Shahriar Nirjon

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Email: nirjon@cs,unc,edu


2017


  • SoundSifter: Mitigating Overhearing of Continuous Listening Devices
    Tamzeed Islam, Bashima Islam, and Shahriar Nirjon. In Proc. of 15th ACM International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys '17), 12 pg, Niagara Falls, NY, June 2017. [pdf]
  • ImageBeacon: Broadcasting Color Images over Connectionless Bluetooth LE Packets.
    Chong Shao and Shahriar Nirjon. In Proc. of 2nd IEEE International Conference on Internet-of-Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI '17), 12 pg, Pittsburg, PA, April 2017. [pdf]
  • SeamBlue: Seamless Bluetooth Low Energy Connection Migration for Unmodified IoT Devices.
    Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shagufta Mehnaz, Shahriar Nirjon, and Elisa Bertino. In Proc. of the International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN '17), 12 pg, Uppsala, Sweden, February 2017. (BEST PAPER NOMINEE) [pdf]
  • Preventive Maintenance of Centralized HVAC Systems: Use of Acoustic Sensors, Feature Extraction, and Unsupervised Learning
    Ravi Srinivasan, Md Tamzeed Islam, Bashima Islam, Zeyu Wang, Tamim Sookoor, Omprakash Gnawali, Shahriar Nirjon. In Proc. of Building Simulation, 6 pg, San Francisco, CA, August 2017. [pdf]
  • (Workshop) Distributed Adaptive Model Predictive Control of a Cluster of Autonomous and Context-Sensitive Body Cameras.
    Shiwei Fang, Ketan Patel, and Shahriar Nirjon. In Proc. of 3rd ACM Workshop on Wearable Systems (WearSys '17), 6 pg, Niagara Falls, NY, June 2017. [pdf]
  • (Demo) Image Storage and Broadcast via Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons
    Chong Shao and Shahriar Nirjon. In Proc. of 2nd IEEE International Conference on Internet-of-Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI 2017), 2 pg, Pittsburg, PA, April 2017. [pdf]
  • (Short Paper) Characterizing Road Segments Using Compass Sensors to Predict Approaching Bus Stops.
    Danila Chenchik, Jia Chen, Stephen Yan, and Shahriar Nirjon. First International Workshop on Mobile and Pervasive Internet of Things (PerIoT '17), Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, March 2017. [pdf]
  • (Poster) Seamless and Secure Bluetooth LE Connection Migration.
    Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shagufta Mehnaz, Shahriar Nirjon, and Elisa Bertino. ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy (CODASPY '17), Arizona, March 2017. [pdf]

2016


  • AsthmaGuide: An Asthma Monitoring and Advice Ecosystem.
    Ho-Kyeong Ra, Asif Salekin, Hee Jung Yoon, Jeremy Kim, Shahriar Nirjon, David J. Stone, Sujeong Kim, Jong Myung Lee, Sang Hyuk Son, and John Stankovic. In Proc. of the Annual Wireless Health Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (WH '16), 8 pg, Bethesda, MD, October 2016. [pdf]
  • Years-Long Binary Image Broadcast using Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons
    Chong Shao, Shahriar Nirjon, and Jan-Michael Frahm. In Proc. of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS '16), 8 pg, Washington DC, May 2016. [pdf]
  • (Demo) SEUS - A Wearable Multi-Channel Acoustic Headset Platform to Improve Pedestrian Safety.
    Rishikanth Chandrasekaran, Daniel de Godoy, Stephen Xia, Md Tamzeed Islam, Bashima Islam, Shahriar Nirjon, Peter Kinget, and Xiaofan Jiang. In Proc of the 14th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys '16), Stanford, CA, November 2016. (BEST DEMO RUNNER UP)
  • (Poster) Sensemo: An Emotion Sensing System using Physiological Cues
    Karan Joshi, Shan Lin, Shahriar Nirjon, and Hao Tsung Yang. In Proc. of the 17th International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Application (HotMobile '16), 2 pg, St. Augustine, FL, February 2016.

