Fall 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 2:00 PM in the Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Room 901, Boston, MA, unless otherwise noted.

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September

Friday, Sept 16
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Abhijit Deshmukh
Associate Professor and
Program Director, National Science Foundation
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Distributed Decision-Making

Friday, Sept 30
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Calin Belta
Assistant Professor
Department of Manufacturing Engineering
Boston University

Hierarchical Abstractions for Planning and Control of Robotic Swarms

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October

Friday, Oct 7
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Pinar Keskinocak
Associate Professor
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Supply Chain Procurement with Inventory and Backordering Options

Friday, Oct 14, 2005
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Jinbo Xu
Assistant Professor
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago

Fast and Accurate Protein Side-Chain Packing

Monday, Oct 17
11 a.m.
111 Cummington St.
Room MCS 135
Eylem Ekici
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ohio State University

Application-Level Service Guarantees for Wireless Sensor Networks

Wednesday, Oct 19
4 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Goran Frehse
Visiting Researcher
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Verification of Hybrid Systems Using Forward/Backward Abstraction Refinement

Friday, Oct 21
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
João Pedro Hespanha
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of California Santa Barbara

Stochastic Hybrid Systems – Modeling, Analysis, and Applications to Networks and Biology

Friday, Oct 28
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
This Seminar is offered jointly with the Manufacturing Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series.
Patrick Jaillet
Professor and Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering
M.I.T.
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November

Friday, Nov 4
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
Asuman Ozdaglar
Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
M.I.T.

Price Competition and Efficiency in Congested Networks

Monday, Nov 14
11 a.m.
111 Cummington St.
Room MCS 135
Sonia Fahmy
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
Purdue University

An Energy-Efficient Architecture for Wireless Sensor Networks

Tuesday, Nov 15
3 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 339
Stark Draper
Ph.D.
EECS Department
University of California, Berkeley

Opportunistic Decoding: Maximizing Rate and Reliability in Channels with Feedback

Friday, Nov 18
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
9th Floor
Emerging Technologies and Best Industry Practices Symposium
Sponsored by the Sensor Network Consortium at Boston University

Sensor Networks: Whats Real and What Lies Ahead

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December

Friday, Dec 2
2 p.m.
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 901
This Seminar is offered jointly with the Manufacturing Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series.
Guillermo Gallego
Professor and Chair
Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Columbia University

Callable and Flexible Revenue Management

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