Sunday, November 5, 2017

9:00 – 17:00

Workshops and Tutorial

Monday, November 6, 2017

8:30 – 8:45
8:45 – 9:00
9:00 – 10:00
10:00 – 10:30
10:30 – 12:00


  • Network-wide Consensus Utilizing the Capture Effect in Low-power Wireless Networks
    Beshr Al Nahas (Chalmers University of Technology), Simon Duquennoy (Inria and RISE SICS) and Olaf Landsiedel (Chalmers University of Technology)
  • BLEach: Exploiting the Full Potential of IPv6 over BLE in Constrained Embedded IoT Devices
    Michael Spoerk (Graz University of Technology, Austria), Carlo Alberto Boano (Graz University of Technology, Austria), Marco Zimmerling (Dresden University of Technology, Germany) and Kay Roemer (Graz University of Technology, Austria)
  • BlueBee: a 10,000x Faster Cross-Technology Communication via PHY Emulation
    Wenchao Jiang (University of Minnesota), Zhimeng Yin (University of Minnesota), Ruofeng Liu (University of Minnesota), Zhijun Li (University of Minnesota), Song Min Kim (George Mason University) and Tian He (University of Minnesota)
12:00 – 13:30
12:30 – 13:30
F1/10 Tutorial
13:30 – 14:30

Deep Learning

  • DeepIoT: Compressing Deep Neural Network Structures for Sensing Systems with a Compressor-Critic Framework
    Shuochao Yao (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign), Yiran Zhao (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign), Aston Zhang (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign), Lu Su (State University of New York at Buffalo) and Tarek Abdelzaher (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
  • DeepASL: Enabling Ubiquitous and Non-Intrusive Word and Sentence-Level Sign Language Translation
    Biyi Fang (Michigan State University), Jillian Co (Michigan State University) and Mi Zhang (Michigan State University)
14:30 – 15:00
15:00 – 16:30


  • Monitoring a Person's Heart Rate and Respiratory Rate on a Shared Bed Using Geophones
    Zhenhua Jia (Rutgers University), Amelie Bonde (Carnegie Mellon University), Sugang Li (Rutgers University), Chenren Xu (Peking University), Jingxian Wang (Carnegie Mellon University), Yanyong Zhang (Rutgers University), Richard E. Howard (Rutgers University) and Pei Zhang (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • mCerebrum: A Mobile Sensing Software Platform for Development and Validation of Digital Biomarkers and Interventions
    Syed Monowar Hossain (University of Memphis), Timothy Hnat (University of Memphis), Nazir Saleheen (University of Memphis), Nusrat Jahan Nasrin (University of Memphis), Joseph Noor (University of California, Los Angeles), Bo-Jhang Ho (University of California, Los Angeles), Tyson Condie (University of California, Los Angeles), Mani Srivastava (University of California, Los Angeles) and Santosh Kumar (University of Memphis)
  • Glasses for the Third Eye: Improving the Quality of Clinical Data Analysis with Motion Sensor-based Filtering
    Jaeyeon Park (Ajou University),Woojin Nam (Ajou University), Taeyoung Kim (Ajou University School of Medicine), Jaewon Choi (Ajou University), Sukhoon Lee (Kunsan National University), Dukyong Yoon (Ajou University School of Medicine), Jeongyeup Paek (Chung-Ang University) and JeongGil Ko (Ajou University)
16:30 – 17:00
17:00 – 18:00

Novel Communication Media

  • Enabling Reliable, Asynchronous, and Bidirectional Communication in Sensor Networks over White Spaces
    Abusayeed Saifullah (Wayne State University), Mahbubur Rahman (Wayne State University), Dali Ismail (Wayne State University), Chenyang Lu (Washington University in St Louis), Jie Liu (Microsoft Research) and Ranveer Chandra (Microsoft Research)
  • Application-Layer Clock Synchronization for Wearables Using Skin Electric Potentials Induced by Powerline Radiation
    Zhenyu Yan (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Yang Li (Advanced Digital Sciences Center, Illinois at Singapore), Rui Tan (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) and Jun Huang (Peking University, China)
18:00 – 20:00
Poster, Demo and Reception

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

8:00 – 8:30
8:30 - 10:00

Localization and Tracking

  • SmartLight: Light-weight 3D Indoor Localization Using a Single LED Lamp
    Song Liu (University of Minnesota) and Tian He (University of Minnesota)
  • Indoor Localization with Aircraft Signals
    Manuel Eichelberger (ETH Zurich), Kevin Luchsinger (ETH Zurich), Simon Tanner (ETH Zurich) and Roger Wattenhofer (ETH Zurich)
  • BatTracker: High Precision Infrastructure-free Mobile Device Tracking in Indoor Environments
    Bing Zhou (Stony Brook University), Mohammed Elbadry (Stony Brook University), Ruipeng Gao (Beijing Jiaotong University), Fan Ye (Stony Brook University)
10:00 – 10:30
10:30 – 12:00

