Spring 1998

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 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.

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February

Wednesday, Feb 4
2:00 p.m.
Christos Cassandras
Boston University

Toward an Optimal Control Theory for Hybrid Systems


Wednesday, Feb 11
2:00 p.m.
Stephen Graves
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Optimizing Stragetic Safety Stock Placement in Supply Chains


Wednesday, Feb 25
2:00 p.m.
Jian-Qiang Hu
Boston University

Approximations for Markov-Modulated Queueing Networks


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March

Friday, Mar 6
2:00 p.m.
Garrett Van Ryzin
Columbia University

Yield Management Without Forecasting or Optimization: An Adaptive Algorithm for Determining Seat Protection Levels


Wednesday, Mar 18
2:00 p.m.
Robin Roundy
Cornell University

Procurement of Common Components in a Stochastic Environment


Wednesday, Mar 25
2:00 p.m.
Sridhar Tayur
Carnegie Mellon University

Delayed Differentiation versus Accurate Information in Capacitated Supply Chains


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April

Wednesday, Apr 1
2:00 p.m.
P.R. Kumar
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Recent Results in the Performance Analysis of Queueing Networks


Wednesday, Apr 8
2:00 p.m.
John Baras
University of Maryland, College Park

Integrated Product and Process Design for Electromechanical Systems


Friday, Apr 10
2:00 p.m.
Joern Janneck
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Modeling Complex Discrete Event Systems: The Moses Approach


Friday, Apr 17
2:00 p.m.
Michael Harrison
Stanford University

Heavy Traffic Resource Pooling in Systems with Multiple Servers


Wednesday, Apr 29
2:00 p.m.
Tsu-Chin Tsao
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Motion Control for Non-Circular Turning Process


Friday, Apr 24
2:00 p.m.
David Yao
Columbia University

Optimal Replenishment and Rework Under Multiple Unreliable Supply Sources


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May

Wednesday, May 6
2:00 p.m.
Yannis Paschalidis
Boston University

Quality of Service in Make-To-Stock Manufacturing Systems


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