News


2017


  • [2017-11] Ali’s Personalized Activity Recognition Using ConvNets paper accepted for student abstract at 32nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18)
  • [2017-11] Hassan serving as Demo/Poster Co-Chair of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2018).
  • [2017-10] Our team attended Pullman Regional Hospital Innovation Summit 2017! Thanks to Niloofar for presenting her nutrition monitoring work at the event.
  • [2017-09] Congratulations to Yuchao on passing her PhD Prelim Exam!
  • [2017-08] Congratulations to Niloofar and Parastoo on passing their PhD Prelim Exam!
  • [2017-07] Hassan serving as TPC Co-Chair for IEEE International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN) 2018
  • [2017-06] Ramin’s cross-subject context learning paper accepted to the 36th IEEE/ACM International Conference On Computer Aided Design (ICCAD 2017)
  • [2017-05] Niloofar’s nutrition monitoring paper accepted for publication in IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI)
  • [2017-05] Parastoo’s paper on assessing accuracy of activity trackers accepted for publication in Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) mHealth and uHealth
  • [2017-05] Congratulations to Mahdi on passing the Computer Engineering PhD Qualifying Exam!
  • [2017-04] Congratulations to Parastoo on winning the School of EECS Outstanding TA Award in Computer Science!
  • [2017-04] Congratulations to Ramin and Ali on passing their PhD Prelim Exam!
  • [2017-04] Ali wins Russ and Anne Fuller Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Research/Scholarship. Congratulations to Ali on this recognition!
  • [2017-03] Our work with Pullman Hospital featured in WSU news! More details available on PRH website.
  • [2017-03] Ali wins Graduate & Professional Students Association (GPSA) Research Assistant Excellence Award. Congratulations to Ali on this recognition!
  • [2017-03] Yuchao to spend Summer 2017 at Amazon as Applied Scientist intern. Congratulations to Yuchao on this great opportunity!
  • [2017-02] Ali’s Power and Memory Efficient Activity Recognition paper accepted to the International Workshop on Energy-Aware Computing and Communication (ECC)
  • [2017-02] Two demo abstracts (Ramin’s and Niloofar’s) and one poster abstract (Mahdi’s) accepted to IPSN 2017.
  • [2017-01] Our team holds Mobile & Wearable Health Workshop at Yakima Valley Community College (YVCC), Yakima, WA, and Columbia Basin College (CBC), Pasco, WA.
  • [2017-01] Hassan wins  Pullman Regional Hospital Community Health Impact Fellowship
  • [2017-01] Ali’s Synchronous Dynamic View Learning paper accepted to the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN 2017) (Acceptance Rate:18%)

