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Friday, Nov. 17, 2006
1:45-2:50PM
Textile 101E
Bayesian ML Sequence Detection for Intersymbol Interference Channels
Dr. Jill Nelson, George Mason University
Contact Prof. Buck or Prof. Chen for further details, (508) 999-8475

Friday, Nov. 10, 2006
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-226
Photonics/LEDs research at RPI
Dr. Narendran Nadarajah, RPI
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Friday, Nov. 3, 2006
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-226
Intrusion Scenario Recognition via Multisensor Alert Correlation
Dr. Stephen W. Boyer, MIT Lincoln Lab
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Friday, Oct. 6, 2006
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-226
Multi-valued and universal binary neurons: new solutions in neural networks
Dr. Igor Aizenberg of Texas A&M University
Contact Prof. Michel or Prof. Chen for further details, (508) 999-8475

Friday, Sept. 29, 2006
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-226
Three-Dimensional Imaging in Synthetic Aperture Radar Tomography
Dr. Dayalan Kasilingam of UMass Dartmouth
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Friday, Sept. 22, 2006
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Intelligent Embedded Instrumentation
Dr. Nikita Visnevski of GE Global Research
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Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006
8:00-11:00AM
Room II-213A
ECE Ph.D. Research Progress Presentations I
Pei-Gee (Peter) Ho and Jiaming Zhang
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Monday, June. 19, 2006
9:00AM-5:30PM
Textile 101E
The 4th International Workshop on Ultrasonic and Advanced Methods for Nondestructive Testing and Material Characterization
Dr. Chen of ECE Dept
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Friday, April 28, 2006
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Advanced signal processing and 3D imaging techniques for wideband radars
Dr. Joseph T. Mayhan, MIT Lincoln Lab
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Monday, April 24, 2006
4:00PM
ATMC Conference Room
Estimating mutual information for the underwater acoustic channel
Dr. Paul J. Gendron, Defense Research Canada
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Mon - Tue, April 10-11, 2006
2:00-5:00PM (Monday) and 9:00-5:00PM (Tuesday)
Dion Room 116 (Monday) and Woodland Common Conference Room (Tuesday)
(1) Introduction to mobile communications (April 10)
(2) Software defined radio (April 11 at Woodland Commons)