2015


  • TypingRing: A Wearable Ring Platform for Text Input.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Jeremy Gummeson, Dan Gelb, and Kyu-Han Kim. In Proc. Of the 13th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MOBISYS '15),14 pages, Florence, Italy, 2015. [pdf]
  • (Short Paper) Defense Against Unintended Acoustic Sensing.
    Shahriar Nirjon. In the 9th Layered Assurance Workshop (LAW '15) affiliated with Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC '15), 1 pg, Los Angeles, CA, December 2015.

2014


  • MultiNets: A System for Real-Time Switching between Multiple Network Interfaces on Mobile Devices.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Angela Nicoara, Cheng-Hsin Hsu, Jatinder Singh, and John Stankovic. ACM Transaction on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS), Vol. 13, No. 4s, Art. 121, 25 pages, April 2014. [pdf]
  • MOBI-COG: A Mobile Application for Instant Screening of Dementia Using the Mini-Cog Test.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Ifat Afrin Emi, Md Abu Sayeed Mondol, Asif Salekin, and John A. Stankovic. In Wireless Health 2014, 8 pages, Bethesda, MD, 2014. [pdf]
  • COIN-GPS: Indoor Localization from Direct GPS Receiving.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Jie Liu, Bodhi Priyantha, Gerald Dejean, Yuzhe Jin, and Ted Hart. In Proc. of the 12th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys '14), 14 pages, Bretton Woods, NH, 2014. (BEST PAPER AWARD) [pdf]
  • Kintense: A Robust, Accurate, Real-Time and Evolving System for Detecting Aggressive Actions from Streaming 3D Skeleton Data.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Chris Greenwood, Carlos Torres, Stefanie Zhou, John A. Stankovic, Hee Jung Yoon, Ho-Kyeong Ra, Can Basaran, Taejoon Park, and Sang H. Son. In Proc. of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom '14), 9 pages, Budapest, 2014. [pdf]
  • Kinspace: Passive Obstacle Detection via Kinect.
    Chris Greenwood, Shahriar Nirjon, John Stankovic, Ho-Kyeong Ra, Hee Jung Yoon, and Sang Son. In Proc. of the 11th European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN '14), 16 pages, Oxford, UK, 2014. [pdf]
  • RESONATE: Improving Speech Classification in Home Environments Using Reverberant Environment Simulation.
    Robert F. Dickerson, Enamul Hoque, Philip Asare, Shahriar Nirjon, and John A. Stankovic. In Proc. of the 13th Sensor Networks (IPSN '14), 12 pages, Berlin, Germany, 2014.

2013


  • Auditeur: A Mobile-Cloud Service Platform for Acoustic Event Detection on Smartphones.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Robert Dickerson, Philip Asare, Qiang Li, Dezhi Hong, John Stankovic, Pan Hu, Guobin Shen, and Xiaofan Jiang. In Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys '13), 14 pages, Taipei, Taiwan, 2013. [pdf]
  • (Short Paper) sMFCC: Exploiting Sparseness in Speech for Fast Acoustic Feature Extraction on Mobile Devices - a Feasibility Study.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Robert Dickerson, John Stankovic, Guobin Shen, and Xiaofan Jiang. In Proc. of the 14th Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile '13), 6 pages, Jekyll Island, GA, 2013. [pdf]
  • (Poster) High-Sensitivity Cloud-Offloaded Instant GPS for Indoor Environments.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Jie Liu, Bodhi Priyantha, and Gerald DeJean. In Proc. of SenSys, Rome, Italy, 2013.
  • (Poster) Mobile-Cloud Service for Physiological Anomaly Detection on Smartphones.
    Dezhi Hong, Shahriar Nirjon, John Stankovic, David Stone, and Guobin Shen. In Proc. of IPSN, Philadelphia, PA, 2013.
  • (Demo) Kintense: A Robust, Accurate, Real-Time and Evolving System for Detecting Aggressive Actions from Streaming 3D Skeleton Data.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Chris Greenwood, Carlos Torres, Stefanie Zhou, John A. Stankovic, Hee Jung Yoon, Ho-Kyeong Ra, Can Basaran, Taejoon Park, and Sang H. Son. In Proc. of SenSys, Rome, Italy, 2013.

2012


  • MusicalHeart: A Hearty Way of Listening to Music.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Robert Dickerson, Qiang Li, Philip Asare, John Stankovic, Dezhi Hong, Ben Zhang, Guobin Shen, Xiaofan Jiang, and Feng Zhao. In Proc. of the 10th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys '12), 14 pages, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2012. [pdf]
  • Kinsight: Localizing and Tracking Household Objects using Depth-Camera Sensors.
    Shahriar Nirjon, and John Stankovic. In Proc. of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS '12), 8 pages, Hangzhou, China, 2012. [pdf]
  • MultiNets: Policy Oriented Real-Time Switching of Wireless Interfaces on Mobile Devices.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Angela Nicoara, Cheng-Hsin Hsu, Jatinder Singh, and John Stankovic. In Proc. of the 18th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS '12), 10 pages, Beijing, China, 2012. (BEST PAPER AWARD) [pdf]
  • (Demo) SEPTIMU^2 - Earphones for Continuous and Non-intrusive Physiological and Environmental Monitoring.
    Pan Hu, Guobin Shen, Xiaofan Jiang, Shao-fu Shih, Donghuan Lu, Feng Zhao, Dezhi Hong, Qiang Li, Shahriar Nirjon, Robert Dickerson, and John Stankovic. In Proc. of 10th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys '12), Toronto, Canada.
  • (Demo) SEPTIMU - Continuous In-situ Human Wellness Monitoring and Feedback using Sensors Embedded in Earphones.
    Dezhi Hong, Ben Zhang, Qiang Li, Shahriar Nirjon, Robert Dickerson, Guobin Shen, Xiaofan Jiang, and John Stankovic. In Proc. of 11th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN'12), Beijing, China.

2010


  • IAA: Interference Aware Anticipatory Algorithm for Scheduling and Routing Periodic Real-time Streams in WSN.
    Shahriar Nirjon, John Stankovic, and Kamin Whitehouse. In Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Networked Sensing System (INSS '10), 8 pages, Kassel, Germany, 2010. [pdf]
  • Addressing Burstiness for Reliable Communication and Latency Bound Generation in WSN.
    Sirajum Munir, Shan Lin, Enamul Hoque, Shahriar Nirjon, John Stankovic, and Kamin Whitehouse. In Proc. of Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN '10), 12 pages, Sweden, 2010. [pdf]

2009


  • (Poster) Heuristics for Scheduling Periodic Real-Time Streams in WSN.
    Shahriar Nirjon, John Stankovic, and Kamin Whitehouse. In Proc. of 7th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys'09), Berkeley, CA, November 2009.

2008


  • Bagging and Boosting Negatively Correlated Neural Networks.
    Md. Monirul Islam, Xin Yao, Shahriar Nirjon, Muhammad Asiful Islam, and Kazuyuki Murase. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernatics-Part B: Cybernatics, Vol. 38, No. 3, 15 pages, June 2008. [pdf]

2006


  • Creating Diverse Ensemble by Data Feeding Approach.
    Shahriar Nirjon, Muhammad Asiful Islam, and Sarkar Tanzir Ahmed. In Proc. of International Conference of Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT '06), Dhaka, 2006.

Typical Deadlines


◾ Dec 15-ICDCS
◾ Dec 10-MOBISYS
◾ Oct 20-WWW
◾ Oct 15-RTAS
◾ Oct 15-IPSN
◾ Oct 15-ICCPS
◾ Oct 10-HOT-MOBILE
◾ Sep 20-EWSN
◾ Sep 15-NSDI
◾ Sep 15-PERCOM
◾ Jul 20-INFOCOM
◾ Jul 15-RTNS
◾ Jun 20-BUILDSYS
◾ Jun 15-HOT-WIRELESS
◾ Jun 10-CONEXT
◾ May 30-WIRELESS-HEALTH
◾ May 05-RTSS
◾ Apr 05-SENSYS
◾ Apr 01-UBICOMP
◾ Apr 01-EMSOFT
◾ Feb 10-DCOSS
◾ Jan 20-SIGCOMM