2015 Spring Electrical Engineering Seminars

 

Power Electronics: A Shift to Systems Integration

February 16, 2015
10:00-11:00am
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Dr. Mattias Preindl, McMaster Institute for Automotive Research and Technology

Nonreciprocity, Nonlinearity, Time Modulation, and Gain: New Venues for Metamaterials and Plasmonics

February 17, 2015
10:00-11:00am
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Andrea Alù, Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas, Austin

Learning to Manipulate Symbols

February 18, 2015
4:00-5:00pm
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Wojciech Zaremba, Doctoral Candidate, Courant Institute, NYU/Google

Harvesting and Storage of Ambient Energy for Distributed Sensors Using Printed Electronic Circuits - Power for the Internet of Things

February 20, 2015
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Donald Lupo, Professor, Laboratory for Future Electronics, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Why and How to Estimate Mutual Information?

February 23, 2015
10:00-11:00am
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Kartik Venkat, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Networking: Wireless, Internet, and Social - ACM MobiHoc'15 Pre-TPC Meeting Workshop

February 27, 2015
9:00am-5:00pm
Davis Auditorium, CEPSR
Organizers: Javad Ghaderi, Guy Grebla, Lei Ying

The Bayesian Brain: Theory, Technology and Application

March 2, 2015
10:00-11:00am
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Rosalyn Moran, Assistant Professor, Bradley Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech

Fundamental Analysis of Emerging Materials and Devices

March 9, 2015
10:00-11:00am
750 CEPSR
Speaker: James T. Teherani, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Queues With Redundancy: Exact Analysis

March 10, 2015
10:10-11:10am
Mudd 337
Speaker: Kristen Gardner, Department of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Columbia Workshop on Brain Circuits, Memory, and Computation

March 16-17, 2015
9:00am-5:00pm
Davis Auditorium, CEPSR
Organizer and Program Chair: Aurel A. Lazar, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University

Integrated Power Supply Design - It’s Time to Work with the Load

March 23, 2015
10:00-11:00am
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Dr. Hanh-Phuc Le, Lion Semiconductor Inc.

James Webb Space Telescope: The First Light Machine

March 25, 2015
5:30-7:00pm
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Dr. H. Philip Stahl, Space Optics Manufacturing Technology Center, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

BME/EE Special Seminar

March 27, 2015
10:00-11:00am
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Tal Danino, Postdoctoral Fellow, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, MIT

Cloud Robotics

March 27, 2015
10:30-11:30am
Davis Auditorium, CEPSR
Speaker: Ken Goldberg, Professor, University of California, Berkeley

BiCMOS Circuits For Ultra-Sensitive Scientific Sensor Systems

March 27, 2015
1:30-2:30pm
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Joseph Bardin, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Data, Knowledge, and Action - Bringing Together Internet-of-Things with Physical Analytics

March 30, 2015
10:00-11:00am
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Dr. Fred Jiang, CTO, Air Scientific Inc., Beijing, PRC

Design and Evolution of New Proteins and Genomes

April 2, 2015
10:00-11:00am
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Dr. Srivatsan Raman, Wyss Institute, Harvard Medical School

Optimal Strategies for Information Processing in Smart Systems

April 6, 2015
10:00-11:00am
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Emrah Akyol, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Ubana-Champaign

Powering the Future: A Portfolio of Modern Energy Technologies

April 9, 2015
4:30-6:00pm
Davis Auditorium

Flash Mask Transfer Lithography – Technology, Applications and Market Perspectives

April 9, 2015
Dinner at 6:00pm
Presentation at 7:00pm
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Dr. Markus Burghart, Program Manager for Research and Innovation, VON ARDENNE

Near-Infrared Single Particle Spectroscopy of PbS/CdS Nanocrystals

April 15, 2015
4:00-5:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Dr. Mircea Cotlet, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory

A New Wireless Frontier - In Vivo Communications and Networking

April 17, 2015
Talk canceled
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Richard D. Gitlin, Distinguished University Professor, University of South Florida

Silicon-based Circuits and Systems at the Terahertz Frontier

April 17, 2015
1:30-2:30pm
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Ullrich Pfeiffer, Professor, University of Wuppertal, Germany

System Identification of Cortisol Secretion: Characterizing Pulsatile Dynamics

April 20, 2015
10:00-11:00am
750 CEPSR
Speaker: Rose Faghih, Postdoctoral Associate, MIT/Harvard Neuroscience Statistics Research Laboratory

Why are We Interested in Flexible and Organic Displays?

April 21, 2015
10:00-11:00am
EE Conference Room
Speaker: Yvan Bonnassieux, Professor, École Polytechnique, Paris, France

New Approaches to Power System Security and Stability Assessment

April 30, 2015
2:30-3:20pm
EE Conference Room
Speaker: Konstantin Turitsyn, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, MIT

RAPTOR: Routing Attacks on Privacy in TOR

May 8, 2015
11:00am-12:00pm
CS Open Area
Speaker: Laurent Vanbever, Assistant Professor, ETH Zürich

Science Challenges for the Power System of the 21st Century

May 11, 2015
11:00am-12:00pm
EE Conference Room
Speaker: Dr. Janusz Bialek, Director, Center for Energy Systems, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)

Energy-Efficient Digital Hardware and SoC Design: Design and Optimization Techniques

May 11, 2015
1:30-2:30pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Dr. Dongsuk Jeon, Postdoctoral Associate, MIT


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