Selected Publications

  • MuteIt: Jaw Motion based Unvoiced Command Recognition using Earable
    ACM IMWUT/UbiComp 2022
    Tanmay Srivastava, Prerna Khanna, Shijia Pan, Phuc Nguyen, Shubham Jain

  • IoTree: A Battery-free Wearable System with Biocompatible Sensors for Continuous Tree Health Monitoring
    ACM MobiCom 2022
    Tuan Dang, Trung Tran, Khang Nguyen, Tien Pham, Nhat Pham, Tam Vu, Phuc Nguyen

  • PROS: an Efficient Pattern-Driven Operating System for Low-Power Healthcare Wearables
    ACM MobiCom 2022
    Nhat Pham, Hong Jia, Minh Tran, Tuan Dinh, Nam Bui, Young Kwon, Dong Ma, Phuc Nguyen, Cecilia Mascolo, Tam Vu

  • FinePose: Fine-Grained Postural Muscle Profiling via Haptic Vibration Signals
    ACM MobiSys-WearSys 2022
    Shubham Rohal, Shreya Shriram, Phuc Nguyen, Shijia Pan

  • Demo: Leveraging Earables for Unvoiced Command Recognition
    ACM MobiSys Demo 2022
    Tanmay Srivastava, Prerna Khanna, Shijia Pan, Phuc Nguyen, Shubham Jian

  • Sedentary Posture Muscle Monitoring via Active Vibratory Sensing
    IPSN Poster 2022
    Shreya Shriram, Shubham Rohal, Zhizhang Hu, Yue Zhang, Phuc Nguyen, Shijia Pan
    Best Poster Award.

  • TeethVib: Monitoring Teeth Functional Occlusion Through Retainer Vibration Sensing
    Shijia Pan, Dong Yoon Lee, Jun Ho Lee, Phuc Nguyen

  • FaceSense: Sensing Face Touch with an Ear-worn System
    UbiComp 2021
    Vimal Kakaraparthi, Qijia Shao, Charles J. Carver, Tien Pham, Nam Bui, Phuc Nguyen, Xia Zhou, Tam Vu

  • BioFace-3D: Continuous 3D Facial Rconstruction Through Lightweight Single-ear Biosensors
    ACM MobiCom 2021
    Yi Wu, Vimal Kakaraparthi, Zhuohang Li, Tien Pham, Jian Liu, Phuc Nguyen
    ACM SIGMOBILE Research Highlights Award.

  • JawSense: Recognizing Unvoiced Sound using a Low-cost Ear-worn System
    ACM Hotmobile 2021
    Prerna Khanna, Tanmay Srivastava, Shijia Pan, Shubham Jain, Phuc Nguyen

  • DroneScale: Drone Load Estimation Via Remote PassiveRF Sensing
    ACM SenSys 2020
    (44 out of 213 submissions, acceptance ratio: 20.6%).
    Phuc Nguyen, Vimal Kakaraparthi, Nam Bui, Nikshep Umamahesh, Nhat Pham, Hoang Truong, Yeswanth Guddeti, Dinesh Bharadia, Eric Frew, Richard Han, Dan Massey, Tam Vu

  • Opportunities in the Cross-Scale Collaborative Human Sensingof ‘Developing’ Device-Free and Wearable Systems
    ACM BuildSys - DFHS 2020
    Shijia Pan and Phuc Nguyen

  • Epileptic Seizure Detection and Experimental Treatment: A Review
    Frontiers in Neurology 2020
    Taeho Kim, Phuc Nguyen, Nhat Pham, Nam Bui, Hoang Truong, Sangtae Ha, and Tam Vu

  • Painometry: Wearable and Objective Quantification System for Acute Postoperative Pain
    ACM MobiSys 2020
    (34 out of 175 submissions, acceptance ratio: 19.4%).
    H. Truong, N. Bui, Z. Raghebi, M. Ceko, N. Pham, Phuc Nguyen, A. Nguyen, T. Kim, K. Siegfried, E. Stene, T. Tvrdy, L. Weinman, T. Payne, D. Burke, T. Dinh, S. D’Mello, F. Banaei-Kashani, T. Wager, P. Goldstein, and T. Vu

  • WAKE: A Behind-the-ear Wearable System for Microsleep Detection
    ACM MobiSys 2020
    (34 out of 175 submissions, acceptance ratio: 19.4%).
    N. Pham, T. Dinh, Z. Raghebi, T. Kim, N. Bui, Phuc Nguyen, H. Truong, F. Banaei-Kashani, A. Halbower, T. Dinh, and T. Vu

  • eBP: A Wearable System For Frequent and Comfortable Blood Pressure Monitoring From User’s Ear
    ACM MobiCom 2019
    (30 out of 186 submissions, acceptance rate: 16.1%).
    Nam Bui, Nhat Pham, J. J. Barnitz, Phuc Nguyen, Hoang Truong, Taeho Kim, Anh Nguyen, Zhanan Zou, Nicholas Farrow, Jianliang Xiao, Robin Deterding, Thang Dinh, Tam Vu

  • Smartphone-Based SpO2 Measurement by Exploiting Wavelengths Separation And Chromophore Compensation
    ACM TOSN 2019
    Nam Bui, Anh Nguyen, Phuc Nguyen, Hoang Truong, Ashwin Ashok, Thang Dinh, Robin Deterding and Tam Vu

  • Towards RF-based Localization of a Drone and Its Controller
    ACM DroNet 2019
    Phuc Nguyen, Taeho Kim, Jinpeng Miao, Daniel Hesselius, Erin Kenneally, Daniel Massey, Eric Frew, Richard Han and Tam Vu

  • CapBand: Battery-free Successive Capacitance Sensing Wristband for Hand Gesture Recognition
    ACM SenSys 2018
    (23 out of 147 submissions, acceptance ratio: 15.6%).
    Hoang Truong, Shuo Zhang, Ufuk Muncuk, Phuc Nguyen, Nam Bui, Anh Nguyen, Qin Lv, Kaushik Chowdhury, Thang Dinh, and Tam Vu
    Best Paper Award Runner up 2018.

