List of qualifying seminars - Spring 2010

  1. February 15
    4:30-5:30pm, Research1-301
    Manish Parashar (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, NJ)
    On the Role of Clouds in Computational Science and Engineering
  2. February 19
    1:00-2:00pm, ENG-3507
    Mihai Pop (Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland College-Park)
    DNA technologies: promises and computational challenges
  3. February 18
    12:00-1:30pm, ENG-4201
    Michael Collins (chief scientist, RedJack)
    Placing Intrusion Detection in Context
  4. February 23
    12:00-1:30pm, ENG-4201
    Bruce Swett (Intelligent Systems Group of Decisive Analytics Corporation (DAC))
    How the Brain Learns Sequences: Towards Self-Programming Robots
  5. February 24
    12:00-1:30pm, ENG-4201
    Liangjun Zhang (Computing Innovation Fellow, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University)
    Efficient Motion Planning Algorithms and Applications
  6. February 26
    12:00-1:30pm, ENG 4801
    Lin-Ching Chang (Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The Catholic University of America)
    Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DT-MRI) --- Robust Diffusion Tensor Estimation by Outlier Rejection
  7. February 25
    12:00-1:00pm, ENG 4201
    Yurly Brun (NSF CRA postdoctoral Computing Innovation Fellow at the University of Washington)
    Self-Assembling Distributed Internet Software
  8. February 26
    11:00-12:00noon, ENG 3507
    Ales Leonardis (Professor Computer and Information Science at the University of Ljubljana)
    Learning a Hierarchical Compositional Shape Vocabulary for Multi-class Object Representation
  9. March 17
    11:00-12:00noon, ENG 4201
    Fuhui Long (Staff Scientist, Janelia Farm Research Campus Howard Hughes Medical Institute, VA)
    Towards High-throughput Phenotyping of Biological Systems: What can bioimage informatics and data mining do for biology
  10. March 23
    12:00-1:00pm, ENG 4201
    Qi Wei (Postdoctoral Fello, Northwestern University)
    Biomechanical Modeling and Simulation of Eye Movements
  11. March 31
    10:00-11:00am, ENG 4201
    Colin Studholme (Associate Professor, University of California, San Francisco)
    Imaging and Quantifying Human Fetal Brain Growth in Utero
  12. April 6
    11:00-12:00 noon, ENG 4201
    Abdulrhman Hijazi (PhD Candidate, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada)
    Using (p,n)-grams to Understand Network Traffic
  13. April 7
    11:00-12:00 noon, ENG 4201
    Narasimha Shashindhar (PhD Candidate, Univerity of Connecticut)
    Steganography and Public Voting Security
  14. April 14
    11:00-12:00 noon, ENG 4201
    Ajay Mahimkar (PhD Candidate, University of Texas at Austin)
    Perfromance Diagnosis in Large Operational Networks
  15. April 15
    12:00-1:00pm, ENG 4201
    Wei Cheng
    Time-Bounded Essential Geometrical Localization in MultiHop Wireless Sensor Networks
  16. April 13
    12:00-1:00pm, ENG 4201
    Maria Emelianenko (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, George Mason University)
    Fast CVT-based Data Visualization Algorithms
  17. April 16
    12:30-1:30pm, Engineering Building, Jajodia auditorium
    Kenneth Nidiffer (Director of Strategic Plans for Government Programs Software Engineering Institute - Carnegie Mellon University)
    Changing the Game - Impacts of Technological Changes in the Cyber Environment on Software/Systems Engineering Workforce Development
  18. April 27
    12:00-1:00pm, ENG 4201
    Parvez Ahammad (Research Specialist, Janelia Farm Research Campus, HHMI)