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2013-2014

CMOS and SiGe RFICs for Microwave and MM-Wave Phased Arrays
Prof. Gabriel Rebeiz
University of California, San Diego
May 9, 2014
Computational Microscopy, Sensing and Diagnostics
Dr. Aydogan Ozcan
University of California, Los Angeles
December 6, 2013
Topics in Game Engine Architecture
Dr. Eric Lengyel
Terathon Software
November 22, 2013
Compositional model-based design for embedded systems
Stavros Tripakis
UC Berkeley
November 15, 2013
THz Imaging: What You See and What You Don't
Peter Siegel
Caltech
November 8, 2013
Understanding the building blocks of neural computation: Insights from connectomics and theory
Dmitri (Mitya) Chklovskii
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
November 1, 2013
NEG Technologies : a route to UHV-XHV vacuum systems applications
Paolo Manini
SAES Getters Spa
October 25, 2013
Data-Efficient Quickest Change Detection
Venu Veeravalli
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
October 18, 2013
Designing Life, a New Engineering Discipline for the 21st Century
James N. Hollenhorst
Agilent Technologies
October 11, 2013
Dynamics and Control Problems in Micromechanical Resonators
David Horsley
University of California, Davis
October 4, 2013
The Victorian Moon Program: The First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable and the Birth of Electrical Engineering
Thomas Lee
Stanford University
September 27, 2013

2012-2013

Overview of Research in Wireless Networking @ FUNLAB
Sumit Roy
University of Washington
February 25, 2013
Low Power RF Circuits for Broadband Signals
Ramesh Harjani
University of Minnesota
February 22, 2013
Field-Tunable Oxides and Applications in RF/Wireless Components
Robert York
UC Santa Barbara
February 5, 2013
The Power of New Technologies in Engineering Education
Smita Bakshi
Zyante
December 7, 2012
After Your PhD or Postdoc: Five Career Options and the Strategies You Need to Implement Them
Dr. Richard M. Reis
November 30, 2012
Nanomaterials for Energy Storage Devices and Ultrasensitive Detections
Bin Chen
November 19, 2012
Microprocessor Design in the Nanoscale Era
Stefan Rusu
November 16, 2012
Cloud Computing's Impact on Network Design
Richard Palmer
November 9, 2012
What do you want to do when you graduate?: Engineering Disciplines and the Microprocessor Design Process
Bryan Chin, Cavium
November 2, 2012
Wireless Sensoring of the Brain
Dejan Markovic
October 26, 2012
Photovoltaics Research at IBM
Supratik Guha
October 19, 2012
Innovation at Texas Instruments: How You Can Shape the Future
Art George
October 16, 2012
Terahertz and mm-Wave Electronics: Reaching the Fundamental Limits
Omeed Momeni
October 12, 2012
Integrated Circuits and Systems from RF to Terahertz
Q. Jane Gu
October 5, 2012
R&D Projects under Investigation by the Woodall Group at UC Davis
Jerry M. Woodall
September 28, 2012

2011-2012

Integrated mm-Wave/Terahertz Circuits and Sub-systems on Silicon and Beyond
Q. Jane Gu
May 23, 2012
Active Control of Terahertz Nanogap Device
Minah Seo
May 21, 2012
Wireline/Wireless RF-Interconnect: The next wave of connectivity
Sai-Wang (Rocco) Tam
May 17, 2012
From III-Vs and II-VIs to Carbon Electronics: Semiconductor Devices and Electronics for Microwave to THz Communications and Sensing
Dimitris Pavlidis
May 15, 2012
Time for High-Confidence Cyber-Physical Systems
Edward A. Lee
March 9, 2012
A Case For Many-Core Processor Arrays
Bevan Baas
February 24, 2012
High Frequency Technology at Agilent
Daniel Thomasson
February 10, 2012
Nanotechnology: Development of Practical Systems and Applications
M. Meyyappan
January 13, 2012
Synthesizing Artificial Dielectric in Deep-Scaled CMOS with Tunable Permittivity for Radio/Imager System-on-a-Chip Applications
M.C. Frank Chang
December 2, 2011
Low-Density Parity-Check Codes: Developments, Constructions and Applications
Shu Lin
November 18, 2011
Exploiting Sparsity: Algorithms and Applications
Alyson Fletcher
November 14, 2011
Relaying in Networks
Abbas El Gamal
November 4, 2011
SRAM Variability in Space and Time
Borivoje Nikolic
October 28, 2011
Current Status of Coherent Large Scale Inp Photonic Integrated Circuits
Fred A. Kish
October 21, 2011
The Opto-Electronic Physics Which Just Broke the Efficiency Record in Solar Cells
Eli Yablonovitch
October 14, 2011
Gold Foams: From Basic Science to Biomedical Applications
Erkin Şeker
October 7, 2011
Single Molecule Electromechanical Devices
Joshua Hihath
September 30, 2011
RF-MEMS: Lessons and Prospects
Leo Liu
September 23, 2011

