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 2009

September 9 Distinguished Lecture Series

Future Research Directions at HP Labs
Prith Banerjee
Hewlett Packard

September 16
Distinguished Lecture Series

Seminar Cancelled

September 23
Distinguished Lecture Series

From Kant to Computation: Why Aesthetics Matter Now More than Ever, and What We Can Do about It
Adobe's Creative Technologies Lab: Inventing the Future Collaboratively

David Salesin
Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington and Senior Principal Scientist and manager of the Creative Technologies Lab at Adobe Systems(SF)

September 30
Distinguished Lecture Series

Seminar Cancelled

October 7
Distinguished Lecture Series

Needed Remedies for the Undebuggability of Large-Scale Floating-Point Computations in Science and Engineering
William Kahan
Professor Emeritus

October 14
Distinguished Lecture Series

Self and self: Whys and wherefores
Dave Ungar
Dynamic Optimization Group, IBM Research

October 21
Distinguished Lecture Series

A Compressed Tour of Compressed Sensing for Rapid Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Michael Lustig
Assistant Professor, EECS, UC Berkeley

October 28
Distinguished Lecture Series

Task-specific Search
Mike Stonebraker
M.I.T. and Goby, Inc.

November 4
Distinguished Lecture Series

Research opportunities at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Dr. Ronald Boisvert
Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division of the Information Technology Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

November 11
Distinguished Lecture Series


November 18
Distinguished Lecture Series

On the Attack
Alex Halderman
Assistant Professor, EECS, University of Michigan

November 25
Distinguished Lecture Series

Thanksgiving weekend (no lecture)

December 2
Distinguished Lecture Series

Network Information Theory
Abbas El Gamal
Professor and Director, Information Systems Laboratory, Stanford University

December 9
Distinguished Lecture Series

Transport Equations for Internet Transmission Control
François Baccelli
INRIA Directeur de Recherche in the Computer Science Department of Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris