Workshop 14: IoTs for Health Promotion
Title: Health Comes First: Monitoring Human Vital Signs via Internet of Things

Keywords: Health Promotion, Internet of Things, Sensing, Communication, Signal Processing

Summary: As people’s needs for health, fitness, and a higher quality of life are increasing, thanks to the continuous development and popularization of various contact and contact-free sensing techniques, the monitoring of human vital signs, such as heart beat rate, blood pressure and respiratory rate has becoming more and more convenient. This workshop aims to serve as a key platform to showcase and disseminate the latest progress and breakthrough in the area of IoTs for health promotion. Its topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Wearable devices such as wristband, smart watch, smart earphone, etc.
  • Medicalsensors for vital sign monitoring such as PPG and ECG
  • Mobile sensing and ubiquitous sensing for healthcare
  • WiFi/4G/5G sensing and communications for healthcare 
  • UWB/LoRa sensing and communications for healthcare 
  • RFID/backscatter sensing and communications for healthcare 
  • Acoustic/Vision-aided motion detection and vital sign monitoring
  • Multi-sensor and Multisource information fusion
  • Integrated sensing and communications for healthcare
  • Motion artifact removement
  • Motion intensity assessment for scientific fitness guidance
  • Sports injury warning and exercise risk alarming 
  • Gait detection for healthcare
  • Deep learning techniques for monitoring human vital signs
  • Edge/cloud computing for healthcare
  • Emerging sensing technologies for healthcare IoTs
  • Emerging applications for healthcare IoTs
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Yongrui Chen |
Electronic and Communication Engineering, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)
Yongrui Chen works as an associate professor at the Department of Electronic and Communication Engineering, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS). He received M.Sdegree from Tsinghua University in 2007, and Ph.D. degree from UCAS in 2011. From December 2016 to January 2018, he visited University of Minesota, Twins city, as a visiting scholar. His research interestsinclude Industrial Internet, IoTs Communications, and Intelligent Wearable Devices. He participated in the National Natural Science Foundation, National Key R&D Program, National Science and Technology Major Project, etc. Based on these projects, he published more than 30 papers in refereed international journals (e.g., IEEE TON, IEEE TMC, IEEE TWC, IEEE TCOM, etc,.) and conferences (e.g., IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE ICDCS, IEEE SECON, IEEE ICC, etc.). He served as the reviewer and the TPC member for some IEEE journals and conferences.