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Nortel Networks Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Duke University
3473 FCIEMAS // Box 90291
Durham, NC 27708
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REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
J. Hunt, T. Driscoll, A. Mrozack, G. Lipworth, M. Reynolds, D. Brady, D. Smith, "Metamaterial Apertures for Computational Imaging", Science, 18 January 2013: 339 (6117), 310-313.

S. Thomas, R. Harrison, A. Leonardo, and M. Reynolds, "A Battery-Free Multi-Channel Digital Neural/EMG Telemetry System for Flying Insects", IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (invited paper), vol. 6, no. 5, pp.424-436, Oct. 2012

S. Thomas, E. Wheeler, J. Teizer, M. Reynolds, "Quadrature Amplitude Modulated Backscatter in Passive and Semipassive UHF RFID Systems", IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 60 no. 4 (April, 2012), pp. 1175-1182.

J. Yun, S. Patel, M. Reynolds, and G. Abowd, "Design and Performance of an Optimal Inertial Power Harvester for Human-powered Devices", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 10, no. 5, February 2011, pp. 669-683.

J. Froehlich, E. Larson, S. Gupta, G. Cohn, M. Reynolds, and S. Patel, "Disaggregated End-Use Energy Sensing for the Smart Grid", IEEE Pervasive Computing, Special Issue on Smart Energy Systems, vol. 10, no. 1, January 2011, pp. 28-39.

T. Deyle, H. Nguyen, M. Reynolds, and C. Kemp, "RFID-Guided Robots for Pervasive Automation", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 9, no. 2, 2010, pp. 37-45

A. Mazalek, M. Reynolds, and G. Davenport, "TViews: An extensible architecture for developing multi-user digital media tables", in IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, Special Issue on Interacting with Digital Tabletops, vol. 26 no. 5, 2006, pp. 47-55

REFEREED CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
J. Besnoff, T. Deyle, R. Harrison, M. Reynolds, "Battery-Free Multichannel Digital ECG Biotelemetry using UHF RFID Techniques", to appear in Proceedings IEEE RFID 2013, Orlando, FL, April 30-May 2, 2013.

D. Arnitz and M. Reynolds, "Wireless Power Transfer Optimization for Nonlinear Passive Backscatter Devices", to appear in Proceedings IEEE RFID 2013, Orlando, FL, April 30-May 2, 2013.

S. Thomas, T. Deyle, R. Harrison, M. Reynolds, "Rich-Media Tags: Battery-Free Wireless Multichannel Digital Audio and Image Transmission with UHF RFID Techniques", to appear in Proceedings IEEE RFID 2013, Orlando, FL, April 30-May 2, 2013.

T. Deyle, C. Tralie, M. Reynolds, and C. Kemp, "In-Hand Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for Robotic Manipulation", to appear in Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), Karlsruhe, Germany, May 6-10, 2013.

J. Yu, M. Reynolds, and J. Krolik, "Adaptive baseband interference suppression in multi-channel heterodyne radar receivers", in Proceedings IET International Conference on Radar Systems, Glasgow, UK, October 22-25, 2012.

(Best Paper Award) G. Cohn, S. Gupta, T. Lee, D. Morris, J. Smith, M. Reynolds, D. Tan, S. Patel, "An Ultra-Low-Power Human Body Motion Sensor Using Static Electric Field Sensing", in Proceedings ACM Ubicomp 2012, Pittsburgh, PA, September 5-8, 2012. [Acceptance rate 19% (58/301)]

S. Thomas, J. Besnoff, M. Reynolds, "Modulated backscatter for Ultra-low Power Uplinks from Wearable and Implantable Devices", in Proceedings ACM MEDCOMM 2012, Helsinki, Finland, August 13, 2012.

S. Thomas and M. Reynolds, "A 96 Mbit/sec, 15.5pJ/bit 16-QAM Modulator for UHF Backscatter Communication", in Proceedings IEEE RFID 2012, Orlando, FL, April 3-5, 2012.

(Best Paper Award) J. Besnoff and M. Reynolds, "Near Field Modulated Backscatter For In Vivo Biotelemetry", in Proceedings IEEE RFID 2012, Orlando, FL, April 3-5, 2012.

S. Thomas, R. Harrison, A. Leonardo, M. Reynolds. "A Battery-Free Multi-Channel Digital Neural/EMG Telemetry System for Flying Insects", Proceedings IEEE BioCAS 2011, San Diego, CA, November 11, 2011.

