Upcoming Seminars

Feb 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Graph Signal Processing: Graph Filters and Stationarity
Professor Geert Leus, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

One of the cornerstones of the field of graph signal processing are graph filters, direct analogues of time-domain filters, but intended for signals defined on graphs. In this talk, we will give an… Learn more

Feb 8, 2018 - 1:00pm
Structure in information theory: Codes, sequences, and graphs
Lele Wang, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

In this talk, I present three distinct problems in information theory, in which embedding appropriate structures plays a key role in finding optimal solutions. First, I propose a universal… Learn more

Jan 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
New Frontiers for Information Processing & Computing: Attojoule Nanophotonics and Photonic Algorithms
Volker J. Sorger

In this talk I will discuss my team’s latest research combining device physics with computer engineering and show intersections with information theory. We are inspired to find answers to both… Learn more

Jan 11, 2018 - 11:00am
Power Electronics on the Cutting Edge: From Clean Energy to Wireless Powering of Vehicles
Dr. Khurram Afridi

Performance improvements in power electronics coupled with expanded use can lead to dramatic reductions in energy consumption and curtail greenhouse gas emissions. However, this will require power… Learn more

Dec 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
Terahertz Imaging Components in Silicon Technology
Dr. Richard Al Hadi, University of California, Los Angeles

Integrated circuits in silicon technologies have been increasingly used for detecting and generating terahertz signals. Despite the limitations related to the devices speed and cutoff frequencies,… Learn more

Nov 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
Making Climate Commitments Possible Through Data Science for Sustainable Consumption
Dr. James Tull, ProductBio

According to GSA and EPA research, the acquisition of goods and services creates a carbon footprint nine times that of buildings and fleets put together. The procurement of environmentally preferable… Learn more

Nov 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
Silicon photonics at the RWTH Aachen: High-speed transceivers, group IV light sources and visible wavelength multi-color light engines
Jeremy Witzens

Overview of silicon photonics activities at the RWTH Aachen aimed at datacom and life science applications. In particular, recent progress will be covered on wideband, resonantly enhanced high-speed… Learn more

Nov 17, 2017 - 11:00am
Manipulating Light, Matter and Energy with Plasmonic Nanotechnology
Yuebing Zheng

Surface plasmons, which are coherent oscillations of delocalized electrons at the interface of two materials, can concentrate and manipulate light at the nanoscale. We exploit unique optical, thermal… Learn more

Nov 16, 2017 - 11:00am
Seminar on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Communication System for Medical Applications and Medical Body Area Network (MBAN) Systems
Dr. David Nghiem

Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) and Medical Body Area Network (MBAN) technologies have become promising options for wireless medical applications. However, increased body loss at the ISM frequencies… Learn more

Nov 16, 2017 - 11:00am
Optimal and Adaptive Active Sensing
Dr. Joseph R. Guerci

Advances in radio frequency (RF) solid state transmitters and high performance embedded computing (HPEC) have afforded a new opportunity to “re-write” the textbooks on active sensing systems such as… Learn more