MOSAIC Lab @ UMass

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MOSAIC

The Laboratory for Mobile Sensing and Ubiquitous Computing at UMass conducts research on a variety of sensor systems, networking and data analytics for health and behavior modeling. Our focus is on building scalable, energy-efficient sensor systems through the use of heterogeneous sensor modalities and platforms for solving real-world problems.

Projects

MechanoBeat: Monitoring Interactions with Everyday Objects using 3D Printed Harmonic Oscillators and Ultra-Wideband Radar

MechanoBeat

FluSense: A Contactless Syndromic Surveillance Platform for Influenza-Like Illness in Hospital Waiting Areas

FluSense

Phyjama: Physiological Sensing via Fiber-enhanced Pyjama

Phyjama

On-body Sensing of Cocaine Craving, Euphoria and Drug-seeking behavior using Cardiac and Respiratory Signals

Cocaine CrEDS

Unobtrusive Sensing of Upper Facial Action Units with EOG-based Eyewear

W!NCE

Low-power Sensing of Fatigue and Drowsiness on a Computational Eyeglass

iLid

Wrist-worn Backscatter Reader for interaction measurement

WearID

A new design paradigm for ultra-low power communication which combines active and passive radios

Morpho

Clothing sensor using only textile components and requires no discrete electronics

Smart Clothing

Recognizing pill intake gestures with inertial sensors on a smart watch to monitor medication adherence

USE-MI

News and Highlights

Prof. Rahman received a grant from Intel Pandemic Response Technology Initiative to work on COVID-19 resurgence modeling with contactless syndromic signal sensing from crowds at public spaces in Western MA.

Prof. Rahman received NSF Smart and Connected Society planning grant on “Extreme temperature and it’s impact on human physiology, psychology and our community-level behaviors” with colleagues at UMASS, ASU and NAIST (Japan). A UMass press release on the project.

Prof. Rahman spoke to the Public Television for Western New England (WGBY) about our FluSense project. Link .

FluSense received an almost world-wide press coverage. Techcrunch , UMass , Daily Mail (UK), Hindustan Times (India), Science Node, Digital Trends, Masslive, Photonics, ibitimes (Singapore). Full List

Paper accepted at UIST 2020

Md Farhan Tasnim Oshim, Julian Killingback, Dave Follette, Huaishu Peng, Tauhidur Rahman. 2020. MechanoBeat: Monitoring Interactions with Everyday Objects using 3D Printed Harmonic Oscillators and Ultra-Wideband Radar. UIST '20: The 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.1145/3379337.3415902

Paper accepted at Mobicom 2020

Mohammad Rostami, K. Sundaresan, E. Chai, S. Rangarajan, Deepak Ganesan. 2020. Redefining Passive in Backscattering with Commodity Devices. MobiCom '20: Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and NetworkingApril 2020 Article 3, 13 Pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3372224.3380880

Paper accepted at UbiComp 2020

Forsad Al Hossain, Andrew A. Lover, George A. Corey, Nicholas G. Reich, Tauhidur Rahman. 2020. FluSense: A Contactless Syndromic Surveillance Platform for Influenza-Like Illness in Hospital Waiting Areas. Proc. ACM Interact. Mob. Wearable Ubiquitous Technol. 4, 1, Article 1 (March 2020), 27 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3381014

NSF - An Embodied Intelligent Cognitive Assistant to Enhance Cognitive Performance of Shift Workers

This project develops a closed-loop embodied Intelligent Cognitive Assistant (e-ICA) to infer circadian rhythm, alertness, and stress levels and to provide personalized feedback to enhance users' cognitive ability and wellbeing in an unobtrusive and effortless manner. For details: https://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/article/umass-amherst-computer-scientists-1

Funding

Publications

2020


 

MechanoBeat: Monitoring Interactions with Everyday Objects using 3D Printed Harmonic Oscillators and Ultra-Wideband Radar

Md. Farhan Tasnim Oshim, Julian Killingback, Dave Follette, Huaishu Peng, Tauhidur Rahman
UIST '20: The 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology Proceedings
 

FluSense: A Contactless Syndromic Surveillance Platform for Influenza-Like Illness in Hospital Waiting Areas

Forsad Al Hossain, Andrew A. Lover, George A. Corey, Nicholas G. Reich, Tauhidur Rahman
Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT) (UbiComp '20)

2019


 

Phyjama: Physiological Sensing via Fiber-enhanced Pyjamas

Ali Kiaghadi, Seyedeh Zohreh Homayounfar, Jeremy Gummeson, Trisha Andrew, Deepak Ganesan
Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT) (UbiComp '19)
 

On-body Sensing of Cocaine Craving, Euphoria and Drug-Seeking Behavior Using Cardiac and Respiratory Signals

Bhanu Teja Gullapalli , Annamalai Natarajan, Gustavo A. Angarita, Robert T. Malison, Deepak Ganesan, Tauhidur Rahman
Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT) (UbiComp '19)
 

NOSE: A Novel Odor Sensing Engine for Ambient Monitoring of the Frying Cooking Method in Kitchen Environments

Pooya Khaloo , Brandon Oubre, Jeremy Yang, Tauhidur Rahman, Sunghoon Ivan Lee
Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT) (UbiComp '19)
 

Pedestrian Detection in Thermal Images using Saliency Maps

Debasmita Ghose, Shasvat Desai, Sneha Bhattacharya, Deep Chakraborty, Madalina Fiterau, Tauhidur Rahman
15th IEEE Workshop on Perception Beyond the Visible Spectrum (CVPR 2019 Workshop)
 

W!INCE: Unobtrusive Sensing of Upper Facial Action Units with EOG-based Eyewear

Soha Rostaminia, Alexander Lamson, Subhransu Maji, Tauhidur Rahman, Deepak Ganesan
Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT) (UbiComp '19)

2018


 

Polymorphic radios: a new design paradigm for ultra-low power communication

Mohammad Rostami, Jeremy Gummeson, Ali Kiaghadi, Deepak Ganesan
Proceedings of the 2018 Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM '18)

Team

Deepak Ganesan

Director

Tauhidur Rahman

Director

Ali Kiaghadi

PhD Student

Bhanu Teja Gullapalli

PhD Student

Forsad AL Hossain

PhD Student

Mohammad Rostami

PhD Student

Soha Rostaminia

PhD Student

Xingda Chen

PhD Student

Alexander Lamson

MS Student

Christopher Raff

MS Student

Julian Killingback

MS Student

Gregory Preston

Undergraduate Student