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Electrical & Computer Engineering Fall 2019 Graduates

Graduate Seminar Series

Graduate Seminar Series

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224 and via Zoom. For more information, contact Dr. Chung-Hao Chen at (757)683-3475 or e-mail cxchen@odu.edu.

Date Speaker

January 14

Speaker: Md. Aziz AR Rahman

Title: Study of Quantum Efficiency Enhancement in Different Mie-type Nanostructured NEA GaAs Photocathodes

Abstract and Bio

January 21

ODU Closed

January 28

Speaker: Megan Witherow, Ph.D. Candidate from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Deep Domain Adaptation for Child Facial Expression Analysis

Abstract and Bio

February 4

Speaker: Jiajun Jiang, Ph.D. Candidate from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: A Fast Deepfake Detection Method based on Facial Image Quality

Abstract and Bio

February 11

Speaker: Dr. Chung-Hao Chen, Graduate Program Director in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at ODU

Title: Graduate Policy Review

Abstract and Bio

February 18

Speaker: Mr. Taylor Darling, Innovation Division Electrical Engineer at MI Technical Solutions

Title: MI Technical Solutions and the MITS-FISH-007

Abstract and Bio

February 25

Speaker: Xi Li, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Irradiation of 1,4-dioxane for Wastewater Remidiation

Abstract and Bio

March 4

Speaker: Md. Ali Reza Al Amin, PhD student in the Computational Modeling and Simulation Engineering Department at Old Dominion University

Title: Privacy Preserving Analytics to Enable Intrusion Detection Data Sharing

Host: Dr. Sachin Shetty

Abstract and Bio

March 18

Speaker: Ms. Vicky Lam, MS student in the Biomedical Engineering Institute at Old Dominion University

Title: Role of Purkinje-Myocardial Junctions in Arrhythmogenesis in Presence of Long Qt Syndrome Conditions

Abstract and Bio

March 25

Speaker: Deewakar Poudel, Ph.D. Candidate in Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Recrystallization of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Semiconductor Thin Films via Metal Halides Treatment

Abstract and Bio

April 1

Speaker: Anthony Owusu Mensah, PhD student in the Biomedical Engineering Institute at Old Dominion University

Title: In Silico Investigation of Cardiac Arrhythmia Susceptibility in Long QT Phenotype"

Abstract and Bio

April 8

Speaker: Sayyed Farid Ahamed, PhD student in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: ATTL: An Automated Targeted Transfer Learning with Deep Neural Networks

Host: Dr. Sachin Shetty

Abstract and Bio

April 15

Speaker: Dr. Vaibhav Sundriyal, Research Scientist at Old Dominion University Research Foundation

Title: Runtime Energy Savings Based on Machine Learning Modeling"

Host: Dr. Masha Sosonkina

Abstract and Bio

April 22

Speaker: Mr. Motaz Alqaoud, PhD Student in the Biomedical Engineering Institute at Old Dominion University

Title: nnUNet-based Multi-modality Breast MRI Segmentation and Tissue-Delineating Phantom for Robotic Tumor Surgery Planning

Abstract and Bio

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224 and via Zoom. For more information, contact Dr. Chung-Hao Chen at (757)683-3475 or e-mail cxchen@odu.edu.

Date Speaker

September 3

Speaker: Dr. Chung-Hao Chen, Graduate Program Director in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at ODU

Title: Graduate Policy Review

Abstract and Bio

September 10

Speaker: Dr. Subbarao Venkatesh Guggilam, ECE PH.D. Graduate of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at ODU

Title: ADDITIVE STATUS FEEDBACK CONNECTION: A CHEN-FLIESS SERIES VIEWPOINT

Abstract and Bio

September 17

Speaker: Md. Obidul Islam, PH.D. Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at ODU

Title: ULTRAFAST THERMOREFLECTANCE STUDIES OF NIOBIUM THIN FILM

Abstract and Bio

September 24

Speaker: Alex Glandon, PH.D. Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at ODU

Title: HUMAN IDENTIFICATION USING LIDAR BASED SKELETON EXTRACTION

Abstract and Bio

October 1

Speaker: Dr. Qisi Liu, Visiting Assisant Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at ODU

