Fall 2009 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 211, 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

Sept 25, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Fumin Zhang
Assistant Professor
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Cyber Physical Systems Theory and Cooperative Exploration

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October

Oct 2, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 203
Michael Margaliot
Professor
School of Electrical Engineering – Systems, Tel-Aviv University

“Stability Analysis of Switched Systems using Variational Principles”

Oct 9, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Tanya Berger-Wolf
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois

Computational Analysis of Dynamic Networks (and its Applications to Social Life of Zebras)

Oct 16, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Michael Steele
Professor
Wharton School of Management, University of Pennsylvania

Stochastic Combinatorial Optimization: From the TSP and MST to Dogapillars

Oct 23, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Andrzej Banaszuk
Fellow and Project Leader
United Technologies Research Center

Robust Uncertainty Management Methods Applied to UAV Search and Tracking Problems

Oct 30, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Adam Kalai
Researcher
Microsoft Research New England

Engineering Cooperation in Strategic Games with Private Information

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November

Nov 6, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Sridhar Seshadri
Professor
Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

Fixed versus Random Proportion Demand Models for Assortment Planning

Nov 13, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Prakash Narayan
Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland

Omniscience, Secrecy and Tree Packing

Nov 20, Friday
2:00 PM

8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211

Natallia Katenka
Ph.D. Student
Department of Statistics, University of MichiganTracking Multiple Targets Using Binary Decisions from Wireless Sensor Networks
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December

Dec 4, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Herbert Tanner
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware

Randomized Model Predictive Robot Navigation

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