Past Seminars & Events

August 10, 2017
Prof. Octavian Adrian Postolache
Title: Unobtrusive Smart Sensing and Pervasive Computing for Healthcare
Instituto Universitario de Lisboa/ ISCTE-IUL Lisbon, Portugal

June 29, 2017
Prof. Ricardo Reis
Title: Visualization Tools
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

May 12, 2017
Dr. Ilan Spillinger
Title: Microsoft HoloLens and Mixed Reality
Microsoft

March 3, 2017
Dr. Mohamed Elgendi
Title: Basic Tips and Tricks for Data Visualization
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

February 3, 2017
Prof. Huijun Gao
Title: Networked Control Systems with Industrial Applications
Dean, School of Sciences

November 29, 2016
Prof. Francesco Sorrentino
Title: Symmetries and dynamics of complex networks
Department of Mechanical Engineering

October 11, 2016
Prof. Tsung-Yi Ho
Title: The Coming of Age of Microfluidics: EDA Solutions for Enabling Biochemistry on a Chip
Department of Computer Science

July 26, 2016
Prof. Shun-Feng Su
Title: Learning Control: Ideas and Problems in Adaptive Fuzzy Control
Department of Electrical Engineering

July 21, 2016
Dr. Ulrich Speidel
Title: Can Network Coding Bridge the Digital Divide in Pacific Island Countries?
Department of Computer Science

February 4, 2016
Prof. Krzysztof Walkowiak
Title: How to Overcome the Capacity Crunch – New Challenges in Optical Networks
Department of Systems and Computer Networks

November 20, 2015
Bethanie Stadler
Title: Magnetic Nanowires: Revolutionizing Hard Drives, RAM, and Cancer Treatment
Department of Electrical and computer Engineering, University of Minnesota

November 16, 2015
Xinghuo Yu
Title: Control and optimization in Smart Grids
RMIT University, Australia

November 10, 2015
Allan Johnston
Title: Radiation Effects in Optoelectronic Devices
Principal Engineer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA

October 30, 2015
Maysam Ghovanloo
Title: Implantable and Wearable Microelectronic Devices to Improve Quality of Life for People with Disabilities
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

October 14, 2015
Basabi Chakraborty
Title: Feature Evaluation Measures for Feature Subset Selection in Pattern Recognition and Data Mining Problems
Software and Information Science Department, Iwate Prefectural University, Iwate, Japan

May 6, 2015
Youry Khmelevsky
Title: Minecraft Computer Game Simulation and Network Performance Analysis by a Custom Build Bot
Computer Science, Okanagan College, British Columbia, Canada

March 26, 2015
Michal Aibin
Title: Dynamic Routing Algorithms for Content-Oriented Elastic Optical Networks
Department of Systems and Computer Networks, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland

August 25, 2014
Prof. Mohsin Iftikhar
Title: Utilization of Novel Hybrid Polling Mechanisms in Modern 4G Wireless Networks
Computer Science Department, King Saud University

July 1 – 4, 2014
2014 IEEE 15th International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing
Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

May 15, 2014
Prof. Ashraf Matrawy
Title: Challenges in Resource Augmentation for Mobile Environments
School of Information Technology – Carleton University

May 12, 2014
Prof. Ashraf Matrawy
Title: Challenges in Resource Augmentation for Mobile Environments
School of Information Technology – Carleton University

April 14, 2014
Prof. Ricardo Reis
Title: Trends on Micro and Nano Electronics
Instituto de Informatica – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Dec 11 – 13, 2013
The 10th International Workshop on Complex Systems and Networks (IWCSN 2013)
Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Dec 2, 2013
Dr. Ulrich Speidel
Title: Measuring the arrival quality of real-time packet trains – a global perspective
The University of Auckland

Nov 26, 2013
Dr. Ulrich Speidel
Title: Measuring the arrival quality of real-time packet trains – a global perspective
The University of Auckland

Nov 13, 2013
Prof. Ricardo Reis
Title: Optimization is the Keyword in NanoCMOS
Instituto de Informatica – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Nov 12, 2013
Prof. Ricardo Reis
Title: Optimization is the Keyword in NanoCMOS
Instituto de Informatica – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Nov 8, 2013
Prof. Qin Wang
Title: 6TiSCH: IPv6 over IEEE802.15.4e
University of Science & Technology Beijing, China

Aug 9, 2013
Prof. Homer Chen
Title: Music Emotion Recognition and Computational Imaging
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

July 22, 2013
Prof. David Z. Pan
Title: Design for Manufacturability and Reliability in Extreme CMOS Scaling and Beyond
The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712

July 15, 2013
Prof. David Z. Pan
Title: Design for Manufacturability and Reliability in Extreme CMOS Scaling and Beyond
The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712

July 10, 2013
Prof. Abdallah Shami
Title: Multihoming: Scheduling, Modelling, and Congestion Window Management
University of Western Ontario

June 25, 2013
Prof. Vinod Prasad
Title: Efficient Signal Processing Techniques towards the Development of EEG based Brain-Computer Interface (BCI)
Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

