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2016

2015

  • Nov 2015: NSF Grant on Improving Privacy in Smart Homes and Buildings
  • Nov 2015: Two papers accepted to ICPE
  • Oct 2015: Stephen and Srini's Solartopia project wins the UMass Hackathon
  • Sep 2015: NSF grant on creating utility-driven smart energy driven services announced
  • Sep 2015: Lucas joined as a M.S/ Ph.D Student.
  • Mar 2015: Video BenchLab 3.0 released
  • Mar 2015: HPDC paper accepted
  • Feb 2015: Eurosys paper accepted
  • Jan 2015: LASS research was featured in ResearchNext

2014

  • Nov: Two papers selected as top three papers in Buildsys
  • Jul: Benoy Varghese joins as a visiting researcher from NICTA
  • Aug: Patrick joined as a BayState scholar

2013

  • June: Keynote talk at ACM GreenMetrics
  • June 5: Program chair for ACM Buildsys 2013 and ACM e-Energy 2014.
  • June 1: mBenchLab gets Best paper award at ACM/IEEE IWQOS
  • May 30: Best paper runner-up at ACM e-Energy 2013
  • April 21: Keynote talk at ACM ICPE
  • April: R. Singh to join IBM Watson
  • April: 4.5M award from MLSC for MGHPCC life sciences cluster
  • Jan 20: Lab alums Tim Wood and David Irwin get NSF Career awards;

2012

  • Dec 5, 2012: Yank paper accepted at NSDI;
  • Nov 27, 2012: Selected as IEEE fellow
  • Oct 2012: MRI MGHPCC Cluster awarded;
  • 5/12: D. Irwin to join UMass ECE as Asst Professor;
  • 4/12: U. Sharma to join IBM Watson
  • 4/12: SmartCap paper presented in Percom Best papers session.
  • 1/12: Comsnets paper makes best paper.
  • 1/12: GreenNet paper wins best paper.

2011

  • 2/11: 3LM, company co-founded by Lass alum Gaurav Mathur acquired by Motorola. (Read more)
  • 2/11: Upendra Sharma awarded a prestigious IBM Fellowship.
  • 2/11: Papers accepted at Eurosys, ASPLOS, Sigmod and VLDB
  • 1/11: Industry grants from IBM and NEC. Thank you to our sponsors.

2010

  • 12/10: Papers accepted at ACM MMSys, VEE, Infocom

2009

  • 10/09: Prashant Shenoy named Distinguished member of the ACM
  • 10/09: GENI grant on cloud control
  • 6/09: Prashant Shenoy promoted to Full Professor
  • 1/1/09: Papers accepted at INFOCOM, VEE, ICDE, and EWSN.

2008

  • 10/15/08: GENI grant for Sensor Virtualization awarded.
  • 10/1/08: Peter Desnoyers wins department's Yahoo Outstanding Thesis Award and nominated for ACM Dissertation Award.
  • 9/1/08: Peter Desnoyers joins Northeastern University as Assistant Professor.
  • 8/1/08: Emmanuel Cecchet joins LASS as Senior Research Fellow.
  • 2/1/08: Aditya Nemmaluri defends MS thesis and joins Cisco.
  • 2/1/08: Rick Cocci defends MS thesis and joins State Street.

2007

  • 9/14/07: Peter Desnoyers defends Ph.D thesis and joins VMware.

2006

  • 10/6/06: Puru Kulkarni defends Ph.D thesis. To join IIT Bombay as Assistant Professor
  • 9/1/06: Ferret RFID paper featured in the news.
  • 8/28/06: Xiaotao Liu defends Ph.D thesis; joins EMC as Senior Research Scientist.
  • 8/1/06: Li Huan defends PhD thesis; to join Beihang University, Beijing as Associate Professor.
  • 6/29/06: Capsule paper to appear at Sensys'06.
  • 6/8/06: Ferret RFID paper to appear at Ubicomp.
  • 6/2/06: Puru Kulkarni to join IIT Bombay as Asst. Professor, Xiaotao Liu to join EMC Advanced Technology Labs as Sr. Research Scientist.
  • 1/15/06: Deepak Ganesan receives NSF Career award.

2005

  • 11/9/05: Xiaotao Liu receives Best Paper award at ACM Multimedia 2005. SensEye paper is a Best Student Paper Finalist.
  • 10/17/05: Vijay Sundaram defends his Ph.D. thesis. Will join Microsoft.
  • 9/1/05: Two papers nominated for awards. Puru Kulkarni's SensEye paper nominated for Best Student paper at ACM Multimedia. Xiaotao Liu's SEVA paper nominated for Best Paper at the conference.
  • 8/15/05: Abhishek Chandra's Ph.D. thesis nominated for the ACM Best Dissertation Award by the department.
  • 8/9/05: Bhuvan Urgaonkar defends his Ph.D. thesis.
  • 6/16/05: Bhuvan gets Best Student paper award at Autonomic Computing conference
  • 5/15/05: Bhuvan Urgaonkar to join Penn State as Assistant Professor
  • 4/15/05: Sensor group web site goes online
  • 1/22/05: Arun Venkataramani joins as Assistant Professor

2004

  • 10/6/04: The UMass Trace Repository goes online.
  • 10/4/04: Abhishek Chandra joins Univ of Minnesota as Asst. Professor
  • 9/20/04: Abhishek Chandra successfully defends his Ph.D thesis
  • 9/1/04: Deepak Ganesan joins as Assistant Professor
  • 8/6/04: Prashant Shenoy promoted to Associated Professor

LASS publications and accomplishments have been featured in the following news articles.