EECS Department Colloquium Series

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 2014

September 10

Using Computer Science to Help Save Lives Video

David Patterson
AMP and ASPIRE Labs, UC Berkeley

September 17

Engineering Near-field Interactions with Body for Powering Bioelectronic Medicines Video

Ada Poon
Professor, Stanford University, Integrated Biomedical Systems

September 24

The Three R's of Computer Vision: Recognition, Reconstruction and Reorganization Video

Jitendra Malik
Professor, EECS, UC Berkeley

October 1

Deep Learning: Overview and Trends Video

Andrew Ng
Co-founder, Coursera and Director, Stanford AI Lab

October 8

Building US Power Grid Resiliency Video

Wanda Reder
Vice President, Power Systems Solutions, S&C Electric Company

October 15

No talk due to cancellation


October 22

Beyond the Singularity: The Search for Extraterrestrial Technologies Video

Andrew Siemion
Berkeley SETI Research Center

October 29

Fireside Chat with Max Levchin: All things Data, Fintech, and How to Solve Hard, Valuable, and Fun Problems Video

Max Levchin
Co-founder and CEO of Affirm

November 5

Information Technology Enablers for Deep Space Exploration Video

Larry Bergman
Manager, Space Mission Information Systems Office, JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

November 12

Planning to Control Crowd-Sourced Workflows

Dan Weld
Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington

November 19

The Future of Computational Media Video

Michael Mateas
Professor and Chair, Computational Media Director, Center for Games and Playable Media Professor, Computer Science

November 26

No talk due to Thanksgiving Holiday

December 3

Software-Defined Networks and the Maturing of the Internet Video

Nick McKeown
Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Stanford

December 10

Multi-tenancy and datacenters: to each according to his... Video

Ali Ghodsi
Assistant Professor at KTH/Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and Visiting Researcher, Computer Science Division, UC Berkeley

December 17