Pengyu Zhang

Postdoc with Sachin Katti
Stanford University


03/2017: Infocom 2018 TPC.
03/2017: Got ACM SIGMOBILE Doctoral Dissertation Award.
02/2017: SenSys 2017 External TPC. Submit your great ideas here.
02/2017: WearSys 2017 TPC. Submit your great ideas here.
02/2017: Our Glimpse paper was accepted to MobiSys 2017.
12/2016: Our paper about the issues in mobile data privacy was accepted to WWW 2017.
11/2016: HitchHike work was covered by Stanford News, ACM TechNews, ECN, Science Blog, Pace Today, North Dallas Gazette, New Electronics, RFID Journal, NFC World, etc.
11/2016: Check the HitchHike project video.
11/2016: HitchHike platform hardware and software available here.
11/2016: SenSys 2016 Best Paper Award Nominee.
09/2016: I am teaching Stanford EE107 Networked Embedded Systems with Sachin.
09/2016: UbiComp 2016 paper won Honorable Mention Award.
08/2016: Braidio work was covered by Science Daily, Energy Harvesting Journal, PHYS, Elektor Magazine, Electronics360, etc.
08/2016: MobiSys 2017 TPC. Submit your great ideas here.
07/2016: HitchHike paper was accepted to SenSys 2016.
06/2016: Our paper about estimating population using cellular records was accepted to Ubicomp 2016.
04/2016: FS-Backscatter and Braidio papers were accepted to SIGCOMM 2016.
03/2016: Publicity chair for Wireless Networking Industry Day 2016, co-located with NSDI 2016. Please consider participation.


Ph.D. in Computer Science at University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010 - 2015
Advisor: Deepak Ganesan

M.S in Electronic Engineering at Tsinghua University, 2007 - 2010
Bachelors in Electronic Engineering at Tsinghua University, 2003 - 2007


Mobile and wearable system
Wireless communication and networking
Sensing and energy


ACM SIGMOBILE Doctoral Dissertation Award 2016
Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award at UMass Amherst 2016
SenSys 2016 Best Paper Award Nominee
UbiComp 2016 Honorable Mention Award
Mobicom 2014 best paper award runner up
Passed PhD qualification exam with distinction 2013
Tsinghua University Scholarships, 2005 and 2008


Program Committees: Infocom 2018, MobiSys 2017, SenSys 2017 (external), WearSys 2017, WinTech 2017, Mobisys PhD Forum 2014, ACM S3 workshop 2015
Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Sensor Network, IEEE Transactions on Communication, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Infocom 2013, IEEE RFID 2015, ICNP 2015
External Reviewer: SIGCOMM 2016, NSDI 2015, HotWireless 2014, MobiSys 2016/2015/2013, Mobicom 2012/2011, SenSys 2012/2011, IPSN 2011, PhoneSense 2012

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