Publications

(2019). A Path Forward for Smart Cities and IoT Devices. IEEE Internet of Things Magazine.

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(2019). Neural Variational Identification and Filtering for Stochastic Non-Linear Dynamical Systems With Application To Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).

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(2019). OccuTherm: Occupant Thermal Comfort Inference Using Body Shape Information. Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation.

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(2019). Gnu-RL: A Precocial Reinforcement Learning Solution for Building HVAC Control Using a Differentiable MPC Policy. Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation.

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(2019). Fine-Grained Recognition of Activities of Daily Living Through Structural Vibration and Electrical Sensing. Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation.

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(2019). Electricity Consumption Data Sets: Pitfalls and Opportunities. Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation.

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(2019). Detecting anomalies in longitudinal elevation of track geometry using train dynamic responses via a variational autoencoder. Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2019.

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(2018). VI-based Appliance Classification Using Aggregated Power Consumption Data. Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP), 2018 IEEE International Conference on.

(2018). Variational BOLT: Approximate Learning in Factorial Hidden Markov Models With Application to Energy Disaggregation. AAAI’18: Proceedings of the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

(2018). FactorNet: Learning to Factorize Intractable and Multi-Modal Posterior Distributions for Energy Disaggregation. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring.

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(2018). Data-Driven Operation of Building Systems: Present Challenges and Future Prospects. Intelligent Computing in Engineering and Architecture.

(2017). Handling imbalance in an extended PLAID. SustainIT 2017, the 5th IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability.

(2017). Predicting Leaks in Natural Gas Distribution Networks Using Generalized Linear Models. ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering 2017.

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(2017). Poster: COD: A Dataset of Commercial Building Occupancy Traces. Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments.

(2017). Forecasting Airport Building Electricity Demand Based on Flight Schedule Information for Demand Response Applications. Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers.

(2017). Demo: Design and Implementation of a Low-cost Arduino-based High-Frequency AC Waveform Meter Board for the Raspberry Pi. Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments.

(2016). Electric load prediction baseline for airport buildings: A case study. Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress.

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(2016). The Nerual Energy Decoder: Energy Disaggregation by Combining Binary Subcomponents. 3rd International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring.

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(2016). Efficient Inference in Dual-emission FHMM for Energy Disaggregation. Workshops at the Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

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(2016). Ultrasonic guided wave detection of scatterers on large clad steel plates. Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2016.

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(2016). Optimal Sensor Placement for Urban Heat Risk Response. 13th International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM 13). Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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(2016). BOLT: Energy Disaggregation by Online Binary Matrix Factorization of Current Waveforms. Proceedings of the 3rd ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments.

(2015). Virtual metering of electrical appliances through analysis of data from contactless sensing. 2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP).

(2015). Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring: A Power Consumption Based Relaxation. 2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP).

(2015). A feasibility study of automated plug-load identification from high-frequency measurements. 2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP).

(2015). Temperature variation effects on sparse representation of guided-waves for damage diagnosis in pipelines. Structural Health Monitoring and Inspection of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure 2015.

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(2015). Nonlinear feature extraction methods for removing temperature effects in multi-mode guided-waves in pipes. Structural Health Monitoring and Inspection of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure 2015.

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(2015). Effects of damage location and size on sparse representation of guided-waves for damage diagnosis of pipelines under varying temperature. Structural Health Monitoring and Inspection of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure 2015.

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(2014). Unsupervised Clustering of Residential Electricity Consumption Measurements for Facilitated User-Centric Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE).

(2014). Modeling Thermostatically Controlled Loads to Engage Households in the Smart Grid: Lessons Learned from Residential Refrigeration Units. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE).

(2014). Lessons Learned from Monitoring Electricity Consumption in a Research Lab Through a Capstone Project Course. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE).

(2014). Investigation on the effects of environmental and operational conditions (EOC) on diffuse-field ultrasonic guided-waves in pipes. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE).

(2014). Information Exchange Requirements to Support Commissioning of HVAC and Building Envelope Components During an Energy Retrofit Project - A Comparative Case Study. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE).

(2014). Exploratory Study Towards Streamlining the Identification of Sensor Locations Within a Facility. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE).

(2014). Anomaly Detection on Piezometer Data Collected from Embankment Dams Using Physical Model-Based Simulation. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE).

(2014). Unsupervised approximate power trace decomposition algorithm. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring.

(2014). Toward characterizing the effects of environmental and operational conditions on diffuse-field ultrasonic guided-waves in pipes. Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2014.

(2014). SURF and SURF-PI: a file format and API for non-intrusive load monitoring public datasets. Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Future energy systems.

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(2014). PLAID: a public dataset of high-resoultion electrical appliance measurements for load identification research: demo abstract. Proceedings of the 1st ACM Conference on Embedded Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings.

(2014). Mortar.io: a concrete building automation system: demo abstract. Proceedings of the 1st ACM Conference on Embedded Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings.

(2014). Comparison of linear correlation and a statistical dependency measure for inferring spatial relation of temperature sensors in buildings. Proceedings of the 1st ACM Conference on Embedded Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings.

