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  • Mobile Sensing Applications and Stream Processing

    • Dataflow Modeling and Analysis

    • Memory Management through Code Analysis

    • High Performance Parallel Computation

  • Big Data Technologies and Pattern Recognition

  • Distributed Fault-Tolerant Computing (Self-stabilization)

  • Image Processing

  • Real-time Multimedia Streaming

  • Programming Methodology

    • Agile Software Development

    • eXtreme Programming

    • Test-Driven Development


  1. Farley Lai, Daniel Schmidt, and Octav Chipara, “Static Memory Management for Efficient Mobile Sensing Applications,” in EMSOFT, 2015

  2. Farley Lai, Syed Shabih Hasan, Austin Laugesen, and Octav Chipara, “CSense: A Stream-Processing Toolkit for Robust and High-rate Mobile Sensing Applications,” in IPSN, 2014

  3. Syed Shabih Hasan, Farley Lai, Octav Chipara, and Yu-Hsiang Wu, “AudioSense: Enabling Real-time Evaluation of Hearing Aid Technology In-Situ,” in CBMS, 2013

Technical Reports

  1. Farley Lai, "High Performance Stream Processing and Optimizations," Department of Computer Science, University of Iowa, 2015

  2. Farley Lai, "Data Collection and Beyond for Sensor Networks," Department of Computer Science, University of Iowa, 2012

  3. Octav Chipara, Farley Lai, Austin Laugesen, and Syed Shabih Hasan, "EgoSense: A Minimally Intrusive Monitor of Social and Physical Activities," Department of Computer Science, University of Iowa, 2012

Master Thesis

  1. Shing-Tsaan Huang, Farley Lai, "Optimal Alternators with Reduced Space Complexity," Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Central University, 2004.

Undergraduate Theses

  1. Chuan-Yi Tang, and Farley Lai, "The Study of Matching Chinese Speech Pauses with Text Punctuations," Department of Computer Science, National Tsing Hua University, 2002.

  2. Amy J. C. Trappey, Farley Lai, Kuo-Fang Huang, Kuo-Chen Huang, and Tsung-Han Hsieh, "Mobile Office Based System for E-Business," Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, National Tsing Hua University, 2002. This project focuses on customer relationship management (CRM) in e-Business and incorporates my work results in, Inc.