Prof. Friedrich Jondral, University of Karlsruhe
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Friday, April 7, 2006
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Unconventional signal-processing mechanisms in bat sonar
Prof. James Simmons, Neuroscience Dept., Brown University
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Friday, March 17, 2006
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Novel detector technology for challenging time-dependent imaging applications
Dr. Bernard B. Kosicki, MIT Lincoln Lab
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Friday, Feb. 24, 2006
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Reliability modeling and evaluation of wireless sensor networks
Prof. Liudong Xing, ECE Dept., UMass Dartmouth
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Friday, Jan 27, 2006
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Architecture, algorithms and circuits for enhanced (bio) chemical sensing
Prof. Sameer Sonkusale, ECE Dept., Tufts University
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Friday, Dec. 9, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
(rescheduled from 2/25/05, 4/22/05, 9/9/05)
Converting MATLAB Algorithms to FPGA or ASIC Designs
Michael Bohm, Vice President, AccelChip, Inc., Portland, Oregon
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Friday, Sept. 30, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Asymptotic Mean Squared Error Performance of Diagonally Loaded Capon- MVDR Processor
Dr. Christ D. Richmond, MIT Lincoln Lab.
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Monday, Sept. 26, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
A new appraoch to modeling the system reliability: dynamic reliability block diagrams
Mr. Salvotore Destefano, UMass Dartmouth
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Friday, Sept. 23, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Mode Signal Processing
Dr. Kathleen E. Wage, George Mason University
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Friday, September 16, 2005
1:30-3:00PM
Group II-213A
Higher Order Electromagnetic Modeling for RF, Wireless, and Microwave Engineering Applications
Prof. Branislav Notaros, ECE Dept.
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Monday, August 15, 2005
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dion Rm 101
Bioinformatics Pattern Recognition
Dr. Raj Acharya (acharya@cse.psu.edu, 814-865-0301)
Computer Science & Engineering Department
The Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802-6822
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Monday, June 20, 2005
1:30-5:00PM
Room Dion 105
Third Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Workshop
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Wednesday, June 8, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Nanoscale Computing Circuits and System Design
Dr. Jie Chen, Division of Engineering, Brown University
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Tuesday, May 31, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-215
(RESCHEDULED from 05/27/2005)
Geolocation for Ultrawideband Wireless Sensor Networks
Dr. Zafer Sahinoqlu, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories
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Friday, April 22, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Converting MATLAB Algorithms to FPGA or ASIC Designs
Mr. Michael Bohm, Vice President, AccelChip, Inc.
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Friday, April 15, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Performance Limits for Passive Sonar from Information Theory
Prof. John Buck, ECE Dept., UMass Dartmouth
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Friday, April 8, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Distributed Image Analysis Using Evolvable, Composable Web Services
Prof. Theo Mitsa, ECE Dept., UMass Dartmouth
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Friday, April 1, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Statistical Model of Beam Distortion by Tissue Inhomogeneity in Tissue Harmonic Imaging
Dr. Xiang Yan, University of Texas at Austin
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Friday, March 11, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Support Vector Machines for Language and Speaker Recognition
Dr. William Campbell, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
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Friday, March 4, 2005
2:00-3:00PM
Room Textiles-101E
A Brain-Like Computer for Cognitive Applications: The Ersatz Brain Project
Prof. James A. Anderson, Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI
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Saturday, February 26, 2005
11:00-12:00PM
Room Dion-110
Materials Characterization Through Ultasonic Measurements
Dr. Anish Kumar, Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research, India
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Wednesday, January 19, 2005
9:00AM
Room Dion-110
Workshop on "ICA (independent component analysis) Applications"
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Friday, December 10, 2004
1:30-4:30PM
Room II-213A
ECE Ph.D. Student Research Presentations
Presented by S. Roodbeen, X. Wang, P. Ho, Y. Li, Z. Wang, J. Zhang
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Friday, December 3, 2004
2:00PM-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Analog Implementation of Complex Valued Neurons
Dr. David Rancour, ECE Dept., UMass Dartmouth
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Thursday, November 18, 2004
2:00PM-3:00PM
Room Dion 116
Three-Dimensional Shape Analysis with Parametric Surface Modeling
Prof. Li Shen, CIS Dept., UMass Dartmouth
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Friday November 5, 2004
2:00PM-3:00PM
Room II-213A
Evolution of Wireless Networks
Prof. Kaveh Pahlavan, WPI
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Friday October 29, 2004
2:00PM-4:00PM
Room II-213A
Introduction to NanoScience and NanoTechnology
Dr. Ted Kochanski, MU-Vision, Inc.
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Friday October 15, 2004
2:00PM-3:00PM
Blind Separation of Signal and Multipath Interference for Synthetic Aperture Sonar
Ivars Kirsteins, Naval Undersea Warfare Center
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Monday, June 28, 2004
10:00AM-11:00AM
ATMC, Fall River, MA
An Introduction to Laser Ultrasound Systems
Todd Sienicki, Lasson Technologies, Inc.
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Monday, June 21, 2004
1:30PM-6:00PM
ATMC, Fall River, MA
Second Ultrasonic NDT Workshop
Contact Erin Perreira , or
Prof. Chen for further details

Monday, June 21, 2004
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center

Second Annual Ultrasonic NDE Seminar
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Friday, May 7, 2004
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Room II-213A
ECE Ph.D. Student Research Presentations
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Thursday, April 1, 2004
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Room II-213A

The Phase Resonator: A New Type of Digital Resonator
Dr. Dean J. Schmidlin
Department of Electical and Computer Engineering
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
North Dartmouth, MA

Thursday, March 18, 2004
1:15 PM – 5:30 PM
Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center

Second Workshop on Machine Vision
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Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Umass Dartmouth Library

Library Workshop for ECE Graduate Students
Paige Gibbs, Librarian
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Thursday, February 12, 2004
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Room II-213A

MIMO Wireless Communication
Dr. Daniel W. Bliss
Advanced Sensor Techniques Group
Sensor Systems Division
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Cambridge, MA

Wednesday, December 10, 2003
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Room II-213A

A Robust Control's Approach to Dynamic Planning
Dr. George Tierno & Dr. Asif Khalak
AlphaTech
Burlington, MA

Friday, November 21, 2003
9:30 to 10:50AM
Room II-213A

Handling Denial-of-Service Attacks with Quality-of_Service Framework
Qin Yu
Advisor : Dr. Hong Liu
'Best' Basis Pursuit with ICA
Xianju Wang
Advisor : Dr. C. H. Chen
Steps Toward Component Sum Interval Analysis for Multi-Layer Perceptrons
Steven Roodbeen
Advisor: Dr. C. H. Chen

Friday, September 26, 2003
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Room II-213A

WebEyeAlert Digital Video Security System
Mr. S. K. Ho
Founder & CEO
Biscom, Chelmsford, MA

