Sonia Soubam

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B-515, New Academic Block
IIIT-D, Okhla Phase-3
New Delhi - 110020
sonias at iiitd dot ac dot in

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About Me

I am a PhD student at IIIT Delhi. I am working under the guidance of Vinayak Naik and Dipanjan Chakraborty. My research area is Human Activity Recognition using Smartphone and Wearable Sensors.

I completed my BE in Computer Science from Anna University, Coimbatore. I did my MTech in Computer Science with specialization in Privacy and Security from IIIT-D

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Research Interest

  • Mobile Sensing
  • Activity Detection
  • Real-time Systems
  • Indoor Localization
  • Publications

  • S. Soubam, M. Agarawal, V. Naik. Using an Arduino and a Smartwatch to Measure Liquid Consumed From Any Container. (WACI 2017 - co located with IEEE Comsnets 2017)
  • S. Soubam, D. Banerjee, V. Naik, D. Chakraborty. BluePark: Tracking parking and un-parking events in indoor garages. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking, Jan 4-7, 2016, Singapore
  • K. Yadav, D. Chakraborty, S. Soubam, N. Prathapaneni, V. Nandakumar, Vinayak Naik, N. Rajamani, L. V. Subramaniam, S. Mehta, and P. De. Human Sensors: Case-study of Open-ended Community Sensing in Developing Regions. Pervasive Computing and Communication (PerCom) Conference Work in Progress, March 18-22, 2013, San Diego, USA (link)
  • Ended Community-Sensing: Data Collection and Processing. Sixth Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data (AND'12), IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India [Author Version]
  • Poster Publication

  • S. Soubam, N. Goyal, N. Adhikari, V. Naik . Understanding the Routine Activities of Students in Campus using Smartphone Sensors. Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services Companion, June 26-30, 2016, Singapore
  • S. Soubam, V. Naik, and D. Chakraborty. Detection of Day-to-Day Human Activities using Smart phones. Accepted at 1st Xerox Research Centre India (XRCI) Open, Mar 14, 2014, Bangalore, India
  • Work Experience

  • Research Intern, IBM India Research Labs, New Delhi, India (June - August, 2016)
  • Research Intern, IBM India Research Labs, New Delhi, India (May - July, 2014)
  • Teaching Assistant for Mobile Computing course, Fall 2013
  • Patent

  • Automatic indoor parking system using collaborative smartphone sensing
    • US US Patent 9,778,341, 2017
  • Handwritten Homework Monitoring using Wearable Device
    • US Patent App. 15/343,981, 2018
  • Honors

  • IBM PhD Fellowship, 2017-2018
  • Third prize at the Innovation Challenge in Research Showcase'17, IIIT-Delhi.
  • Best Poster Award in IBM Research Delhi Summer Internship, 2016.
  • Best paper award for paper at Workshop on Wild and Crazy Ideas on the interplay between IoT and Big Data (WACI'17) in conjunction with the 9th International Conference on Communication and Networks (COMSNETS'17), Bangalore, India, Jan 4-8 2017
  • IBM PhD Fellowship, 2016-2017