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)

Fall 2011

September 7
Distinguished Lecture Series

The Opto-Electronics Which Broke the Efficiency Record in Solar Cells

Eli Yablonovitch
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley

September 14
Distinguished Lecture Series

To friend and to trust: eliciting truthful and useful ratings online

Lada Adamic
Professor, School of Information and the Center for the Study of Complex Systems, University of Michigan

September 21
Distinguished Lecture Series

Looking Around Corners: New Opportunities in Femto-Photography

Ramesh Raskar
Professor, Media Arts and Sciences, MIT

September 28
Distinguished Lecture Series

Optical Control of Biological Systems

Viviana Gradinaru
Research Associate, Stanford University CNC Center

October 5
Distinguished Lecture Series

Robust Guarantees in Algorithmic Game Theory

Tim Roughgarden

Professor, Computer Science and Management Science and Engineering Departments, Stanford University

October 12
Distinguished Lecture Series

History and Future of the FinFET pdf presentation

Tsu-Jae King Liu
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering, UC Berkeley

October 19
Distinguished Lecture Series

Towards Constructive Economics

Constantinos Daskalakis
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, MIT

October 26
Distinguished Lecture Series

A Trillion Photos

Steve Seitz
Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington

November 2
Distinguished Lecture Series

Computing Matters: Applying Computer Science to the Physical World

Jonathan Bachrach
Visiting Research Engineer EECS UC Berkeley and Principal and Co-founder of Other Lab

November 9
Distinguished Lecture Series

Discovering Similarities in 3D Data

Thomas A. Funkhouser
Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University

November 16
Distinguished Lecture Series

The Multi-core Problem as an Algorithmic Problem

Leslie Valiant
T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

November 17
Special EECS Colloquium

Building Watson: A Brief Overview of DeepQA and the Jeopardy! Challenge

Eric Brown
IBM Research, RSM & Manager, Unstructured Information Management Systems

November 23
Distinguished Lecture Series

Day before Thanksgiving holiday

November 30
Distinguished Lecture Series

Crowd Computing and Human Computation Algorithms

Robert Miller
Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, MIT