Thursday, September 18, 2003
3:00 AM – 4:30 PM
ATMC Conference Room

Defect Imaging and Image Analysis with Modern X-ray
Computed Tomography
J. M. Wells, Sc.D.
JMW Associates, Mashpee, MA 02649

Monday, June 16, 2003
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
ATMC Conference Room

Ultrasonic Measurements in Metals and Polymers
Dr. Cheng-Kuei Jen
Dr. Andre Moreau
Industrial Materials Institute, Canada

Note: This is a one-day course and pre-registration is required
Contact Dr. Chen at cchen@umassd.edu for registration

Thursday, July 10, 2003
9:30 – 11:30AM
Room Dion 101

Pattern Recognition and Applications
Dr. Ching Y. Suen
Distinguished Professor in Computer Science
Concordia University, Canada

Friday, May 2, 2003
9:00 - 10:30AM
Room II-213A

ECE Ph.D. Student Research Presentations
Zhenhai Wang, Xianju Wang

Wednesday, April 23, 2003
3:20PM
Room II-213A

Pole Splitting Considered Harmful
Dr. Kent Lundberg
MIT EECS Department

Thursday, April 17, 2003
3:00 - 4:00PM
Room II-213A

SPRiNG: Synchronized Random Numbers for Wireless Security
Dr. David Pepyne
Division of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard Univ

Wednesday, April 2, 2003
2:00PM
Room II-215A

Detection Algorithms for Hyperspectral Imaging Applications:
Theory and Practice
Dr. Dimitris G. Manolakis
Sensor Technology and System Applications Group
MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

Wednesday, March 12, 2003
3:30PM
Room II-213A

A Space-time Enhanced MUSIC Algorithm for HF Radar
Mr. Jian Wang, doctoral student
Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept.
University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Thursday, February 20, 2003
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Room II-213A

Ultrafast All-Optical Networks
Dr. Scott A. Hamilton
MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Friday, Jan. 17, 2003
9:30 to 11:00AM
Room II-213A

Radial Basis Function Networks and its applications
Xiaoli Tao
Advisor : Dr. Howard Michel
Dynamic Web Authoring - Active Server Pages
Abhijit Basu
Advisor : Dr. Howard Michel
Remote Sensing Analysis by Unsupervised Region Growing Method - Preliminary Progress
Peter Pei-Gee Ho
Advisor: Dr. Chi Hau Chen

Friday, January 17, 2003
3:00-4:15PM
Room II-213A

Adaptive Filering and its Application to Real-World Problems
Dr. Jingdong Chen
Bell Labs., Lucent Technologies

Thursday, November 14, 2002
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Room II-213A

Phonetic, Idiolectal, and Acoustic Speaker Recognition
Dr. Joseph P. Campbell, Jr.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Thursday, October 31, 2002
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Room II-213A

State of Radiosonde Technology
Mr. Tom De Groot
Sippican, Inc.

Thursday, October 17, 2002
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Room II-213A

Millimeter-Wave Collision-Avoidance Radar: Antennas and Systems
Dr. William Weedon
Applied Radar, Inc.
North Kingston, RI 02852

Friday, October 11, 2002
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Room Dion-110

Overview of Engineering, Science, and Applications
Dr. Paul Pan and Jasmine C. Pan
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Wednesday, August 28, 2002
9:30 - 11:45 AM
Room Dion-110

ECE Ph.D. Student Research Presentations

Friday, August 23, 2002
10:00 AM
ATMC (Fall River)

An Introduction to Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation
Mr. Robert Raimondi and Mr. Dan Kass
GE Panametrics
Waltham, MA

Tuesday, July 30, 2002
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Room Dion-105

Dr. Ileana Madalina Tibuleac
Weston Geophysical Corporation
Lexington, MA 02420

Thursday, June 6, 2002
8:30 AM
Room II-213A

Polarization Analysis Using Multiple Wavelets
Ms. Sofia Olhede
Mathematics Department
Imperial College
London, England

Friday, May 10, 2002
8:30 - 10:30 AM
Room II-213A

ECE Ph.D. Student Research Presentations

Wednesday, May 1, 2002
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Room II-213A

The Performance of the Parametric Vector AR Adaptive Beamformer
Dr. Peter Parker
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Lexington, MA 02420

Thursday, March 21, 2002
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Room II-117

Acoustic transduction for Future Navy Needs

Dr. Thomas Howarth
Naval Undersea Warfare Center
Newport, RI

Wednesday, February 27, 2002
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Room II-213A

Automatic Target Recognition Using Enhanced Resolution SAR Data

Dr. Les Novak
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Lexington, MA 02420

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