June 24, 2013
Prof. Vinod Prasad
Title: Low Complexity, Reconfigurable Digital Filters and Filter Banks for Channelization and Spectrum Sensing in Multi-Standard Wireless Communication Receivers
Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

May 30, 2013
Dr. Zoran Cvetkovic
Title: Perceptual Sound Field Reconstruction and Coherent Emulation
King’s College London

May 7, 2013
Dr. Mircea R. Stan
Title: Breaking the 3D Power Delivery Walls using Voltage Stacking
University of Virginia

May 6, 2013
Dr. Mircea R. Stan
Title: Computing with Coupled Spin Torque Oscillator (STO) Arrays
University of Virginia

April 15, 2013
Dr. Krishnendu Chakrabarty
Title: Testing and Design-for-Testability Solutions for 3D Integrated Circuits
Duke University

April 12, 2013
Dr. Krishnendu Chakrabarty
Title: Digital Microfluidic Biochips: Towards Functional Diversity, More than Moore, and Cyberphysical Integration
Duke University

July 31, 2012
Dr. Radia Perlman
Title: Myths and Mysteries in the Network Protocol World
Intel Labs, USA

April 3, 2012
Dr. David Hill
Title: Planning and Control of Massive Networks
University of Sydney

March 20, 2012
Dr. Chris Eliasmith
Title: How to Build a Brain: From Single Cells to Cognitive Systems
University of Waterloo

March 8, 2012
Dr. Gene Cheung
Title: Eye-Gaze Prediction via Joint-Analysis of Gaze Patterns and Visual Media
National Institute of Informatics, Japan

March 6, 2012
Dr. Boyan Mohar
Title: Five-Colour Theorem and Beyond
Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University

February 21, 2012
Dr. Arnold Mitnitski
Title: Aging in Individuals and Populations/Mathematical Modeling
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dalhousie University

February 7, 2012
Dr. Ljiljana Trajkovic
Title: Spectral Analysis and Dynamical Behavior of Complex Networks
School of Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University

December 8, 2011
Dr. Yong Lian
Title: Google, iPhone, … What is Next?
National University of Singapore

October 25, 2011
Dr. Scott Daly
Title: Motion Perception in Display
Dolby Laboratories, Vancouver, BC

September 12, 2011
Dr. Ulrich Speidel
Title: Network event detection with T-entropy
Department of Computer Science, The University of Auckland.

June 29, 2011
Dr. Guang-Bin Huang
Title: Extreme Learning Machine: Learning Without Iterative Tuning
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

June 27, 2011
Dr. Krzysztof Pawlikowski
Title: Quantitative Computer Simulation as a Paradigm of Scientific Investigations
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

June 27, 2011
Dr. Zhou Wang
Title: What Makes an Image Look Good? – Recent Progress on Objective Image Quality Assessment
University of Waterloo.

June 6, 2011
Dr. Wee Ser
Title: Wearable Respiratory Monitoring: Algorithms and System Design
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

May 5, 2011
Dr. Dario Kresic
Title: Formal Verification of the Medium Access in the Controller Area Network Protocol
University of Zagreb, Croatia.

April 28, 2011
Dr. Dario Kresic
Title: Modelling CAN Communication for Intra-Vehicular Applications
University of Zagreb, Croatia.

February 17, 2011
Dr. Yueh-Min Huang
Title: Parallel Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling for Stream Decoding using a Multicore Embedded System
Department of Engineering Science, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan
and
Health and Information College at Chia-Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Taiwan

February 14, 2011
Dr. Gene Cheung
Title: Sparse Representation of Depth Maps for Efficient Transform Coding
National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, Japan.

December 14, 2010
Dr. Yong Lian
Title: Towards Self-Powered Wireless Biomedical Sensors
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore

December 3, 2010
Dr. Yong Lian
Title: The Design of Ultra Low Power ECG-on-Chip
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore

November 26, 2010
Dr. Ilan Spillinger
Title: XBOX360 & KINECT – AN INSIDER LOOK
Microsoft

June 21, 2010
Special AGM and Dinner
Vancouver Convention Centre (East Building), 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

May 4, 2010
Dr. Jun Chen
Title: On the Duality Between Slepian-Wolf Coding and Channel Coding
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University

Feb 9, 2010
Dr. Mauro Biagi
Title: Challenges and Limits for Secrecy in Wireless Networks: An Information Theoretic Framework
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia

Dec 2, 2009
Dr. Kohshi Okumura
Title: Surge Impedance of Transmission-Line Towers
IRMACS, Simon Fraser University

May 1, 2009
Dr. Kenji Yamamoto
Title: 3-D Image Processing for Free Viewpoint System and Electronic Holography
Universal Media Research Center, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan

Apr 16, 2009
Dr. Greg Mori
Title: Recognizing Human Actions from Video Data
Computing Science, Simon Fraser University