2016


  • [2016-12] Ramin’s cross-subject transfer learning paper accepted to the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS 2017)
  • [2016-11] We have two papers (one long paper and one abstract) accepted to BODYNETS 2016.
  • [2016-11] Ramin’s adaptive compressive sensing paper accepted to the IEEE/ACM Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE 2017)
  • [2016-11] Yuchao’s tunnel vision assessment paper accepted to the IEEE/ACM Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE 2017)
  • [2016-10] Our paper on predicting adherence to remote health monitoring technologies in patients with heart-failure accepted for publication in Technology and Healthcare Journal.
  • [2016-09] Ramin’s context-aware system design paper accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC).
  • [2016-09] Our multi-sensor fusion paper accepted for publication in Elsevier Information Fusion journal.
  • [2016-08] Ramin’s low-power wearable sensing paper accepted to The 34th IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD 2016)
  • [2016-07] Our project on medication adherence in heart failure funded by the NIH.
  • [2016-07] Yuchao’s gait study in low vision accepted for publication in Elsevier Microprocessors and Microsystems Special Issue on Advanced Systems in Healthcare, Wellness and Personal Assistance (ASHWPA).
  • [2016-07]  Hassan serving on TPC of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC 2017).
  • [2016-07] Hassan serving on TPC of  the 6th International Workshop on Cloud Services and Web Technologies for Collaboration (CSWC 2016), as part of the International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2016).
  • [2016-06] Hassan elevated to Senior Member of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).
  • [2016-06] Our RettGait project mentioned in WSU HRS Department Spotlight Program featuring EECS.
  • [2016-06] Yuchao’s gait pattern assessment paper has been accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal (JSEN).
  • [2016-06] Hassan serving as TPC Co-Chair of BodyNets 2016.
  • [2016-06] Ali’s Sensor-Context Learning paper accepted to the IEEE/ACM International Conference On Computer Aided Design (ICCAD 2016)
  • [2016-05] Niloofar’s nutrition monitoring paper accepted to the 38th IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC 2016)
  • [2016-05] Yuchao’s asynchronous multi-view learning paper accepted to the 38th IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC 2016)
  • [2016-05] Ramin’s remote edema monitoring paper accepted to the 38th IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC 2016)
  • [2016-05] Congratulations to Niloofar for passing the Computer Science PhD Qualifying Exam (QE) and advancing to the AGS (Advanced Graduate Standing) status
  • [2016-04] Hassan participating in GUMSHOE program.
  • [2016-04] Ramyar’s power-aware uncertainty management paper accepted to ACM/IEEE ISLPED 2016.
  • [2016-04] Our multi-view learning project funded by the NSF. The research aims to develop algorithms and tools for automatic reconfiguration of computational algorithms in wearables.
  • [2016-03] Parastoo’s paper on reliable and self-adaptive MET estimation accepted for publication in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (IEEE J-STSP).
  • [2016-03] Our RettGait project funded by RSRT (Rett Syndrome Research Trust). The pilot study aims to examine gait patterns in children with Rett syndrome
  • [2016-03] Congratulations to Yuchao for winning Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) Research Exposition Scholarship
  • [2016-02] Ramin’s Energy-Aware Wearable System Design paper accepted to the Work-in-Progress Session of 53rd ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC 2016)
  • [2016-02] Ramyar’s Computational Reliability Model for Dynamically Evolving Human-Centered Monitoring paper accepted to the Work-in-Progress Session of 53rd ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC 2016)
  • [2016-02] Ali’s Plug-n-Learn paper accepted to the 53rd ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC 2016)
  • [2016-01] Ali to spend summer 2016 as a research intern at Samsung Research America.
  • [2016-01] Our paper on “Hardware-Assisted Energy-Efficient Activity Recognition using Wearables” accepted for publication in ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES)
  • [2016-01] Congratulations to Ramyar for passing the Computer Engineering PhD Qualifying Exam (QE) and advancing to the AGS (Advanced Graduate Standing) status

