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(April, 2021) Our paper on detecting receptivity for mHealth interventions has been accepted at IMWUT, and will be presented at UbiComp 2021. Preprint is available here.

(March, 2021) Our paper on understanding how drivers interact with in-vehicle well-being interventions has been published at IMWUT, and will be presented at UbiComp 2021.

(December, 2020) Our paper on evaluating the reproducibility of stress-detection models has been published at IMWUT, and will be presented at UbiComp 2021.

(September, 2020) Presented our paper on states-of-receptivity for mHealth interventions at UbiComp 2020! The talk is available on Youtube.

(June, 2020) Our paper, Detection of Artifacts in Ambulatory Electrodermal Activity Data, has been accepted at IMWUT, and will be presented at UbiComp 2020.

(March, 2020) Our paper on the effectiveness of physical activity interventions has been published in Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

(March, 2020) I am co-organizing the Mental Health: Sensing and Intervention workshop at UbiComp 2020. Please consider submitting.

(February, 2020) Gave a talk on Clinical Trajectories of Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder at ETH Zurich. Read more about this project here.

(February, 2020) Gave a talk on Detecting Stress from Physiological Signals at ETH Zurich.

(January, 2020) I will be visiting ETH Zurich for 3 weeks, as part of our ongoing research collaboration with CDHI.

(October, 2019) Our paper, Exploring the State-of-Receptivity for mHealth Interventions, has been accepted at IMWUT, and will be presented at UbiComp 2020.

(September, 2019) Our paper, Continuous Detection of Physiological Stress with Commodity Hardware has been accepted at the ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare (HEALTH).

(September, 2019) Had a great time in London attending UbiComp 2019. Presented my research in the Doctoral Colloquium panel.

(August, 2019) Our experience paper, Design, Development and Evaluation of a Wearable Device for mHealth Applications, has been accepted at MobiCom 2019.

(August, 2019) Successfully completed my Thesis Proposal!

(June, 2019) I am co-organizing the Mental Health: Sensing and Intervention workshop at UbiComp 2019.

(January, 2019) I passed my Research Presentation Program (RPE); finally a Ph.D. Candidate.

(October, 2018) Had a great time in Singapore attending UbiComp 2018. Presented two papers (here and here) at the Mental Health: Sensing and Intervention workshop.

(June, 2018) Started my internship at IBM Research, Yorktown Heights, NY! I will be working in the Computational Health Behavior and Decision Science team, super excited!

(April, 2018) Our paper, Investigating Contextual Cues as Indicators for EMA Delivery, an expanded version of our UbiTtention 2017 paper, has been released as a CS Tech Report.

(February, 2018) Travelled to Zurich, for a week of intense collaboration with the team at CDHI, ETH Zurich. Many thanks to the wonderful folks at CDHI for hosting me.

(January, 2018) I will be spending the Summer of 2018 at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, as a Research Intern in the Computational Health Behavior & Decision Science team!

(January, 2018) Received Pilot Funding from the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH) for our project titled Development of an Open-Source State-of-Receptivity MobileCoach Module for mHealth Field Studies. More details.

(September, 2017) Had a great time at Hawaii, for UbiComp 2017. I presented a paper in the UbiTtention workshop.

(June, 2017) Travelling to Mobisys 2017 at Niagara Falls, NY.

(September, 2016) Started working on the Amulet Project.

(August, 2016) We are organizing a workshop focusing on mental health in this year’s UbiComp.

(February, 2016) Travelling to HotMobile 2016 at St. Augustine, FL.

(September, 2015) Started as a Ph.D. Student at Dartmouth!