ACM Ubicomp, the world’s top conference for pervasive and ubiquitous computing, was held Sept 8-12 in Zurich Switzerland. For the seventh consecutive year, UW CSE took home a bundle of awards:
- UW CSE Ph.D. student Matthew Kay, UW HCDE professor (and UW CSE adjunct professor) Julie Kientz, and their collaborators received a Best Paper Award for their paper “There’s No Such Thing as Gaining a Pound: Reconsidering the Bathroom Scale User Interface“
- UW CSE Ph.D. student Seungyeop Han and his collaborators received an Honorable Mention for their paper “NLify: Lightweight spoken natural language interfaces via exhaustive paraphrasing“
- UW EE Ph.D. student Aaron Parks, former UW EE M.S. student Artem Dementyev, UW CSE and EE professor Josh Smith, and their collaborators received an Honorable Mention for their paper “Wirelessly Powered Bistable Display Tags“
- Three other papers from UW authors are also featured in the program, including work funded by the Intel Science and Technology Center for Pervasive Computing (ISTC-PC) at UW.
Congratulations one and all! Check it all out here!