Please see below for a list of current and past colloquium speakers and presentation topics. Notably, the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering's Fall 2019 Colloquium Series will be held on the dates listed below from 2:00-3:00pm in Olin Engineering, Room 202. A reception will typically follow this event at 3:30pm in Olin Engineering, Room 204.  

For any additional questions regarding the department's colloquium series, please contact Ms. Katie Tarara at katie.tarara@marquette.edu

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Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Colloquium Schedule

  • September 10 - Social-Behavioral Modeling and Optimization of Residential Energy Management Systems
    • Dr. Simone Silvestri, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 
  • September 17 - Droplet Impingement Application in Electronic Cooling
    • Dr. Mahsa Ebrahim, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 
  • September 24 - Leadership and Emotional Intelligence
    • P.T. Joseph, Visiting Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • October 8 - Biomedical Applications of Moire Phase Tracking, a Single-Camera 3D Tracking Technology 
    • Dr. Brian Armstrong, Professor and Chair of Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
    • Canceled: Moved to Spring 2020 Schedule
  • October 15 - Image Understanding at Global Scale 
    • Dr. Dalton Lunga, Staff Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Oak Ridge, TN
  • October 29 - Electric Machines for Automotive Propulsion: History and Future 
  • November 12 - Application Issues for Regenerative Adjustable Speed Drive 
    • Dr. Lixiang Wei, Senior Principal Engineer, Rockwell Automation, Greater Milwaukee, WI
  • November 19 - Title of Talk TBD
    • Dr. Kevin Lee, Chief Engineer, ICD at Eaton, Greater Milwaukee, WI
  • November 26 - New Professional Development Course Description

Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Colloquium Schedule

  • January 15 - Detection See, Hear, Move: Towards Embodied Visual Perception
    • Dr. Kristen Grauman, Professor, Department of Computer Science University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • January 22 - Engineering Efficient Electric Vehicles
    • Dr. Patrick Groeneveld Chief Scientist at Cadence Inc. and Adjunct Professor at Stanford, San Jose, CA
  • February 26 - Optimal Control of Networks: Energy Scaling and Open Challenges
    • Dr. Francesco Sorrentino, Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • March 19 - AvalanchePhotodiodes for 400G Ethernet
    • Dr. Majeed Hayat, Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • April 9 - Going Vertical: Energy-Efficient and ReliableManycore Computing Based on 3D Integration
    • Dr. Partha Pratim Pande, Director, Professor and Boeing Centennial Chair in Computer Engineering, School of EECS, WSU, Pullman, Washington 
  • April 16 - Approaches to ModernIoT Cybersecurity Challenges
    • Mr. Steve Brukbacher, Application Security Manager, Building Efficiency, Johnson Controls, Milwaukee, WI 
  • April 23 - Future of Battery Controls
    • Mr. Dyche Anderson Technical Expert, Battery Systems, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI 
  • April 30 - Image Understanding at Global Scale
    • Dr. Dalton Lunga, Staff Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Oak Ridge, TN

Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Colloquium Schedule

  • September 25 - Detection Theory and Application for Non-Invasive Skin-Cancer Diagnosis Using Dynamic Thermal Imaging
    • Dr. Majeed Hayat, Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 
  • October 16 - Why the Real World Doesn't Act Like the Model - Equipment and Channel Problems in Wireless Automatic Meter Reading Systems
    • Dr. Michele Malinowski, Senior Electronic Engineer, Badger Meter, Milwaukee, WI 
  • October 23 - Machine Learning for Image Processing
    • Dr. Dong Hye Ye, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 
  • October 30 - Photonics of Phase Change Materials
    • Dr. Andrew Sarangan, Professor, Electro-Optics and Photonics Department, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
  • November 13 - Electric Vehicle Battery State Monitoring via Magnetic Sensing
    • Dr. Arnold Mensah Brown, Research Engineer – Battery Systems, Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, MI 
  • November 20 - Approaches to Modern Cybersecurity Challenges
    • Mr. Steve Brukbacher, Director, Security Operations, Johnson Controls, Milwaukee, WI 
  • November 27 - Modeling and Optimizing Inter-Network Connections: Balancing Data-Rate Enhancement and Security
    • Dr. Pankaz Das, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 

 Spring 2018

Spring 2018 Colloquium Schedule

  • January 30 - Designing Insulation Systems for Modern Low Voltage Motor-Drive Applications – WhereElectromagnetics meets, Heat Transfer, Power Electronics, Power Systems, Transmission Line Theory, and Plasma Physics
    • Dr. Gennadi Sizov, Senior Motor Development Engineer, Rockwell Automation, Mequon, WI
  • February 13 - Surface Acoustic Wave Devices for Inertial Navigation
    • Dr. Benyamin Davaji, Postdoctoral Associate, ECE Department, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 
  • February 20 - Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning at the MCW Center for Imaging Research
    • Dr. Kevin Koch Director, Center for Imaging Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI
  • February 27 - Spectral Computed Tomography Imaging with Photon-Counting Detectors
    • Dr. Taly Gilat-Schmidt, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • March 20 - Influence Electric Motors for Electrified Vehicles
    • Dr. Khwaja Rahman, GM Technical Fellow/Technical Lead - Electromagnetic Design, General Motors Global Propulsion System New Products and Advanced Engineering, Pontiac, MI 
  • March 27 - (Un)supervised Learning for Fine Image Segmentation: Applications in Flower Detection and Activity of Daily Living Analysis
    • Dr. Henry Medeiros, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
    • Mr. Philip Ambrozio Dias, Presenting Ph.D. Candidate, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • April 10 - Sensor Design forIIOT
    • Mr. Michael Wusterbarth, Director of Engineering – Flow Instrumentation, Badger Meter, Milwaukee WI 
  • April 17 - Who is Buying? How Computer Vision Helps Retailers and Consumer Packaged Goods Companies to Establish Marketing Strategy
    • Dr. Youngrock Yoon, Vice President, Technology Video Mining Corp.