Title: PROBABILISTIC RELIABILITY AND SECURITY RISK ASSESSMENT

Abstract and Bio

October 8

Speaker: Dr. Kazi Islam, PH.D. Graduate of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at ODU

Title: DEEP LEARNING APPROACHES FOR SEAGRASS DETECTION IN MULTISPECTRAL IMAGERY

Abstract and Bio

October 15

Speaker: Dr. Rui Ning, PH.D. Graduate of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at ODU

Title: CLEAR: CLEAN-UP SAMPLE-TARGETED BACKDOOR IN NEURAL NETWORKS

Abstract and Bio

October 22

Speaker: Defu Cui, PH.D. Student in the Department of Computional Modeling and Simulation Engineering at ODU

Title: AN EXTENSIBLE CO-SIMILATION FRAMEWORK FOR SUPPORTING COOPERATIVE DRIVING AUTOMATION RESEARCH

Abstract and Bio

October 29

Speaker: Hamdi Kavak, PH.D. Candidate in the Department of Computional Modeling and Simulation Engineering at ODU

Title: HUMAN MOBILITY ANALYSIS, MODELING AND SIMULATION FOR COVID-19

Abstract and Bio

November 5

Speaker: Nahom Kidane, PH.D. Student in the Department of Computional Modeling and Simulation Engineering at ODU

Title: OPTICAL IMAGING FOR MONITORING PECTUS EXCAVATUM THERAPY

Abstract and Bio

November 12

Speaker: Haben Yhdego, PH.D. Student in the Department of Computional Modeling and Simulation Engineering at ODU

Title: CONVOLUTIONAL NEURAL NETWORK FOR ECG-BASED VIRTUAL PATHOLOGY STETHOSCOPE TRACKING IN PATIENT HEART AUSCULTATION

Abstract and Bio

November 19

Speaker: Marounfa Djibo, PH.D. Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at ODU

Title: PROTECTION AND DISTURBANCE MITIGATION OF NEXT GENERATION SHIPBOARD MVDC POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

Abstract and Bio

December 3

Speaker: Dr. Bo Ji, PH.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Teach

Title: FAIR RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND LEARNING: COMBINATORIAL SLEEPING BANDITS WITH FAIRNESS CONSTRAINTS

Abstract and Bio

December 10

Speaker: Austin Tapp, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at ODU

Title: FABRICATION AND APPLICATION FOR GEOMETRICALLY SCOLIOTIC SYNTHETIC COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY VOLUMES

Abstract and Bio

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224 and via Zoom. For more information, contact Dr. Chung-Hao Chen at (757)683-3475 or e-mail cxchen@odu.edu.

Date Speaker

January 22

Speaker: Dr. Ciprian-Romeo Comsa, Associate Professor, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Technical University "Gheorghe Asachi" of Iasi, Romania

Title: NEW TRENDS IN AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Abstract and Bio

February 5

Speaker: Dr. Andrew T. Gewirtz, PHD, Professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.

Title: GUT MICROBIOTA, DIET, CHRONIC INFLAMMATION, AND METABOLIC SYNDROME

Abstract and Bio

February 12

Speaker: Mr. Dave Shuttleworth, PHD Candidate in the Department of Computational Modeling and Simulation at Old Dominion University

Title: CAN AI ADVANCE CONCEPTUAL MODEL DEVELOPMENT?

Abstract and Bio

February 19

Speaker: Haben Yhdego, PHD Candidate in the Department of Computational Modeling and Simulation at Old Dominion

Title: WEARABLE SENSOR GAIT ANALYSIS OF FALL DETECTION USING TRANSFORMER

Abstract and Bio

February 26

Speaker: Peng Jiang, PHD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: DeepPOSE: PREVENTING GPS SPOOFING ATTACK VIA DEEP NEURAL NETWORK

Abstract and Bio

March 5

Speaker: Mark Stefani, PHD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: COMMISSIONING & CHARACTERIZATION OF MAGNETIZED GRIDDED THERMIONIC ELECTRON SOURCE

Abstract and Bio

March 12

Speaker: Belfore, PHD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: RECRYSTALLIZATION OF THIN FILM SEMICONDUCTORS WITH METAL HALIDES

