Oct 2017
New paper on power system vulnerability analysis “Power Grid AC-based State Estimation: Vulnerability Analysis Against Cyber Attacks”.

Oct 2017
Organization of the upcoming panel session “From clean energy research into innovation” at Applied Energy Symposium and Forum (REM2017).

Oct 2017
Berkeley Engineer magzine featured an article “Brains for buildings, packaged in a smart briefcase” on our Building-in-Briefcase sensor platform.

Sep 2017
Three papers “Distributed energy resource integration by dispatch and retail optimization”, “WinIPS: An WiFi-based non-intrusive indoor positioning system enabling online radio map construction” and “Review of microgrid development in the United States and China and lessons learned for China” accepted in IEEE PES ISGT-Asia (2017), IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and Applied Energy Symposium and Forum (REM2017).

Aug 2017
Two papers “A semidefinite programming relaxation under false data injection attacks against power grid AC state estimation” and “Indoor environmental quality monitoring by autonomous mobile sensing” accepted in Allerton (2017) and ACM BuildSys (2017).

Aug 2017
Oral presentation of paper Inverse reinforcement learning via deep Gaussian Process at UAI 2017 (slides and a blog from Daniel Seita), Sydney, Australia.

June 2017
IEEE Spectrum featured an article What Does Your Smart Meter Know About You? on my recent work Virtual occupancy sensing: Using smart meters to indicate your presence

June 2017 featured an article CO2 Sensor Occupancy Detection on my work Sensing by proxy: Occupancy detection based on indoor CO2 concentration (best paper award)

June 2017
Paper “Inverse reinforcement learning via deep Gaussian Process” (paper | code | supplementary) accepted for oral presentation in UAI 2017, Sydney, Australia.

June 2017
Our proposal for “Social Game for Smart Building Energy Efficiency” accepted (Total&#58 $14,000, duration 1 year, with Ioannis Konstantakopoulos)!

May 2017
Three papers “Microgrid to enable optimal distributed energy retail and end-user demand response”, “A Robust Utility Learning Framework via Inverse Optimization”, and “Measuring fine-grained Metro interchange time via smartphones” accepted in Applied Energy, TCST, and Transportation Research Part C.

May 2017
Talk at ACC, Seattle, on Leveraging correlations in utility learning (slides)

Mar 2017
Paper Virtual occupancy sensing: Using smart meters to indicate your presence accepted in TMC.

Dec 2016
My proposal for Energy Utopia is awarded with the Student Technology Fund of $3000.

Nov 2016
Our paper “MetroEye&#58 Towards a fine-grained passenger tracking under the ground” won the Best Paper Runner-up Award at MobiQuitous 2016 (paper | poster)

Nov 2016
We have organized the first international workshop on smart building collocated with IEEE SmartGridComm in November, Sydney! (slides for keynotes are now available HERE).

Aug 2015
I’m excited to lead the discussion in the EE core course at Berkeley, EE 120&#58 Signals and Systems with Prof. Ron Fearing. If you are taking my discussions, feel free to leave your feedback! Go bears!

Feb 2016
I’m teaching the innovation course at Berkeley, EE 16B&#58 Designing Information Devices and Systems II as a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI), together with Prof. Anant Sahai and Prof. Michel Maharbiz.

Sept 2015
We are awarded with the Best Paper Award for the paper “Sensing by Proxy” (paper | poster). News covered by SinBerBEST, homepage of EECS, UC Berkeley, and News Letter of CITRIS.

July 2014
Our paper “SoundLoc&#58 Accurate room-level indoor localization using acoustic signatures”(joint work with Ruoxi Jia and Prof. Costas Spanos) has been featured in MIT Technology Review&#58 An Indoor Positioning System Based On Echolocation.