Fall 1998

CISE invites prominent academic and industrial researchers to present their work to the university audience. Seminars are usually held on Fridays at 11:00 AM in the Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Room 211, 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.



Friday, Sept 25
11:00 a.m.
Michael Fu
University of Maryland

Operational Methods in Semiconductor Manufacturing: Integrating Product Dynamics and Process Modes

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Friday, Oct 9
11:00 a.m.
Carles E. Rohrs
Fellow, Tellabs Research Center Visiting Associate Professor, MIT

Internet Quality of Service: An Oxymoron

Friday, Oct 16
11:00 a.m.
Ronald G. Askin
The University of Arizona

Towards a Complete Model of Manufacturing Cell Formation

Friday, Oct 23
11:00 a.m.
Francis J. Alexander
Center for Computational Science
Boston University

Multiscale and Hybrid Computational Techniques in Physics: Can They Be Useful to Supply Chain Coordination?

Friday, Oct 30
11:00 a.m.
Hirochika Nakajima
Department of Applied Physics School of Science and Engineering Waseda University

Microoptics and Integrated Optics Successfully Applied to Practical Optical Fiber Communication Systems

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Tuesday, Nov 3
11:45 a.m.
Dimitris Bertsimas
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Asymptotically Optimal Algorithms for Job Shop Scheduling and Packet Routing

Tuesday, Nov 10
11:45 a.m.
Peter B. Luh
University of Connecticut

Lagrangian Relaxation Neural Networks for Job Shop Scheduling

Friday, Nov 13
11:00 a.m.
Arthur C. Sanderson
Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Director, Division of Electrical and Communications Systems National Science Foundation

Tetrobots, Transformers, and Modular Robotics

Friday, Nov 20
11:00 a.m.
Bruce Krogh
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Upgrading Systems Online

Tuesday, Nov 13
11:45 a.m.
Dan Braha
Department of Industrial Engineering Ben-Gurion University Israel

Constraint Satisfaction Models in Design and Manufacturing

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Friday, Dec 4
11:00 a.m.
Y.C. Ho
Harvard University

Soft and Hard Optimization – A Synthesis of Human, Analytical, and Computational Intelligence

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