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All Systems Science Seminars

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
The science of autonomy: A "happy" symbiosis among learning, control and physics.
Speaker: Evangelos Theodorou
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Shai Revzen
12:00pm - 1:00pm in 2505 GG Brown

Friday, Sep 8, 2017
Optimal Signaling Mechanisms in Unobservable Queues
Speaker: Krishnamurthy Iyer
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Vijay Subramanian
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 2311 EECS

Friday, Jul 28, 2017
Fundamental Limits of Remote Estimation
Speaker: Jhelum Chakravorty
Speaker Title: Research Associate
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Demos Teneketzis
1:00pm - 2:00pm in 1005 EECS

Friday, Jul 14, 2017
Mean Field Teams
Speaker: Aditya Mahajan
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Vijay Subramanian
1:00pm - 2:00pm in 1003 EECS

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017
An information theoretical view of information elicitation mechanisms
Speaker: Yuqing Kong
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Achilleas Anastasopoulos
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Monday, May 22, 2017
The sympathy of pendulum clocks and network synchronization
Speaker: Henk Nijmeijer
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Jessy Grizzle
10:30am - 12:00pm in 1005 EECS

Friday, Mar 24, 2017
Influence Maximization in Stochastic and Adversarial Settings
Speaker: Po-Ling Loh
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Vijay Subramanian
1:00pm - 2:00pm in 3427 EECS

Monday, Jan 9, 2017
What You Saw Is Not What You Get: domain adaptation for deep learning
Speaker: Kate Saenko
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar, Computer Vision Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Jason Corso
4:00pm - 5:00pm in EWRE 185
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Friday, Dec 2, 2016
Transitory Queueing Models and Optimal Scheduling
Speaker: Harsha Honnappa
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Vijay Subramanian
1:00pm - 2:00pm in 1205 GGBL

Monday, Nov 28, 2016
Part I: Wiretap Channels with Random States Part II: Differential Privacy as a Mutual Information Constraint
Speaker: Paul Cuff
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Sandeep Pradhan
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1311 EECS

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Object Detection and Grounding Referring Expressions Using Deep Networks
Speaker: Larry Davis
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar, Computer Vision Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Jason Corso
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 1018 Dow

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016
Image Parsing with Multilevel Representations
Speaker: Greg Shakhnarovich
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar, Computer Vision Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Jason Corso
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 1109 FXB

Friday, Oct 14, 2016
Distributed Control of Loads to Provide Virtual Energy Storage for Renewable Integration
Speaker: Prabir Barooah
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
10:00am - 11:00am in COOLG906

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016
Adaptive Horizon Model Predictive Control
Speaker: Arthur J Krener
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Jessy Grizzle
4:30pm - 5:30pm in FXB 1109

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016
Optimal Power Flow: Online Algorithm and Fast Dynamics
Speaker: Steven Low
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 3316 EECS

Friday, Sep 2, 2016
Early Epidemic Detection — Inference from Weak Signals
Speaker: Sanjay Shakkottai
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Vijay Subramanian
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1008 EECS

Thursday, Sep 1, 2016
Bayesian Optimization and other Bad Ideas for Hyperparameter Optimization
Speaker: Kevin Jamieson
Speaker Title: Post Doctoral Researcher
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar, Communications & Signal Processing Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Laura Balzano
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 3427 EECS

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016
Correctness and Control for Human-Cyber-Physical Systems
Speaker: Dorsa Sadigh
Speaker Title: Ph.D. Candidate
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Necmiye Ozay
11:00am - 12:00pm in 1005 EECS

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
Multi-Representational Security Modeling and Analysis
Speaker: Eunsuk Kang
Speaker Title: Visiting Scholar
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Stephane Lafortune
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 3433 EECS

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016
Robust Power System Stability Assessment with Extensions to Remedial Actions
Speaker: Spyros Chatzivasileiadis
Speaker Title: Post Doctoral Researcher
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar, MPEL Seminar Series
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1014 Dow

