Steven M. Hernandez

About: Steven M. Hernandez

Steven M. Hernandez is a Ph.D. candidate (2018-2023) in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA advised by Dr. Eyuphan Bulut. His research interests include WiFi sensing, TinyML, edge learning, and federated learning.

During his Ph.D., he has internship experience at Facebook in Spatial Computing (2020) and Google in Ambient Speech Recognition (2022) and he is the recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2018-2023), the PerCom Best Demo Award (2020). the Department of Computer Science “Outstanding Paper Award” (2022), and the College of Engineering “Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award” (2022).

Preceding my research career, my interactive installation artwork was shown around Richmond, VA, USA including Gallery5 (2014), 1708 Gallery (2015) and Foster Made (2017). To this day, I continue my creative efforts within my annual "ROBOs" project (2015-2023) which combines physical design with electronic design and sensors towards novel human computer interaction (HCI) methods.