Pengfei Zhou

  • Assistant Professor

Pengfei Zhou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Informatics and Networked Systems, School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining Pitt, he was a Research Scientist at Advanced Digital Sciences Center (ADSC), Illinois at Singapore, a Research Fellow at Alibaba-NTU Joint Research Institute (JRI) and a Technical Advisor for Alibaba Group. He founded fayfans Co., Ltd developing AIoT products in 2016. He received his B.E. degree in the Department of Automation from Tsinghua University, and his Ph.D. degree in the School of Computer Science and Engineering from Nanyang Technological University.

Institution of Highest Degree

  • PhD, Nanyang Technological University

Representative Publications

Pengfei Zhou, Yi Ding, Yang Li, Mo Li, Guobin Shen, Tian He. "Experience: Adopting Indoor Outdoor Detection in On-demand Food Delivery Business," ACM MobiCom, 2022.

Huatao Xu, Pengfei Zhou, Rui Tan, Mo Li, Guobin Shen. "LIMU-BERT: Unleashing the Potential of Unlabeled Data for IMU Sensing Applications," ACM SenSys, 2021, Best Paper Runner-up.

Pengfei Zhou, Mo Li, and Guobin Shen. "Use It Free: Instantly Knowing Your Phone Attitude," ACM MobiCom, 2014.

Pengfei Zhou, Yuanqing Zheng, Zhenjiang Li, Mo Li, and Guobin (Jacky) Shen. "IODetector: A Generic Service for Indoor Outdoor Detection," ACM SenSys, 2012.

Pengfei Zhou, Yuanqing Zheng, and Mo Li. "How Long to Wait? Predicting Bus Arrival Time with Mobile Phone based Participatory Sensing," ACM MobiSys, 2012.

Research Interests

Mobile Sensing and Networking

Artificial Intelligence of Things

Autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems