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EE 500 Colloquia Series

Each seminar will begin at 4:00 p.m. in 160 Willard Building unless otherwise noted.

Please be punctual as we don't want to interrupt the speakers.

As a requirement for the EE 500 course you are asked to complete a questionnaire after each presentation. You have one week after each seminar to complete and submit this questionnaire which can be accessed here.

Please contact Yolian Amaro-Rivera for more information.

Colloquia Schedule

The table below lists the speakers for each week.

Day Location Speaker Colloquium Title
1 Thurs
Jan 16
160 Willard David DeCapria "JOB SAFETY AND HEALTH - It's the law"
2 Thurs
Jan. 23
160 Willard Dr. W. Kenneth Jenkins "Advances in Adaptive Signal Processing Based on Bio-Inspired Optimization Strategies"
3 Thurs
Jan. 30
108 Henderson Dr. John Hanold - CANCELLED "Rolling in it: The Influence of Money on Science and Engineering"
4 Thurs
Feb. 6
160 Willard Dr. Stephen Fast "Big Data; what it is and why it matters to EE"
5 Tues
Feb. 11
160 Willard Dr. D.V. Giri "Impulse Radiating Antennas with Illustrative Examples"
6 Thurs
Feb. 20
160 Willard Dr. Bernie Lesieutre "Confidentiality-Preserving Power System Models for Shared Computing"
7 Thurs.
Feb. 27
160 Willard Dr. James Breakall "The Life and Times of the Great Inventor, Nikola Tesla"
8 Thurs.
March 6
160 Willard Dr. Ghassan AlRegib "Directional Transforms and their Applications in Image Processing, Detecting Seismic Features, and Quality Assessment of Videos"
9 Thurs.
March 20
160 Willard Dr. Hou-Tong Chen "Metamaterials and Metasurfaces: Principle, Structure, Functionality, and Application"
10 Thurs.
March 27
160 Willard Dr. Andreas Kerber "Characterization of BTI Induced Variability in Scaled Metal Gate/ High-K CMOS Technologies"
11 Thurs.
April 3
160 Willard Dr. Eugene Clothiaux "Coherent Scattering from Cloud Drops and Ice Crystals: One Perspective on its Ramifications for Climate, Cloud Property Remote Sensing, and Evaluation of Microphysical Models"
12 Tues.
April 8
101 EE East Dr. Ravi Jethra "Process Instrumentation for Energy Business"
13 Tues.
April 15
160 Willard Dr. John Hanold "Process Instrumentation for Energy Business"
14 Thurs.
April 17
160 Willard Dr. Thomas A. Seliga "Development of the Tall Vessel Detection System (TVDS) at Boston's Logan International Airport and the Opportunistic Demonstration of High-Resolution Detection and Characterization of Aircraft-Generated Wake Vortices Using the TVDS W-Band Radar"
15 Thurs.
April 24
160 Willard Dr. Mercedeh Khajavikhan "Thresholdless nanoscale lasers and promises of metallic nano-cavities"