Pervasive Computing Systems Group

The Pervasive Computing Systems (PeCS) research group, directed by Professor Qi Han of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Colorado School of Mines, conducts research and development in various areas within the realm of networking and distributed systems. The mission of PeCS is to design algorithms, develop techniques, and build systems to enable pervasive and mobile computing applications. PeCS members interests range from algorithms to systems, from design and experimentation to deployment and applications. Research topics with PeCS cover

  • smartphone sensing
  • robotic sensor networks
  • wireless sensor networks
  • cyber physical systems
  • pervasive and mobile computing
  • data management
  • adaptive middleware
  • mobile social networks
  • energy efficient buildings
  • environmental monitoring applications

PeCS has received research funding from the National Science Foundation, National Renewable Energy Laboratories, and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company.