Fall 2010 Seminars 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.

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SEPT | OCT | NOV | DEC


September

Sept 17, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Justin Romberg
Georgia Institute of Technology

An Overview of Compressed Sensing and Application to Two Localization Problems

Sept 24, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Devavrat Shah
Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Message Passing Networks

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October

Oct 1, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Jerry Zhu
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Is Machine Learning the Wrong Name?

Oct 8, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Sean P. Meyn
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dynamic Models for Electric Power Markets

Oct 14, Thursday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 404/428
Tara Javidi
University of California, San Diego

Opportunistic Routing in Wireless Multihop Networks

Oct 15, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Ayse K. Coskun
Boston University

Energy-Efficient Temperature Management for High Performance Multiprocessor Systems

Oct 21, Thursday
3:00 PM
110 Cummington Street
Room 245
Daniel Abramovitch
Agilent Technologies

How Not to Present Your work

Oct 22, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Daniel Abramovitch
Agilent Technologies

A Tale of Three Actuators: How Mechanics, Business Models and Position Sensing Affect Different Mechatronic Servo Problems

Oct 28, Thursday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 404/428
Vijay Subramanian
Hamilton Institute, NUIM, Ireland

Stochastic Switched Networks: Fine Properties of Max-Weight Scheduling

Oct 29, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Balaji Prabhakar
Stanford University

It Pays to Do the Right Thing: Incentive Mechanisms for Societal Networks

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November

Nov 5, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Tony Jebara
Columbia University

Learning from Data Using Matchings and Graphs

Nov 10, Wednesday
10:00 AM
110 Cummington Street
Room 245
Alessandro Abate
Delft University of Technology

Stochastic Hybrid Systems: formal analysis and computable verification

Nov 12, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Ali Abur
Northeastern University

Role of Synchronized Measurements In Operation of Smart Grids

Nov 19, Friday
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s St
ENDV 105
Uday V. Shanbhag
University of Illinois

Nash Games Under Uncertainty: Characterization Statements and  Distributed Computation

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December

Dec 3, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Co-sponsored  with Clean Energy & Environmental Sustainability Initiative (CEESI) and Division of Materials Science &  Engineering (MSE).
Shailesh Vora
U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy’s SECA Program: 2010 Progress and Plans

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