Monday, Feb 1, 2016
Supervisory Control of Large-Scale Discrete-Event Systems for Optimal Performance
Speaker: Rong Su
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Stephane Lafortune
2:30pm - 3:30pm in 1003 EECS

Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015
Modeling and Control of Collective Dynamics
Speaker: Yongxin Chen
Speaker Title: Ph.D. Candidate
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Demos Teneketzis
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Monday, Nov 9, 2015
Finite Abstractions for Robust Synthesis
Speaker: Jun Liu
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Necmiye Ozay
4:00pm - 5:00pm in COOL 1940

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
A Theory of Privacy for Cyberphysical Systems with Applications in Energy Systems
Speaker: Shuo Han
Speaker Title: Post Doctoral Researcher
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Ian Hiskens
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 3433 EECS

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015
Systems Guest Speaker Seminar
Speaker: Scott Backhaus
Speaker Title: Design of Resilient Electrical Distribution Grids
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Ian Hiskens
10:30am - 11:30am in 1200 EECS

Monday, Jun 15, 2015
Secure and Stable Operation of Fluctuating Sustainable Power Systems
Speaker: Hjörtur Jóhannsson
Speaker Title: Senior Scientific Consultant
Event Type: MPEL Seminar Series, Systems Science Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Johanna Mathieu
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1005 EECS

Monday, Nov 24, 2014
Advances in Abstraction-Based Symbolic Modeling and Supervisory Control Theory
Speaker: Anne-Kathrin Schmuck
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
10:30am - 11:30am in 3433 EECS

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014
Extracting Classical Information from Quantum States: Fundamental Limits, Adaptive and Finite-Length Measurements
Speaker: Hye Won Chung
Speaker Title: Ph.D student
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1005 EECS

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014
Learning and Data based Decision Making with an Application to Power System Planning under Uncertainty
Speaker: Kostas Margellos
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1005 EECS

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014
On the Use of Alternating Direction Optimization in Imaging
Speaker: Mario A. T. Figueiredo
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1003 EECS

Thursday, May 1, 2014
The challenges for mechanisms and applications of cyber-physical systems
Speaker: P. R. Kumar
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1200 EECS

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014
Game Theoretic Tools for Social Cyber-Physical Systems
Speaker: Lillian Ratliff
Speaker Title: Ph.D candidate
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 2315 GGBrown

Thursday, Jan 23, 2014
On Incentive Compatible Market Designs for Incorporation of Renewable Energy Sources and Demand Response in Power Systems
Speaker: Tobias Haring
Speaker Title: Ph.D student
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 5427 EECS

Monday, Sep 23, 2013
Minimal Explanations for Impossible High-Level Robot Behaviors
Speaker: Vasu Raman
Speaker Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:30pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013
Estimators with continuous and discrete parameters
Speaker: Robby McKilliam
Speaker Title: Post Doc
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1311 EECS

Monday, Apr 29, 2013
Towards Holistic Scene Understanding: Hybrid Semantic Segmentation & Articulated Object Modeling
Speaker: Roozbeh Mottaghi
Speaker Title: Ph.D candidate
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
2:00pm - 3:30pm in 1311 EECS

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013
Problems in Diagnosis and Fault-Tolerant Control
Speaker: Raymond H. Kwong
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1003 eecs

Monday, Apr 1, 2013
Decentralized Approaches to Control and Coordination of Distributed Energy Resources
Speaker: Alejandro D. Dominguez-Garcia
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1303 EECS

Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013
Statistical Pattern Recognition in Massive Brain-Graphs
Speaker: Joshua Vogelstein
Speaker Title: Visting Assistant Research Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1690 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012
Active Sequential Hypothesis Testing
Speaker: Tara J avidi
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1200 EECS

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012
Recent Advances in Multiple Target Tracking
Speaker: Shawn Herman, Ph.D.
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012
From Soil to the Clouds - Networking in the Extremes: Underground and Airborne Sensor Networks
Speaker: Mehmet Can (Jon) Vuran
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1311 EECS

