Sydney Pugh

PhD Candidate at the University of Pennsylvania

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I am a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania pursuing my PhD in Computer and Information Science. My advisors are Insup Lee and James Weimer. I earned a M.S. in Computer and Information Science from the University of Pennsylvania in 2021 and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Loyola University Maryland in 2019. I am open to internship and research fellowship opportunities, preferably in the Philadelphia or DMV area.

Recent News

October 2021: Our paper entitled "High-Confidence Data Programming for Evaluating Suppression of Physiological Alarms" was accepted to ACM/IEEE Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies (CHASE).

October 2021: Our poster entitled "FRED: Fall Risk Evaluation Database Based on Electronic Health Record Data" was accepted to ACM/IEEE Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies (CHASE).

August 2020: I virtually attended the 2nd Annual Embedded Security (EmSec) Workshop at the SPQR Lab at the University of Michigan.

February 2020: Our paper "On Adaptive Change Recommendation" was accepted into the Journal of Systems and Software (JSS).

Research

My research interests include machine learning, Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), and security.

Smart Alarms 2.0

In progress...

Data Programming

In progress...

Labeling Malware

In progress...

Miscellany

My personal interests include volleyball and volunteer work in under-privileged schools.