Departmental seminars 2017

The computer science department sponsors a weekly seminar series presented by a combination of department faculty, graduate students and external speakers. ‌‌All seminars are held at 10:00 a.m., in room 209 of the Computer Science Building, unless otherwise stated. Regular attendance is required of all graduate students. An archive of departmental seminars can be found here.  Seminar syllabus can be found here.

Spring 2017 Speakers

Dr. Brian Scassellati | DIstinguished Seminar Speaker

Yale University
Talk title: Building robots that tech
Date and venue: Monday, February 6, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. in 209 Computer Science

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Dr. Zhihai He

University of  Missouri-Columbia
Talk title: Cyber-physical sensing and informatics at large scales
Date and venue: Monday, February 13, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. in 209 Computer Science

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Dr. Yanjie Fu

Missouri S&T
Talk title: In-app behavior analysis
Date and venue: Monday, February 27, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. in 209 Computer Science

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Dr. Tarek Abdelzaher | Distinguished Seminar Speaker

University of Illinois-Urbana
Talk title: Social Network Signal Processing: A Sensing Perspective
Date and venue: Monday, March 6, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. in 209 Computer Science

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Dr. Mahbub Hassan

University of South Wales
Talk title: Context Sensing from Kinetic Energy Harvesting in Mobile Devices
Date and venue: Friday, March 10, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. in 209 Computer Science

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Dr. Carlo Vallati

University of  Pisa
Talk title: The 6TiSCH Architecture for Industrial Wireless IP-based Networks: Overview and Open Research Issues
Date and venue: Monday, March 13, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. in 209 Computer Science

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Dr. Marco Ortolani

University of Palermo
Talk title: Detecting Similarities in Mobility Patterns through Grammatical Inference
Date and venue: Monday, March 20, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. in 209 Computer Science

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Dr. George Markowski | Department Chair Candidate

University of  Maine
Talk title: Some Interesting Applications of Mathematics to Computer Science
Date and venue: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 9:45 a.m. in 203 Computer Science

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Dr. Panos K. Chrysanthis

University of Pittsburgh
Talk title: Data-driven Serendipity Navigation in Urban Places
Date and venue: Monday, April 3, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. in 209 Computer Science

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Dr. Bruce McMillin | Department Chair Candidate

Missouri S&T
Talk title: Cyber-Physical Security Through Information Flow
Date and venue: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | 11:15 a.m. in 203 Computer Science

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Sara Del Valle | Distinguished Seminar Speaker

Los Alamos National Laboratory
Talk title: Agent-based modeling approaches for simulating infectious diseases
Date and venue: Monday, April 24, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. in 209 Computer Science

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Denise Baker

Date and venue: Monday, April 17, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. in 209 Computer Science

Dr. Aditya P Mathur | Distinguished Speaker

Singapore University of Technology and Design
Date and venue: Monday, May 1, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. in 209 Computer Science

Colloquia Coordinators

Dr. Simone Silvestri