Monday, Jun 4, 2012
GreenOrbs: Lessons Learned from ExtremelyLarge Scale Sensor Network Deployment
Speaker: Yunhao Liu
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1005 EECS

Friday, May 25, 2012
Sparse image representation in nonlocal transform domain
Speaker: Alessandro Foi
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1005 EECS

Friday, May 4, 2012
Multi-agent/robot coverage using Voronoi partition
Speaker: K. R. Guruprasad
Speaker Title: Visiting Research Associate
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 4:30pm in 1500 EECS

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012
Partial Least Squares Methods: from regularized regression to structural equation models
Speaker: Laura Trinchera
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1005 EECS

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011
Factor Graphs, Bayes Trees and Preconditioning for SLAM and SFM
Speaker: Frank Dellaert
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1014 DOW

Friday, May 20, 2011
Design of Discrete-Time Filters for Efficient Implementation
Speaker: Dennis Wei
Speaker Title: Post Doctoral Candidate
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
1:00pm - 2:00pm in 3427 EECS

Monday, Mar 21, 2011
Potential of Storage and Hydro Power for the Integration of Intermittent Renewable Resources
Speaker: Gabriela Hug
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
1:30pm - 2:30pm in 3316 EECS

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2011
Fundamental Issues in the Control of Complex Systems
Speaker: Michael Rotkowitz
Speaker Title: Senior Research Fellow
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
9:00am - 10:00am in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Mar 10, 2011
Supporting Delay Guarantees over Unreliable Wireless Channels
Speaker: I-Hong Hu
Speaker Title: Ph.D candidate
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1017 DOW

Thursday, Feb 3, 2011
Power electronics in electric utilities - Large and small
Speaker: Giri Venkataramanan
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
11:00am - 12:00pm in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Feb 3, 2011
Delay-Constrained Throughput in Wireless Networks: Providing Reliable services over Unreliable Channels
Speaker: I-Hong Hu
Speaker Title: Ph.D, Candidate
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Jan 27, 2011
A Non-cooperative Perspective of Cooperative Communications
Speaker: Rahul Jain
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Friday, Dec 10, 2010
Weekly Supervised Learning of Object Classes with Generic Knowledge
Speaker: Vittorio Ferrari
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
10:00am - 11:00am in 1005 EECS

Tuesday, Nov 16, 2010
Modeling and Control of HIV Mutation and Escape
Speaker: Rick Middleton
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:30pm - 5:00pm in 1003 EECS

Monday, Nov 15, 2010
The PageRank Computation in Google, Randomized Algorithms and consensus of Multi-Agent Systems
Speaker: Roberto Tempo
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:30pm - 5:00pm in 1200 EECS

Wednesday, Oct 20, 2010
A Stochastic Grammar for Image Understanding
Speaker: Sinisa Todorovic
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
10:00am - 11:00am in 1005 EECS

Tuesday, Aug 24, 2010
Recent Results for random key graphs: Connectivity, triangles, etc.
Speaker: Armand M. Makowski
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Aug 19, 2010
Computing the Singular Value Decomposition for Sparse Matrices
Speaker: Timothy Davis
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Monday, Jun 21, 2010
Monitoring and Diagnosis of Complex Systems
Speaker: Yu Ru
Speaker Title: Ph.D, Candidate
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
11:00am - 12:30pm in 3316 EECS

Monday, May 17, 2010
Distributed Optimal Planning, An Approach by Weighted Automata Calculus
Speaker: Eric Fabre
Speaker Title: Research Scientist
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
11:00am - 12:00pm in 3427 EECS

Monday, Apr 19, 2010
New Approaches to Automatic Speaker Recognition and Forensic Considerations
Speaker: Joseph P. Campbell
Speaker Title: Assistant Group Leader in the Human Language Technology Group
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
1:30pm - 2:30pm in 1005 EECS

