Biography

I’m Roberto Yus, Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Previously, I was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of California, Irvine working with Prof. Sharad Mehrotra in the ISG group and a PhD student at the University of Zaragoza under Prof. Eduardo Mena.

My research interests concern Data Management, Knowledge Representation, the Internet of Things, and Privacy. Specifically semantic and privacy preserving data management in IoT environments.

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Interests

  • Data Management
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Internet of Things
  • Privacy

Education

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, 2021

    University of California, Irvine

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2016

    University of Zaragoza, Spain

Projects

.js-id-Active

Android goes semantic

Semantic Web on smartphones

FaceBlock

Protecting individuals' privacy from eyewear technology

Infoboxer

Semantic tool to help create Wikipedia Infoboxes

MultiCAMBA

Multi-CAMera Broadcasting Assistant

SemIoTic

Facilitating the development of applications in IoT spaces

SHERLOCK

System for Heterogeneous mobilE Requests by Leveraging Ontological and Contextual Knowledge

TIPPERS

Testbed for IoT-based Privacy-Preserving PERvasive Spaces

Recent Talks

(Don’t) Mind the Gap: Bridging the Worlds of People and IoT Devices

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to improve our lives through different services given the diversity of smart devices and …

(Don’t) Mind the Gap: Bridging the Worlds of People and IoT Devices

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to improve our lives through different services given the diversity of smart devices and …

Awards, Achievements, & Highlights

Student Travel Award

Predoctoral Mobility Grant

Received three times in 2013 (6 months), 2014 (4 months), and 2015 (4 months) for a total of $30K. Used to fund research visits at UMBC and UCI.

FPI Fellowship

Contact

  • ryus@umbc.edu
  • 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250
  • Information Technology and Engineering (ITE) Building