Recent Activities

[Service] Serve as the TPC member for IEEE ICCCN 2018.

[Service] Serve as the workshop chair for CHASE 2018.

[Service] Serve as the TPC member for ACM/SIGAPP SAC 2018.

[Paper] "
Regular Composite Resource Partition in Open Systems", is accepted and to appear in Real-Time System Symposium (RTSS), 2017.

[Service] Serve as the TPC member for ICCPS 2018.

[Patent]
"Managing big data in process control systems", US Patent No. 9665088, May 2017.

[Paper] "
Enabling Resilient Distributed Power Sharing in Networked Microgrids through Software Defined Networking" is accepted and to appear in Applied Energy, 2017.

[News]
Ph.D. students Tao Gong and Ioannis Papavasileiou both received the 2017 departmental predoctoral fellowship for outstanding scholarly and research accomplishments.

[Paper] "
ARM: A Hybrid Specification-based Intrusion Detection System for Rank Attacks in 6TiSCH Networks" is accepted and to appear in the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies And Factory Automation (ETFA), 2017.

[Paper]
"Gait-based Continuous Authentication using Multimodal Learning" is accepted and to appear in Poster Session of the second IEEE Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies (CHASE), 2017.

[Paper]
"Classification of Neurological Gait Disorders Using Multi-task Feature Learning", is accepted and to appear in the second IEEE Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies (CHASE), 2017.

[Paper] "Real-time Data-driven Gait Phase Detection using Ground Contact Force Measurements: Algorithms, Platform Design and Performance", is accepted and to appear in Smart Health Journal, Elsevier.

[Service] Serve as the TPC member for ICESS 2017.

[Service]
Serve as the Workshop and Tutorial Chair for RTSS 2017.

[Paper] "Demo Abstract: A Cross-device Testing and Debugging System for Large-scale Real-Time Wireless Networks", is accepted and to appear
in the 23rd IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), Demo Session, 2017.

[Service] I am organizing a Special Section on "From Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks to Industrial Internet-of-Things" in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.

[Service] Serve as the TPC member for RTCSA 2017.

[Book Chapter]
"Indoor Activity Tracking for Elderly Using Intelligent Sensors", is accepted and to appear in the book "Intelligent Data Sensing and Processing for Health and Well-being Applications", Elsevier.

[Paper]
"A Double Disturbance Observer Design for Compensation of Unknown Time Delay in a Wireless Motion Control System", is accepted and to appear in IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
 

[Paper] "
Distributed Dynamic Packet Scheduling for Handling Disturbances in Real-Time Wireless Networks", is accepted and to appear in the 23rd IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), 2017.

[Paper] "
Tracking Indoor Activities of Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment Using Motion Sensors", is accepted and to appear in 31st IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), 2017.

[Paper] "
Wireless Networked Dynamic Control Testbed for Power Converters in Smart Home Applications", is accepted and to appear in the 32nd Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition, 2017.

[Service] Serve as the TPC member for CHASE 2017.

[Paper] 
"Towards Real-Time Data Analytics in Industrial Process Control", is accepted and to appear in the 21st IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technology & Factory Automation (ETFA Industrial Practice), 2016.
 

[Paper] "Synchronization Considerations for Real-Time Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks", is accepted and to appear in the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), 2016.

[News] Ph.D. student Ioannis Papavasileiou received the
2016 Taylor L. Booth Graduate Fellowship, the most prestigious graduate fellowship in CSE@UConn.
 
[Paper] "An Empirical Study of Industrial Real-Time Wireless Mesh in Field Deployments", is
accepted and to appear in the 14th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2016.
 

[Service] Serve as the TPC member for ICESS 2016.

[Talk] "Microgrid Cloud: An IoT-enabled Integrative Framework for Community Microgrids Monitoring, Analytics and Optimization", in the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) Tech Jam, 2016.

[Paper]
"Real-time Data-driven Gait Phase Detection using Infinite Gaussian Mixture Model and Parallel Particle Filter", is accepted and to appear in the first IEEE Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies (CHASE), 2016.

[Service] Serve as the TPC member and Workshop Chair for RTSS 2016.

[Talk]
Invited talk: "High-Speed Real-Time Communication Platform for Wireless Cyber-Physical Sensing and Control Applications", Middle Sweden University.

[Paper] "
Network Coding based Transmission Schemes in Networks with Group Meetings", is accepted and to appear in the 34th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), 2015.

[Paper] "Delay and Power Consumption Estimation in Embedded Systems Using Hierarchical Performance Modeling", is accepted and to appear in the 15th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT), 2015.

[Paper]
"Activity Tracking and Monitoring of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease", is accepted and to appear in Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP).

