Vivek K. Singh, Ph.D.
Update (Sep 1 2014): I am now an Assistant Professor with the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. My new home page is here. I still hold a Visiting Assistant Professor position with the Media Lab and will continue to collaborate on projects. Prospective students, post-docs and other collaborators, please use my Rutgers email address.
Until reccently (Aug 31 2014) I was a post-doctoral researcher working with the Human Dynamics group led by Professor Sandy Pentland at the MIT Media lab. My Ph.D. thesis was on 'Personalized Situation Recognition' for which I worked with Professor Ramesh Jain at the University of California, Irvine. I obtained my Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the National University of Singapore and worked for four years as a Lecturer at Institute of Technical Education (Macpherson), Singapore.
My research interests lie at the intersection of Big Data, Social Computing, and Multimodal Information Systems. Feel free to check out my Google Scholar profile.
Open call for papers:
Mar 15: IGI Book on "Geo-Intelligence and Visualization through Big Data Trends" (serving as a co-editor).
Apr 1: NetSci Conference 2014: Symposium on Temporal Networks, Human Dynamics and Social Physics (serving as a co-organizer).
Sep 1: IEEE Internet Computing Special Issue: Physical-Cyber-Social Computing (serving as a co-editor).
1 Sep 2014, Joined: As an Assistant Professor at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University.
24 Jan 2014, Excited about: Prof. Sandy Pentland's new book on Social Physics and my supporting supplementary video :).
22 Oct 2013 Co-organized, 1st ACM Workshop on Personal Data Meets Distributed Multimedia, Barcelona, Spain.
30 Sep 2013, Invited talk: Dagstuhl Seminar on Physical-Cyber-Social Computing, Dagstuhl, Germany.
16 Jul 2013, Invited talk: The Quantified Community Workshop, CUSP, NYU.
17 Jun 2013, Ignite talk, Science of Success Symposia , IQSSS, Harvard University.
19 Mar 2013, Invited talk: Mobile Sensing Workshop, CUSP, NYU.
16 Nov 2012, Participated in the Web Observatory Working Group Meeting, Web Science Trust.
08 Nov 2012, Invited talk: Camera Culture Talks series, MIT Media Lab
24 Sep 2012: Joined MIT Media Lab as a Post-Doctoral Associate.
20 Aug 2012: Defended my thesis on Personalized Situation Recognition. Presentation