Abstract and Bio

March 19

Speaker: Ross Petrella, PHD Candidate in the Biomedical Engineering Program at Old Dominion University

Title: APPLICATION OF CONTROL SYSTEMS TO TISSUE ABLATION

Abstract and Bio

March 26

Speaker: Dr. Edmund Spencer, Associate Professor in the ECE Department at University of South Alabama

Title: A MINIATURIZED PLASMA IMPEDANCE PROBE SYSTEM FOR FAST MEASUREMENTS OF PLASMA DENSITY ON A NASA USIP CUBESAT MISSION (JAGSAT I)

Abstract and Bio

April 2

Speaker: Dr. Samar K. Guharay, PH.D., Affiliate with The MITRE Corporation

Title: INTEGRATE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING INFRASTRUCTURES

Abstract and Bio

April 9

Speaker: Gandhari Bhandari, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: PORTABLE APPJ-OES SYSTEM FOR TRACE ELEMENTS DETECTION IN LIQUIDS

Abstract and Bio

April 16

Speaker: Ahmet Saglam, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Computational Modeling and Simulation Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: REAL-TIME CORRIDOR DETECTION FOR MOBILE ROBOT NAVIGATION WITH HOUGH TRANSFORM USING A DEPTH CAMERA

Abstract and Bio

April 23

Speaker: Yashwanth Bezawada, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: ANALYSIS ON OPTIMAL IMPEDANCE TRACKING OF CLASS-E2 RESONANT POWER CONVERTER FOR CAPACTIVE-WIRELESS POWER TRANSFER

Abstract and Bio

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224 and via Zoom. For more information, contact Dr. Chung-Hao Chen at (757)683-3475 or e-mail cxchen@odu.edu.

Date Speaker

September 4

Speaker: Gabriel Palacio Serrano, PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: THE WIEN FILTER SPIN ROTATOR ENERGY UPGRADE AT JEFFERSON LAB

Abstract and Bio

September 11

Speaker: Dr. C. J. Reddy, Vice President in Business Development-Electromagnetics for Americas at Altair Engineering, Inc.

Title: ANTENNA DESIGN AND OPTIMAZATION USING MACHINE LEARNING

Abstract and Bio

September 18

Speaker: Md. Nizam Sayeed, PhD. Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: SYNTHESIS OF Nb3Sn BY MAGNETRON SPUTTERING FOR SUPERCONDUCTING RADIO-FREQUENCY APPLICATION

Abstract and Bio

September 25

Speaker: Sagar Bhatta, PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: SPECIFICATION, PLACEMENT, & CONTROL OF Z-SOURCE, ULTRAFAST AUTOMATICALLY SWITCHED CIRCUIT BREAKER IN DC POWER NETWORKS

Abstract and Bio

October 2

Speaker: Rui Ning, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: INVISIBLE POISION: A BLACKBOX CLEAN LABEL BACKDOOR ATTACK TO DEEP NEURAL NETWORKS

Abstract and Bio

October 9

Speaker: Dr. Krishnanand Kaipa, Assistant Professor and Director of the Collaborative Robotics and Adaptive Machines (CRAM) Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Old Dominion University

Title: HUMAN-ROBOT COLLABORATION FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AND SURGICAL TASKS

Abstract and Bio

October 16

Speaker: Dr. Jaime Zahorian, Director of Transducer Engineering at Butterfly

Title: THE BUTTERFLY IQ UNLTRASOUND PROBE AND THE DECISIONS THAT LED ME TO JOIN A REVOLUNTARY STARTUP

Abstract and Bio

October 23

Speaker: Mr. J. Kevin Curtis, Vice President-Electric Transmission, Power Delivery Group at Dominion Energy and Dr. Matthew Gardner, Ph.D., P.E., Director-System Protection, Power Delivery Group at Dominion Energy

Title: MEETING THE CHALLENGES AND SEIZING THE OPPORTUNITIES OF A CHANGING ENERGY LANDSCAPE

Abstract and Bio

October 30

Speaker: Dr. Saygin Baksi, PhD, Algorithm Engineer at Parallel Wireless Inc

Title: EVOLUTION TO 5G NETWORKS

Abstract and Bio

November 6

Speaker: Dr. Waleed Al-Assadi, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: CHARACTERIZING SIDE-CHANNEL RESILIENCE OF LOGICAL REDUNDANCY FOR SECURE HARDWARE

