Seminars

The seminars generally will be held every Friday at noon in Room 105, College of Engineering West Hall on the Monroe Park Campus. For more information, please contact our seminar coordinator - Carol Fung, Ph.D.

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2019 Seminars

Date Time Room Presenter Name Seminar Title From
Jan. 25      David Shepherd    
Feb. 8 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Pretaam Ghosh Information theory models of molecular communication and cellular signaling: prelimiary results VCU
Feb. 15 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Hai Phan Differential Privacy Preservation in Deep Learning with Provable Robustness NJIT
Feb. 22  Noon–1 p.m.  W105 Keith Dunker Intrinsically Disordered Proteins, Alternative Splicing, and Post-translational Modification (IDP-AS-PTM): A Toolkit for Developmental Biology Indiana University 
Mar. 1 1–2 p.m. W105 Rob Powell The Intersection of Complex Systems Engineering and Cybersecurity   NASA
Mar. 8 Noon–1 p.m.  W105 Curtis Huttenhower Human, microbial, and molecular populations in the microbiome  Harvard
Mar. 15 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Dayanjan Wijesinghe 

Lights Out Science: Harnessing advances in computer science to speed up biomedical research

VCU 
Mar. 22 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Issac Triguero Computational Intelligence in the Big Data Context  Nottingham University
Apr. 5 Noon–1 p.m.  W105  Kate Sicchio   VCU Dance Department
Apr. 26     Sam Henry    

2018 Seminars

Date Time Room Presenter Name Seminar Title From
Aug. 24 Noon–1 p.m. W105 (Faculty Meeting) None  
Aug. 31 Noon–1 p.m. W106 None None  
Sept. 7 Noon–1 p.m. W105 David Shepherd Conducting Impact-Focused Industrial Research ABB Inc
Sept. 13 Noon–2 p.m. W106 Malki (Ph.D. Defense) Novel Support Vector Machines for Diverse Learning Paradigms VCU
Sept. 14 Noon–1 p.m. W105 (Faculty Meeting) None  
Sept. 21 Noon–1 p.m. W105 None None  
Sept. 24 1:30–3:30pm W105 Yahya Bokhari Discovering Driver Mutations in Biological Data VCU
Sept. 28 Noon–2 p.m. W105 Avory Bryant (Ph.D. Defense) Investigating Methods of Local Outlier Detection for Streaming Density-based Clustering  
Oct. 5 Noon–1 p.m. W105 None None  
Oct. 12 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Gad el Hak (cancelled due to weather) Seminar Cancelled due to Weather VCU
Oct. 19 Noon–1 p.m. W105 (Faculty Meeting) None  
Oct. 26 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Semi Ryu VoicingElder: Seniors Reminiscing Through Avatars VCU
Nov. 2 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Gad el Hak English, STEM, and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen-Part 1 VCU
Nov. 9 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Gad el Hak English, STEM, and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen-Part 2 VCU
Nov. 16 Noon–1 p.m. W105 None None  
Nov. 23 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Thanksgiving Break None  
Nov. 26 11 a.m.–Noon E1232 Raied Salman Threading and processes in a Unix
environment, with illustrative programming examples
Job Candidate
Nov. 27 2–3 p.m. W106 Ahmet Sonmez Threading and processes in a Unix
environment, with illustrative programming examples
Job Candidate
Nov. 30 Noon–1 p.m. W105 David Aha Explainable AI (XAI) and Goal Reasoning Navy Center for Applied Research in AI
Dec. 3 10 a.m.–Noon W106 Jorge Gonzalez (Doctoral Defense) Distributed multi-label learning on Apache Spark VCU
Dec. 7 11 a.m.–Noon W105 Kasun Amarasinghe (Doctoral Defense) Interpretable Deep Neural Network Algorithms for Cyber-Physical System Monitoringetermined VCU
Dec. 10 11 a.m.–Noon W106 Ye Zhu Traffic analysis and anonymous communication in emerging networking environments Cleveland State University
Dec. 13 11 a.m.–Noon W106 Kemal Akkaya A Bitcoin Payment Network with Reduced Transaction Fees and Confirmation Time Florida International University
Dec. 14 Noon–1 p.m. W105 (Faculty Meeting) None  
Dec. 21 Noon–1 p.m. W105 VCU Closed Xmas Break 21 Dec. Thru 1 Jan None No Seminars

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