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Fall 2008 Schedule

Tuesdays 12:00-12:50 ENGR 302

Weekly seminars or colloquia. Students are normally required to enroll for two semesters.

Date Presenters Topic/Abstract/Bio Presentations
Aug. 26, 2008

Mary Lee Anderson
Graduate Advisor

Graduate Program Policies and Guidelines - Part I Presentation
Sept. 2, 2008 Mary Lee Anderson
Graduate Advisor
Graduate Program Policies and Guidelines - Part II
Sept. 9, 2008 Trent Johnson
ECE Technician
Computer Usage - Do's and Don't's  
Sept. 16, 2008 Dr. YangQuan Chen
ECE Graduate Chairman
Mobile Actuator and Sensor Networks (MAS-net) for Cyber-Physcial Systems (CPS)


Sept. 23, 2008 Dr. Xiaojun Qi
CS Professor
Applications of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Techniques Presentation
Sept. 30, 2008 Dr. Brandon Eames
ECE Assistant Professor
"Dr. Eames, is that a Playstation on your desk?"  
Oct. 7, 2008 Matthew O. Anderson
Idaho National Laboratory
Intelligent Unmanned Vehicle Systems Suitable for Individual or Cooperative Missions Presentation
Oct. 14, 2008 Dr. Aravind Dasu
ECE Assistant Professor
Reconfigurable Computing Group
and Micron Research Center
Oct. 21, 2008 Dr. Todd Moon
ECE Department Head
Coding, Sudoku, Sinkhorn, ... and Back? Presentation
Oct. 28, 2008 Dr. Mike Jensen
Multi-Antenna Communication Systems Propagation Channel Characterization and Antenna Design Considerations Presentation
Nov. 4, 2008 Dr. Changhui Yan
CS Professor
Graph Kernal Methods for
Protein Functional Site Prediction
Nov. 11, 2008 Paul Israelsen
ECE Research Professor
Center for Active Sensing and Imaging

Nov. 18, 2008 Dr. Edmund Spencer
ECE Assistant Professor
Plasma Impedance Probe Research and Development at USU


Nov. 25, 2008 Dr. Karl Warnick

Phased Array Antennas for Next-Generation Radio Telescopes: Design Issues, Characterization, and Experimental Results

Dec. 2, 2008 Dr. Chris Winstead
ECE Assistant Professor
Probabilistic Logic: Reliable Computation with Unreliable Devices Presentation