Spring 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 3:00 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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January

Friday, Jan 20
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Gregory Batt
Department of Manufacturing Engineering
Boston University

Qualitative Analysis and Verification of Hybrid Models of Genetic Regulatory Networks: Nutritional Stress Response in Escherichia Coli

Friday, Jan 27
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
David Castañon
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Boston University

Algorithms and Performance Bounds for Adaptive Dynamic Sensor Management

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February

Friday, Feb 24
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Warren Powell
Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Princeton University
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March

Thursday, Mar 16
11 a.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 428
Olivier Leveque
Laboratory of Information Theory at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Determinants of random Cauchy matrices and capacity of wireless networks

Friday, Mar 17
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Jose H. Blanchet
Statistics Department
Harvard University

Efficient Importance Sampling For the Maximum of the Random Walk With Heavy-Tailed Increments

Friday, Mar 31
3 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Angel Lozano, Ph.D.
Lucent Technologies (Bell Laboratories)

The MIMO Layered Architecture: From Fundamentals to Standards

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April

Friday, Apr 7
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Paulo Tabuada
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Notre Dame

On the Synthesis of Correct-by-Design Embedded Control Software

Friday, Apr 14
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Yu-Chi Ho
Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University

An Overview of Ordinal Optimization

Friday, Apr 21
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
George J. Pappas
Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering
University of Pennsylvania

Approximations of Discrete, Continuous, and Hybrid Systems

Friday, Apr 28
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Vincent D. Blondel
Department of Mathematical Engineering
Université Catholique de Louvain

Questions and Applications for the Joint Spectral Radius

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May

Wednesday, May 10
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Atilla Eryilmaz
Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems
MIT

Control of Multi-Hop Wireless Sensor Networks for Efficiency and Fairness

Friday, May 12
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
John Straub
Department of Chemistry
Boston University

Current Problems and Challenges in Modeling Protein Folding Energetics and Dynamics

Friday, May 19
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Ayalvadi Ganesh, Ph.D.
Microsoft Research at Cambridge, UK

Epidemics on Networks

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