2015


  • [2015-12] Congratulations to Ali for passing the Computer Science PhD Qualifying Exam (QE) and advancing to the AGS (Advanced Graduate Standing) status
  • [2015-12] Our work featured by WSU News: Research center advances work on smart environments
  • [2015-12] Our senior design team received runner-up award for the iREACH project. Congratulations to the senior design team members (Jeremy, Jacob, Kyle, and James) and student mentors (Ramyar and Ali).
  • [2015-12] Hand-grip paper accepted for publication in Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development (JRRD)
  • [2015-11]  Congratulations to Yuchao for passing the Computer Science PhD Qualifying Exam (QE) and advancing to the AGS (Advanced Graduate Standing) status
  • [2015-11] Ramyar serves as TPC for SPWID 2016 conference.
  • [2015-10] Ramin presented our SmartSock project at the 17th Annual National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference, 2015
  • [2015-10] Niloofar’s paper on Medication Adherence Monitoring accepted to  IEEE/ACM Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) 2016.
  • [2015-10] Our glaucoma research featured in WSU News, Science NewslineMDT MagazineHealth CanalScience CodexScience Daily,  Medical News Net.
  • [2015-10] Our paper on “usability and acceptability of remote monitoring to manage heart failure” accepted for publication in Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
  • [2015-10] Hassan serving as Demo Chair of The 2nd IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP 2016)
  • [2015-09]  Computer Science undergrad Sebastian Duboc joined EPSL as an LSAMP Scholar
  • [2015-07] Yuchao is awarded a scholarship grant to attend the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC)
  • [2015-07] Yuchao’s abstract paper on gait pattern identification in glaucoma patients accepted to ACM Wireless Health 2015 Conference
  • [2015-06]  Hassan serving on the TPC of IEEE International Workshop on Deriving Value from Big Data in Healthcare, in conjunction with The IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2015)
  • [2015-06] Hassan serving on the TPC of International Conference on Smart Wearable Devices and IoT for Health and Wellbeing Applications (SWIT-Health 2015)
  • [2015-05] Yuchao invited to give a talk at BSN Workshop: Automated Sensor Based Mobility Analysis for Disease Prevention and Treatment
  • [2015-04] Hassan serving on the WSU LSAMP Faculty Advisory Board. The purpose of LSAMP (Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) is to increase the recruitment, retention, and graduation rate of underrepresented students in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
  • [2015-04] Yuchao’s paper on robust and platform-agnostic gait analysis accepted to 12th IEEE Body Sensor Networks Conference 2015.
  • [2015-04] Parastoo’s paper on node localization & MET calculation accepted to 12th IEEE Body Sensor Networks Conference 2015.
  • [2015-03] Hassan invited to serve on the TPC of ACM Wireless Health 2015 Conference
  • [2015-03] Hassan invited to attend 2015 NSF Early-Career Investigators Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems in Smart Cities
  • [2015-02] Ramin, Yuchao, and Ramyar awarded NSF PerCom 2015 Student Travel Grant.
  • [2015-01] Yuchao serves as Web Chair for ACM Mobihoc MobileHealth 2015 workshop.
  • [2015-01]  ACM Mobihoc MobileHealth 2015 workshop submission opens.
  • [2015-01] Yuchao’s paper on gait analysis for visual impaired accepted to IEEE PerCom PerMoby.
  • [2015-01] Ramin’s paper on edema monitoring accepted to IEEE PerCom IQ2S workshop.

2014


  • [2014-12] Hassan invited to co-chair ACM Mobihoc MobileHealth 2015 workshop.
  • [2014-09] Ramyar presented his paper on context-aware sensor localization at Asilomar 2014 in Pacific Grove, CA.
  • [2014-11] Ramyar serves as TPC for SPWID 2015 conference.
  • [2014-10] Drs. Masoud Daneshtalab and Azin Ebrahimi of KTH visited EPSL.
  • [2014-10] Professor Giancarlo Fortino of University of Calabria visited EPSL.
  • [2014-09] Ramyar presented his paper at UbiComp 2014 in Seattle.
  • [2014-09] Ali and Parastoo received ACM Wireless Health 2014 Student Travel Grant.
  • [2014-09] Ramyar received SmartHeakthSys Workshop in Ubicomp 2014 Student Travel Grant.
  • [2014-09] Ramyar presented his paper at EMBC 2014 in Chicago, IL.
  • [2014-09] ACM UbiComp SmartHealthSys workshop submission opens.
  • [2014-10] Ramyar’s paper on Effects of node localization in activity recognition accepted to Asilomar 2014.
  • [2014-08] Ramyar’s paper on cost sensitive feature selection for node localization accepted to UbiComp 2014  HASCA Workshop
  • [2014-07] Ramyar’s paper on node localization accepted to IEEE EMBC 2014.
  • [2014-09] Ramin Fallahzadeh joined EPSL as PhD student.
  • [2014-08] Ali Rokni, Yuchao Ma, and Parastoo Alinia joined EPSL as new PhD students.
  • [2014-05] Hassan delivered a tutorial on Wearable Computers at IEEE NOMS 2014 in Krakow, Poland.
  • [2014-05] Our sensor localization project funded by WSU Office of Research through 2014 New Faculty Seed Grant Competition
  • [2014-01] Embedded & Pervasive Systems Laboratory (EPSL) was established in January 2014 with two members, Hassan Ghasemzadeh (director) and Ramyar Saeedi (PhD student).