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.

Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 PM HP Auditorium, 306 Soda Hall (unless otherwise noted)

Fall 2012

September 5
Distinguished Lecture Series

Cybercasing the Joint: On the Privacy Implications of Multimedia Retrieval

Gerald Friedland

International Computer Science Insititute (ICSI)

September 12
Distinguished Lecture Series

What can computer science do for democratic elections?

David Wagner

Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley

September 19
Distinguished Lecture Series


Adrien Treuille
Professor, Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

September 26
Distinguished Lecture Series

What New Device Will Replace the Transistor?

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

October 3
Distinguished Lecture Series

End-User Programming and Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Sumit Gulwani
Senior Researcher, RiSE Group, Microsoft Research

October 10
Distinguished Lecture Series

The Road Ahead for Wireless Technology: Dreams and Challenges

Andrea Goldsmith

Professor, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

October 17
Distinguished Lecture Series

Reinventing Education

Anant Agarwal

Professor, EECS, MIT and President of edX

October 24
Distinguished Lecture Series

LTE and How To Meet the Exponential Increase In Traffic Demand

Klaus Doppler

Research Leader, Wireless Systems, Nokia Research Center

October 31
Distinguished Lecture Series

Micro-Fluidics to Surgery: An Engineer in Medicine

Axel Scherer

Professor, Caltech

November 7
Distinguished Lecture Series

It Pays To Do the Right Thing: Incentive Mechanisms for Societal Networks

Balaji Prabhakar

Professor, EECS, Stanford University

November 14
Distinguished Lecture Series

GraphLab: Machine Learning for Big Data in the Cloud

Carlos Guestrin
CSE, University of Washington

November 21
Distinguished Lecture Series

RESCHEDULED to early Spring

Peter Lee
Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research Redmond

November 28
Distinguished Lecture Series

Aerial Robot Swarms

Vijay Kumar

Chairman, Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics, Computer & Information Science, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, University of Pennsylvania

December 5
Distinguished Lecture Series

Online Courses and Computer-Aided Education: Opportunities and Challenges (Panel Discussion)

Professors Pieter Abbeel, Armando Fox, Dan Garcia, Jitendra Malik, Dave Patterson, Sanjit Seshia and Dawn Song