CONFERENCES

Our research interests are in the area of computer networks with a special focus on wireless networks and mobile systems.
  • Osprey: A mmWave Approach to Tire Wear Sensing, Akarsh Prabhakara, Vaibhav Singh, Swarun Kumar and Anthony Rowe, MobiSys 2020 [WEBSITE]
  • A Cloud-Optimized Link Layer for Low-Power Wide-Area Networks, Artur Balanuta, Nuno Pereira, Swarun Kumar and Anthony Rowe, MobiSys 2020 [WEBSITE]
  • Osprey Demo: A mmWave Approach to Tire Wear Sensing, Akarsh Prabhakara, Vaibhav Singh, Swarun Kumar and Anthony Rowe, MobiSys 2020 [WEBSITE]
  • Poster - NoFaceContact: Stop Touching Your Face with NFC, Junbo Zhang and Swarun Kumar, MobiSys 2020 [WEBSITE]
  • Poster: Does Ambient RF Energy Suffice to Power Battery-free IoT?, Atul Bansal, Swarun Kumar and Bob Iannucci, MobiSys 2020 [WEBSITE]
  • Quick (and Dirty) Aggregate Queries on Low-Power WANs, Akshay Gadre, Fan Yi, Anthony Rowe, Bob Iannucci and Swarun Kumar, IPSN 2020 (Best Paper Award) [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • Millimeter-Wave Full Duplex Radios, Vaibhav Singh, Susnata Mondal, Akshay Gadre, Milind Srivastava, Jeyanandh Paramesh and Swarun Kumar, MobiCom 2020 [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • Frequency Configuration for Low-Power Wide-Area Networks in a Heartbeat, Akshay Gadre, Revathy Narayanan, Anh Luong, Swarun Kumar, Anthony Rowe and Bob Iannucci, NSDI 2020 [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • RFID Tattoo: A Wireless Platform for Speech Recognition , Jingxian Wang, Chengfeng Pan, Haojian Jin, Vaibhav Singh, Yash Jain, Jason Hong, Carmel Majidi and Swarun Kumar, UbiComp 2020 [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • Silver-Coated PDMS Beads for Soft, Stretchable, and Thermally Stable Conductive Elastomer Composites , Chengfeng Pan, Yun Sik Ohm, Jingxian Wang, Michael J. Ford, Kitty Kumar, Swarun Kumar, and Carmel Majidi, ACS applied materials and interfaces 2019
  • Sozu: Self-Powered Radio Tags for Building-Scale Activity Sensing , Yang Zhang, Yasha Iravantchi, Haojian Jin, Swarun Kumar, and Chris Harrison, UIST 2019 [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • Perspective: eliminating channel feedback in next generation cellular networks , Deepak Vasisht, Swarun Kumar, Hariharan Rahul and Dina Katabi, ACM SIGCOMM CCR 2019
  • Software Defined Cooking using a Microwave Oven , Haojian Jin, Jingxian Wang, Swarun Kumar and Jason Hong, MobiCom 2019 (ACM GetMobile Research Hightlight) [PAPER] [SLIDES] [WEBSITE]
  • On the Feasibility of Wi-Fi Based Material Sensing , Diana Zhang, Jingxian Wang, Junsu Jang, Junbo Zhang, Swarun Kumar, MobiCom 2019 [PAPER] [SLIDES] [WEBSITE]
  • Pushing the Range Limits of Commercial Passive RFIDs , Jingxian Wang, Junbo Zhang, Rajarshi Saha, Haojian Jin, Swarun Kumar, NSDI 2019 [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • Revisiting Software Defined Radios in the IoT Era , Revathy Narayanan, Swarun Kumar, HotNets 2018
  • Poster: Maintaining UAV Stability using Low-Power WANs , Akshay Gadre, Revathy Narayanan, Swarun Kumar, MobiCom - Posters 2018
