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 - Tarynn Witten, MSW, M.D., Ph.D.

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2019 Seminars

Date Time Room Presenter Name Seminar Title From Host
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 Ghosh
Feb. 15 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Hai Phan Differential Privacy Preservation in Deep Learning with Provable Robustness NJIT Dinh
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  Kurgan
Mar. 1 1–2 p.m. W105 Rob Powell   NASA Cios
Mar. 8 Noon–1 p.m.  W105 Curtis Huttenhower   Harvard Cios
Mar. 15 Noon–1 p.m. W105        
Mar. 22 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Issac Triguero   Nottingham University Cano
Apr. 5     Kate Sicchio   VCU Dance Department  
Apr. 26     Sam Henry      

2018 Seminars

Date Time Room Presenter Name Seminar Title From Host
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 Kostadin Damevski, Ph.D.
Sept. 13 Noon–2 p.m. W106 Malki (Ph.D. Defense) Novel Support Vector Machines for Diverse Learning Paradigms VCU Alberto Cano, Ph.D.
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 Tomasz Arodz, Ph.D.
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 Tamer Nadeem, Ph.D.
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 Tarynn Witten, MSW, M.D., Ph.D.
Nov. 2 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Gad el Hak English, STEM, and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen-Part 1 VCU Tamer Nadeem, Ph.D.
Nov. 9 Noon–1 p.m. W105 Gad el Hak English, STEM, and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen-Part 2 VCU Tamer Nadeem, Ph.D.
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 Krzysztof Cios, Ph.D., D.SC., M.B.A.
Nov. 27 2–3 p.m. W106 Ahmet Sonmez Threading and processes in a Unix
environment, with illustrative programming examples
Job Candidate Krzysztof Cios, Ph.D., D.SC., M.B.A.
Nov. 30 Noon–1 p.m. W105 David Aha Explainable AI (XAI) and Goal Reasoning Navy Center for Applied Research in AI Krzysztof Cios, Ph.D., D.SC., M.B.A.
Dec. 3 10 a.m.–Noon W106 Jorge Gonzalez (Doctoral Defense) Distributed multi-label learning on Apache Spark VCU Alberto Cano, Ph.D.
Dec. 7 11 a.m.–Noon W105 Kasun Amarasinghe (Doctoral Defense) Interpretable Deep Neural Network Algorithms for Cyber-Physical System Monitoringetermined VCU Milos Manic, Ph.D.
Dec. 10 11 a.m.–Noon W106 Ye Zhu Traffic analysis and anonymous communication in emerging networking environments Cleveland State University Krzysztof Cios, Ph.D., D.SC., M.B.A.
Dec. 13 11 a.m.–Noon W106 Kemal Akkaya A Bitcoin Payment Network with Reduced Transaction Fees and Confirmation Time Florida International University Krzysztof Cios, Ph.D., D.SC., M.B.A.
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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