(Best Paper Nominee (top 1.6%) and Best Poster Award) S. Gupta, K-Y Chen, M. Reynolds, S.N. Patel, "LightWave: Using Compact Fluorescent Lights as Sensors". UbiComp 2011, Beijing, China, September 17-21, 2011.

S. Thomas, J. Teizer, M. Reynolds, "SmartHat: A Battery-free Worker Safety Device Employing Passive UHF RFID Technology", Proceedings IEEE RFID 2011, April 12-14, 2011, Orlando FL, pp. 85-90.

(Best Paper Award) S. Gupta, M. Reynolds, and S. Patel, "ElectriSense: Single-Point Sensing Using EMI for Electrical Event Detection and Classification in the Home," Proceedings 12th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 26-29, 2010. (Acceptance Rate 19.3%)

J. Yu, M. Reynolds, J. Krolik, "An indoor S-band radar receive array testbed", Proceedings IEEE Radar Conference, May 10-14 2010, pp. 712-717.

(Best Paper and Best of CHI Nominee) S. Patel, S. Gupta, and M. Reynolds, "The design and evaluation of an end-user-deployable, whole house, contactless power consumption sensor," Proceedings 28th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '10), Atlanta, Georgia, April 10-15, 2010, pp. 2471-2480. (Acceptance Rate: 22%)

S. Thomas and M. Reynolds, "QAM Backscatter for Passive UHF RFID Tags," IEEE Conference on RFID 2010, Orlando, FL, pp. 210-214, 14-16 April 2010.(Acceptance Rate: 30%)

S. Thomas, J. Teizer, and M. Reynolds, "Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting for Sensing, Communication, and Actuation," IAARC International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, 2010, Bratislava, Slovakia

T. Deyle, H. Nguyen, M. Reynolds, and C. Kemp, "RF vision: RFID receive signal strength indicator (RSSI) images for sensor fusion and mobile manipulation," IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2009, St. Louis, MO, pp. 5553-5560.

(Best Paper Nominee) T. Deyle and M. Reynolds, "PowerPACK: A wireless power distribution system for wearable devices" in Proceedings IEEE Conference on Wearable Computing 2008, Pittsburgh, PA, pp. 91-98.

T. Deyle, C. Kemp, and M. Reynolds, "Probabilistic UHF RFID Tag Pose Estimation with Multiple Antennas and a Multipath RF Propagation Model" in Proceedings IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2008, Nice, FR, pp. 1379-1384.

T. Deyle, C. Anderson, C. Kemp, and M. Reynolds, "A Foveated Passive UHF RFID System for Mobile Manipulation" in Proceedings IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2008, Nice, FR, pp. 3711-3716.

E. Stuntebeck, S. Patel, T. Robertson, M. Reynolds, and G. Abowd, "Wideband PowerLine Positioning for Indoor Localization" in Proceedings ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing 2008, Seoul, KR, pp. 94-103.

J. Yun, S. Patel, M. Reynolds, and G. Abowd, "A Quantitative Investigation of Inertial Power Harvesting for Human-powered Devices" in Proceedings ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing 2008, Seoul, KR, pp. 74-83.

T. Deyle and M. Reynolds, "Surface based wireless power transmission and bidirectional communication for autonomous robot swarms" in Proceedings IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation 2008, pp. 1036-1041.

(Best Paper Award) S. Patel, M. Reynolds, G. Abowd, "Detecting Human Movement by Differential Air Pressure Sensing in HVAC System Ductwork: An Exploration in Infrastructure Mediated Sensing." in Proceedings of Pervasive 2008, Springer LNCS 5013, pp. 1-18.

M. Reynolds, A. Mazalek, and G. Davenport, "An acoustic position sensing system for large scale interactive displays", in Proceedings IEEE Sensors 2007, pp. 1193-1196.

(Best Paper and Best Presentation Awards) S.N. Patel, T. Robertson, J.A. Kientz, M.S. Reynolds, and G.D. Abowd. "At the flick of a switch: Detecting and classifying unique electrical events on the residential power line." International Symposium on Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP 2007), Innsbruck, Austria, September 16-19, 2007, Springer-Verlag LNCS Volume 4717, pp.271-288.

