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Upcoming Seminars

The Spring 2022 Engineering Colloquium Schedule.

February 28, 2022 

Wei Wang, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Title: Key Systems in Smart City: Autonomous Driving and IoT

March 7, 2022

Patrick Hyun, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory

Title: Autonomous Control of Extreme Behaviors in Bio-Inspired Robotics

March 11, 2022

Tong Geng, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Title: Flexible Hardware as the Key to Accelerating Optimized Neural Networks

Previous Seminars (Spring 2021)

February 3, 2021

Matt Legrand, Head of Product Design and User Experience at Apartment Therapy

Title: Engineering Design Speaker Series

February 26, 2021

Alkim Akyurtlu, UMass Lowell

Title: Additive Manufacturing for Advanced Microwave and RF Applications

March 5, 2021

Zhaoheng Gong, Harvard University

Title: Characterizing Atmospheric Nanoparticles

March 24, 2021

Blake Sessions, Director of R&D at Rise Robitics

Title: Empathy for Materials: Load Sharing and Work in Mechanical Design

April 2, 2021

Siddhartan Govindasamy, Boston College

Title: Performance Analysis of Large Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output (MIMO) systems with Optimal Processing and a Hybrid, Visible-Light and Radio Frequency Communications system

April 9, 2021

Joanna Dahl, UMass Boston Engineering Department

Title: Measuring the Mechanical Behavior of Small, Squishy Bio-Things Using Microfluidics

April 16, 2021

Roulin Zhou, UMass Dartmouth

Title: Software Defined Radio-Based Intelligent Radio

April 30, 2021

Michael Rahaim, UMass Boston Engineering Department

Title: Ultra-Dense Wireless Networks for Beyond 5G: Accommodating the “CROWD” with Coexisting Radio and Optical Wireless Deployments

Previous Seminars (Spring 2020)

March 6, 2020

Mai Vu, Tufts University

Title: User Association and Wireless Charging in 5G and Beyond Systems 

March 13, 2020

K.C. Kerby-Patel, UMass Boston Engineering Department

Title: Everyday Antennas: Everything is a Dipole (except when it is a loop)

Previous Seminars (Fall 2019)

October 11, 2019

Enrique Galindo, National Autonomous University of Mexico

Title: Lessons from Mixing Studies Involving Bacteria, Fungi, and Chocolate

Co-Hosted with UNAM-Boston, CSM, Biology, and SACNAS Student Chapter

October 25, 2019

Robert Kozma, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Title: Computing with Oscillations – A view across micro-, meso-, and macroscopic scales

November 8, 2019

Guiru (Ruby) Gu, Stonehill College

Title: Plasmonic Optical Antenna (POA) Enhancement on Photonics Devices

November 22, 2019

Brook MoyersUniversity of Massachusetts Boston

Title: High-throughput phenotyping of plants

December 6, 2019

Yousef Mahmoud, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Title: Computational Image based Solar PV Systems

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