Spring 2005 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, 15 St. Mary’s Street, Room 105, 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

Tuesday, Jan 11
15 St. Mary’s St.
CISE graduate students
Organized by Brenda Zhuang

First Annual (pilot) CISE Student Workshop

Friday, Jan 21
2 p.m.
15 St. Mary’s St.
Room 105
Georgia Perakis
Associate Professor
Operations Research Center and
Sloan School of Management, MIT

The “Price of Anarchy” and its Applications

Friday, Jan 28
10 a.m.
15 St. Mary’s St.
Room 116
Gad Allon
Graduate School Of Business
Columbia University

Competition in Service Industries

Friday, Jan 28
11 a.m.
Joint with AME
110 Cummington St.
Room 245
Peter B. Luh
Professor
Communications & Information Technologies
University of Connecticut

A Lagrangian Relaxation Based Approach to Schedule Asset Overhaul and Repair Services

Friday, Jan 28
2 p.m.
15 St. Mary’s St.
Room 105
Mike Veatch
Professor
Gordon College

Approximate Dynamic Programming for Networks

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February

Friday, Feb 25
2 p.m.
15 St. Mary’s St.
Room 105
Sokwoo Rhee, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Millennial Net, Inc., Burlington, MA
A founding member of the Sensor Network Consortium at Boston University

Wireless Sensor Networks Issues and their Applications

Monday, Feb 28
4 p.m.
PHO 339
ECE Colloquium
Andreas Savvides
Assistant Professor
Embedded Networks and Applications Laboratory (ENALAB)
Yale University

Location Discovery Indoor Ad-Hoc Sensor Networks: Platforms and Services

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March

Friday, Mar 18
Joint with AME
11 am
Room 245 – Alumni Conference Room
110 Cummington St
Andrew Odlyzk
ADC Professor and Assistant VP for Research Director
Digital Technology Center
University of Minnesota

Victorian railroads, scholarly communications, and the future of ecommerce

Friday, Mar 18
2 p.m.
15 St. Mary’s St.
Room 105
Laurent Massoulie, Ph.D.
Microsoft Corporation
Tue, March 29
12 Noon-5 p.m.
Celebrate CISE Student Research
In conjunction with Boston University Science and Engineering Day
Wed, Mar 30
4 p.m.
Joint with ECE
Vahid Tarokh
Professor
Electrical Engineering
Harvard University

Collaboration, Competition and Cognitive Radio Transmission in Wireless Networks: From Theory to Implementation

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April

Friday, Apr 1
2 p.m.
15 St Mary’s Street
Room 105
Andrea Goldsmith
Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering
Stanford University

Cross-layer design of wireless ad-hoc networks: is it better to be robust, quick, or responsive?

Friday, Apr 8
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Photonics Building
Room 205
Spyros Vassilaras, Ph.D.
Athens Information Technology

Cooperation Reinforcement in Wireless Mesh Networks with Centralized Supervision

Friday, Apr 15
2 p.m.
15 St. Mary’s St.
Room 105
Vijay Subramanian
Motorola Corporation

Convergence and Optimality of Opportunistic Scheduling Algorithms

Friday, Apr 22
2 p.m.
15 St. Mary’s St.
Room 105
Michael Fu
Professor
Robert H.Smith School of Business
Institute for Systems Research
University of Maryland

Model Reference Adaptive Search: A New Approach to Global Optimization

Friday Apr 29
2 p.m.
15 St. Mary’s St.
Room 105
Azer Bestavros
Professor and Chair
Computer Science, Boston University

Exploiting the Transients of Adaptation for RoQ Attacks on Internet Resources

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May

Monday, May 23
2 p.m.
15 St. Mary’s St.
Room 105
Xiaojun Lin, Ph.D. candidate
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Purdue University

Cross-Layer Design for Multi-hop Wireless Networks: A Loose-Coupling Perspective

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