Spring 2008 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

Friday, Jan 25
12:00 AM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Sachin Agarwal
Networking and Distributed Systems
Strategic Research Deutsche Telekom AG

Peer-to-Peer Video Streaming: A List of to-do’s Learnt from Measurements

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February

Friday, Feb 8
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Islam Hussein
Mechanical Engineering Department
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Coverage Control and Resource Allocation in Sensor Network Problems over Large-Scale Domains

Friday, Feb 22
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 339
Zygmunt J. Haas
School of Electrical Engineering
Cornell University

The Untold Story about the Romance between Mr. A.H Network and Mrs. S. Network and about their Son, Mr. D.-T Network

Friday, Feb 29
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Warren B. Powell
Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Princeton University

Approximate Dynamic Programming for High-Dimensional Resource Allocation Problems

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March

Wednesday, Mar 5
4:00 PM
24 Cummington St
Room B01
John Baillieul
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Boston University

BU College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture: “Control Theory, Networks, and Life Itself” – Slides

Friday, Mar 7
11:00 AM
15 St. Mary’s St
Room 116
Zhen Shen
Department of Automation
Tsinghua University

Quantifying Heuristics in the Ordinal Optimization Framework

Friday, Mar 7
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Lydia Kavraki
Computer Science
Rice University

A Robotics-Inspired Approach to the Analysis of Molecular Flexibility and Function

Friday, Mar 21
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Leonidas Guibas
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Stanford University

Routing and Information Brokerage in Sensor Networks

Friday, Mar 28
2:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s St
Room 105
Radu Grosu
Department of Computer Science
State University of New York at Stony Brook

Modeling and Analysis of Excitable Cells with Hybrid Automata

Monday, Mar 31
10:00 AM
110 Cummington St
Room 245
Tariq Samad
Corporate Fellow
Honeywell International

Two “Hot Topics” in the Process Industries – Wireless and Clean Energy

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April

Friday, Apr 4
2:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s St
Room 105
Oliver Brock
Department of Computer Science
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Robots and Proteins: Two Unlikely Journeys Through High-Dimensional Spaces

Friday, Apr 11
2:00 PM
110 Cummington St
Room 245
Jörg Liebeherr
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Toronto

A System Theoretic Approach to Bandwidth Estimation

Friday, Apr 25
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 339
Andy Molisch
Technical Staff
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory

Cross-Layer Optimization of Wireless Collaborative Ad-hoc Netw

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May

Friday, May 9
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 901
Rayadurgam Srikant
Electrical and Computer Engineering and Coordinated Science Lab
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Optimization and Algorithms for Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks

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