(2014). A robust baseline removal method for guided wave damage localization. SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring.

(2013). Identifying Pipe Degradation In a Highly Dynamic Environment Using Singular Value Decomposition. Proceedings of the Ninth International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring.

(2013). A Moving Horizon State Estimator in the Control of Thermostatically Controlled Loads for Demand Response. Proceedings of the IEEE 4th International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm).

(2013). Towards Dam Information Modeling: Best Practices Learned From the AEC/FM Domain. Proceedings of the 2013 International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD).

(2013). Novel Techniques For ON and OFF states detection of appliances for Power Estimation in Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring. Proceedings of the The 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC).

(2013). Towards Passive Training for Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring. Proceedings of the 2013 International EG-ICE Workshop on Intelligent Computing.

(2013). Towards automatic classification of appliances: Tackling cross talk in EMF sensors using blind source separation techniques. Proceedings of the 2013 International EG-ICE Workshop on Intelligent Computing.

(2013). Demand Response in Buildings: Engaging Thermostatically Controlled Loads in the Power Grid. Proceedings of the 2013 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering.

(2013). Ultrasonic Monitoring of a Pressurized Pipe in Operation. Proceedings of the 2013 ASCE Structures Congress.

(2013). Demo Abstract: A Magnetic Field-based Appliance Metering System. Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks.

(2013). A Magnetic Field-based Appliance Metering System. Proceedings fo the ACM/IEEE 4th International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems.

(2013). Exploring Sequential and Association Rule Mining for Pattern-based Energy Demand Characterization. Proceedings of the 5th ACM Workshop on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Buildings.

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(2012). Using Smart Devices for System-level Management and Control in the Smart Grid: A Reinforcement Learning Framework. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm).

(2012). Event Detection for Non Intrusive Load Monitoring. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON).

(2012). BLUED: A Fully Labeled Public Dataset for Event-Based Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Research. Proceedings of the 2nd KDD Workshop on Data Mining Applications in Sustainability (SustKDD).

(2012). Requirements for A Formal Approach to Represent Information Exchange Requirements of a Self-managing Framework for HVAC Systems. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering.

(2012). A study on the feasibility of automated data labeling and training using an EMF sensor in NILM platforms. Proceedings of the 2012 International EG-ICE Workshop on Intelligent Computing.

(2012). The Design of a Hardware-software Platform for Long-term Energy Eco-feedback Research. Proceedings of the 4th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (EICS).

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(2012). How Many Appliances does it take to…?. 1st International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring.

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(2012). Exploration and Comparison of Approaches for Integrating Heterogeneous Information Sources to Support Performance Analysis of HVAC Systems. ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering.

(2012). An Integrated Performance Analysis Framework for HVAC Systems Using Heterogeneous Data Models and Building Automation Systems. Proceedings of the 4th ACM Workshop on Embedded Systems for Energy-Efficiency in Building.

(2011). Embedded Commissioning of Building Systems.

(2011). Unsupervised disaggregation of appliances using aggregated consumption data. The 1st KDD Workshop on Data Mining Applications in Sustainability (SustKDD).

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(2011). Deploying and evaluating the effectiveness of energy eco-feedback through a low-cost NILM solution. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Persuasive Technology.

(2011). Robust adaptive event detection in non-intrusive load monitoring for energy aware smart facilities. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).

(2011). User-centered Non-Intrusive Electricity Load Monitoring for Residential Buildings. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering.

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(2011). Requirements for an Integrated Framework of Self-Managing HVAC Systems. ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering.

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(2011). Poster Abstract: Appliance Classification and Energy Management Using Multi-Modal Sensing. Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Workshop on Embedded Sensing Systems for Energy-Efficiency in Building.

(2011). A time-frequency approach for event detection in non-intrusive load monitoring. Proceedings of the Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition XX.

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(2010). Building Commissioning as an Opportunity for Training Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Algorithms. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC).

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(2010). Leveraging Data From Environmental Sensors to Enhance Electrical Load Disaggregation Algorithms. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering.

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(2010). SINAIS: home consumption package: a low-cost eco-feedback energy-monitoring research platform. Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems.

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(2010). Evaluating the Electric Consumption of Residential Buildings: Current Practices and Future Prospects. Proceedings of the 2010 Construction Research Congress.

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(2010). Contactless sensing of appliance state transitions through variations in electromagnetic fields. Proceedings of the 2nd ACM Workshop on Embedded Sensing Systems for Energy-Efficiency in Building.

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(2010). A system for disaggregating residential electricity consumption by appliance. Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST), 2010 IEEE International Symposium on.

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(2009). Demo abstract: The Sensor Andrew infrastructure for large-scale campus-wide sensing and actuation. Information Processing in Sensor Networks, 2009. IPSN 2009. International Conference on.

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(2009). Learning systems for electric consumption of buildings. ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering.

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(2008). Automatically disaggregating the total electrical load in residential buildings: a profile of the required solution. International Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering.

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