A. Mazalek, M. Reynolds, and G. Davenport. "TViews: An extensible architecture for developing multi-user digital media tables'', in IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications, Special Issue on Interacting with Digital Tabletops, vol. 26 no. 5, 2006, pp. 47-55.

M. Reynolds, B. Schoner, J. Richards, K. Dobson, N. Gershenfeld. "An Immersive, Multi-User Musical Stage Environment'', in Proceedings ACM SIGGRAPH 2001, ACM Press, NY, 2001, pp 553-560.

E.R. Post, M. Reynolds, M. Gray, J. Paradiso, N. Gershenfeld. "Intrabody Buses for Data and Power'' in Proceedings IEEE ISWC 1997, IEEE Press, 1997, pp. 52-55.

J. Paradiso, C. Abler, K. Hsiao, M. Reynolds. "The Magic Carpet: Physical Sensing for Immersive Environments'' in ACM CHI '97, Extended Abstracts, ACM Press, NY, 1997, pp. 277-278.

TECHNICAL REPORTS
M. Reynolds, J. Richards, S. Pathare, H. Tsai, Y. Maguire, E. Post, R. Pappu, and B. Schoner "Multi-band, Low Cost EPC Tag Reader", MIT Auto-ID Center Technical Report MIT-AUTOID-WH-012, 2002, pp. 1-24.

PATENTS ISSUED
US8,392,107. Sub-room-level indoor location system using power line positioning
US8,334,784. Detecting actuation of electrical devices using electrical noise over a power line
US8,330,580. Methods and apparatus for operating a radio device
US8,094,034. Detecting actuation of electrical devices using electrical noise over a power line
US7,999,658. Methods and apparatus for operating a radio device
US7,961,078. Methods and apparatus for operating a radio device
US7,898,391. Multi-reader coordination in RFID system
US7,773,945. RFID Reader Front End
US7,724,141. Dynamically reconfigurable antennas for RFID label encoders/readers
US7,763,780. Methods and Apparatus for RFID Tag Placement
US7,706,764. Systems and Methods for Active Noise Cancellation in an RFID Tag Reader
US7,453,363. RFID reader system incorporating antenna orientation sensing
US7,075,412. Methods and apparatus for operating a radio device

PATENTS PENDING
Six unpublished patent applications have been filed with USPTO.
US20120293153. Electric Power Supply and Related Methods
US20120092142. Detecting Actuation of Electrical Devices Using Electrical Noise Over a Power Line
US20120072143. System for Monitoring Electrical Power Usage of a Structure and Method of Same
US20120068692. Systems and Methods for Measuring Electrical Power Usage in a Structure and Systems and Methods of Calibrating the Same
US20110282596. Apparatus Configured to Detect Gas Usage, Method of Providing Same, and Method of Detecting Gas Usage
US20110148591. Methods and apparatus for operating a radio device
US20110028093. Bluetooth Proximity Detection System and Method of Interacting With One or More Bluetooth Devices
US20100288468. Motion Detecting Device, Method of Providing the Same, and Method of Detecting Movement
US20100134290. Methods and Apparatus for RFID Tag Placement
US20100109842. Sub Room Level Indoor Location System Using Wideband Power Line Positioning
US20100069011. Methods and Apparatus For Self-Jamming Suppression In A Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Reader
US20090072985. Detecting actuation of electrical devices using electrical noise over a power line
US20080275326. Sensor for monitoring a condition of a patient
US60/912871. Methods and apparatus for jamming suppression in an RFID reader
US20080091345. Sub-room-level indoor location system using power line positioning
US20080018327. Methods and apparatus for RFID tag placement
US20070040689. Dynamically reconfigurable antenna for RFID label encoders/readers
US20070040689. Reconfigurable antenna for RFID label encoders
US20070040687. RFID reader system incorporating antenna orientation sensing
US20070030609. Methods, devices, and systems for protecting RFID reader front ends
US20070001813. Multi-reader coordination in RFID system
US20070001851. Configurable, calibrated radio frequency identification tag system
US20060293018. RFID reader front end
US2003:10/448,053. Methods and apparatus for operating a radio device
US20030112972. Data carrier for the secure transmission of information and method thereof

THESES
Reynolds. Low frequency indoor radiopositioning. PhD Thesis, MIT, February 2003.
Reynolds. A Phase Measurement Radio Positioning System for Indoor Use. M.Eng Thesis, MIT, February 1999.

Publications and Patents