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University of Utah Innovate Report 2015 features Ram Gouripeddi and John Horel.

Utah Department of Air Quality blog by Kerry Kelly and Kathy Sward 11/2/2015. Air Quality: Asthma research will help kids breathe easier

 Nicole Burnett, with Ram Gouripeddi, presented at the Research on Capitol Hill (  1/24/2017 “Enabling an Air Quality Exposome for Salt Lake Citizens”




Publications, Posters, and Talks

Invited talk
An Informatics Architecture for an Exposome, R. Gouripeddi, Session II06 – Secondary Use of Data for Research (Interactive Learning), AMIA 2016 Joint Summits on Translational Science, March 22nd, 2016, San Francisco.

International conference/poster
Data, Modeling, Uncertainty and Integration: The Informatics of an Air Quality Exposome, R. Gouripeddi, N. Burnett, J. Facelli, 2015 International Society of Exposure Science Annual Meeting in Henderson, NV, USA, October 18-22, 2015. Online: Poster

ISES/ISEE 2018 (first author listed), Ottawa Canada, Aug 26-30.
See  abstract book at

  • P01.0330. Tiase V, Gouripeddi R, Sward K, Burnett N, Butcher R, Mo P, Cummins M. “Advancing Study Metadata Models to Support an Exposomic Informatics Infrastructure”. Presented by Tiase. (p. 967)
  • P01.0320. Burnett N, Gouripeddi R, Facelli J, Mo P, Madsen R, Butcher R, Sward K. “Development of Sensor Metadata Library for Exposomic Studies”. Presented by Gouripeddi. (p.966)
  • P03.0470 Gouripeddi R, Madsen R, Tran L, Mo P, Burnett N, Butcher R, Cummins M, Sward K. “Generating Consistent Spatio-temporal Events of Exposure for Translational Exposomic Research.” Presented by Gouripeddi. (p. 1647)
  • P02.0860 Collingwood S, Gouripeddi R, Wong B, Sward K. “Environmental influences on health outcomes—integrating real-time exposure measures from homes into longitudinal cohort studies: Lessons from the field.” Presented by Sward. (p. 1320)
  • Panel S03.04G (discussion section) – Kathy Sward participated
  • Tech fair – our team had a booth side by side with other PRISMS centers

Pediatric Research using Integrated Sensor Monitoring Systems (PRISMS): Utah Informatics Center – Federated Integration Architecture. K. Sward, J. Facelli.2016 International Society of Exposure Science Annual Meeting in Utrecht, the Netherlands, October 9-13, 2016. Poster

National conference/poster
Pediatric Research Using Integrated Sensor Monitoring Systems (PRISMS): Applying Sensor Technology and Informatics to Better Understand Asthma, Katherine A Sward, Alex A.T. Bui, Jose-Luis Ambite, Michael Dellarco, Julio C Facelli, Frank D. Gilliland, 2016 Annual Symposium November 12 – 16, 2016 Chicago, IL.  {AMIA Distinguished Poster Award} This was a collaborative poster across PRISMS centers.


Local conference/poster
An Infrastructure for Reproducible Exposomic Research, R. Gouripeddi, P. Warner, R. Madsen, P. Mo, N. Burnett, J. Wen, A. Lund, R. Butcher, M. Cummins, J. Facelli, K. Sward, Research Reproducibility Conference, Monday, November 14, 2016, S.J. Quinney Law School, University of Utah, Salt Lake City., DOI:,


Year 2

A Conceptual Architecture for Reproducible On-demand Data Integration for Complex Diseases, R. Gouripeddi, K. Eilbeck, M. Cummins, K. Sward, B. LaSalle, K. Peterson, R. Madsen, P. Warner, W. Dere, J.C. Facelli, Research Reproducibility Conference, Monday, November 14, 2016, S.J. Quinney Law School, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Kelly KE, Whitaker J, Petty P et al. (2017). Ambient and laboratory evaluation of a low-cost particulate matter sensor. Environmental Pollution, Volume 221, February 2017, Pages 491-500.

Burnett N. (2017). Harmonization of Sensor Measurements to Support Health Research. Proceedings of The National Conference On Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 2017 University of Memphis Memphis, Tennessee. April 6-8, 2017.

Year 3

Vercellino RJ, Sleeth DK et al. Laboratory evaluation of a low-cost, real-time, aerosol multi-sensor. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 7, 559-567, DOI: 10.1080/15459624.2018.1468565.

Min KT, Lundrigan P, Patwari N, Sward K, Collingwood S. Smart Home Air Filtering System: A Randomized Controlled Trial for Performance Evaluation. Proc. of the 3rd IEEE/ACM Conf. on Connected Health: Applications, Systems, and Engineering (CHASE 2018), 26 Sept. 26-28 2018, Washington DC. Program at
Paper will be published on Elsevier Smart Health Journal as a special issue

Lundrigan P, Patwari N, Kasera S K. STRAP: Secure Transfer of Association Protocol. Proc. of the 27th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2018), 30 July – 2 August 2018, Hangzhou, China. Proceedings will become available at IEEE Explore Currently available at:

Lundrigan P, Min KT, Patwari N et al. EpiFi: An in-home IoT architecture for epidemiological deployments. IEEE Intl. Workshop on Practical Issues in Building Sensor Network Applications (SenseApp 2018).

Moore J, Goffin P, Meyer M et al. Managing In-home Environments through Sensing, Annotating, and Visualizing Air Quality Data. Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT)( Ubicomp ’18), to appear, 2(3): doi:10.1145/3264938, 2018.