Three papers accepted to ACM BuildSys 2018 . Scrabble, Plaster and Pible! Congratulations Jason, Bharath, Francesco!
Our Applied Energy 2018 Collaborative journal paper on BRICK, the metadata schema for Smart Buildings is now online!
Our ASE 2017 paper on Transfer Learning for Performance Modeling of Configurable Systems is now online!
Our Ubicomp 2017 paper on Library Based Privacy Protection using ProtectMyPrivacy is now online!
Our Ubicomp 2017 paper on PrivacyStreams: a new way of developing privacy aware Mobile Apps is now online!
Our ACM TOIS 2017 paper on Understanding the Purpose of Permissions use in Apps is now online!
Our BuildSys 2016 paper on BRICK: a unified metadata schema for Buildings is now online!
Our Ubicomp 2016 paper on GENIE: a 2 year study on Hardware/Software Thermostat usage in Buildings is now online!
Project on Handling Trillions of Flaws on Billions of Internet-of-Things Awarded! Thank you NSF! (Award: #1564009).
Our USENIX SOUPS'16 paper on the various factors affecting privacy policies and notices and their efficacy is online!
Our USENIX SOUPS'16 paper showing how privacy assistants help users manage privacy on SmartPhones is online!
Two papers accepted accepted to SOUPS'16. Congratulations Joshua, Florian, Bin, Mads, Hazim!
Our IEEE Computer invited paper outlining our vision in the GioTTO IoT Expedition is now online.
Received a Google Faculty Research Award for our work on Mobile Privacy! Thank you Google!
Our IoT Security Vision paper accepted to HotNets 2015. Congratulations Tianlong Yu, Vyas Sekar and Srini Seshan.
Zodiac paper accepted to BuildSys 2015. Congratulations Bharath, Chetan, and Murali!
Project on Managing the Complexity of IoT/Smart Building Deployments Awarded! Thank you NSF! (Award ID: #1526237).
Project on Developing Personalized Privacy Assistants Awarded! Thank you NSF (Award: #1513957).
New DARPA Project on Privacy and Security in the Mobile/IoT space has been awarded as part of the BRANDEIS Program!
Special thanks to Google for funding our IoT Expeditions at CMU to build out the system stack for the Internet of Things!!
Rahul Mangharam @ UPenn and I are serving as TPC Co-chairs for BuildSys 2015. Submit your best work!
Our CHI 2015 paper on Privacy Nudges to improve user awareness on Smartphones is online! Congrats Hazim, Florian, Joshua!
Serving on the Program Committee for MobiSys 2015 . Submit your best work!
New PhD Student Joshua Gluck joines the SynergyLab @ CMU. Welcome Josh!
Karthick Rajamani and I are serving as TPC Co-chairs for USENIX HotPower 2014. We have an exciting program including two Keynotes -- Victor Bahl from MSR and Charlie Hu from Purdue! Don't miss out -- Register!
Serving on the TPC of IPSN 2015 in Seattle. Submit your best work!
Co-organizing the Data Aware Energy Use Workshop at UCSD/La Jolla in September 2014. Submit your Abstracts to attend.
EnergyLens paper accepted to ACM E-Energy 2014! Congratulations Manaswi, Shailja, Amarjeet for a good collaboration!
Serving as the TPC Co-chair with Lin Zhong for the ACM MCS Workshop 2014. Submit your best work!
Two papers accepted to BuildSys 2013! Congratulations Anthony, Bharathan, Hitedoshi and Thomas!
The SYNERGY lab moves to Carnegie Mellon University!
"Sentinel: An Occupancy Based HVAC Actuation System using Existing WiFi Infrastructure in Commercial Buildings" is accepted to SenSys 2013!
Finally completed a re-design of my homepage. Thanks Thomas Weng for all the help!
ProtectMyPrivacy: Now protecting the privacy of 90,000+ users on iOS from Apps that access private user data. Uses crowdsourcing for privacy recommendations!
Variability Expeditions overview Journal paper "Underdesigned and Opportunistic Computing in Presence of Hardware Variability" is accepted to TCAD!
Paper on "BuildingDepot: An Extensible and Distributed Architecture for Building Data Storage, Access and Sharing" is accepted to ACM BuildSys 2012 in Toronto, CA.
Paper on "Characterizing the Variability in Power Consumption for Modern x86 Processors" is accepted to HotPower 2012 in Hollywood, CA.
Paper on "Verifying Android Apps for the Absence of WakeLock Energy Bugs" is accepted to HotPower 2012 in Hollywood, CA.
Paper on "From Buildings to Smart Buildings -- Sensing and Actuation to Improve Energy Efficiency" has been accepted to IEEE Design and Test!
Paper on "Verifying GPU Kernels by Test Amplification" accepted to PLDI 2012 in Beijing, China!
Anand Raghunathan and I are Guest Editors for the IEEE Design and Test (D&T) Special Issue on Green Buildings to appear July/Aug 2012. Please submit![CFP]
Paper on "Managing Plug-Loads for Demand Response within Buildings", is accepted to BuildSys 2011 in Seattle.
Our paper on "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Model-Based Power Characterization", is accepted to USENIX ATC 2011!
Our paper on "'Duty-Cycling Buildings Aggressively: The Next Frontier in HVAC Control" has been accepted to IPSN/SPOTS 2011!
Serving on the TPC of the IEEE/SIGDA International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS 2011)
Our paper on "Occupancy Driven HVAC managent for Smart Buildings" is accepted to BuildSys 2010, co-located with SenSys 2010.
Energy Dashboard and SleepServers covered in the San Diego Business Journal.
My first NSF proposal (with Sorin Lerner) has been awarded!
he Energy Dashboard that allows visualization of the entire UCSD campus energy usage, a detailed breakdown of the CSE building, and also monitor individual PCs energy usage that are using Somniloquy and SleepServers is now live: http://energy.ucsd.edu
Our "SleepServer" paper is accepted to USENIX 2010. I will present it in Boston in June!!!
Our paper on CyberPhsyical systems focusing on Smart Buildings to appear at DAC in June 2010!
I have graduated and joined the CSE department at UC San Diego as a Research Scientist.
Our Energy Dashboard paper is accepted to ACM-BuildSys '09.
Filed all my PhD thesis paperwork. I have graduated! :-)
Somniloquy mentioned as one of the "20 kick-ass network research projects" of the Year by NetworkWorld.com!
Somniloquy" has been getting a lot of Press!!
I got married in India to my wonderful wife, Gunjan! Wedding photos to be posted soon!
Our "SwitchR" paper accepted to ISWC 2008!
Started part-time consulting for a local San Diego based startup company -- AVAAK! I will be working on designing a new architecture for their low power wireless sensor network.
"Cell2Notify" demo proposal accepted at Mobisys 2007 -- Please stop by if you are attending !
Our Wireless Wakeups Revisited: Energy Management for VoIP over a WiFi enabled Smartphone paper got accepted to Mobisys 2007 !!! I will be headed to Puerto Rico in June to present it ! Yea !!
Back from my Internship @ Microsoft Research, Redmond. I had a fantastic summer there and met some amazing researchers ! Seattle is an awesome place (especially in summer) !!
ack from trip to Europe to present "CoolSpots" at Mobisys (Uppsala). Also presented my research at INRIA, Rennes.
Successfully passed my PhD research exam!
Our "CoolSpots" paper got accepted at Mobisys 2006! I will get to go to Sweden in June to present it ! yea!