Publications

Under Review Publications

Obstruction-Invariant Occupant Localization using Footstep-Induced Floor Vibrtions

[UJ3] Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Pan, S., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2019. Obstruction-Invariant Occupant Localization using Footstep-Induced Floor Vibrtions. Under review in Sensors.

Gait Balance Symmetry Estimation using Footstep Induced Structural Floor Vibrations

UJ2] Fagert, J., Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2019. Gait Balance Symmetry Estimation using Footstep Induced Structural Floor Vibrations. Under review in Sensors.

Online Active Deep Learning for Medical Image Analysis

[UJ2] Smailagic, A., Cost, P., Gaudio, A., Khandelwal, K., Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Walawalkar, D., Xu, S., Galdran, A., Zhang, P., Campilho, A. and Noh, H.Y., 2019. O-MedAL: Online Active Deep Learning for Medical Image Analysis. Under review in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery.

Journal Publications

Indirect Sensing for Inferring Users and Environments

[J7] P. Zhang, S. Pan, Mirshekari, M., J. Fagert, and H. Noh, ”Structures as Sensors: Indirect Sensing for Inferring Users and Environments,” Computer, vol. 52, no. 10, pp. 84-88, 2019

Step-Level Occupant Detection across Different Structures through Footstep-Induced Floor Vibration using Model Transfer

[J6] Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Fagert, J., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2019. Step-Level Occupant Detection across Different Structures through Footstep-Induced Floor Vibration using Model Transfer. Accepted in Journal of Engineering Mechanics.

Area Occupancy Counting Through Sparse Structural Vibration Sensing

[J5] Pan, S., Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Ruiz, C., Noh, H. Y., and Zhang, P. (2019). Area Occupancy Counting Through Sparse Structural Vibration Sensing. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 18(1), 28-37. PDF

Occupant localization using footstep-induced structural vibration

[J4] Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Fagert, J., Schooler, E.M., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2018. Occupant localization using footstep-induced structural vibration. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 112, pp.77-97. PDF

Characterizing human activity induced impulse and slip-pulse excitations through structural vibration

[J3] Pan, S., Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Ramirez, C.G., Chung, A.J., Hu, C.C., Shen, J.P., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2018. Characterizing human activity induced impulse and slip-pulse excitations through structural vibration. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 414, pp.61-80. PDF

Indoor pedestrian identification through ambient structural vibration sensing

[J2] Pan, S., Yu, T., Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Bonde, A., Mengshoel, O.J., Noh, H.Y. and Zhang, P., 2017. Footprintid: Indoor pedestrian identification through ambient structural vibration sensing. Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, 1(3), p.89. PDF

Collaboratively adaptive vibration sensing system for high-fidelity monitoring of structural responses induced by pedestrians

[J1] Pan, S., Xu, S., Mirshekari, M., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2017. Collaboratively adaptive vibration sensing system for high-fidelity monitoring of structural responses induced by pedestrians. Frontiers in Built Environment, 3, p.28. PDF

Peer Reviewed Conference Publications

Accurate and Robust Deep Active Learning for Medical Image Analysis

[PRC5] Smailagic, A., Costa, P., Noh, H.Y., Walawalkar, D., Khandelwal, K., Galdran, A., Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Xu, S., Zhang, P. and Campilho, A., 2018, December. MedAL: Accurate and Robust Deep Active Learning for Medical Image Analysis. In 2018 17th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA) (pp. 481-488). IEEE. PDF

Occupant Activity Level Estimation Using Floor Vibration

[PRC4] Zhang, Y., Pan, S., Fagert, J., Mirshekari, M., Noh, H.Y., Zhang, P. and Zhang, L., 2018, October. Occupant Activity Level Estimation Using Floor Vibration. In Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Symposium on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Wearable Computers (pp. 1355-1363). ACM. PDF

Human Gait Monitoring Using Footstep-Induced Floor Vibrations Across Different Structures

[PRC3] Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Bonde, A., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2018, October. Human Gait Monitoring Using Footstep-Induced Floor Vibrations Across Different Structures. In Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Symposium on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Wearable Computers (pp. 1382-1391). ACM. PDF

Iterative learning using physical constraints in real-world sensing data

[PRC2] Yu, T., Pan, S., Xu, S., Chen, X., Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Noh, H.Y., Zhang, P. and Mengshoel, O.J., 2018, June. Ilpc: Iterative learning using physical constraints in real-world sensing data. In Workshops at the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. PDF

vibration-based tap & swipe tracking on ubiquitous surfaces

[PRC1] Pan, S., Ramirez, C.G., Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Chung, A.J., Hu, C.C., Shen, J.P., Noh, H.Y. and Zhang, P., 2017, April. Surfacevibe: vibration-based tap & swipe tracking on ubiquitous surfaces. In 2017 16th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN) (pp. 197-208). IEEE. PDF

Other Conference Papers

Characterizing left-right gait balance using footstep-induced structural vibrations

[OC5] Fagert, J., Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2017, April. Characterizing left-right gait balance using footstep-induced structural vibrations. In Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2017 (Vol. 10168, p. 1016819). International Society for Optics and Photonics. PDF

Monitoring hand-washing practices using structural vibrations

[OC4] Fagert, J., Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2017. Monitoring hand-washing practices using structural vibrations. Structural Health Monitoring. PDF

Occupant traffic estimation through structural vibration sensing

[OC3] Pan, S., Mirshekari, M., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2016, April. Occupant traffic estimation through structural vibration sensing. In Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2016 (Vol. 9803, p. 980306). International Society for Optics and Photonics. PDF

Characterizing wave propagation to improve indoor step-level person localization using floor vibration

[OC2] Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2016, April. Characterizing wave propagation to improve indoor step-level person localization using floor vibration. In Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2016 (Vol. 9803, p. 980305). International Society for Optics and Photonics. PDF

Robust occupant detection through step-induced floor vibration by incorporating structural characteristics

[OC1] Lam, M., Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2016. Robust occupant detection through step-induced floor vibration by incorporating structural characteristics. In Dynamics of Coupled Structures, Volume 4 (pp. 357-367). Springer, Cham. PDF

Posters, Extended Abstracts, and Demos

Structural Property Guided Gait Parameter Estimation Using Footstep-Induced Floor Vibrations

[EA5] Fagert, J., Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Zhang, P., & Noh, H. Y. (2020). Structural Property Guided Gait Parameter Estimation Using Footstep-Induced Floor Vibrations. In Dynamics of Civil Structures, Volume 2 (pp. 191-194). Springer, Cham.

