2014 Fall Electrical Engineering Seminars

 

Emerging High Power Conversion Technologies

December 12, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
233 Mudd
Speaker: Dujic Drazen, Professor, Power Electronics Laboratory, Ecole Polytechnique Fèdèrale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Light-Powered Chemistry on Pristine Single and Nanocrystal TiO2 Surfaces

December 8, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Dr. Denis V. Potapenko, Dept. of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University

From Scattering to Spectral Networks

December 3, 2014
4:15-5:15pm
CEPSR 750
Speaker: Joan Bruna, Postdoctoral Researcher, NYU-Courant

A Roadmap to Long-Term Brain-Machine Interfaces

December 2, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
Davis Auditorium
Speaker: Jan Rabaey, Professor and Co-Director, Berkeley Wireless Research Center, University of California, Berkeley

Quantum and Thermal Polaritonics

November 24, 2014
11:30am-12:30pm
703 NWC
Speaker: Zubin Jacob, Associate Professor, University of Alberta

Maj. Edwin H. Armstrong at Columbia: Student Inventor to Great Radio Engineer

November 17, 2014
4:00-5:00pm
227 Mudd
Speaker: Mischa Schwartz, Charles Batchelor Professor Emeritus, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University

Starting Your Own Technology Company: Dos, Don'ts, and Doubts

November 13, 2014
6:30-8:00pm (reception to follow)
CEPSR 750
Speaker: Michael Larson, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Long-Short-Term Memory Recurrent Neural Networks for Acoustic Modeling in Continuous Speech Recognition

November 12, 2014
4:15-5:15pm
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Senior, Google

Educating the 21st Century Scientist and Engineer

November 7, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
Davis Auditorium
Speaker: Cherry Murray, Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University

Dynamics and Mechanism of Photoreactions on Titanium Dioxide (110) Surfaces

October 30, 2014
10:30-11:30am
414 CEPSR
Speaker: M.G. White, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Rethinking Analog-Digital Interface Circuit Architectures

October 24, 2014
1:00-2:00pm
EE Conference Room
Speaker: Mike Shuo-Wei Chen, Professor, University of Souther California

Quantum Control Engineering using Trapped Ions

October 23rd, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR 414
Speaker: Michael J. Biercuk, Associate Professor, Director, Quantum Control Laboratory ARC Center for Engineered Quantum Systems, School of Physics, University of Sydney

Cognitive Radio Networks: An Information Theoretic Perspective

October 22, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
Davis Auditorium
Speaker: Shlomo Shamai, Distinguished Professor, Chair in Communications, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Signal Processing meets Immunology: Towards a Hepatitis C Vaccine Via High-Dimensional Covariance Estimation

October 20, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
EE Conference Room
Speaker: Matthew McKay, Dept. of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

IEEE SSCS Distinguished Lecture: Recent Advances in RF, Mixed-Signal, and Digital IC Designs

October 17, 2014
2:00-6:00pm
833 Mudd
Speakers: Frank O'Mahony, Principal Engineer, I/O Circuit Technology Group, Intel Payam Heydari, Professor, University of California, Irvine R. Jacob Baker, Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

How to Design Any Linear Optical Component - and How to Avoid It

October 15, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
Davis Auditorium
Speaker: David Miller, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, Stanford University

Near and Far - Whither Telecoms/Internet Policy?

October 14, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
Davis Auditorium
Speaker: Gerald Faulhaber, Professor Emeritus, Business Economics and Public Policy Dept., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Professor Emeritus, Law School, University of Pennsylvania

Probing the Linear and Second-Order Nonlinear Response of Atomically Thin Transition Metal Dichalcogenides by Optical Spectroscopy

October 9, 2014
1:00-2:00pm
EE Conference Room
Speaker: Dr. Yilei Li, Department of Physics, Columbia University

Expectation Backpropagation: Parameter-Free Training of Multilayer Neural Networks with Real and Discrete Weights

October 8, 2014
4:00-5:00pm
707 CEPSR
Speaker: Daniel Soudry, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Statistics, Columbia University

Plastic SmartCards Using Quantum Tunneling Electronics

October 6, 2014
12:00-1:00pm
1021 CEPSR
Speaker: Paul R. Berger, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering/Department of Physics, Ohio State University

Load Balancing Using Limited State Information

October 6, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
EE Conference Room (1306 Mudd)
Speaker: R. Srikant, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Software Defined Networking for the Cloud

October 3, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
Davis Auditorium
Speaker: Albert Greenberg, Director of Networking, Microsoft Azure

Silicon Nanotechnology in Adjacent Spaces: From Biosensing to Energy Harvesting

September 25, 2014
3:00-4:00pm
Mudd 833
Speaker: Davood Shahrjerdi, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, NYU-Polytechnic


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