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Jeffrey Skolnick - The Possible Origin of the Biochemical Function of Proteins and its Implications for the Origin of Life

Computational Systems Biology & Bioinformatics including the development of algorithms and their application to proteomes for the prediction of protein structure and function, the prediction of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 13th, 2020 2 plays 0  

Nicoleta Serban - Health Analytics: From Data to Decision Making

Nicoleta Serban's research interests on Health Analytics span various dimensions including large-scale data representation with a focus on processing patient-level health information into data…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 13th, 2020 1 plays 0  

Wanrong Zhang - Differentially Private Change-point Detection

The change-point detection problem seeks to identify distributional changes in streams of data. Increasingly, tools for change-point detection are applied in settings where data may be highly…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 12th, 2020 6 plays 0  

Lisa Yaszek - A Brief History of Nanotechnology in Science Fiction

Physicist Richard Feynman is generally credited with formulating the concepts that seeded nanotechnology in his 1959 talk, “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom.” In this talk,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 3rd, 2020 3 plays 0  

Sharbani Pandit - Fighting Voice Spam with a Virtual Assistant

Telephony has been a trusted channel in the past but technological advances have exposed it to abuse that is perpetrated by fraudsters and criminals. Mass robocalls, call source spoofing and voice…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 24th, 2020 8 plays 0  

Blair Brettmann - Surface Modified Cellulose Nanocrystals for Drug Polymorph Screening

A major design consideration for active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for oral drug delivery is the crystalline form of the API itself. The solubility, and thus bioavailability, depends greatly…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 18th, 2020 4 plays 0  

Michael D. Brown - The Impact of Compiler-Based Performance Optimizations on Security

The security impacts of compiler-based software optimizations are typically not considered during their design and implementation. As a result, a number of well-intentioned compiler optimizations…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 17th, 2020 5 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward - Ethical and Societal Impacts of Computer Vision Technologies

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 14th, 2020 3 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward - Future Trends

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 14th, 2020 2 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward- History of Ideas in Recognition: Part II

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 14th, 2020 2 plays 0  

Hong Hu - Space Wars: Exploiting Program (in)Variants for Software Security

The ever-increasing code base of modern software inevitably introduces vulnerabilities which enable attackers to construct sophisticated exploits and compromise our computer systems. Control-flow…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 6th, 2020 11 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward- History of Ideas in Recognition: Part I

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 6th, 2020 2 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward - Connections to Cognitive Science and Psychophysics

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 6th, 2020 4 plays 0  

Svetlana Lazebnik - Computer Vision: Looking Back to Look Forward - Introduction and Historical Overview

These days, established computer vision professors are given to complaining, with varying degrees of seriousness, that current Ph.D. students do not know any work in the field that pre-dates the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 6th, 2020 11 plays 0  

Juan-Pablo Correa-Baena - Understanding and Designing Interfaces and Defects in Perovskite Solar Cells

Perovskite solar cells promise to yield efficiencies beyond 30% by further improving the quality of the materials and devices. Electronic defect passivation, and suppression of detrimental…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 5th, 2020 36 plays 0  

Luong Nguyen - Hardware Trojan detection using the backscattering side channel

Integrated circuits (IC) have become an integral aspect of our lives. Thus, the problem of ensuring authenticity and trust for ICs is critically important, especially for sensitive fields such as…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 3rd, 2020 3 plays 0