Spring 2007 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.

JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY


January

Thursday, Jan 18
4:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
George Kesidis
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Penn State University

Models and Games for File Sharing in Peer-to-Peer Networks

Friday, Jan 19
2:00 p.m.
8 St Mary’s St
Room 901
Hesham El Gamal
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ohio State University

Secure Communications Over Wireless Channels

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February

Friday, Feb 2
2:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Timothy S. Gardner
Biomedical Engineering
Boston University

Genome-Scale Mapping of Microbial Transcriptional Networks From Expression Data

Wednesday, Feb 7
4:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 339
Azer Bestavros
Computer Science,
Boston University

If You Build It They Will Come: The snBench Architecture

Friday, Feb 9
2:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Sandor Vajda
Biomedical Engineering
Boston University

Optimization Problems in Molecular Recognition

Friday, Feb 16
2:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Daniel Segrè
Bioinformatics Program
Boston University

Metabolic Network Modeling: From Single Gene Perturbations to System-Level Functional Organization

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March

Friday, Mar 2
2:00 p.m.
8 St Mary’s St
Room 901
Sean B. Andersson
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Boston University

Estimation and Control in Confocal Microscopy

Friday, Mar 9
2:00 p.m.
8 St Mary’s St
Room 901
Emilio Frazzoli
Aeronautics and Astronautics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dynamic Routing and Motion Coordination of Large-Scale Vehicle Networks

Wednesday, Mar 21
11:00 a.m.
111 Cummington St.
Room 135
Elizabeth Bradley
Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Colorado at Boulder

Chaos and Control

Friday, Mar 23
2:00 p.m.
8 St Mary’s St
Room 901
Stephane Lafortune
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Michigan

Centralized and Decentralized Diagnosis of Discrete Event Systems

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April

Wednesday, Apr 4
2:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Dahai Xu
Electrical Engineering
Princeton University

Link-State Routing Can Achieve Optimal Traffic Engineering – From Entropy to IP

Friday, Apr 6
2:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Sujay Sanghavi
Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Two Problems in Large Communication Networks

Tuesday, Apr 10
2:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 339

Martin Wainwright
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of California, Berkeley

High-Dimensional Statistical Inference: Practical and Information-Theoretic Limits on Sparsity Recovery

Friday, Apr 13
2:00 p.m.
15 St. Mary’s St
Room 105
Dr. Siamak Sorooshyari
Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent

Predictive Power Control for Wireless Networks: Joint User-Centric and Network-Centric Optimization

Friday, Apr 20
2:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Edwin Chong
Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mathematics
Colorado State University

A Duality-Based Optimization Method for Decentralized Flow Control in Sensor Networks

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May

Friday, May 4
2:00 p.m.
8 St Mary’s St
Room 822
Lieven Vandenberghe
Electrical Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles

Large-Scale Semidefinite Programming in Signal Processing and Control

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