ECE Lectures Archive – 2012

ECE Distinguished Lectures


CarincropFebruary 8

Professor Lawrence Carin, William H. Younger Professor of Engineering, Duke University

“Statistical Methods for compressive Hyperspectral Imaging”
Talk abstract and speaker’s bio || News Story

MCFChangMarch 7

Professor Mau-Chung Frank Chang, Wintek Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

“Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz System-on-a-Chip for Radio, Radar and Imaging Systems”
Talk abstract and speaker’s bio || News Story

Charles TuMarch 28

Professor Charles W. Tu, Distinguished Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego

“Bandgap Engineering and Device Applications of Dilute Nitrides”
Talk abstract and speaker’s bio || News Story

Guha_CropOctober 3

Dr. Supratik Guha, Director, Physical Sciences Department, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

“Photovoltaics Research at IBM”
Talk abstract and speaker’s bio || News Story

ECE Colloquia

  • 1/25 Professor Luca Carloni, Columbia University
    “System-Level Design Methods for System-on-Chip Platforms”
  • 1/30 Mihaela van der Schaar, Chancellor’s Professor, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department
    “Game-Theoretic Design for Networked Communities”
  • 10/23 Professor André DeHon, University of Pennsylvania
    “Semiconductor Life Extensions Through Reconfiguration (Using Reconfiguration and Adaptivity to Deal with Variation, Aging, and Power Reduction)”
  • 10/31 Professor James W. Davis, Ohio State University
    “Clustering Using Ripley’s K-Function for Analysis of Scene Behaviors in Video”

ECE Seminars

  • 1/18 Jonathan Klamkin (ECE/Photonics), Institute of Communications Information and Perception Technologies, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
    “Photonic Integrated Devices, Circuits, and Subsystems”
  • 1/31 Dr. Tareq Abu Hamed, Director of the Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation, Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, Israel
    “The Renewable Energy Research in Southern Arava”
  • 2/1 Dr. Simone Gambini, Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center, University of California, Berkeley
    “Electronics for Future Medical Devices: From Connected Implants to Point of Care Diagnostics”
  • 2/6 Phillipa Gill, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Toronto
    “Security and Reliability for Internet-Scale Devices”
  • 2/8 Dr. George D. Skidmore, Principal Scientist, DRS Technologies RSTA
    “Introduction to Microbolometers for Infrared Imaging”
  • 2/10 Professor Nick Feamster, Georgia Institute of Technology
    “The Battle for Control of Online Communications”
  • 2/13 Dr. Eric Keller, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania
    “Secure Virtualization for Dependable Cloud Services”
  • 2/14 Dr. Nanfang Yu (ECE/Photonics), Researcher Associate, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
    “Molding Optical Wavefronts Using Meta-Interfaces”
  • 2/21 Professor Tracey Ho, California Institute of Technology
    “Error Correction for Deadlines, Keys and Computationally Limited Networks”
  • 2/21 Dr. Elison Matioli, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    “Nanophotonics for Energy Efficiency Applications: Exploiting Light Emitters Up to the Last Photon”
  • 2/24 Monika Patel, Northwestern University
    “Indistinguishable Photon Sources for Practical Quantum Communication”
  • 2/27 Dr. Jacob Sorber, Dartmouth College
    “Rethinking Mobile Systems for Uncertain Environments”
  • 2/28 Dr. Michelle Sander, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    “Towards Integrated On-Chip Femtosecond Photonic Technology”
  • 3/1 Dr. Laura Waller (ECE/Photonics), Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University
    “Computational Wave-Field Imaging”
  • 3/2 Dr. Alexey Gorshkov (ECE/Photonics), Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology
    “Many-Body Physics with Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Systems and Methods”
  • 3/5 Dr. Igmar Hartl (ECE/Photonics), IMRA America, Inc.
    “Frequency Comb Spectroscopy: From Precision Metrology to Hyperspectral Imaging”
  • 3/5 Dr. Haryadi S. Gunawi, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
    “Towards Reliable Storage Systems: From OS-Level File Systems to Cloud Storage”
  • 3/19 Devi Parikh, Research Assistant Professor, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
    “Advancing Computer Vision by Leveraging Humans”
  • 3/21 Amir Ali Ahmadi, Postdoctoral Associate, MIT
    “The Interplay of Convexity and Algorithmic Algebra in Optimization and Systems Analysis”
  • 4/17 Andrew G. Kirk, James McGill Professor, McGill University
    “Integrated Resonant Photonic Structures for Biosensing”
  • 4/18 Daniel Hsu, Postdoctoral Researcher, Microsoft Research New England
    “Algorithms for Learning Latent Variable Models”
  • 4/26 David F. Welch, Founder, Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, Infinera Corporation
    “A Paradigm Change in the Fiber Optic Networks”
  • 5/1 Valerio Pruneri, Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    “Flexible Transparent Electrodes Based on Ultrathin Metals”
  • 5/16 Neal Crago, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    “Energy-Efficient Latency Tolerance for Many-Core Processors with Decoupled Strands”
  • 5/17 Alessandro Tuniz, Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, University of Sydney Faculty
    “Metamaterials in Fibers”
  • 5/25 Vahid Sandoghdar, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL), Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU)
    “Ultrasensitive Detection and Tracking of Nano-Objects via Scattering Interferometry”
  • 6/12 Shlomo Havlin, Bar-Ilan University
    “The Extreme Vulnerability of Network of Networks”
  • 8/13 Professor Aryeh Kontorovich, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
    “Metric Anomaly Detection Via Asymmetric Risk Minimization”
  • 9/11 Professor Joerg Kliewer, New Mexico State University
    “Coding Strategies for Link and Physical Layer Security”
  • 10/24 Professor Max H. M. Costa, University of Campinas (Unicamp)
    “On Gaussian Interference Channels”
  • 11/2 Dr. Vasileios Palvidis, University of Manchester
    “Truth and Lies about 3-D ICs”
  • 11/5 Cristina Boero, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
    “Electrochemical Biosensors for On-line Monitoring of Cell Culture Metabolism”
  • 11/14 Professor Ricardo L. de Queiroz, Universidade de Brasilia
    “Green Computing for Video Processing”
  • 11/20 Professor Vahid Tarokh, Harvard University
    “Information in Non-Linear Regime”
  • 12/11 Professor Chandra R. Murthy, Indian Institute of Science
    “Distributed Co-Phasing for Data Fusion in Wireless Sensor Networks”