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Jason B. Forsyth, Ph.D.

Education

  • B.S., Computer Engineering (Minors: Mathematics, Computer Science, Religion and Culture), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2007
  • M.S., Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2010
  • Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2015

Courses

  • Design and Analysis of Digital Circuits
  • Microprocessor System Design
  • Embedded System Design
  • Introduction to Physical Computing
  • EPADS I

Research Interests

  • Pervasive Computing: prototyping tools for interdisciplinary teams to provide consistent, cross-domain views for rapid iteration of prototypes; long-term adaptation and learning in pervasive systems.
  • Wearable Computing: medical applications that allow monitoring, alleviation, or prevention of severe or chronic conditions in daily life.

Honors

  • 2012 Best Paper award from IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering for “Feasibility of Intelligent Monitoring of Construction Workers for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning”
  • Best Paper nominee from IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers for “An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Design Course for Wearable and Pervasive Computing Products”
  • William Blackwell Award from Virginia Tech ECE Department for “Feasibility of Intelligent Monitoring of Construction Workers for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning”

Recent Publications

  • Jason Forsyth, Tom Martin, Deborah Young-Corbett, Ed Dorsa, “Feasibility of Intelligent Monitoring of Construction Workers for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning”, IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp. 505-515, July 2012 (16% acceptance rate) (2012 Best Paper Award)
  • Tom Martin, Kahyun Kim, Jason Forsyth, Lisa McNair, Eloise Coupey, Ed Dorsa, “Discipline-Based Instruction to Promote Interdisciplinary Design of Wearable and Pervasive Computing Products”, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp. 465-478, 2013
  • Jason Forsyth, Tom Martin, Darrell Bowman, “Feasibility of GPS-based Warning System for Roadside Workers”, IEEE International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo, Vienna, Austria, November 3 -7, 2014 (33% acceptance rate)
  • Jason Forsyth, Tom Martin, “Extracting Behavioral Information from Electronic Storyboards”, Proceedings of the 6th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computer Systems, Rome, Italy, June 17-20, 2014 (18% acceptance rate)
  • Blake Sawyer, Jason Forsyth, Taylor O’Connor, Brennon Bortz, Teri Finn, Liesl Baum, Ivica Ico Bukvic, Benjamin Knapp, Dane Webster, “Form, Function, and Performances in a Musical Instrument MAKErs Camp”, Proceedings of the 44th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Denver, CO, March 6-9, 2013, pp. 669-674 (37.8% of 293 accepted as long papers)

Service

  • Reviewer, IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers 2013, 2015
  • Student Volunteer, ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, Vancouver, CA, June 2014
  • Reviewer, ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems Works-in-Progress 2014
  • Student Volunteer, IEEE ISWC/Pervasive 2011, San Francisco, June 2011
  • Student Volunteer, IEEE PerCom 2011, Seattle WA, March 2011
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