Upcoming Seminars

Nov 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
Non-Hermitian Photonics, Optics at an Exceptional Point
Mercedeh Khajavikhan, University of Central Florida (UCF)

In recent years, non-Hermitian degeneracies, also known as exceptional points (EPs), have emerged as a new paradigm for engineering the response of optical systems. At such points, an N-dimensional… Learn more

Nov 9, 2017 - 5:30pm
Autonomous Systems – Past, Present, and Future
Doug Fronius, Northrop Grumman

The history of autonomous aircraft systems over the past 70 years is traced leading up to the technology that formed the foundation of current operational aircraft. The resulting architectures that… Learn more

Nov 6, 2017 - 10:00am
Acoustic Filter Technology & Design in Modern Cellphones
Perre-Alexandre Girard

The demand for bandwidth in cellphones is driving the industry toward complex RF front-ends that rely heavily on acoustic filters. The main purpose of this talk is to give an overview of filter… Learn more

Nov 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
Estimation Under a Non-Convex Rank Constraint: A Signal and Image Processing Case Study
Dr. Vishal Monga

This talk will cover two seemingly disparate problems under the umbrella of an exact rank constraint: one in statistical and radar signal processing focusing on the estimation of structured… Learn more

Nov 3, 2017 - 11:00am
Singular values and vectors under random perturbation: theory and applications
Sean O'Rouke, University of Colorado, Department of Mathematics

Computing the singular values and singular vectors of a large matrix is a basic task in high dimensional data analysis with many applications in computer science and statistics. In practice, however… Learn more

Nov 2, 2017 - 5:30pm
Enabling Autonomous Vehicles - High Definition Mapping of Road Infrastructure
Ravi Teja Sukhavasi

High Definition Mapping of road infrastructure is a key factor enabling technology for autonomous vehicles. In this talk, I will outline the basic principles of vision-based mapping and describe… Learn more

Oct 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Revolution in P-type Oxide Semiconductor Development Toward Next Generation Flexible Electronics
Kenji Nomura, Obsidian Sensors

Metal oxide semiconductor device technology is to date widely accepted as a technology that enable the development of next generation device applications such as flexible, transparent and low cost… Learn more

Oct 12, 2017 - 5:30pm
Enabling Technologies for Autonomous Vehicles
Ravi Teja Sukhavasi

This talk will provide a high-level overview of the various technologies that enable autonomous vehicles. We will first review the technological history of self-driving cars before condensing the… Learn more

Oct 12, 2017 - 11:00am
From Convolutional Sparse Coding to Deep Sparsity and Neural Networks

Within the wide field of sparse approximation, convolutional sparse coding (CSC) has gained increasing attention in recent years by assuming a global structured convolutional dictionary. While… Learn more

Oct 9, 2017 - 11:00am
Collaboration Possibilities in WBANs and 5G Networking
Dr. Richard D. Gitlin, Distinguished University Professor, University of South Florida

 This is not your usual Abstract since the intent of this presentation is to give a selected overview of my research at USF and explore areas of potential joint work during my sabbatical at UCSD and… Learn more