Wednesday, Mar 24, 2010
"COGNITIVE" MEMORY AND APPLICATIONS
Speaker: Bernard Widrow
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2010
Probabilistic approach to high order assignment problems
Speaker: Yosi Keller
Speaker Title: Senior Lecturer
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1303 EECS

Thursday, Jan 28, 2010
Analyzing the Cyton Model of Immune Regulation: A Mathematical Approach to Immunology
Speaker: Vijay G. Subramanian
Speaker Title: Dr.
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2009
Integrated Design of Energy Conversion Systems
Speaker: Leila Parsa
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
10:30am - 11:30am in 1005 EECS

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2009
Improving the Life, Safety and Capacity of Lithium-ion Batteries with Power Electronics Based Solutions
Speaker: Chris Mi
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
11:00am - 12:00pm in 3316 EECS

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2009
Taming Crowded Visual Scenes
Speaker: Mubarak Shah
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1200 EECS

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2009
Feedback Networks
Speaker: David J. Hill
Speaker Title: Federation Fellow
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1504 GG Brown

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2009
On the Synthesis of Correct-by-design Embedded Control Software
Speaker: Paulo Tabuada
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 4:30pm in 1303 EECS

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2008
Power Electronics Trends in Energy Systems
Speaker: John G. Hayes
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1005 EECS

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2008
Some new Questions in Distributed Control
Speaker: Cedric Langhort
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1500 EECS

Friday, Aug 8, 2008
Approximating Stochastic Biochemical Processes Using Wasserstein Pseudometrics
Speaker: David Thorsley
Speaker Title: Dr.
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
1:00pm - 2:00pm in Rm. 3437 EECS

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2008
Study of Power Network Security Based on OBDDs
Speaker: Qiancchuan Zhao
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Rm. 3437 EECS

Monday, Feb 11, 2008
Contextual Biomedical Image Learning
Speaker: Dr. S. Kevin Zhou
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
9:30am - 10:30am in 1005 EECS

Monday, Feb 4, 2008
Systems Science Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Duncan Callaway
Speaker Title: Storage and Reliability in Sustainable Energy Systems
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1500 EECS

Monday, Jan 28, 2008
Passivity-Based Control for Synchronization and Coordination of Multi-Agent Systems
Speaker: Professor Mark W. Spong
Speaker Title: Passivity-Based Control for Synchronization and Coordination of Multi-Agent Systems
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1014 DOW

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2007
Algebraic time-derivative estimation-theoretical foundations, extensions, and relationship with concepts from classical systems theory
Speaker: Johann Reger
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:00pm - 4:30pm in Down Bldg. Room 1014

Friday, Oct 6, 2006
Network Information Theory and Computational Neuroscience
Speaker: Prof. Todd Coleman, Univ. of Ill.
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
3:30pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Monday, Feb 21, 2005
Multigrid-base Algorithms for Temporal Difference Learning
Speaker: Professor Nahum Shimkin
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
12:00pm - 1:00pm in 3427 EECS

Monday, Nov 1, 2004
Performance Limitations Arising from Sensor Delays in Feedback Systems
Speaker: Professor Daniel Davison
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
2:30pm - 3:30pm in 1005 EECS

Tuesday, Jun 15, 2004
Single Spin Detection by Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy
Speaker: Dan Rugar, Manager, Nanoscale Studies, IBM Almaden
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
11:00am - 12:00pm in EECS Room 1500

Monday, Nov 17, 2003
Adaptive Perceptual Color-Texture Image Segmentation
Speaker: Thrasyvoulos N. Pappas
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Friday, Oct 17, 2003
Cooperative Communication
Speaker: Prof. Behnaam Aazhang, Rice University
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
10:30am - 12:00pm in 1005 EECS

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2002
Implicit Fault Tolerant Control: Application to Induction Motors
Speaker: Dr. Andrea Paoli
Event Type: Systems Science Seminar
1:00pm - 2:00pm in 1005 EECS