Lab Seminars

Upcoming Seminars

Tuesday  Oct. 28, 2014
Abstraction without regret in database systems
Christoph Koch
Professor
EPFL
12:00pm - 1:30pm in 3725 BBB

Implications of Algorithmic and High-Frequency Trading
and
From Perception to Cognition: Towards Knowledge Driven Image Understanding

Michael Wellman and Jia Deng
Computer Science & Engineering, University of Michigan
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB


Thursday  Oct. 30, 2014
Quantum Weak Coin Flipping
Michael Newman
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1:00pm - 2:30pm in 4941 Beyster Bldg.


Friday  Oct. 31, 2014
Isotonic Regression As a Function of Comments
Quentin Stout
Professor
University of Michigan
10:30am - 11:30am in 3941 BBB

Evolving Embedded Systems and Their Vehicle Applications
Dimitar Filev
Dr.
Ford Motor Company, Research and Advanced Engineering
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1500 EECS


Thursday  Nov. 06, 2014
The Impact of Observation and Action Errors on Informational Cascades
Vijay Subramanian
Associate Professor
University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS


Friday  Nov. 07, 2014
Characterizing Arithmetic Read-Once Formulae
Ilya Volkovich
Departments of Mathematics and EECS, University of Michigan
10:30am - 11:30am in BBB 3941

From Motion to Actor and Action Inference in Unconstrained Video
Jason Corso
Associate Professor
University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1500 EECS


Thursday  Nov. 13, 2014
TBA
Javis Haupt
Professor
University of Minnesota
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS


Friday  Nov. 14, 2014
Advances in Underwater Robotic Vehicles for Oceanographic Exploration in Extreme Environments
Louis L. Whitcomb
Professor and Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1500 EECS


Wednesday  Nov. 19, 2014
Numerical Modeling of Flow Control with Electrical Discharges
Dr. Jonathan Poggie
The Air Force Research Laboratory
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1200 EECS


Thursday  Nov. 20, 2014
TBA
Laura Balzano
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

SAP HANA: Delivering a Data Platform for Enterprise Applications on Modern Hardware
Anil Goel
Chief Architect
SAP
5:30pm - 6:30pm in 1690 Beyster Building


Friday  Nov. 21, 2014
Extremum Seeking for Wind and Solar Energy
Azad Ghaffari
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Michigan, Department of Mechnical Engineering
08:00am - 09:00am in 1500 EECS


Thursday  Dec. 04, 2014
TBA
Jason Corso
Associate Professor
University of Michigan, Department of Mechnical Engineering
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS


Friday  Dec. 05, 2014
From Simulations to Verification of Cyberphsical Systems and Applications
Sayan Mitra
Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Computer Science
3:30pm - 5:00pm in 1500 EECS


Saturday  Dec. 06, 2014
Midwest Theory Day
10:30am - 5:00pm in 1200 EECS


Wednesday  Dec. 10, 2014
Noninvasive Measurements of Plasma Parameters Via Optical Emission Spectroscopy
Prof. Amy Wendt
University of Wisconsin-Madison
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1200 EECS

 
Past Seminars

Friday  Oct. 24, 2014
FOCS Round Up!
Theory Group and Friends
University of Michigan

The Robot Rendezvous Problem
Bruce Francis
Professor Emeritius
University of Toronto, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering


Thursday  Oct. 23, 2014
New Texture Similarity Metrics
David Neuhoff
Professor
University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science


Tuesday  Oct. 21, 2014
Human-Centered Principles and Methods for Designing Robotic Technologies
Bilge Mutlu
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Psychology, and Industrial Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison

FinFETs: A Designers Perspective
Duke Xanthopoulos
Distinguished Engineer
Cavium


Friday  Oct. 17, 2014
Distributed Algorithms for the Lovász Local Lemma and Graph Coloring
Hsin-Hao Su
University of Michigan

Image reconstruction using optimization methods
Jeff Fessler
Professor
University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Duality for Convexification of Autonomous Control Problems
Behcet Acikmese
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Austin, Department of Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics


Thursday  Oct. 16, 2014
One-Time Memories and the Isolated Qubits Model
Karl Winsor
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Wednesday  Oct. 15, 2014
The Role of Benchmark Tests Problems and Developing High Order Kinetic Methods
Prof. Andrew Christlieb
Michigan State University


Friday  Oct. 10, 2014
Information (or inferential) limits and computational limits
Raj Rao
University of Michigan

Unobtrusive Monitoring for Individuals Using Inertial Systems
Lauro Ojeda
Assistant Research Scientist
University of Michigan, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Thursday  Oct. 09, 2014
Coding for Real-Time Streaming Communication
Ashish Khisti
Professor
University of Toronto, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering


Wednesday  Oct. 08, 2014
Low-Temperature Plasma Surface Interactions: Nanoscale Graphit-ic Film Formation, Atomic Layer Etching & Atm. Pressure Plasma Jet Modification of Biomolecules
Prof. Gottlieb S. Oehrlein
University of Maryland


Tuesday  Oct. 07, 2014
Why Label When You Can Compare? Active Constraint Pursuit in Metric Learning and Clustering
Jason Corso
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Michigan

 

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