2010-2011

CMOS Terahertz and mm-Wave Electronics: Reaching the Fundamental Limits
Omeed Momeni
May 23, 2011
RF/Wireless-Interconnect: The Next Wave of Connectivity
Dr. Sai-Wang (Rocco) Tam
May 19, 2011
3-D RF-MEMS Devices for Reconfigurable Radio Front-ends
Dr. Xiaoguang Liu
May 16, 2011
When Moore Meets Maxwell, Medical Applications Emerge
Dr. Amin Arbabian
May 12, 2011
Using Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers as Amplifiers and Sources for Time-Domain Spectroscopy
Dr. Nathan Jukam
May 9, 2011
Self-Aligned N-Polar GaN HEMTs: Towards Next-Generation Nitride Electronics
Dr. Nidhi
May 2, 2011
Nanoporous Gold: Fabrication, Characterization, and Biomedical Applications
Erkin Şeker
April 28, 2011
Molecular Electronics: Transport, Devices, and Applications
Joshua Hihath
April 27, 2011
Novel Electronic Devices Based on Graphene Heterostructures
Cory Dean
April 25, 2011
Graphene Nanopores and Nanodevices for Single-Molecule Sensing
Slaven Garaj
April 18, 2011
On the Shape of the Photon: Pulse-Shaping for Quantum Control
Yaron Silberberg
April 14, 2011
Single-Digit Nanofabrication Technologies for Tailoring Graphene into Functional Nanostructures
Xiaogan Liang
April 11, 2011
Sustainable Silicon: Energy-Efficient VLSI Interconnects
Patrick Chiang
March 4, 2011
A Signal-Processing Approach to Modeling Vision, and Applications
Sheila Hemami
February 25, 2011
The Next Frontier of Cloud Computing is in the Clouds, Literally.
Prof. Christoph Kirsch
February 18, 2011
Protocol Coding and Secondary Wireless Channels: Some Capacity Results and Applications
Prof. Petar Popovski
February 4, 2011
High-Dimensional Structure Learning of Graphical Models: Trees, Latent trees and Beyond
Prof. Anima Anandkumar
January 28, 2011
Energy Aware Computing
Abishek R. Agrawal
January 14, 2011
Micro (and Nano) Mechanical Signal Processors
Prof. Sunil Bhave, Cornell University
November 12, 2010
Entropy Vectors and Network Optimization
Prof. Babak Hassibi, California Institute of Technology
October 22, 2010
Multi-Armed Bandits: History, Theory, and Applications
Prof. Qing Zhao, UC Davis
October 15, 2010
Residential Demand Response Using Reinforcement Learning
Dan O’Neill, Consulting Professor, Stanford University
September 24, 2010

2009-2010

Cell processor and Cell World
Mitsuo Saito, Chief Fellow and Vice President of Engineering, Toshiba
Wednesday, April 21, Kemper 1065, 10:30am - 11:30am
Computer-Aided Design for Industrial Print Infrastructure and Services
Jun Zeng, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
April 8, 2010
Opportunistic Interference Management in MIMO Broadcast Channels
Prof. Hamid Sadjadpour, UCSC
Entrepreneur and Visionary Series
February 26, 2010
Xampling: Analog-to-digital at Sub-Nyquist rates
Prof. Yonina Eldar
Distinguished Speakers Series
February 25, 2010
Research Programs and Emerging Opportunities and Trends in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. R.J. Trew, National Science Foundation
Distinguished Speaker Series
February 19, 2010
High-performance Reconfigurable Systems
Prof. Rajit Manohar, Cornell University
Distinguished Speaker Series
February 12, 2010
Bioelectronics
Prof. Rahul Sarpeshkar, MIT
Bio-ECE Series
February 5, 2010
The Role of the Public Research University in Economic Development: Lessons Drawn out of Personal Experience
Chancellor Linda Katehi, UC Davis
December 11, 2009
CMOS Integrated Biosensors: Fact or Fiction?
Prof. Arjang Hassibi, UT Austin
December 4, 2009
Quantum Mechanical Gene Sequencing?
Prof. Stuart Lindsay, Director of the Center for Single Molecule Biophysics at ASU
November 20, 2009
Implantable Medical Devices: The Power-Constrained Frontier
Prof. S. O'Driscoll, UC Davis
November 6, 2009
Computation and Communication - Two sides of one tapestry?
Prof. Michael Gastpar
October 30, 2009
From Combinatorial Chemistry to Cancer Targeting to Nanotherapeutics
Prof. Kit Lam, UC Davis Medical School
October 23, 2009
On the Theory and Practice of Fountain Codes
Dr. Payam Pakzad, Qualcomm, Silicon Valley Research Center
October 9, 2009
Adaptive Networks
Professor Ali H. Sayed, Chair of Electrical Engineering, UCLA
October 2, 2009
Silica-based highly nonlinear optical fibers
October 16, 2009
The impact of networking on distributed consensus
September 18, 2009
The Future of Nanotechnology at Samsung
September 14, 2009

