Curriculum Vitae

Educational BioSketch

Research Interests:

Technical Interests: Data Mining, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data

Application Interest: Ambient Assisted Living, Health Informatics, Context Aware Computing.



A selected list of publication is listed here.


Professional Service:

NSF Panelist

  • NSF Panel, CISE, March 2012
  • NSF Panel, CISE, May 2011

Program Chair

  • Co-chair, AAAI Symposium on “Gerontechnology and AI”, 2012.
  • Chair at Situation, Activity, Goal Awareness (SAGAware2012) Workshop at UbiComp 2012 Conference.
  • Co-chair at Situation, Activity, Goal Awareness (SAGAware2011) Workshop at UbiComp 2011 Conference.

Journal Editor

  • PMC’s Special Issue on Data Mining and Mobile Sensing in Pervasive Environments (2013-2014)
  • Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (JAISE)

Program Committee

  • ACM Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2012, 2015)
  • AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-13, AAAI-14)
  • Workshop on Data Mining and Decision Analytics for Public Health and Wellness (PAKDD 2014)
  • ACM Workshop on Big Data in Life Sciences (ACM BCB 2014)
  • ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2013)
  • International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia (MMoMM2013)
  • International Conference on Smart homes and health Telematics (ICOST 2013)
  • IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC 2013)
  • AAAI Workshop on Plan, Activity, and Intent Recognition (PAIR 2013)
  • 7th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence (UCAmI 2013)
  • 5th International Work-conference on Ambient Assisted Living (IWAAL 2013)
  • IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2012)
  • IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2009,ICTAI 2010, ICTAI 2011, ICTAI 2013, ICTAI 2014)
  • IEEE Workshop on Smart Environments (PerCom 2010)

Journal Reviewer

  • ACM Transaction on Intelligent System and Technology (ACM TIST)
  • IEEE Transaction on Data and Knowledge Engineering (IEEE TKDE)
  • IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (IEEE TITB)
  • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A (IEEE TSMC)
  • IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems (IEEE THMS)
  • Elsevier Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC)
  • Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (JAISE)

Conference Reviewer

  • International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ICWC 2013)
  • ACM Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (ACM UbiComp 2013)
  • Conference on Human factors in Computing Science (ACM CHI 2011)
  • Conference on Human factors in Computing Science (ACM CHI 2009)
  • IEEE Conference on Intelligent Environment Conference (IE 2009)


Diane J. Cook, Parisa Rashidi. Systems and Methods for Adaptive Smart Environment Automation. Publication Date 03-11-2010. Application no. 20100063774. Publication Number US 2010/0063774 A1.