BreathSens: A Continuous On-Bed Respiratory Monitoring System with Torso Localization using an Unobtrusive Pressure Sensing Array J. Liu, M-C Huang, W. Xu, X. Zhang, L. Stevens, N. Alshurafa, M. Sarrafzadeh Biomedical and Health Informatics, IEEE Journal of 19 (5) • PDF • Official Page
Using Pressure Map Sequences for Recognition of On Bed Rehabilitation Exercises M-C. Huang, J. Liu, W. Xu, N. Alshurafa, X. Zhang, M. Sarrafzadeh Biomedical and Health Informatics, IEEE Journal of 18 (2) • PDF • Official Page
Toward a Portable, Self-administered Critical Flicker Frequency Test R. Karkar, R. Kocielnik, X. Zhang, J. Fogarty, G N. Ioannou, S A. Munson, J. Zia Ubicomp Mental Health Workshop 2016 • PDF • Official Page
USER INTERFACE CONTROL USING GAZE TRACKING K. Kohlhoff, X. Zhang WO 2015164584, US 20150309569 • Google Patent
Academic Conferences Invited Paper Reviewer Reviewed 15 papers in TEI (2018), CHI / Mobile HCI / DIS / SUI (2017), UIST / CHI LBW (2016)
MICROSOFT RESEARCH, 2017 Research Intern in Enable Team Open-sourced SwipeSpeak (Github), a phone app that combines human and machine intelligence to enable eye gesture communication. Will soon open-source an eye gesture recognition library (cross-platform).
MICROSOFT RESEARCH, 2016 Research Intern in Enable Team Built a low-cost, robust, portable, easy-to-learn and fast gaze gesture communication phone app for people with ALS.
GOOGLE RESEARCH, 2015 Research Intern in Machine Intelligence group Developed 3 new features in coLaboratory (Collborative iPython Notebook).
MOVNPIC, 2014 Co-founder & Chief Creative Officer Design & Develop an iOS app to create Interactive images.
GOOGLE RESEARCH, 2013 Research Intern in Computer Vision & HCI group Built non-rigid face features detection, pose & gaze tracking for 3 teams.
APPLE, 2012 (Freshman Summer) Software Engineering Intern in iCloud Implemented 1 new feature, improved UX of 3 webapps and fixed 47 bugs.
SUNSHINE LIBRARY, 2011-2013 Webmaster & Developer Charitable rural information education using low-cost Android Tablet like OLPC.
TALKWAYS, 2011-2012 Co-founder & Former CTO Video chat platform to learn language with culture; received $1 million investment.
DEMOHOUR, 2011 Inventor of "Gesture@Mac" Initiate the first project on Demohour, the largest crowd-funding platform in China now.
Corin Anderson Endowed Fellowship, 09/2014 CSE Dept, University of Washington $50000 / It allows me to "pursue academic course and research work in complete freedom" (in the first year).
CESASC Scholarship, 04/2014 Chinese-American Engineers&Scientists Association of Southern California $1000 / One of national 10 winners, nominated by CESASC.
New Face of Engineering College Edition, 02/2014 National Society of Professional Engineers $500 / One of national 15 winners, nominated by IEEE and other Engineer Associations.
Student Participation Grant, 09/2013 European Alliance for Innovation $600 / Present two papers at Bodynets conference.
Best Overall, Mobile App&Data Visualization, 04/2013 LA Hacks, 40+ teams $7500 / Project EyeWeight attracted Eytan Elbaz (Google Adsense founder).
Second Place, 04/2013 Facebook Hackathon, 250+ participants $800 / Project AResume was appreciated by Facebook recruiter.
Grand Prize&Tech Difficulty Prize, 10/2012 HackUCLA, 20+ teams $33000 / Project Music++ attracted Howard Marks (Activision founder).