2008-2009

Exhaustive Weight Spectrum Analysis of LDPC Codes with Results for some well known Codes
April 14, 2009
Organic Semiconductor Devices for Bioelectronics
April 2, 2009
Prof. Urbashi Mitra USC, December 5, 2008
December 5, 2008
An electrical engineer's view of biomedical imaging and drug delivery
December 2, 2008
Biophotonics Focused on Grand Challenges in Medicine and Bioscience
November 25, 2008
Prof. Ian Blake University of British Columbia, November 21, 2008
November 21, 2008
Bio Emphasis Talk & Faculty Lunch
November 18, 2008
Prof. David Tse University of California at Berkeley, November 14, 2008
November 14, 2008
Bio-inspired Polymers as Nano-scale Building Materials
November 11, 2008
Emerging applications of wireless sensors
November 7, 2008
Jared Zerbe Engineering Director Rambus Inc., October 31, 2008
October 31, 2008
The Impact of Quasi-equally Spaced Sensor Layouts on Field Reconstruction
October 29, 2008
Dr. John Camagna Akros Silicon, October 24, 2008
October 24, 2008
Engineering Computation & Electrical Interfaces into Living Systems
October 21, 2008
Cooperative networks and the growth of wireless infrastructures
October 17, 2008
Supported Lipid Membranes Potentials and Pitfalls
October 14, 2008
Digitally Assisted Data Converters and Sensor Interface Circuits
October 10, 2008
Tunable negative index metamaterials and devices
October 3, 2008
Computing with Things Small, Wet, and Random: Design Automation for Nanoscale Technologies and Biological Processes
September 26, 2008

2007-2008

Technology Directions in Fiber-Optic Communication
December 12, 2007
Oversampling Analog-to-Digital Conversion
November 30, 2007
GaN Nanowires: Growth, Optical, and Electronics Properties
November 16, 2007
Making Sense Out of Variability in Scaled CMOS
November 9, 2007
Reinforcement Learning Solution to a Benchmark Time-Optimal Control Problem
November 2, 2007
Location Estimation and Navigation Using TV Signals
October 26, 2007
Trade 2.0 (Legal Issues for Internet Commerce)
October 19, 2007
Fall Engineering Career Fair....Grads Welcome!
October 12, 2007
Microwave Applications of Metamaterial Structures
October 5, 2007
Distributions Mean More than Means: Simple Statistics in Benchmark Analysis
September 3, 2007

2006-2007

mm-wave Transistors & Integrated Circuits
December 1, 2006
Nanoscale Transistors: Speed or Talent?
November 17, 2006
System Theoretic Foundations for Sensor Networks
October 27, 2006
Information Processing by Assemblies of Molecules: Directed Self-Assembly, Nonlinear Behavior, Array Architectures
October 20, 2006
Start Something: Some Thoughts on Entrepreneurship
October 6, 2006
Scalable Data Gathering In Wireless Sensor Networks
September 29, 2006

2005-2006

Ontage-Optimal Relaying
December 2, 2005
RF MEMS for Commercial and Defense Applications
November 4, 2005
Controlled Synthesis and Integration of Semiconductor Nanowires
October 21, 2005
Terahertz Technology in Outer and Inner Space
October 7, 2005
Overview of FLO Technology Optimized Mobile Multicast Solution
September 30, 2005

2003-2004

And What The Heck Is a Sensor Web Anyway?
December 5, 2003
What Every ECE Grad Student Should Know About the Law
November 21, 2003
RF MEMS Device and Circuit Applications
November 14, 2003
RF and Microwave Device and Circuit Research at UCSD-Wireless Technology for the 21st Century
November 7, 2003
RF Power Semiconductors for Wireless Communications
October 31, 2003
Beyond Smart Dust-Evolving Sensors to Micro-Instruments
October 24, 2003
Cellular Processor System-on-chip Architectures
October 17, 2003
Challenges In Multimedia Compression, Networking and Computer Architecture Research
October 10, 2003
Preparing Now for Your Future Academic Career
October 3, 2003
Power and Performance In Digital VLSI Design
September 26, 2003