2013 Fall Electrical Engineering Seminars

Defending Against Internet Censorship and Control, from Firewalls to Filter Bubbles

December 19, 2013
11:00am - 12:00 pm
CS Conference Room
Hosted by: Dan Rubenstein
Speaker: Prof. Nick Feamster, Associate Professor, College of Computing, Georgia Tech

Proximal Splitting Algorithms for Structured Nonsmooth Convex Optimization Problems

December 16, 2013
1:00-2:00 pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Patrick L. Combettes, Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Software Defined Systems

December 3, 2013
10:00-11:00am
EE Conference Room
Hosted by: Debasis Mitra
Speaker: Dr. Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, VP of Advanced Technologies, Juniper Networks

Control in Quantum Coherent Systems

November 22, 2013
Start Time: 2:30-4:00pm
CEPSR 414
Hosted by: Keren Bergman
Speaker: Dr. Michael J. Biercuk, Director, Quantum Control Laboratory, University of Sydney

Reconfigurable Radio-Frequency Transceivers

November 21, 2013
2:00-3:00pm
253 Engineering Terrace
Hosted by: Columbia Integrated System Laboratory
Speaker: Hossein Hashemi, Associate Professor, University of Southern California

Signal Processing for Networked Data

November 19, 2013
11:00am-12:00pm
Davis Auditorium, CEPSR
Hosted by: Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering
Speaker: José M. F. Moura, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Privacy Preserving Ridge Regression on Hundreds of Millions of Records

November 15, 2013
11:30am-12:30pm
EE Conference Room
Speaker: Dr. Nina Taft, Distinguished Scientist, Technicolor Research Palo Alto

Fully Integrated Phase Noise Extraction and Cancellation Technique for Ring-Oscillator Based Fractional-N PLLs

November 13, 2013
1:30-2:30pm
Mudd 227
Hosted by: Yannis Tsividis
Speaker: Bertan Bakkaloglu , Associate Professor, Arizona State University

Incentivizing the Crowd

October 30, 2013
11:00am-12:00pm
Computer Science Conference Room
Speaker: Yiling Chen, Associate Professor, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard

Enabling Innovation Inside the Network

October 28, 2013
11:00am-12:00pm
Davis Auditorium, CEPSR
Hosted by: Prof. Vishal Misra
Speaker: Jennifer Rexford, Professor, Department of Computer Science, Princeton University

A Fully-Integrated Dual-Polarization 16-Element W-band Phased-Array Transceiver in SiGe BiCMOS

October 25, 2013
2:00-3:00pm
825 Mudd
Hosted by: Harish Krishnaswamy
Speaker: Dr. Alberto Valdes-Garcia, IBM T.J. Watson

Bandit Optimization with Large Strategy Sets and Applications

October 9, 2013
12:30-1:00pm
CS Conference Room
Speaker: Alexandre Proutiere, Associate Professor, KTH

Transforming the Impossible to the Natural

October 4, 2013
1:10-2:10pm
CS Conference Room
Speaker: Dr. Hsiao-Wuen Hon, Managing Director, Microsoft Research Asia

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection in Si BCD and GaN Technologies

October 4, 2013
11:00am-12:00pm
1021 CEPSR
Speaker: Prof. Juin J. Liou, University of Central Florida

Silicon Photonics: The Optical Spice Rack

October 3, 2013
11:00am-12:00pm
Davis Auditorium
Speaker: Prof. Michal Lipson, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University

Old and New: an Information-Estimation Perspective

October 1, 2013
2:00pm-3:00pm
Davis Auditorium, CEPSR
Speaker: Shlomo Shamai, Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Technion

Reverse Engineering the Brain Computations Involved in Speech Processing

September 30, 2013
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Hosted by: Aurel A. Lazar
Speaker: Nima Mesgarani, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Columbia University

Graphene Electronics, Optoelectronics and Plasmonics

September 30, 2013
11:00am-12:00pm
214 Mudd
Hosted by: Richard Osgood
Speaker: Dr. Tony Low, Nanoscale Science and Technology Group, IBM TJ Watson Research

Understanding Pricing Dynamics in Wireless Networks

September 27, 2013
2:00-3:00pm
EE Conference Room
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Andrews, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs

The Robotic Scientist: Distilling Natural Laws from Experimental Data, from Cognitive Robotics to Computational Biology

September 27, 2013
11:00am-12:00pm
501 NWC
Speaker: Hod Lipson , Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Computing & Information Science, Cornell

A Model-Agnostic Technique for Simulating Per-Element Distortion Contributions

September 26, 2013
4:10-5:10pm
633 Mudd
Hosted by: Columbia Integrated System Laboratory
Speaker: Nagendra Krishnapura, Associate Professor, IIT Madras

Highly-Scaled Roll-to-Roll Printed Organic Thin-Film Transistors for Low-Cost and Large-Area Electronics Applications

September 26, 2013
11:00am-12:00pm
NWC 703
Hosted by: Ken Shepard
Speaker: Dr. Hongki Kang, University of California, Berkeley

Design, Test, and EDA Research for 3D ICs at GTCAD Laboratory

September 17, 2013
2:00-3:00pm
NWC 703
Hosted by: Ken Shepard
Speaker: Dr. Sung Kyu Lim, Georgia Institute of Technology

The Blame Game in Meeting Room ASR: An Analysis of Feature Versus Model Errors in Noisy and Mismatched Conditions

September 16, 2013
2:00pm-3:00pm
EE Conference Room
Hosted by: Dan Ellis
Speaker: Dr. Steven Wegmann, ICSI, Berkeley

Radiation-Induced Soft Errors in Advanced Microelectronic Devices

September 10, 2013
12:30-1:30pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Robert A. Reed, Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University

Convex Methods for Demixing Superimposed Signals

September 5, 2013
2:00-3:00pm
414 CEPSR
Hosted by: John Wright
Speaker: Dr. Michael McCoy, Postdoctoral Scholar, Applied and Computational Mathematics, CalTech


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