Streaming Environmental and Urban Data & DemoFest


May 1, 2014


Streaming Environmental and Urban Data

Moderator: Harold Javid, Microsoft Research

Cloud-Offloaded GPS for Energy Efficient Localization

Jie Liu, Microsoft Research

Cloud computing for analyzing many data streams

Yung-Hsiang Lu, Purdue University

What Can We Do with Your Location History?

John Krumm, Microsoft Research



Jie Liu, Yung-Hsiang Lu, and John Krumm

John Krumm graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1993 with a Ph.D. in robotics. He worked at the Robotics Center of Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M., for the next four years. Krumm’s main projects there were computer vision for object recognition for robots and occupant detection for cars. He has been at Microsoft Research Redmond since 1997 and is a principal researcher there. Krumm concentrates on location tracking of people and devices and on methods to use location data to benefit the user. He is a member of the ACM and the IEEE, and he holds 45 U.S. patents. Krumm was a PC chair for UbiComp 2007 and is a PC chair for the ACM SIGSPATIAL conference in 2013. He is a co-editor-in-chief for the Journal of Location Based Services.