EmpkinS Invited Talk: Monitoring People and their Vital Signs Using Radio Signals and Machine Learning

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On May 12th Prof. Dina Katabi was our guest speaker on the topic of “Monitoring People and their Vital Signs Using Radio Signals and Machine Learning”.

In the presentation she showed different recordings and findings from her research.

Short biography:
Dina Katabi is the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Wireless Center.

She received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Damascus in 1995 and M. Sc. and Ph. D. in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1998 and 2003, respectively.

Her research spans digital health, wireless sensors, mobile computing, machine learning and computer vision. Application areas are congestion control, network measurements, scalability and robustness of communication systems, differentiated services, Internet pricing, routing, content distribution, peer-to-peer systems, self-configurable and wireless networks, and network security.


She has a particular interest in adapting tools from various fields of applied mathematics such as control theory, coding theory, and AI to solve problems in computer networks.