Joint Colloquium

This colloquium is dedicated to hosting presentations at the intersection of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The colloquium consists of a mix of short faculty presentations presenting their latest research results, with presentations of internationally distinguished speakers who are brought to campus to interact with our department's community.

The EECS Colloquium is sponsored by a generous donation from Hewlett-Packard.

Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 PM HP Auditorium, 306 Soda Hall(unless otherwise noted)
Refreshments 3:30 - 4:00 pm, Wozniak Lounge 430-480 Soda Hall

Fall 2008

September 17 Distinguished Lecture Series

Energy and Environment Crisis: What can you do?
Arun Majumdar
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

September 24
Distinguished Lecture Series

Visual Grounding for Robots and Mobile Interfaces
Trevor Darrell
UC Berkeley EECS and ICSI

October 1
McKay Lecture

Computational Challenges in Understanding Gene Regulatory Networks
Ron Shamir
Tel Aviv University

October 8
Distinguished Lecture Series

Model Checking: My 27-year Quest to Overcome the State Explosion Problem
Edmund Clarke
Carnegie Mellon University

October 22
Distinguished Lecture Series

Frequency and Polarization Transformer: A Switched Magnetoplasma Medium in a Cavity
Dikshitulu Kalluri
University of Massachusetts at Lowell

October 29
Distinguished Lecture Series

Lighting, Reflection and Rendering: Appearance for Graphics and Vision
Ravi Ramamoorthi
Columbia University

November 5
Distinguished Lecture Series

Getting an Earful: Speech Processing Research in Berkeley
Nelson Morgan [EECS ] [ICSI ]
UC Berkeley EECS and the International Computer Science Institute

November 12
Distinguished Lecture Series

Digital-RF Superconductor Electronics
Oleg A. Mukhanov

November 19
Distinguished Lecture Series

Patterns in Software
Ralph Johnson
University of Illinois

December 10
Distinguished Lecture Series

Aluminum Foil Satellite Dishes, Poverty and Potatoes: The Peru Project
Alison Young
Unitec New Zealand