[Paper] "Online Mode Switch Algorithms for Maintaining Data Freshness in Dynamic Cyber-Physical Systems", is accepted and to appear in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE).

[Service] Serve as the TPC member for the 28th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS), 2016.

[Service] Serve as the TPC member for the Real-Time Systems track in RTCSA 2016.

[Talk] Invited talk:
"High-Speed Real-Time Communication Platform for Wireless Cyber-Physical Sensing and Control Applications", University of Notre Dame.


[Paper] "Analysis of a Time-Delayed Actuator Control System with Experimental Validation", is accepted and to appear in Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control.


[Service] Serve as the guest editor of the special issue on “Emerging Embedded Applications and Interdisciplinary Topics” for Cyber-Physical System Journal.

[Paper] "
Optimal Centralized Renewable Energy Transfer Scheduling for Electrical Vehicles", is accepted and to appear in SmartGridComm 2015.
 

[News] Received Microsoft Azure Research Award.

[Paper] "
Process Control over Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks", is accepted and to appear in the 12th IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems (ICESS), 2015. (Invited Article)
 
[Paper] "Approximate Path Searching for Supporting Shortest Path Queries on Road Networks" is accepted and to appear in Information Sciences (IS).

[News] Microsoft Azure team picked our real-time analytics platform for large-scale industrial process monitoring and control as a case study and discussed in episode 174 of Cloud Cover on Channel 9.

[Book] 
"6LoWPAN: The Wireless Embedded Internet", Chinese translation is published in China Machine Press.

[Book]
"IEEE 802.15.4 Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks: Enabling Wireless Sensor Networks", Chinese translation is published in China Machine Press.

[Service] Serve as TPC member for RTSS 2015.

[News] Received UConn 2015 Research Excellence Program (REP) award.

[Paper] "On-line Data Link Layer Scheduling in Wireless Networked Control Systems" is accepted and to appear in the 27th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS), 2015.

[Paper] "
Robust Time Delay Compensation in a Wireless Motion Control System with Double Disturbance Observers", is accepted and to appear in the 2015 American Control Conference (ACC).

[Patent]
"Communicating data frames across communication networks that use incompatible network routing protocols", US Patent,  No. 8908666, Dec. 2014.

[Paper] "Wi-HTest: Compliance Test Suite for Diagnosing Devices in Real-Time WirelessHART Mesh Networks" is accepted and to appear in Wireless Networks.

[Talk] Invited talk:
"High-Speed Real-Time Communication Platform for Wireless Cyber-Physical Sensing and Control Applications", ABB Corporate Research, Sweden.

[Service] Serve as Track co-Chairs for "Track 3: Emerging Embedded Applications and Interdisciplinary Topics" in ICESS 2015.

[Demo]
"Real-Time Analytics Platform for Large-scale Industrial Process Monitoring and Control", is accepted and to appear in Real-Time Systems Symposium Open Demo Session (RTSS@Work), 2014. [slides] [poster]

[Paper] "
SmartMood: Pervasive Mood Tracking and Analysis for Patients with Mania", is accepted and to appear in IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems.

[Paper] "
Improving Control Performance by Minimizing Jitter in RT-WiFi Networks", is accepted and to appear in Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2014.

[Book] "WirelessHART sensor networks",
invited book chapter to appear in the Handbook of industrial wireless sensor networks, Woodhead Publishing Limited (now Elsevier)

[Article] "A High-speed, Real-time Mobile Gait Rehabilitation System", ACM XRDS Magazine - Cyber-Physical Systems, Spring 2014. (Invited Feature Article)

[Paper] "Hypergraph-based Data Link Layer Scheduling for Reliable Packet Delivery in Wireless Sensing and Control Networks with End-to-End Delay Constraints", is accepted and to appear in Information Sciences (IS).

[Paper] "Time Delay Compensation in a Wireless Tracking Control System with Previewed Reference", is accepted and to appear in American Control Conference (ACC), 2014.

[News] Paper "RT-WiFi: Real-Time High-Speed Communication Protocol for Wireless Cyber-Physical Control Applications" with Yi-Hung Wei, Quan Leng, Aloysius K. Mok from UT Austin and Wenlong Zhang, Masayoshi Tomizuka from UC Berkeley wins the Best Paper Award at the 34th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, the premier conference in the area of real-time and embedded systems.

[Paper] "Towards Building a High-speed Real-time Mobile Gait Rehabilitation System", is accepted and to appear in the Smart America Challenge workshop, to be held in White House.

[Paper] "ColLoc: A Collaborative Location and Tracking System on WirelessHART", is accepted and to appear in ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS).

[Talk] Invited talk: "Networking Infrastructure and Data Management for Cyber-Physical Systems", UC Berkeley DREAM Seminar.