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Thomas Rothvoss - Linear Size Sparsifier and the Geometry of the Operator Norm Ball

The Matrix Spencer Conjecture asks whether given n symmetric matrices in ℝn×n with eigenvalues in [−1,1] one can always find signs so that their signed sum has singular values bounded by…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 17th, 2019 1 plays 0  

Peter Swire - The Growing Importance of the Non-Code Aspects of Cybersecurity

According to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, half of the cybersecurity specialties now involve primarily non-code work. This lecture draws on the "Pedagogic Cybersecurity…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 15th, 2019 10 plays 0  

Jessica Roberts - Designing Technologies to Drive Curiosity

When we think about technology mediating human interactions with data, we often think about how it improves the practices of people’s usual activities, from making them more mindful of their…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 6 plays 0  

Nikhil Devanur - Lagrangian Duality in Mechanism Design

This talk surveys the usage of Lagrangian Duality in the design and analysis of auctions. Designing optimal (revenue maximizing) auctions in multi-parameter settings has been among the most active…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 1 plays 0  

Michael Borich - Perturbation-imaging Approaches to Study Functional Contributions of Cortical Activity to Human Movement

The ability to learn and produce skilled movements is required for humans to successfully engage with each other and their environment. A principal role of the brain is to guide current, and plan…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 2 plays 0  

Ambrose Kam - Simulation-Based Cyber Wargaming

Cyber threats are rampant and their potential damages to enterprises continue to soar over time. Hence, cyber resilience techniques need to be examined and assessed for their effectiveness before…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 7 plays 0  

Lining Yao - Materialized AI: Robotic Morphing Matter

Morphing matter harnesses the programmability in material structures and compositions to achieve transformative behaviors and integrates sensing, actuation, and computation to create adaptive and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 9 plays 0  

Decision Analytics in Design and Construction

Decision analytics stands to have a profound impact on how design and construction disciplines are woven together to solve today's most complex problems. Rigorous data collection and analysis…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 4 plays 0  

Steven A. Sloan - Using Human Brain Organoids to Unveil Neuron-Glial Interactions During Development

Glia are the most abundant cell types in the mammalian nervous system. They are integral to normal brain physiology, yet we still understand very little about what functions they perform, how they…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 3 plays 0  

Nancy Kanwisher - Functional Imaging of the Human Brain: A Window into the Architecture of the Mind

The last 20 years of brain imaging research has revealed the functional organization of the human brain in glorious detail, including dozens of cortical regions each of which is specifically engaged…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 3 plays 0  

Greg Maletic - Playdate: Creating a new handheld video game console

Playdate — a tiny, yellow, handheld game console — made a bigger splash than its creators envisioned when it was announced this past May. Relying on a combination of old tech (a 1-bit…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 6 plays 0  

Adam Bates - Can Data Provenance Put an End to the Data Breach?

In a provenance-aware system, mechanisms gather and report metadata that describes the history of each data object being processed, allowing us to understand how objects came to exist in their…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 11th, 2019 5 plays 0  

Petit Entrepreneurship Academy - Networking for Entrepreneurs and How to Give an Effective Elevator Pitch

Kirk Barnes Co-Founder/President, TransPharMed Jane McCracken Assistant Director, ATDC

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 10th, 2019 10 plays 0  

The Realities of Resilience: An Authentic Leadership Discussion

In this rare and candid panel discussion, Georgia Tech leaders share insights on building personal resilience. Through their own stories of adversity, opportunity, tragedy and triumph, the panel will…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 9th, 2019 9 plays 0  

Daniel Ferris - Merging Humans and Machines to Assist Legged Locomotion

Robotic technologies have greatly advanced in recent years, enabling the creation of new wearable sensors and motorized devices. Robotic exoskeletons for human performance augmentation or…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 7th, 2019 12 plays 0  

Blair Brettmann - Expansion of Electrospinnable Materials Beyond High Molecular Weight Polymers

Electrospinning is a valuable production method for nanoscale polymeric fibers. However, a major limitation of the technology is the requirement for the use of high molecular weight polymers as a…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 7th, 2019 4 plays 0