List of qualifying seminars - Spring 2011

  1. January 20
    2:00-3:00 pm, ENG-801
    Mike Reiter (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
    Defending Against Client Compromises in Client-Server Applications
  2. January 26
    3:00-4:00 pm, ENG-4201
    Walid Taha (Halmstad University, Sweden)
    Mathematical Equations as Executable Models of Mechanical Systems
  3. January 27
    3:00-4:00 pm, ENG-4201
    Dino Dai Zovi (Independent Security Consultant) February 17
    3:00-4:00pm, Research1-163
    Karla Hoffman (Systems Engineering and Operations Research Department, GMU)
    Online Auctions: Why They Have Become so Popular and What Do You Need to Know to Participate?
    2010 Outstanding Research Faculty Award Recipient
  4. March 8
    10:00-11:00 am, Research1-163
    Justin Cappos (Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Wasihngton)
    Seattle: A Peer-to-Peer platform for Safe Code Execution
    Faculty candidate
  5. March 21
    12:00-1:00, ENG-4201
    Yaser Sheikh (Assistant professor, Carnegie Mellon University)
    Visual Representation and 3D Reconstruction of Dynamic Environments
  6. March 22
    11:00-12:00 noon, ENG-4201
    Damon McCoy (Computer Innovation Fellow at the University of California, San Diego)
    A Tale of Two Systems: Wireless Privacy and Automotive Security
    Faculty candidate
  7. March 24
    1:00-2:00 pm, ENG-4201
    Deepak Garg (Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Cybersecurity Lab (CyLab) at Carnegie Mellon University)
    Enforcement of Privacy Policies: A Logic-Based Approach
    Faculty candidate
  8. March 29
    1:00-noon, ENG-4201
    Rajarshi Guha (Research Scientist at the NIH Chemical Genomics Center)
    Structure-Activity Relationships and Networks: A Generalized Approach to Exploring Structure-Activity Landscapes
  9. April 5
    10:00-11:00 pm, ENG-4201
    David Cash (Post-Doctoral Researcher in the University of California, San Diego)
    Stronger Foundations for Cryptography: Security Against Related-Key Attacks and New Constructions From Lattices
    Faculty candidate
  10. April 8
    1:00-2:00 pm, ENG-4705
    Dr. Paulo Costa
    Probabilistic Ontologies for Complex Systems Integration
  11. April 12 --- rescheduled --- new date April 26
    12:00-1:00 pm, ENG-4201
    Sithu D. Sudarsan (Visiting Scientist with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Signal Detection using Text Mining in Large Document Repositories
  12. April 7
    11:00-12:00 noon, ENG-5117
    Dr. Massimiliano Albanese (University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS))
    A Framework for Scalable Analysis of Attack Scenarios
    Faculty candidate
  13. April 25
    11:00-1:00 pm, ENG-4201
    Pu Wang (Computer Science Department, GMU)
    Nonparametric Bayesian Models for Unsupervised Learning
    Dissertation defense
  14. April 15
    11:00-noon, ENG-4201
    Young J. Kim (Associate Professor, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea)
    What does it take to write efficient proximity algorithms (for robotics, graphics and CAD)?
  15. April 26
    7:00-8:00pm, Research1-163
    Walter Bright
    The D Programming Language
    Joint GMU CS Department and ACM DC Chapter Distinguished Lecture Series
  16. April 21
    noon-1:00pm, ENG-4201
    Peter Revesz (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Jefferson Science Fellow U.S. Department of State)
    Classification, Clustering and Data Mining of Biological Data
  17. May 6
    1:00-2:00pm, ENG-4705 Jan Allbeck (Department of Computer Science, GMU)
    Places Everyone: Creating an Animated Background of Human Activity