Previous Seminars

Spring 2016

April 22
José Dulá, Ph.D.
Frame Algorithms for Finitely Generated Polyhedral Sets
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering- East Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


April 8
David O'Hallaron, Ph.D.
Introducing Computer Systems From a Programmer’s Perspective
Carnegie Mellon University
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering- East Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


March 25
Justin Yirka
Quantum Complexity of Estimating Local Physical Quantities
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering- East Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


March 22
Bartosz Krawczyk, Ph.D.
Ensemble Learning for Data Stream Mining
Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering- East Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


March 17
Laura Barnes, Ph.D.
A Data-driven Framework for Mental Health Monitorings
University of Virginia
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering- East Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


March 14
Murat Yuksel, Ph.D.
Multi-Element Optical Wireless Modules for Mobile Networking and Lighting
University of Nevada, Reno
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering- East Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


February 5
Nicholas A. Kraft, Ph.D.
Industrial Software Engineering Research at ABB
ABB Corporate Research, Raleigh, NC
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering- East Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


January 29
Vojislav Kecman, Ph.D.
Fast Online Algorithm for Nonlinear Support Vector Machines and Other Alike Mode
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering- East Hall, Monroe Park Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

Fall 2015

November 6
Dr. Tam Vu
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado - Denver
Two-factor Authentication in Single Step with Wearables
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


October 30
Dr. Shahriar Hossain
University of Texas - El Paso
Contextual Analyses of Unstructured Collections to Capture Eventual and Conceptual Lineage
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


October 23
Dr. Sevag Gharibian
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering
Quantum One-time Memories from Stateless Hardware
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


October 9
Dr. Carol Fung
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering
Defending Against DDoS Attacks to Software Defined Networks Using Requests Prioritization
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


September 11
Dr. Lukasz Kurgan
Qimonda Chair Professor
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering
Structural Genomics and Protein Universe
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


September 4
Dr. Quanyan Zhu
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
NYU School of Engineering
Secure and Resilient Distributed Machine Learning Under Adversarial Environments
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


August 24
Dr. Xinghuo Yu
Director
Platform Technologies Research Institute
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Modeling, Control and Optimization of Complex Networks
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spring 2015

June 15
David Jackson
Ph.D Student
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Commonwealth University
Rogue Signal Threat on Trust-Based Cooperative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Rad
At: Room 106, School of Engineering-West Hall, Monroe Campus - 9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.


April 24
Dr. Kevin Hamlen
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Texas at Dallas
Mutants, Zombies, and Frankenstein Monsters: Taming the Menagerie of Software Cy
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


April 20
Min Li
Ph.D Student
Privacy Protection in Cloud Computing
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.


April 15
Juan J. Rodriguez-Andina
Associate Professor
Department of Electronic Technology
University of Vigo, Vigo Spain
Advanced Features and Industrial Applications of FPGAs
At: Room E2214, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


April 13
Dr. Craig Rieger
Idaho National Laboratory's Instrumentation, Control and Intelligent Systems
Instrumentation, Control and Intelligent Systems
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


April 3
Dr. Craig E. Larson
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Virginia Commonwealth University
Automated Mathematical Conjecture-making
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


March 23
Dr. Lukasz Kurgan
University of Alberta
Ultra High-Throughput Protein Bioinformatics
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


March 20
Dr. John Korah
Research Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology
Dealing with the Challenges of Velocity and Veracity in Data Analytics
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus – 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.


March 16
Dr. Alberto Cano
University of Cordoba, Spain
Evolutionary Mining in Large Databases
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus – 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.


March 2
Professor Sanjay K Madria
Professor and Associate Chair for Research Missouri
‌At: Room 104, School of Engineering-West Hall, Monroe Campus – 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.


February 27
Paul Rosen, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, University of Utah
The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful: Interactive Data Visualization in a Big Da
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus – 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.


February 13
Dumidu S. Wijayasekara Ph.D.
Identifying Software Vulnerabilities via Bug Reports
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus – 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.


February 6
Dr. Sevag Gharibian
An Introduction to Quantum Computing
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus – 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.


