Deepak Vasisht

Deepak Vasisht
Deepak Vasisht
Adjunct Assistant Professor
3110 Siebel Center for Comp Sci

For More Information


  • B. Tech., Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Delhi
  • Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, MIT

Research Areas

  • Sensing, Networking and Cyber-Physical Systems

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • RF-Annotate: Automatic RFID-Supervised Image Annotation of Common Objects in Context. Emerson Sie, Deepak Vasisht. IEEE ICRA 2022.
  • MiLTOn: Sensing Product Integrity without Opening the Box using Non-Invasive Acoustic Vibrometry. Akshay Gadre, Deepak Vasisht, Nikunj Raghuvanshi, Bodhi Priyantha, Manikanta Kotaru, Swarun Kumar, Ranveer Chandra. ACM IPSN 2022
  • Whisper: IoT in the TV White Space Spectrum. Tusher Chakraborty, Heping Shi, Zerina Kapetanovic, Bodhi Priyantha, Deepak Vasisht, Andrew Nelson, Parag Pandit, Prasad Pillai, Yaswant Chabria, Binh Vu, Ranveer Chandra. USENIX NSDI 2022
  • Enabling IoT Self-Localization Using Ambient 5G Signals. Suraj Jog, Junfeng Guan, Sohrab Madani, Ruochen Lu, Songbin Gong, Deepak Vasisht, Haitham Hassanieh. USENIX NSDI 2022.
  • FIRE: Enabling Reciprocity for FDD MIMO Systems. Zikun Liu, Gagandeep Singh, Deepak Vasisht. ACM MobiCom 2021.
  • L2D2: Low Latency Distributed Downlink for Low Earth Orbit Satellites. Deepak Vasisht, Jayanth Shenoy, Ranveer Chandra. ACM SIGCOMM, 2021. (Acceptance rate: 23%)
  • Deep Learning based Wireless Localization for Indoor Navigation. Roshan Ayyalasomayajula, Aditya Arun, Chenfeng Wu, Sanatan Sharma, Abhishek Sethi, Deepak Vasisht, Dinesh Bharadia. ACM MobiCom, 2020 (Acceptance rate: 16%).
  • A Distributed Hybrid Ground Station Design for Low Earth Orbit Satellites. Deepak Vasisht, Ranveer Chandra. ACM HotNets 2020 (Acceptance rate: 25%).
  • Low-Cost Aerial Imaging for Small Holder Farmers. Vasuki Narasimha Swamy, Akshit Kumar, Rohit Patil, Aditya Jain, Zerina Kapetanovic, Rahul Sharma, Deepak Vasisht, Manohar Swaminathan, Ranveer Chandra, Anirudh Badam, Gireeja Ranade, Sudipta Sinha, Akshay Uttama Nambi SN. ACM Compass, 2019.
  • BLoc: CSI-based Accurate Localization for BLE Tags. Roshan Ayyalasomayajula, Deepak Vasisht, Dinesh Bharadia. ACM CoNext, 2018 (Acceptance rate: 17%).
  • Duet: Estimating User Position and Identity in Smart Homes using Intermittent and Incomplete RF-Data. Deepak Vasisht, Anubhav Jain, Chen-Yu Hsu, Zachary Kabelac, Dina Katabi. ACM IMWUT/UbiComp, 2018.
  • In-body Backscatter Communication and Localization. Deepak Vasisht, Guo Zhang, Omid Abari, Jay Flanz, Hsiao Ming-Lu, Dina Katabi. ACM SIGCOMM, 2018 (Acceptance rate: 18%).
  • Farmbeats: An IoT Platform for Data-Driven Agriculture. Deepak Vasisht, Zerina Kapetanovic, Jongho Won, Xinxin Jin, Ranveer Chandra, Ashish Kapoor, Sudipta Sinha, Madhusudhan Sudarshan, Sean Stratman. USENIX NSDI, 2017 (Acceptance rate: 18%).
  • Eliminating Channel Feedback in Next-Generation Cellular Networks. Deepak Vasisht, Swarun Kumar, Hariharan Rahul, Dina Katabi. ACM SIGCOMM, 2016 (Acceptance rate: 17%).
  • Decimeter-Level Localization with a Single WiFi Access Point. Deepak Vasisht, Swarun Kumar, Dina Katabi. USENIX NSDI, 2016 (Acceptance rate: 20%).
  • Caraoke: An E-Toll Transponder Network for Smart Cities. Omid Abari, Deepak Vasisht, Dina Katabi, Anantha Chandrakasan. ACM SIGCOMM, 2015 (Acceptance rate: 17%).
  • Exploiting Sparsity and Co-occurrence Structure for Action Unit Recognition. Yale Song, Daniel McDuff, Deepak Vasisht, Ashish Kapoor. IEEE Face & Gestures (FG), 2015.
  • RF-IDraw: Virtual Touch Screen in the Air Using RF Signals. Jue Wang, Deepak Vasisht, Dina Katabi. ACM SIGCOMM, 2014 (Acceptance rate: 19%).
  • Active Learning for Sparse Bayesian Multilabel Classification. Deepak Vasisht, Andreas Domianou, Manik Varma, Ashish Kapoor. ACM SIGKDD, 2014 (Acceptance rate: 15%).

Teaching Honors

  • Outstanding Advisor Award, Engineering Council, Grainger College of Engineering, UIUC (Spring 2022)
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, UIUC (Spring 2021)

Research Honors

  • IIT Delhi Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award (2021)
  • ACM SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation Award (2020)
  • Microsoft Inaugural Industry Research Fellow (2020)
  • ACM COMPASS Best Paper Award (2019)
  • ACM SIGCOMM Best Paper Award (2016)
  • Microsoft Research Ph.D. Fellowship (2016)
  • President of India Gold Medal (2013)

Recent Courses Taught

  • CS 438 (ECE 438) - Communication Networks
  • CS 498 DV1 (CS 498 DV2) - ML in Wireless Networks
  • CS 598 WSI - Wireless Sys for The IOT

Related News