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Archives: Fall 2016

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

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.

Organizers: Shuchin Aeron and Tom Vandervelde

September 2, 2016

September 9, 2016
Halligan 102
High-Dimensional Analysis of Stochastic Iterative Methods for Convex and Nonconvex Optimization: Dynamics, Mean-Field Limits and Phase Transitions
Speaker: Dr. Yue M. Lu, Ph.D., Harvard University

September 30, 2016
Halligan 102
3D Electroluminescent Living Cellular Devices (ELICD) for Multicellular Systems Biology Research
Speaker: Dr. Nurdan Ozkucar, Ph.D., Tufts University

October 7, 2016
Halligan 102
The Search for Energy Efficiency: From Hardware to Software And Back
Speaker: Dr. Martha Kim, Ph.D., Columbia University

October 14, 2016
Halligan 102
Emerging SiGeSn Integrated-Photonics Technology
Speaker: Richard Soref, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, formerly of the Air Force Research Laboratory

October 21, 2016
Halligan 102
Micro- and nano-rectenna arrays for infrared power conversion and detection
Speaker: Richard M. Osgood III, US Army NSRDEC

October 28, 2016
Halligan 102
Towards an Algebraic Network Information Theory
Speaker: Dr. Bobak Nazer, Ph.D., Boston University

November 4, 2016
Halligan 102
Network coding - a personal account of combining theory and practice
Speaker: Dr. Muriel Medard, Ph.D., MIT

November 8, 2016 *Tuesday
Halligan 102
Bio-Electronic Interfaces at Nano-Scale
Speaker: Dr. Xiaocheng Jiang, Ph.D., Tufts University

November 18, 2016
Halligan 102
Improved Methods for Monitoring Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Speaker: Dr. Barton Gao, Ph.D., Philips Connected Sensing Venture

December 2, 2016
Halligan 102
Making Parallelism Pervasive with the Swarm Architecture
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Sanchez, PhD., MIT

December 9, 2016