Human Sensing

  • Non-Intrusive Multi-Modal Estimation of Building Occupancy
    Aveek K. Das (University of California, Davis), Parth H. Pathak (George Mason University), Josiah Jee (University of California, Davis), Chen-Nee Chuah (University of California, Davis) and Prasant Mohapatra (University of California, Davis)
  • Calibrating Time-variant, Device-specific Phase Noise for COTS WiFi Devices
    Jincao Zhu (University of Colorado), Youngbin Im (University of Colorado), Shivakant Mishra (University of Colorado) and Sangtae Ha (University of Colorado)
  • WiFi-Enabled Smart Human Dynamics Monitoring
    Xiaonan Guo (Stevens Insititute of Technology), Bo Liu (Stevens Insititute of Technology), Cong Shi (Stevens Insititute of Technology), Hongbo Liu (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis), Yingying Chen (Stevens Insititute of Technology) and Mooi Choo Chuah (Lehigh University)
12:00 – 13:30
12:30 – 13:30
F1/10 Tutorial
13:30 – 14:30

Energy Management I

  • Timely Execution on Intermittently Powered Batteryless Sensors
    Josiah Hester (Northwestern University), Kevin Storer (University of California, Irvine) and Jacob Sorber (Clemson University)
  • LoRea: A Backscatter Architecture that Achieves Long Communication Range
    Ambuj Varshney (Uppsala University, Sweden), Oliver Harms (Uppsala University,Sweden), Carlos Perez Penichet (Uppsala University, Sweden), Christian Rohner (Uppsala University, Sweden), Frederik Hermans (Uppsala University, Sweden) and Thiemo Voigt (Uppsala University and RISE SICS AB, Sweden)
14:30 – 15:00
15:00 – 16:00

Energy Management II

  • Flicker: Rapid Prototyping for the Batteryless Internet-of-Thing
    Josiah Hester (Northwestern University) and Jacob Sorber (Clemson University)
  • Exploiting Multi-Cell Battery for Mobile Devices: Design, Management, and Performance
    Sungwoo Baek (Yonsei University, South Korea), Minyoung Go (Yonsei University, South Korea), Seokjun Lee (Yonsei University, South Korea) and Hojung Cha (Yonsei University, South Korea)
16:00 – 16:30
16:30 - 18:00

Panel: New Directions

  • The Future of Sensing is Batteryless, Intermittent, and Awesome
    Josiah Hester (Northwestern University) and Jacob Sorber (Clemson University)
  • Proof-Carrying Sensing: Towards a Real-World Authentication Scheme to Cyber- Physical-Human Systems
    Min Wu (UMD), Fernando M. Q. Pereira (UFMG), Jie Liu (MSR), Heitor Ramos (UFAL), Mario S. Alvim (UFMG) and Leonardo B. Oliveira (UFMG)
  • SWANS: Sensor Wireless Actuator Network in Space
    Sujay Narayana (TU Delft), R Venkatesha Prasad (TU Delft), Vijay Rao (TU Delft) and Chris Verhoeven (TU Delft)
  • Wireless Robotic Materials
    Nikolaus Correll (University of Colorado Boulder), Richard Han (University of Colorado Boulder), Kris Pister (University of California, Berkeley) and Prabal Dutta (University of California, Berkeley)
18:30 – 22:30
Social Event (Dinner @ Herberg de Mol)

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

9:00 – 10:30

Innovative Sensing

  • PhO2: Smartphone based Blood Oxygen Level Measurement Systems using Near-IR and RED Wave-guided Light
    Nam Bui (University of Colorado Boulder), Anh Nguyen (University of Colorado Boulder), Phuc Nguyen (University of Colorado Boulder), Hoang Truong (University of Colorado Boulder), Ashwin Ashok (Georgia State University), Thang Dinh (Virginia Commonwealth University), Robin Deterding (Children’s Hospital Colorado) and Tam Vu (University of Colorado Boulder)
  • Ultra-Low Power Gaze Tracking for Virtual Reality
    Tianxing Li (Dartmouth College), Qiang Liu (Dartmouth College) and Xia Zhou (Dartmouth College)
  • LuBan: Low-Cost and In-Situ Droplet Micro-Sensing for Inkjet 3D Printing Quality Assurance
    Aosen Wang (State University of New York at Buffalo), Tianjiao Wang (State University of New York at Buffalo), Chi Zhou (State University of New York at Buffalo) and Wenyao Xu (State University of New York at Buffalo)
10:30 – 11:00
11:00 – 12:30

Security and Privacy

  • Ditio: Trustworthy Auditing of Sensor Activities in Mobile & IoT Devices
    Saeed Mirzamohammadi (UC Irvine), Justin A. Chen (UC Irvine), Ardalan Amiri Sani (UC Irvine), Sharad Mehrotra (UC Irvine) and Gene Tsudik (UC Irvine)
  • Secure Sharing of Partial Homomorphic Encrypted IoT Data
    Hossein Shafagh (ETH Zurich), Anwar Hithnawi (ETH Zurich), Lukas Burkhalter (ETH Zurich), Pascal Fischli (ETH Zurich) and Simon Duquennoy (Inria and RISE SICS)
  • CamForensics: Understanding Visual Privacy Leaks in the Wild
    Animesh Srivastava (Duke University), Puneet Jain (Hewlett Packard Labs), Soteris Demetriou (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Landon Cox (Duke University) and Kyu-Han Kim (Hewlett Packard Labs)