CSCE 681: Graduate Seminar

All graduate seminars are held from 4:10 p.m. to 5:25 p.m. in room 124 HRBB unless otherwise noted below. Students registering for the seminar can find the requirements to receive credit here. Please join us for this open seminar! 


Fall 2017 CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

August

30 - Wednesday
Graduate Orientation II: Presentation, Poster Session, & PIZZA!
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS and counts towards requirement for CSCE 681 students

September

4 - Monday
Graduate Orientation I: Overview of Department Resources & Contacts, Honor Code, and Student Organizations MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS and DOES NOT count towards requirement for CSCE 681 students

6 - Wednesday
Bobak Mortazavi, Texas A&M University
Systems for Clinical Outcomes Predictions
Faculty Contact: Dilma Da Silva

13 - Wednesday
Theodora Chaspari, Texas A&M University
Bio-behavioral signals and systems: From signal representations to novel health applications
Faculty Contact: Dilma Da Silva

20 - Wednesday
Zhigang Deng, University of Houston
Interactive Modeling Techniques for Trees and Mechanisms
Faculty Contact: Shinjiro Sueda

25 - Monday
Zhangyang (Atlas) Wang, Texas A&M University
Exploiting Low-Quality Visual Data using Deep Networks
Faculty Contact: Dilma Da Silva

October

2 - Monday
Tim Davis, Texas A&M University
TBA
Faculty Contact: Lawrence Rauchwerger

9 - Monday
Krishna Narayanan, Texas A&M University
TBA
Faculty Contact: Anxiao (Andrew) Jiang

16 - Monday
Gopal Pandurangan, University of Houston
TBA
Faculty Contact: Jennifer Welch

30 - Monday
Seungwon Shin, KAIST
TBA
Faculty Contact: Guofei Gu

November

1 - Wednesday
Chao Tian, Texas A&M University
TBA
Faculty Contact: Anxiao (Andrew) Jiang

6 - Monday
J. Maurice Rojas, Texas A&M University
TBA
Faculty Contact: Nancy M. Amato

13 - Monday

Eric Ragan, Texas A&M University
Balancing Naturalness, Convenience, and Comfort for Interaction Technique in Virtual Reality
Faculty Contact: John Keyser


Spring 2017 CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

January

18 - Wednesday
Ergun Akleman, Texas A&M University
Shape Algebras in Computer Graphics
Faculty Contact: Lawrence Rauchwerger

23 - Monday
Kui Ren, University of Buffalo
My Smartphone Knows What You Print: Exploring Smartphone-based Side-channel Attacks Against 3D Printers
Faculty Contact: Guofei Gu

25 - Wednesday CSE Distinguished Lecture
Haesun Park, Georgia Tech
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Dr. Park's presentation. 
Constrained Low Rank Approximations for Scalable Data Analytics
Faculty Contact: Nick Duffield

30 - Monday - CSE Distinguished Lecture
Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota
Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning and Data Mining
Faculty Contact: Nick Duffield

February

1 - Wednesday
Vladimir Lumelsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Human-Robot Interaction and Whole-Body Robot Sensing
Faculty Contact: Nancy M. Amato

6 - Monday
Claudia Medeiros, UNICAMP
Experiments in eScience – repeatability and reproducibility
Faculty Contact: Dilma Da Silva

8 - Wednesday - CSE Distinguished Lecture
Charles Leiserson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Dr. Leiserson's presentation. 
The Resurgence of Software Performance Engineering
Faculty Contact: Lawrence Rauchwerger

13 - Monday - CSE Distinguished Lecture
Tom Ball, Microsoft Research
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following his presentation.
Physical Computing for Everyone
Faculty Contact: Jeff Huang

15 - Wednesday
Metin Sezgin, Koc University
Psychology and Intelligent User Interaction
Faculty Contact: Tracy Hammond

22 - Wednesday
Robert Gregg, University of Texas at Dallas
Towards unified control of prosthetic legs with human-inspired phasing and task adaptations
Faculty Contact: Roozbeh Jafari

27 - Monday
Juan Garay, Yahoo Research
The Bitcoin Backbone Protocol: Analysis and Applications
Faculty Contact: Guofei Gu

March

6 - Monday
Taylor Johnson, Vanderbilt University
Real-Time Reachability for Safety of Autonomous Systems
Faculty Contact: Dylan Shell

8 - Wednesday
Anandi Dutta, Texas A&M University
A Smart Design Framework for a Novel Reconfigurable Multi-processor Systems-on-Chip (ASREM) Architecture
Faculty Contact: Nancy M. Amato

21 - Tuesday
Eminent Scholar Lecture Series
Jack Dongarra, University of Tennessee
Current Trends in High-Performance Computing and Future Challenges
Faculty Contact: Nancy M. Amato

29 - Wednesday
Thamar Solorio, University of Houston
Cracking the Code on Style
Faculty Contact: Ruihong Huang

April

5 - Wednesday
Henry Segerman, Oklahoma State University
3D Shadows: Casting light on the fourth dimension
Faculty Contact: Ergun Akleman

10 - Monday
Gus Espinosa, Intel
Functional Safety for Software-Defined Autonomous Platforms
Faculty Contact: Aakash Tyagi

12 - Wednesday
Klaus Mueller, Stony Brook University
Big Data Visual Analytics
Faculty Contact: Yoonsuck Choe

17 - Monday - CSE Distinguished Lecture
Zoran Obradovic
Fusion of Qualitative Knowledge and Big Data for Predictive Analytics in Dynamic Networks
Faculty Contact: Nick Duffield

19 - Wednesday - Maxson Lecture
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
How to Keep your Secrets in a Post-Quantum World

24 - Monday
Jason O'Kane, University of South Carolina
Toward a Theory of Automated Design of Minimal Robots
Faculty Contact: Dylan Shell