Fall 2013 Seminar Schedule

CISE invites prominent academic and industrial researchers to present their work to the university audience. Seminars are usually held on Friday afternoons. Refreshments are served 15 minutes before each seminar.

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.

CISE Seminars are held from 3 PM to 4PM, in PHO 211, 8 St. Mary’s Street, unless otherwise noted below.

SEPT | OCT | NOV | DEC

September

Sept. 9
Manjesh Kumar Hanawal, INRIA Sophia Antipolis
Medium Access Games in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Faculty Host: Yannis Paschalidis and Venkatesh Saligrama
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Sept. 13
Pradeep Ravikumar, University of Texas
Poisson Graphical Models
Faculty Host: Yannis Paschalidis
Student Host: Wuyang Dai
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Sept. 20
Sundeep Rangan, Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Beyond 4G: Millimeter Wave Picocellular Wireless Networks
Faculty Host: Bobak Nazer
Student Host: Bowen Zhang
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Sept. 27
Sani Nassif, IBM
From Chips to Cancer
Faculty Host: Michael Caramanis and Ayse Coskun
Student Host: Tiansheng Zhang
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October

Oct. 4
Canturk Isci, IBM
Energy Management and System Analytics in Virtualized Data Centers
Faculty Host: Ayse Coskun
Student Host: Bowen Zhang
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Oct. 11
Syed Jafar, University of California, Irvine
Topological Interference Management
Faculty Host: Bobak Nazer
Student Host: Tiansheng Zhang
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Oct. 18
Danielle C. Tarraf, The Johns Hopkins University
Certified-by-Design Control Synthesis Using Finite State ρ/μ Approximations
Faculty Host: Calin Belta and Sean Andersson
Student Host: Sepideh Pourazarm
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Oct. 25, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Room 901
Pieter J. Mosterman, MathWorks
Principles of Engineered System Design and Challenges for Cyber-Physical Systems
Faculty Host: Christos Cassandras
Student Host: Bowen Zhang
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Oct. 28, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM, 15 St. Mary’s Street, Room 105
Leandros Tassiulas, University of Thessaly and Center for Research and Technology Hellas
Cooperation and Information Replication in Wireless Networks
Faculty Host: Yannis Paschalidis
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November

Nov. 1
Alekh Agarwal, Microsoft Research
Model Selection: Algorithms and Analysis Under Computational Constraints
Faculty Host: Venkatesh Saligrama
Student Host: Wuyang Dai
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Nov. 8
(Co-sponsored with the Statistics and Probability Seminar Series)
Peter Frazier, Cornell University
Bayesian Methods for Simulation Optimization
Faculty Host: Christos Cassandras
Student Host: Sepideh Pourazarm
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Nov. 15
Orit Shaer, Wellesley College
Enhancing Collaborative Discovery through Reality-Based Interaction
Faculty Host: Mark Crovella
Student Host: Eran Simhon
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Nov. 22
Shai Ben-David, University of Waterloo
Understanding Domain Adaptation Learning
Faculty Host: Venkatesh Saligrama
Student Host: Eran Simhon
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December

Dec. 6
Jyotirmoy Deshmukh, Toyota
How Can We Formally Reason About Industrial-Scale Control Systems?
Faculty Host: Calin Belta
Student Host: Sepideh Pourazarm
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Dec. 19, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, 15 St. Mary’s Street, Room 105
Andreas A. Malikopoulos, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
A Multiobjective Optimization Framework for Stochastic Optimal Control in Complex Transportation Systems
Faculty Host: Christos Cassandras
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