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Krishnendu Roy - ImmunoEngineering and Cell Manufacturing: The Next Frontiers in Biomedical Nano/Microtechnologies

Advanced biomanufacturing of therapeutic cells and engineering of the immune system in health and diseases are two emerging and intersecting areas in biomedical engineering. In this talk, I will…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2018 9 plays 0  

Martin J. Sliwinski - Cognition on the Go: The Opportunities and Challenges for Mobile Cognitive Health Research

The use of mobile technology affords novel opportunities to mitigate temporal, geographic, and personnel constraints imposed by in-person cognitive testing procedures, and to improve temporal…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2018 5 plays 0  

Venkat Guruswami - The polymorphic gateway between structure and algorithms: Beyond CSPs

What underlying mathematical structure (or lack thereof) in a computational problem governs its efficient solvability (or dictates its hardness)? In the realm of constraint satisfaction problems…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 5th, 2018 17 plays 0  

Jan Ernst - Automated Perception in the Real World: The Problem of Scarce Data

Machine perception is a key step toward artificial intelligence in domains such as self-driving cars, industrial automation, and robotics. Much progress has been made in the past decade, driven by…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 5th, 2018 6 plays 0  

Kevin Greene - Forward Leaning - Reshaping and Rethinking Cyber R&D

The state of art and the state of practice is not keeping up with today’s cyber challenges, and as a result, adversarial activities are becoming increasingly effective in disrupting mission…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 5th, 2018 67 plays 0  

Danielle Bassett - Networks Thinking Themselves

Bassett's group studies biological, physical, and social systems by using and developing tools from network science and complex systems theory. Our broad goal is to isolate problems at the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 5th, 2018 9 plays 0  

Professional Development Programs for Faculty and Staff

Georgia Tech and the University System of Georgia offer a number of professional development programs for faculty and staff, such as the Emerging Leaders Program, Women’s Leadership Program,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 5th, 2018 16 plays 0  

Brent Doiron - New Cortex. Who dis(inhibition)?

My general research program seeks to identify how single neurons and networks of neurons code information about relevant inputs. Using a combination of nonlinear systems theory, stochastic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 5th, 2018 25 plays 0  

Ali Adibi - Hybrid Material and Device Platforms for Reconfigurable Integrated Nanophotonics

The development of ultra-compact integrated nanophotonic structures for communications, sensing, and signal processing has been of great interest lately. Recent progress in the development of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 3rd, 2018 26 plays 0  

Michael F. Schatz - Forecasting Turbulence

Fluid turbulence is one of the greatest unsolved problems of classical physics (and the subject of a million dollar mathematical (Millenium) challenge). Centuries of research--including Leonardo da…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 3rd, 2018 9 plays 0  

Michael Mitzenmacher - Bloom Filters, Cuckoo Hashing, Cuckoo Filters, Adaptive Cuckoo Filters, and Learned Bloom Filters

I will go over some of my past and present work on hashing-based data structures. After presenting some background on Bloom filters and cuckoo hashing, we will describe cuckoo filters, an efficient…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 3rd, 2018 63 plays 0  

Katharine Wilkinson - Drawdown: A Path Forward for a Warming World

Dr. Wilkinson will discuss Project Drawdown's work toward creating what humanity has lacked: a blueprint of possibility to address global warming. She will address her work with the project and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 26th, 2018 7 plays 0  

Jordan Hamm - Distinct Neuronal Ensembles Encode Sensory Stimulus Context in the Neocortex

The Hamm lab conducts basic research on cortical microcircuitry with paradigms and approaches designed to provide deeper insight into neuropsychiatric disease. Sensory processing abnormalities in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 26th, 2018 13 plays 0  

Mohit Bansal - Multimodal, Personable, and Knowledgeable Language Generation

In this talk, I will discuss my group's recent work on state-of-the-art natural language generation (NLG) and dialogue models that are multimodal, personality-based, and knowledge-rich. First,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 26th, 2018 10 plays 0  

Benjamin Recht - The Statistical Foundations of Learning to Control

Given the dramatic successes in machine learning and reinforcement learning over the past half decade, there has been a surge of interest in applying these techniques to continuous control problems…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 26th, 2018 49 plays 0