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Fall 2017

All seminars are open to the public. Our seminars are a great opportunity to see the results of exciting new research by faculty, students, or other institutions, or just to get a sense of what the ECE Department is all about. For comments or questions, or if you would like to receive email notifications of upcoming colloquia, please send us an email.

Organizer: Shuchin Aeron

Location: Halligan Hall, Room 102, Fridays from 1:45pm to 2:45pm (refreshments at 1:35pm), unless otherwise noted.

September 15, 2017
Re-configurable photonic crystals and metamaterials using microplasma
Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Hopwood, Ph.D., Tufts University

September 22, 2017
Digitally-Assisted Analog Integrated Circuit Design for EEG Signal Measurement Applications with Dry Electrode-Skin Contact
Speaker: Dr. Marvin Onabajo, Ph.D., Northeastern University

September 29, 2017
Energy-Efficient Approximate Computing
Speaker: Dr. Shereif Reda, Ph.D., Brown University

October 6, 2017
MEMS-enabled photonic metamaterial devices
Speaker: Dr. Xin Zhang, Ph.D., Boston University

October 13, 2017
*Ph.D. Research Spotlight
An IQC-based explicit rate bound for Nesterov's optimization scheme
Speaker: Dr. José Bento, Ph.D., Boston College

October 20, 2017
Designing for Physics and Play in Computational Fabrication
Speaker: Dr. Emily Whiting, Ph.D., Boston University

October 27, 2017
*Undergraduate Research Spotlight
Graph Clustering using Non-backtracking Random Walk
Speakers: Anuththari Gamage and Brian Rappaport, EE 2018, Tufts University

November 3, 2017
First-Photon Imaging and Other Imaging with Few Photons
Speaker: Dr. Vivek Goyal, Ph.D., Boston University

November 7, 2017 *Tuesday
Speaker: Dr. Akshay Rajhans, Ph.D., MathWorks
Heterogeneous Model-Based Design of Tomorrow's Cyber-Physical Systems

November 17, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Ehsan Elhamifar, Ph.D., Northeastern University

December 1, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Darrell Schlom, Ph.D., Cornell University

December 8, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Gu-Yeon Wei, Ph.D., Harvard University