Apr 15, 2009
Dr. Eduard Babulak
Title: The IT Age & Society
IEEE Vancouver Section, Chair of the Ethics, Professionalism and Conference

Oct 21, 2008
Dr. Andrew Rawicz
Title: Theodore Harold Maiman and the History of Laser Invention
Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University

Jul 28, 2008
Dr. Tobi Delbr´┐Żck
Title: Building High Performance Neuromorphic and Bioinspired Systems: Spike-based Digital Vision
Institute of Neuroinformatics, UZH / ETH Zurich

Jul 15, 2008
Dr. Huifang Sun
Title: Multiview Video Coding
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)

May 22, 2008
Dr. Trac D. Tran
Title: Fast, Efficient, and Practical Algorithms for Compressed Sensing
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, the Johns Hopkins University

May 15, 2008
Dr. Sanjit K. Mitra
Title: Digital Signal Processing: Road to the Future
Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California

Feb 26, 2008
Dr.Patrick G. Drennan
Title: Variation Robustness for Analog/Mixed-Signal, Custom Digital and Memory Design
Solido Design Automation

Feb 1, 2008
Dr. Xiaolin Wu
Title: Networked Multiple Description Estimation and Compression with Resource Scalability
ECE Department, McMaster University

Jan 25, 2008
Dr. Kris Iniewski
Title: CZT Detectors and Electronics for SPECT Imaging
Redlen Technologies Inc.

Oct. 12 and Oct. 15, 2007
Dr. Andreas Antoniou
Title: On the Root of Digital Signal Processing
University of Victoria

Aug 15, 2007
Dr. Stephen Marsland
Title: Dynamical Systems and Groupwise Image Registration
Massey University, New Zealand

Aug 2, 2007
Dr. Dinesh Bhatia
Title: System Level Design of Low Power Wireless Sensor Networks for Biomedical Applications
University of Texas, Dallas

Jun 21, 2007
Dr. Nam Ling
Title: Simplified Fast Motion Estimation: Simplified and Unified Multi-Hexagon Search (SUMH) with Context Adaptive Lagrange Multiplier (CALM)
Santa Clara University

Mar 28, 2006
Dr. Gianluca Setti
Title: Some Information Technology Applications of Statistical Nonlinear Dynamics
University of Ferrara, Italy

Feb 26, 2006
Dr. Hoda S. Abdel-Aty-Zohdy
Title: Bio-Inspired Intelligent Embedded Systems
Oakland University, Rochester, MI

Nov 9, 2005
Dr. Kotikalapudi Sriram and Doug Montgomery
Title: Internet Routing Security: BGP Behavior Under Peering Session Attacks
National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg, MD

Jul 19, 2005
Dr. Dejan Djonin
Title: Transmission Latency and Communication Over Time-Varying Channels
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UBC, Canada

May 4, 2005
Dr. Mohamad Sawan
Title: Advanced Techniques to Build Smart Implantable Medical Devices
Electrical Engineering Dept., Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal

Aug 22, 2002
Dr. Ioanis Nikolaidis
Title: On the Use of Transmission Power Control for Energy-Efficiency MANET Services
Computing Science Department, University of Alberta

Jun 7, 2002
Dr. Christopher P. Silva
Title: Chaos, Fractals, and Wavelets in Communications and Signal Processing
The Aerospace Corporation Electronic Systems Division, Los Angeles, California

Mar 22, 2002
Dr. Momcilo Bogdanov
Title: Estimation of DWT Coefficients of Non-Uniformly Sampled Signals
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Skopje R. Macedonia

Jun 19, 2001
Dr. Alex M. Stankovic
Title: Dynamic Phasors in Modelling, Analysis and Control of Energy Processing Systems
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Northeastern

Apr 23, 2001
Dr. Ioanis Nikolaidis
Title: On-Demand Media Distribution Services for the Masses
Computing Science Department, University of Alberta

Oct 23, 2000
Dr. Vijay K. Bhargava
Title: Power-Residues, Binary Matrices with Specified Properties and Error Correcting Codes
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Victoria

Sep 15, 2000
Dr. Anthony C. Davies
Title: Communications within Distributed Real Time Computing Systems: Arbiters, Metastability and Wait-Freedom
Department of Electronic Engineering, King’s College London Strand, England

Sep 30, 1999
Dr. Walter Willinger
Title: On the Fractal Dynamics of Internet Traffic
At&T Labs-Research, Florham Park, USA

Aug 26, 1999
Dr. Irwin Sandberg
Title: The Convolution Scandal
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Jun 25, 1999
Dr. Joern Altmann
Title: Usage-Based Pricing of Internet Services
University of California, Berkeley

Jun 10, 1999
Dr. Borivoje Nikolic
Title: Algorithmic and Circuit Techniques in Digital Viterbi Detector for Magnetic Recording Channel
ECE Dept, University of California at Davis Texas Instruments Storage Products Group, San Jose, CA

Jun 4, 1999
Dr. Maria Prandini
Title: Penalized Identification Techniques for Singularity Free Self-Tuning Control
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley