Contact Info:

Pei Zhang
Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley
Building 23
Moffett Field, CA 94035
(609) 356 - 2525



Pei Zhang

Electrical and Computer Engineering
23 Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley

Unfortunatly I haven't kept this website up to date. So please refer to my CV for relatively updated information.

CV_peizhang updated 02/21/2012

Recent Awards:

Career Award: SensorFly: Minimalistic Dynamic Sensing and Organization in Groups of Semi-Controllable Mobile Sensing Devices (National Science Foundation)

Best Demo Award, 13th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP’11).

Best Demo Award, The Seventh ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (Sensys’09).

Recent Publicaitions:

Pei Zhang, “SensorFly: A Minimalistic Approach for Situational Awareness in an Emergency”, Awareness Magazine, 2012.

Zheng Sun, Aveek Purohit, Shijia Pan, Frank Mokaya, Raja Bose, and Pei Zhang, “Polaris: Getting Accurate Indoor Orientations for Mobile Devices Using Ubiquitous Visual Patterns on Ceilings”. (HotMobile 2012), February 2012.

Zheng Sun, Aveek Purohit, Kaifei Chen, Shijia Pan, Trevor Pering, and Pei Zhang: PANDAA: Physical Arrangement Detection of Networked Devices through Ambient-Sound Awareness. 13th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP 2011), September 2011.

Pei Zhang, and Aveek Purohit: The Cloud Meets the Crowd: Framework for Distributed
Cloud Sensing. Mobile Sensing: Challenges, Opportunities and Future Directions September 2011.

Frank Mokaya, Eric Chen, Ian Zhang, Pei Zhang, “A Communication Framework For Enabling Control of Groups of Resource Constrained Robots”, NASA Conference on Space Mission Challenges in Information Technology (SMC-IT), August 2011

Zheng Sun, Aveek Purohit, Philippe DeWagter, Irina Brinster, Chorom Hamm, and Pei Zhang, “(Demo abstract) PANDAA: A Physical Arrangement Detection Technique for Networked Devices through Ambient-Sound Awareness”. In the conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM) 2011, Toronto, ON, Canada, August 2011.

Aveek Purohit and Pei Zhang, Controlled-Mobile Sensing Simulator for Indoor Fire Monitoring. In the First IEEE Workshop on Design, Modeling and Evaluation of Cyber Physical Systems (CyPhy’11), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2011.

Zheng Sun, Aveek Purohit, Kathleen Yang, Neha Pattan, Dan Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic, Ian Lane, and Pei Zhang. “CoughLoc: Location-Aware Indoor Acoustic Sensing for Non-Intrusive Cough Detection”. In the International Workshop on Emerging Mobile Sensing Technologies, Systems, and Applications. Mobisense 2011 in conjunction with Pervasive, San Francisco, CA, June 2011.

Aveek Purohit, Zheng Sun, Frank Mokaya, Pei Zhang, SensorFly: Controlled-mobile Sensing Platform for Indoor Emergency Response Applications. 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), April 2011.