Fall 2006 Seminar Schedule

CISE invites prominent academic and industrial researchers to present their work to the university audience. Seminars are usually held on Fridays at 2:00 PM in the Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Room 901, Boston, MA, unless otherwise noted.

Subscribe to our Google Calendar for up to date information on all our seminars. In Google Calendar “add” using cise@bu.edu. For more events, please see the College of Engineering Calendar.

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September

Friday, Sept 15
2:00 p.m.
8 St Mary’s St
Room 901
Mike Afergan
Akamai Company

Application of Repeated Games to Networking Problems

Monday, Sept 18
4:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 428
Qing Zhao
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California

A Decision-Theoretic Framework for Opportunistic Spectrum Access

Friday, Sept 22
2:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Mung Chiang
Department of Electrical Engineering
Princeton University

Layering as Optimization Decomposition: Towards a Mathematical Theory of Network Architectures

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October

Friday, Oct 6
2:00 p.m.
8 St Mary’s St
Room 901
Andreas Molisch
MERL – Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories

MIMO Systems with Antenna Selection

Friday, Oct 13
2:00 p.m.
8 St Mary’s St
Room 901
Magnus Egerstedt
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Containment Control in Mobile Networks

Friday, Oct 20
2:00 p.m.
15 St Mary’s St
Room 105
Saswati Sarkar
Electrical and Systems Engineering
University of Pennsylvania

Performance Guarantees Using Distributed Scheduling in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks

Monday, Oct 23
4:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 339
Alfred Hero
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Michigan

Dimensionality Reduction Approaches to Inference in Sensor Networks

Wednesday, Oct 25
3:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 339
Alin Stefanescu
Computer and Information Science
University of Konstanz

Synthesis of Distributed Transition Systems

Friday, Oct 27
2:00 p.m.
15 St. Mary’s St
Room 105
Munther Dahleh
Electrical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Fundamental Limitation of Noise Canceling Imposed by Causality, Stability, and Channel Capacity

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November

Friday, Nov 3
2:00 p.m.
8 St Mary’s St
Room 901
Xiaobo Tan
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Michigan State University

Electroactive Polymers as Artificial Muscles and Sensors: a Control Systems Perspective

Wednesday, Nov 8
4:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 339
S. Sandeep Pradhan
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

A Graph-Based Framework for Transmission of Correlated Sources Over Broadcast Channels

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December

Friday, Dec 1
2:00 p.m.
8 St Mary’s St
Room 901
Miroslav Krstic
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
University of California, San Diego

Boundary Control of PDEs and Applications to Flows and Flexible Structures

Friday, Dec 8
2:00 p.m.
8 St Mary’s St
Room 901
Reza Olfati-Saber
Thayer School of Engineering
Dartmouth College

Distributed Data Fusion in Networked Sensing Systems

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