  • WiSh: Towards a Wireless Shape-aware World , Haojian Jin, Jingxian Wang, Zhijian Yang, Swarun Kumar, Jason Hong, MobiSys 2018 [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • Charm: Exploiting Geographical Diversity Through Coherent Combining in Low-Power Wide-Area Networks , Adwait Dongare, Revathy Narayanan, Akshay Gadre, Artur Balanuta, Anh Luong, Swarun Kumar, Bob Iannucci, Anthony Rowe, IPSN 2018 (Best Paper Award) [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • A Deep Learning Approach to IoT Authentication , Rajshekhar Das, Akshay Gadre, Shanghang Zhang, Swarun Kumar and Jose Moura, ICC 2018 [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • Towards Wearable Everyday Body-Frame Tracking , Haojian Jin, Zhijian Yang, Swarun Kumar, and Jason Hong, UbiComp 2018 (Best Demo Honorable Mention) [PAPER] [SLIDES] [WEBSITE]
  • Empowering Low-Power Wide Area Networks in Urban Settings , Rashad Eletreby, Diana Zhang, Swarun Kumar, and Osman Yagan, SIGCOMM 2017 [PAPER] [SLIDES] [WEBSITE]
  • Eliminating Channel Feedback in Next-Generation Cellular Networks , Deepak Vasisht, Swarun Kumar, Hariharan Rahul and Dina Katabi, SIGCOMM 2016 (Best Paper Award, GetMobile Research Highlight)
  • Decimeter-Level Localization with a Single WiFi , Access Point, Deepak Vasisht, Swarun Kumar and Dina Katabi, NSDI 2016
  • piStream: Physical Layer Informed Adaptive Video Streaming Over LTE, Xiufeng Xie, Xinyu Zhang, Swarun Kumar, and Li Erran Li, MobiCom 2015 (ACM GetMobile Research Hightlight)
  • Guaranteeing Spoof-Resilient Multi-Robot Networks, Stephanie Gil (Co-primary), Swarun Kumar (Co-primary), Mark Mazumder, Dina Katabi and Daniela Rus, RSS 2015
  • Accurate Indoor Localization with Zero Startup Cost, Swarun Kumar, Stephanie Gil, Dina Katabi and Daniela Rus, ACM MOBICOM 2014 (Best Presentation Runner-up) [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • LTE Radio Analytics Made Easy and Accessible, Ezzeldin Hamed, Dina Katabi, and Li Erran Li, ACM SIGCOMM 2014 [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • Adaptive Communication in Multi-Robot Systems Using Directionality of Signal Strength, Stephanie Gil, Swarun Kumar, Dina Katabi and Daniela Rus, International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR) 2013 [WEBSITE]
  • Bringing Cross-Layer MIMO to Today's Wireless LANs, Swarun Kumar, Diego Cifuentes, Shyamnath Gollakota, and Dina Katabi, ACM SIGCOMM 2013 [PAPER] [SLIDES] [WEBSITE]
  • Interference Alignment by Motion, Fadel Adib (Co-primary), Swarun Kumar (Co-primary), Omid Aryan, Shyamnath Gollakota, and Dina Katabi, ACM MOBICOM 2013 [PAPER] [SLIDES] [WEBSITE]
  • CarSpeak: A Content-Centric Network for Autonomous Driving, Swarun Kumar, Lixin Shi, Stephanie Gil, Nabeel Ahmed, Dina Katabi, and Daniela Rus, ACM SIGCOMM 2012 [PAPER] [SLIDES] [WEBSITE]
  • MegaMIMO: Scaling Wireless Capacity with User Demands, Hariharan Rahul, Swarun Kumar, and Dina Katabi, ACM SIGCOMM 2012 (CACM Research Highlight) [PAPER] [WEBSITE]
  • A Cloud-Assisted Design for Autonomous Driving, Swarun Kumar, Shyamnath Gollakota, Dina Katabi, MCC Workshop (SIGCOMM) 2012

JOURNAL PAPERS

  • Adaptive Communication in Multi-Robot Systems Using Directionality of Signal Strength, Stephanie Gil, Swarun Kumar, Dina Katabi and Daniela Rus, 2015
  • JMB: Scaling Wireless Capacity with User Demands, Hariharan Rahul, Swarun Kumar, and Dina Katabi, 2014