  • Body-Guided Communications: A Low-power, Highly-Confined Primitive to Track and Secure Every Touch
    ACM MobiCom 2018
    (47 out of 187 submissions, acceptance ratio: 22.5%).
    Viet Nguyen, Mohamed Ibrahim, Hoang Truong, Phuc Nguyen, Richard Howard, Marco Gruteser and Tam Vu

  • TYTH-Typing On Your Teeth: Tongue-Teeth Localization for Human-Computer Interface
    ACM MobiSys 2018
    (37 out of 138 submissions, acceptance ratio: 26.8%).
    Phuc Nguyen, Nam Bui, Anh Nguyen, Hoang Truong, Abhijit Suresh, Matthew Whitlock, Duy Pham, Thang Dinh, and Tam Vu

  • Volumetric Reconstruction of Thermal-depth Fused 3D Models for Occluded Body Posture Estimation
    Smart Health Journal 2018
    Shane Transue, Phuc Nguyen, Tam Vu, Min-Hyung Choi

  • ParkSense: Automatic Parking Positioning by Leveraging In-Vehicle Magnetic Field Variation
    IEEE Access 2017
    Phuc Nguyen, Hieu Nguyen, Dong Nguyen, Thang N. Dinh, Hung M. La, and Tam Vu

  • Matthan: Drone Presence Detection by Identifying Physical Signatures in the Drone’s RF Communication
    ACM MobiSys 2017
    (34 out of 188 submissions, acceptance ratio: 18%).
    Phuc Nguyen, Hoang Truong, Mahesh Ravindranathan, Anh Nguyen, Richard Han, and Tam Vu
    ACM SIGMOBILE Research Highlights, 2017
    [PAPER] [DEMO]

  • PhO2: Optical 3D printed elements and NIR/R light extraction techniques for phone-base blood oxygen level measurement
    ACM SenSys 2017
    (26 out of 151 submissions, acceptance ratio: 17.2%)
    Nam Bui, Anh Nguyen, Phuc Nguyen, Hoang Truong, Ashwin Ashok, Thang Dinh, Robin Deterding and Tam Vu
    Best Paper Award Nominee 2017; 2nd Prize ACM MobiCom 2017 App Contest.
    [PAPER] [DEMO]

  • Photometry based Blood Oxygen Estimation through Smartphone Cameras
    ACM MobiCom 2017 - S3 Workshop
    Nam Bui, Anh Nguyen, Phuc Nguyen, Hoang Truong, Ashwin Ashok, Thang Dinh, Robin Deterding and Tam Vu
    Best Paper Award, 2017

  • Capacitive sensing 3D-printed Wristband for Enriched Hand Gesture Recognition
    ACM MobiSys-WearSys 2017
    Hoang Truong, Phuc Nguyen, Anh Nguyen, Nam Bui and Tam Vu
    Best Senior Design Project in College of Engineering in 2016.
    Thank Sean Kuhlman, Cory Coellen, Michael Hunsinger, and Raphael O'Flynn!

  • Thermal-Depth Fusion for Occluded Body Skeletal Posture Estimation
    Shane Transue, Phuc Nguyen, Tam Vu and Min-Hyung Choi

  • Battery-Free Identification Token for Touch Sensing Devices
    ACM SenSys 2016
    (21 out of 119 submissions, acceptance ratio: 17.6%).
    Phuc Nguyen, Ufuk Muncuk, Ashwin Ashok, Kaushik R Chowdhury, Marco Gruteser and Tam Vu
    Best CS Senior Design Project in 2017.
    Thank Ed Salisbury, Lily Dam, Bradley Dufresne, and team!
    [PAPER], [DEMO]

  • WikiSpiro: Non-contact Respiration Volume Monitoring during Sleep
    ACM MobiCom-S3 2016 - The ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking.
    Wireless of the Students, by the Students, and for the Students Workshop, NewYork, USA, October 2016.

    Phuc Nguyen, Shane Transue, Ann Halbower, Min-Hyung Choi, and Tam Vu
    Best Paper Award, 2016

  • Continuous and Fine-grained Breathing Volume Monitoring from Afar Using Wireless Signals
    (300 out of 1644 submissions, acceptance ratio: 18.25%).
    Phuc Nguyen, Xinyu Zhang, Ann Halbower, and Tam Vu
    ACM MobiCom - S3 Best Paper Award, 2016
    , [DEMO]

  • Investigating Cost-effective RF-based Detection of Drones
    ACM MobiSys - DroNet 2016
    Phuc Nguyen, Mahesh Ravindranathan, Anh Nguyen, Richard Han and Tam Vu

  • Real-time Tidal Volume Estimation using Iso-surface Reconstruction
    Shane Transue, Phuc Nguyen, Tam Vu and Min-Hyung Choi
    [PAPER], [DEMO]