Seminars

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

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Fall 2017

November 10
Hongsheng Zhou, Ph.D.
Exploring the Frontiers of Blockchain Design
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, VCU
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


November 3
Roza Goscien, Ph.D.
Modelling and Optimizing Failure-aware Topologies of Transport Networks
Assistant Professor, Department of Systems and Computer Networks, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


October 13
Bartosz Krawczyk, Ph.D.
Evaluating Machine Learning Algorithms Part 1: Metrics and Data Sampling
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, VCU
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


October 6
Tarynn M Witten, Ph.D., FGSA
My 45 years in Computational Science: Three High Performance Computing Examples
Professor and Director of R&D, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, VCU
At: Room 106, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


September 29 
John Lyon
Basic Understanding of Patent Law Concepts
Senior Associate at Thomas Horstemeyer, LLP, an intellectual property law firm in Georgia.
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


September 22 
Brian Erdelyi 
How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Consultant
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

Spring 2017

April 27
Kaushik Roy, Ph.D.
Privacy Enhanced and Secure Cyber Identity Framework
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, North Carolina A&T State University
At Room 106, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


April 14
Kun Sun, Ph.D.
CacheKit Evading Memory Introspection Using Cache Incoherence
Associate Professor, Department of Information Systems and Technology, George Mason University
At Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


March 29
Caroline Budwell, Ph.D.
SLAI Methodology - A Systematic Aspect-Oriented Identification Process
Associate Professor, Computer Science, John Tyler Community College
At: Room E2214, School of Engineering - East Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 1:45 am - 11:45 am


March 28
Cang Ye, Ph.D.
RoboCane: A Co-Robotic Navigation Aid for the Visually Impaired
Professor, Department of Systems Engineering, University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR)
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


March 17
Vivian Motti, Ph.D.
Wearable Technologies: Applications, Human Factors and Privacy
Assistant Professor, Information Sciences & Technology, George Mason University
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


March 10
Jia (Kevin) Liu, Ph.D.
Dynamic Resource Control and Optimization for Data-Intensive Network Systems
Research Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ohio State University
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


March 3
Sharad Sharma, Ph.D.
Modeling and Simulation of Virtual Reality Environments for Emergency Evacuation
Director, Virtual Reality Lab, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Bowie State University
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


February 24 
Ali Jannesari, Ph.D.
A Software Development Methodology for Multicore and Manycore Systems
Senior Research Fellow, UC Berkeley 
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


February 22
Dr. Foteini Baldimtsi
TumbleBit: An Untrusted Bitcoin-Compatible Anonymous Payment Hub
Assistant Professor, Computer Science department, George Mason University
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


February 17 
Ivica Kopriva, Ph.D.
Blind Source Separation by Independent Component Analysis‌‌
Senior Scientist, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Coratia 
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here


February 16
Michael L. Nelson, Ph.D.
The Memento Protocol and Research Issues With Web Archiving
Professor, Old Dominion University
At: Room 106, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


February 10 
Tamer Nadeem, Ph.D.
Towards Smarter Network Edges for Next Generation Networks
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Old Dominion University
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


February 3
Robert Mitchell, Ph.D.
Recent Cyber Security Events and Future Research Directions
Member, Technical Staff Sandia National Laboratories
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here


January 27
Moa Apagodu, Ph.D.
Apagodu−Zeilberger Algorithms for Discovering and Proving Combinatorial Identiti
Mathematics Department VCU, Richmond
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here


January 20
Alan C. Schultz, Ph.D.
Towards Collaboration in Human-Robot Interaction
Director, Labor for Autonomous Systems Research Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Fall 2016

December 2
Bartosz Krawczyk, Ph.D.
A Tour Through Learning From Imbalanced Data
Computer Science, Virginia Commonwealth University
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here


November 18
Hong Sheng Zhou, Ph.D.
How to Defend Against Kleptographic Attacks
Computer Science, Virginia Commonwealth University
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here


November 11
Qiong Zhang, Ph.D.
Statistical Aspects of Computer Experiments
Statistical Sciences and Operations Research, Virginia Commonwealth University
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here


November 2
Laura Mancinska Ph.D.
Quantum Entanglement and Nonlocal Games
Senior Research Fellow, Quantum Computing,  University of Bristol, England
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here


October 28
Francisco Servant Ph.D.
Supporting Software Development through Code History Analysis Seminar Summary
Computer Science, Virginia Tech
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here


October 14
Eyuphan Bulut Ph.D.
Limited Scale-Free Topologies Over Peer-to-Peer Networks
Computer Science, Virginia Commonwealth University
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here


September 30
Jorge Gonzalez
On the scalability of multi-label ensemble learning using SPARK
Computer Science, Virginia Commonwealth University
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here


September 23
Mr. Guy Divita
A Turn of a Phrase Folds into Fields
University of Utah's Medical School
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


September 9
Mikhail Dozmorov Ph.D.
Reproducible Research in Data Science
Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University
At: Room 105, School of Engineering - West Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here


August 26
Ewaryst Tkacz Ph.D.
Protein Hot-Spot Detection Using Modern Digital Signal Processing Tools and Meth
Silesian University of Technology, Poland
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering - East Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
View a recording of the seminar here

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