Romit Roy Choudhury

Romit Roy Choudhury
Romit Roy Choudhury

Administrative Titles

  • W.J. "Jerry" Sanders III - Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Scholar in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor
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263 Coordinated Science Lab

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Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006

Biography

Romit Roy Choudhury is a Jerry Sanders III AMD Scholar and Professor of ECE and CS at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC). He joined UIUC from Fall 2013, prior to which he was an Associate Professor at Duke University. Romit received his PhD in the CS department of UIUC in Fall 2006. His research interests are in sensing and signal processing with applications in mobile and wearable computing. Along with his students, he received a few research awards, including the 2017 ACM MobiSys Best Paper Award, the 2016 CS@UIUC Distinguished Alumni Award, the 2015 ACM Sigmobile Rockstar Award, the 2009 Hoffmann Krippner Award for Engineering Innovations, 2007 NSF CAREER Award, etc. Romit was elected as an IEEE Fellow in 2019. Visit Romit's Systems Networking Research Group (SyNRG) at http://synrg.csl.illinois.edu

Academic Positions

  • Visiting Principle Scientist, Samsung AI Center (SAIC), Cambridge, UK, Fall 2019.
  • Visiting Researcher, Intel, Santa Clara, Summer 2016
  • Associate Professor, ECE and CS, Duke University, 2011 to 2013
  • Visiting Researcher, Microsoft Research, Redmond, Summer 2010
  • Assistant Professor, ECE and CS, Duke University, 2006 to 2011.

Documents

Other Professional Employment

  • Amazon Scholar, Amazon, Mar 2022 - present

Other Professional Activities

  • Research Group: http://synrg.ee.duke.edu/index.htm
  • Homepage: http://croy.web.engr.illinois.edu/

Other Undergraduate Advising Activities

  • Feedback Friday (a forum for PhD students to receive research feedback from a panel of Computer Engineering faculty)

Research Statement

Romit's research interests are at the intersection of wireless networking and applied signal processing with applications to mobile sensing, IoT, and data-driven inference. 

Research Interests

  • Sensing and signal processing, Wireless communications, Wearable/Earable/Mobile Computing, Machine Learning

Research Areas

  • Audio, speech, music and auditory processing
  • Cloud computing
  • Computer networking
  • Distributed algorithms
  • Machine learning and pattern recognition
  • Networking and distributed computing
  • Speech recognition and processing
  • Wireless communication systems

Research Topics

  • Autonomous vehicular technology, UAVs
  • Cyberphysical systems and internet of things
  • Cybersecurity and privacy
  • Data science and analytics
  • Distributed computing and storage systems
  • Human computer interactions
  • Machine learning
  • Network science and engineering
  • Robotics
  • Sensing systems
  • Smart infrastructures
  • Socio-technical systems and networking
  • Wearable and mobile computing

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Teaching Honors

  • Campus List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, Fall 2021
  • Campus List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, Fall 2020
  • Campus List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, Fall 2019
  • Campus List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, Fall 2018
  • Campus List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, Fall 2017
  • Campus List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, Fall 2015

Research Honors

  • Paper selected to ACM Research Highlights for 2018
  • 2018 Google Faculty Research Award
  • Best Paper Award, ACM MobiSys 2017
  • Named Jerry Sanders III AMD Inc. Scholar, 2017
  • 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Department of CS, UIUC
  • 2015 ACM Sigmobile Rockstar Award
  • 2015 IBM Faculty Research Award
  • Honorable Mention for the Best Paper Award, ACM UbiComp 2013
  • Google Faculty Research Award, 2013
  • Hoffmann Krippner Engineering Innovations Award, 2009
  • NSF Career Award, 2007

Recent Courses Taught

  • CS 438 (ECE 438) - Communication Networks
  • CS 591 WN - Wireless Networking Seminar
  • ECE 101 - Exploring Digital Info Technol
  • ECE 434 (CS 434) - Real World Algorithms - IoT/DS
  • ECE 498 RC3 (ECE 498 RC4) - Smartphone Computing and Appli