Testbed for IoT-based Privacy-Preserving PERvasive Spaces


Demonstration of various sensor subsystems installed in bren hall along with with analysis of the data as well as potential privacy concerns.


Concierge is a smart building assistant application which provides users to locate entities such as people, room, and events. Concierge's job is to assist guess or residents by providing useful information within the buildings.


The Self-Awareness App (SAPP) provides users with a detailed history of their interactions within the building. Users can know which rooms they spent the most time in and which users they interacted with the most. SAPP could be treated as a building's Fitbit, motivating users to be mroe active by tracking their steps and the number of floors clibmbed within a building.


Noodle is a smaret meeting room application for organizing meetings or events in an instrumented meeting room. The organizer of an event will have more control of data capture by specifying policies of the meeting.

Building Analytics

Analytics App provides analytics about live and historical data collected from different sensors in a building e.g. occupancy information, energy comsumption, temperature, and analytics about health of the sensors.

Research and Publications

List of Papers Published, Slides Presented and current areas of Research

  • A Privacy Based Cognizant IOT Environment

    Accepted in IEEE International Workshop on Security, Privacy and Trust, 2016
    Authors: Sharad Mehrotra, Alfred Kobsa, Nalini Venkatasubramanium, Siva Raj Rajgopalan
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  • Configuration Based Beacon Tracking

    Accepted in International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, 2016
    Authors: Prateek Jain, Sanket Subhash Khanwalkar, Rohit Malhotra, Ajey Dheenrajappa, Gaurav Gupta, Alfred Kobsa
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  • Darpa Meeting Slides

    For DARPA Meeting
    Authors: Sharad Mehrotra
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