Upcoming Seminars

Nov 15, 2018 - 11:00am
Safe and Robust Sequential Decision-Making
Mohammad Ghavamzadeh - Facebook and Inria -

In many practical problems from online advertisement to healthcare and computational finance, it is extremely important to have guarantees on the performance and other characteristics of the policy… Learn more



Nov 5, 2018 - 11:00am
Large-Scale Neural Interface Devices
Dion Khodagholy, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University

As our understanding of the brain’s physiology and pathology progresses, increasingly  sophisticated technologies are required to advance discoveries in neuroscience and develop more effective… Learn more



Oct 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Attack-Resilient and Verifiable Autonomous Systems: A Satisfiability Modulo Convex Programming Approach
Yasser Shoukry, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

Autonomous systems in general, and self-driving cars, in particular, hold the promise to be one of the most disruptive technologies emerging in recent years. However, the security and resilience of… Learn more



Oct 25, 2018 - 11:00am
Spectrum Sharing and Networking Issues in 5G mmWave Cellular Networks
Michele Zori

This talk will discuss some relevant networking issues for 5G mmWave cellular systems. First, we will give an extensive discussion on  the potential benefits and technical challenges of spectrum… Learn more



Oct 18, 2018 - 10:00am
Self-organizing UAV Networks for Providing On-demand LTE Connectivity to First Responders
Eugene Chai

Autonomous multi-UAV networks will revolutionize the design of systems solutions for civil, entertainment, public services, security and other critical application areas. At NEC Labs, we are… Learn more



Oct 17, 2018 - 4:00pm
Advancements in Large-Scale Phased Array & Optical Communication Components
Shahriar Shahramian

The wireless communication industry is at the verge of an exciting transformation; a shift from broadcast-mode to directed-beam communication in the form of large-scale mm-wave phased arrays. In… Learn more



Oct 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
Low-Power mm-Wave Active Sensors: Potential Applications, Architectures, Circuit Topologies, and Technology Requirements
Sorin P. Voinigescu, University of Toronto, Canada

The requirements of nanoscale CMOS and SiGe BiCMOS technologies and the associated circuit topologies, design methodologies, and system architectures suitable for future autonomous navigation,… Learn more



Oct 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
Low-Power mm-Wave Active Sensors: Potential Applications, Architectures, Circuit Topologies, and Technology Requirements
Sorin P. Voinigescu, University of Toronto, Canada

The requirements of nanoscale CMOS and SiGe BiCMOS technologies and the associated circuit topologies, design methodologies, and system architectures suitable for future autonomous navigation,… Learn more



Oct 12, 2018 - 2:45pm
Quantization Aware Deep Learning
Prof. Dr. Max Welling, Research chair in Machine Learning at the University of Amsterdam, and VP of Technologies at Qualcomm

Increasingly deep learning applications are moving to the edge. Running high demand AI applications on small form factors puts very strict constraints on, among others, power efficiency of the… Learn more



Oct 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Understanding Plug-and-Play ADMM: Convergence, Objective Function, and Generalization
Dr. Stanley H. Chan, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Statistics , Purdue University

The Plug-and-Play (PnP) ADMM algorithm is a recently developed image restoration method that allows advanced image denoisers to be integrated into physical forward models to yield a provable… Learn more