Upcoming Seminars

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



Oct 12, 2018 - 11:00am
AC vs. DC: Resurrection of Westinghouse and Edison Debate
M. Rezwan Khan

The debate between AC and DC power supply started at a time when development era of electronics has not dawned. So, it is quite obvious that Westinghouse and Edison debate on AC and DC in late 19th… Learn more



Oct 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
Ambient and Quantum Backscatter Communications
Riku Jantti, Department of Communications and Networking at Aalto University School of Engineering, Finland

Low-power wireless communication has been identified as one of the key enabling technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT). The performance of the contemporary IoT connectivity solutions are… Learn more



Sep 26, 2018 - 11:00am
Semiconductor Nanowires for Optoelectronics Applications
Chennupati Jagadish, Department of Electronic Materials Engineering, Research School of Physics and Engineering, Australian National University

  Semiconductor Nanowires are considered as building blocks for next generation electronics and photonics.  In this talk, I will discuss about growth of Semiconductor Nanowires using Vapor-Lqiuid-… Learn more



Aug 17, 2018 - 11:00am
State of the Search for Majorana Fermions in Semiconductor Nanowires
Sergey Frolov, Department of Physics, University of Pittsburgh

Majorana fermions are non-trivial quantum excitations that have remarkable topological properties and can be used to protect quantum information against decoherence. Tunneling spectroscopy… Learn more



Aug 8, 2018 - 11:00am
Network Inference: from Passive to Active Learning
Negar Kiyavash

One of the paramount challenges of this century is that of understanding complex, dynamic, large-scale networks. Such high-dimensional networks, including social, financial, and biological networks,… Learn more



Jul 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
Generative Adversarial Networks and their applications in Natural Language Processing
Abhishek Sethi

Generative Adversarial Network (GAN) is a powerful idea to train generative models and has recently shown amazing results in computer vision. Broadly, the framework estimates generative models via an… Learn more



Jun 28, 2018 - 10:00am
Microelectronics Research Examples and Outcomes
Yasar Gurbuz, Sabanci University

In this talk, I will talk on recent project outcomes of my research group, Sabanci University -Microelectronics Research Group. The project results will include a hand-held biomedical device module… Learn more



Jun 27, 2018 - 10:00am
Designing and Testing of 60GHz Low Cost SOC Products in CMOS
Lars Mucke, Huawei

This presentation will discuss the challenges designing and testing highly integrated low cost SOC products for the 60GHz band. Products discussed include a high data rate SOC with phased array front… Learn more



Jun 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
The Internet of Things (IoT): Computational Modeling in Congested and Contested Environments
Dr. Nandi Leslie

Increasingly, objects—previously unidentified as requiring networked communications—are becoming a part of what is known as the “Internet of Things (IoT)”.  On the battlefield, future warfighter… Learn more