Gait health monitoring through footstep-induced floor vibrations

[P5] Fagert, J., Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Zhang, P., & Noh, H. Y. (2019, April). Gait health monitoring through footstep-induced floor vibrations. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (pp. 319-320). ACM. PDF

Characterizing Structural Changes to Estimate Walking Gait Balance

[EA4] Fagert, J., Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Zhang, P., & Noh, H. Y. (2019). Characterizing Structural Changes to Estimate Walking Gait Balance. In Dynamics of Civil Structures, Volume 2 (pp. 333-335). Springer, Cham. PDF

Vibration-Based Occupant Activity Level Monitoring System

[D1] Zhang, Y., Pan, S., Fagert, J., Mirshekari, M., Noh, H.Y., Zhang, P. and Zhang, L., 2018, November. Vibration-Based Occupant Activity Level Monitoring System. In Proceedings of the 16th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (pp. 349-350). ACM. PDF

Seat vibration for heart monitoring in a moving automobile

[EA3] Bonde, A., Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Pan, S., Noh, H.Y. and Zhang, P., 2018, November. Seat vibration for heart monitoring in a moving automobile. In Proceedings of the First Workshop on Data Acquisition To Analysis (pp. 7-8). ACM. PDF

Occupant-induced office floor vibration dataset for activity level monitoring

[EA2] Zhang, Y., Pan, S., Fagert, J., Mirshekari, M., Noh, H.Y., Zhang, P. and Zhang, L., 2018, November. Occupant-induced office floor vibration dataset for activity level monitoring. In Proceedings of the First Workshop on Data Acquisition To Analysis (pp. 5-6). ACM. PDF

Calibration-free footstep frequency estimation using structural vibration

[EA1] Mirshekari, M., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2017. Calibration-free footstep frequency estimation using structural vibration. In Dynamics of Civil Structures, Volume 2 (pp. 287-289). Springer, Cham. PDF

Multiple pedestrian tracking through ambient structural vibration sensing

[P4] Pan, S., Lyons, K., Mirshekari, M., Noh, H.Y. and Zhang, P., 2016, November. Multiple pedestrian tracking through ambient structural vibration sensing. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM Conference on Embedded Network Sensor Systems (pp. 366-367). ACM. PDF

Non-intrusive occupant localization using floor vibrations in dispersive structure

[P3] Mirshekari, M., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2016, November. Non-intrusive occupant localization using floor vibrations in dispersive structure. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM Conference on Embedded Network Sensor Systems (pp. 378-379). ACM. PDF

Structural sensing system with networked dynamic sensing configuration

[P2] Pan, S., Mirshekari, M., Noh, H.Y. and Zhang, P., 2015, April. Structural sensing system with networked dynamic sensing configuration. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (pp. 344-345). ACM. PDF

Step-level person localization through sparse sensing of structural vibration

[P1] Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Bannis, A., Lam, Y.P.M., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2015, April. Step-level person localization through sparse sensing of structural vibration. In proceedings of the 14th international conference on information processing in sensor networks (pp. 376-377). ACM. PDF

Invited Talks and Presentations

Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, Los Angeles, California, USA

[T7] Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Pan, S., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2019, Obstruction-Invariant Indoor Occupant Localization Using Footstep-Induced Structural Vibration. in Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Seventh World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (7WCSCM), Qingdao, China

[IT1] Mirshekari, M., Pan, S., Fagert, J., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2018, Calibration-Free Occupant Localization using Structural Vibration through Locally Adaptive Multilateration. in The Seventh World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (7WCSCM), Qingdao, China

The Seventh World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (7WCSCM), Qingdao, China

[T6] Pan, S., Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2018, Structural Element Modeling for Vibration-based Indoor Human Sensing Configuration. in The Seventh World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (7WCSCM), Qingdao, China

Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), San Antonio, Texas, USA

[T5] Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Pan, S., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2018, Buildings as Sensors: Indirect Monitoring of Human Activities through Structural Vibrations. in Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), San Antonio, Texas, USA

Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, Boston, Massachusetts , USA

[T4] Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Pan, S., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2018, Human Health Tracking through Gait-Induced Floor Vibrations Across Different Structures. in Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, Boston, Massachusetts , USA

SNU-CMU Student Workshop, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

[T3] Mirshekari, M., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2017, Characterizing Wave Propagation to Improve Indoor Person Localization using Floor Vibration. in SNU-CMU Student Workshop, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, San Diego, California, USA

[T2] Mirshekari, M., Fagert, J., Pan, S., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2017, Occupant Localization in Obstructed Indoor Environments using Floor Vibrations. in Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, San Diego, California, USA

Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

[T1] Mirshekari, M., Zhang, P. and Noh, H.Y., 2016, Structure-Invariant Indoor Person Localization using Structural Vibration. in Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

In the Media

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I have been mentioned in CMU CEE Magazine multiple times for various reasons.