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Flu Sense: Device Invented at UMass Amherst Analyzes Coughing and Crowd Size

The thermal images above are from medical office areas as shown on UMass Amherst FluSense units. As a computer scientist and mobile sensor expert at UMass Amherst, Tauhidur Rahman pondered the potential public health revelations of non-speech body sounds for a long time before he and PhD student Forsad al Hossain invented FluSense. In the Mosaic Lab that Rahman co-directs, he and a team of students—from undergraduates to PhD candidates—develop sensors to observe human health and behavior. Their goal is to solve real-world problems. Read More.