January 30
Dr. Anne Broadbent
University of Ottawa
Delegating Private Quantum Computations
At: Room E2221, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus – 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Fall 2014

September 12
Dr. Milos Manic
SDNs & GENI – The Networking of the Future
At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


September 26
Dr. Halil Kilicoglu
National Library of Medicine
Towards Biomedical Text Understanding: A Linguistic Perspective
At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


October 3
Bhanu Kamapantula
Computer Science, VCU
Introduction to Data Science using Python
At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


October 10
Dr. Zheng Peng
University of Connecticut
Underwater Wireless Networks: Revolutionizing the Water World
At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


November 7
Dr. Feng-Hao Liu
Maryland Cybersecurity Center, Virginia Commonwealth University
Computation in the Presence of Leakage
At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


November 14
Dr. Kellie Archer
VCU Biostatistics Department
Ordinal Class Prediction in High-dimensional Data Settings
At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


November 21
Martha Firehock
IAESTE Program Presentation
At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


December 5
Vojislav Kecman
Computer Science, VCU
THE GOOD OLD IS THE GOOD NEW TOO. Gauss-Seidel, Newton-Raphson & Machine Learnin
At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Spring 2014

April 4
Mark Reimers, Ph.D.
Two Computational Brain Dynamics Models and the Data That Constrain Them
At: Room 105, School of Engineering-West Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. -1:00 P.M.


February 17
Todd Gibson, Ph.D.
The Evolution of Protein Interaction Networks
At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


February 7
Sevag Gharibian, Ph.D.
Approximation Algorithms for Quantum Constraint Satisfaction Problems
At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


January 31
Milos Manic, Ph.D.
‌At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


January 24
Bridgett McInnes, Ph.D.
Knowledge-based Method to Determine the Meaning of Ambiguous Biomedical Terms us
At: Room E1232, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Fall 2013

December 6
Adnan Yazici, Ph.D.
Object Extraction, Classification, and Tracking of Objects in Wireless Multimedi
At: Room E2219, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus – 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.


December 9
Beata Strack
Multi-column Multi-layer Computational Model of Neocortex
At: Room 106, School of Engineering-West Hall, Monroe Campus - 11 A.M.


November 25
Habib M. Ammari, Ph.D.
k-Coverage in Three-Dimensional Wireless Sensor Networks: The Peril and Promise
At: Room E2219, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus – 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.


November 6
Thang Dinh, Ph.D.
Community Detection in Massive Dynamic Networks and Applications
At: Room E2219, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.


October 16
Ming Li, Ph.D.
Design Challenges and Practical Solutions for Securing Wireless Body Area Networ
At: Room E2219, School of Engineering-East Hall, Monroe Campus - 10:00 A.M.

Fall 2011

Dec. 7
Dat Nguyen
Dissertation proposal: “Extending Classical Rule Learners into Multiple-Instance Learning and One-class


Nov. 30
Qi Li
Ph.D. defense: “Fast Machine Learning Algorithms for Large Datasets Using Graphic Processing Uni


Nov. 16
John Palesis, Ph.D., Yu-Jiun Chen, Xuguang Qi and Sandhya Nadipalli
Social Learning Analytics


Nov. 9
Manoj Thomas, Ph.D.
An Ontology Centric Architecture For Mediating Interactions In Semantic E-Commer


Nov. 2
Alen Docef, Ph.D., and David Staub
Four-dimensional Modeling for Image-guided Radiotherapy


Oct. 26
Paul Wetzel, Ph.D.
Assessment of Neurological Movement Disorders and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Th


Oct. 19
Robert Diegelmann, Ph.D.
“Bringing Biochemistry to Life”


Oct. 12
Raied Salman
Ph.D. proposal defense: “Contributions to Clustering and Regression Algorithms


Oct. 5
Vijender Chaitankar
Ph.D. proposal defense: “Information Theoretic Approaches towards Regulatory Network Inference


Sept 28
Todd Wittman, Ph.D.
A Variational Approach to Geospatial Image Fusion


Sept 13
NaZanin Mirshahi
A Hierarchical Image Processing Approach For Diagnostic Analysis of Microcircula


Sept. 6
Steffen Leonhardt, M.D.
Methods for Contact-free Measurement of Vital Signals

Fall 2010

Dec. 8
Hun Ki Lim
Ph.D. proposal defense: “Computational Modeling of Multisensory Processing Using Network of Spiking Neuro


Dec. 1
Kun Sun, Ph.D.
Secure Network Access in Wireless Sensor Networks Supporting Industrial Control


Nov. 10
W. Alex Foxworthy
Cortical Plasticity
Presentation slides


Oct. 20
Gang Zhou, Ph.D.
Providing Sensing and Communication Confidence for Performance-critical Wireless


Oct. 13
Vojislav Kecman, Ph.D., and Qi Li
Supercomputer on Everybody’s Desk
Presentation slides


Oct. 6
Alexandre Medina, Ph.D.
Restoring Neuronal Plasticity in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders


Sept. 22
Kimberle M. Jacobs, Ph.D.
Developmental Plasticity: Variation by Neuronal Subtype