Abstract and Bio

November 13

Speaker: Mr. Erik Jensen, Graduate Student in the Department of Computational Modeling and Simulation Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: IMPLEMENTING ASYNCHRONOUS LINEAR SOLVERS USING NON-UNIFORM DISTRBUTIONS

Abstract and Bio

December 4

Speaker: Mr. Austin Tapp, PHD Candidate in the Biomedical Engineering Institute at Old Dominion University

Title: IMPROVING SCOLIOSIS CORRECTION PROCEDURES USING PATIENT-SPECIFIC, SOFT-TISSUE INCLUSIVE MODELS

Abstract and Bio

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr. Chunsheng Xin at (757)683-5294 or e-mail cxin@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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Date Speaker

August 30

Speaker: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

Title: Graduate Advising for Electrical & Computer Engineering Graduate Students

September 6

ODU Closed

September 13

No Seminar

September 20

Speaker: Dr. C. Ariel Pinto, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Assessment of the Effectiveness of Cyber Weapons - A Systemic Risk Approach to Both Cyber Offense and Defense

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

October 4

Speaker: Dr. Hongzhi Guo, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Engineering Department at Norfolk State University

Title: Wireless Communication and Networking in Extreme Environments

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Jiang Li

October 11

Speaker: Mr. Marco Gamarra, PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: A Multi-Agent Systems Approach for Analysis of Stepping Stone Attacks

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Sachin Shetty

October 18

Speaker: Ms. Abbie Basile, MLS, Engineering & Physical Sciences Librarian at Old Dominion University

Title: Becoming an Expert Searcher: Conducting A Comprehensive Literature Review

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

October 25

Speaker: Dr. Hongyi Wu, Director of the Center for Cybersecurity Education and Research and Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: An Ultra-Fast, Approximation-Free, and Privacy Preserved Neural Framework Based on Joint Obscure Linear and Nonlinear Computation

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

November 1

Speaker: Dr. Alex G. Kravchenko, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Understanding Variability in Advanced Composite Materials Through Simulation and Process Modeling

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

November 8

Speaker: Dr. Zhanping Liu, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computational Modeling and Simulation Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: High Performance Flow Visualization-Research, Development and Application

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

November 15

Speaker: Mr. Subbarao Venkatesh Guggilam, PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Combining Model and Learning Based Multivariable Control

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. W. S. Gray

November 22

No Seminar (Cybersecurity Center hosted seminar on 11/20)

November 29

ODU Holiday

December 6

Speaker: Dr. Hyun Jung Kim, Associate Research Fellow at the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA in Hampton, VA

Title: Optical Cleanroom Fabrication Techniques for Space Flight Applications

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Gon Namkoong

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr. Chunsheng Xin at (757)683-5414 or e-mail cxin@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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Date Speaker

January 18

Speaker: Dr. Chunsheng Xin, GPD, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: Graduate Advising for Electrical & Computer Engineering Graduate Students

January 25

Speaker: Dr. Jeremiah Still, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Old Dominion University

Title: Discovering the Influence of Visual Saliency within User Interfaces

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

February 01

Speaker: Mr. Anthony Cappiello, MS student in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Electrical System Design for Cubesat to Ground Communications Using Software Defined Radio and Packet Radio Switching

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

February 08

Speaker: Mr. Rui Ning, PhD student in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: DeepMag: Sniffing Mobile Apps in Magnetic Field through Deep Convolutional Neural Networks

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

February 15

Speaker: Mr. Pengtao Lin, PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Enhanced Sensing Performance of ZnO Nanostructure Gas Detectors

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

February 22

Speaker: Dr. Indrajit Ray, Program Director, Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace, National Science Foundation and Professor of Computer Science, Colorado State University

Title: APTRON - Active Perception for adapTive Response in cOmplex Networks

Host: Center for Cybersecurity Education & Research and Department of Computer Science

March 01

Speaker: Mr. Abdullah Al Mamun, PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Effect of Grain Size and Interface Engineering On the Photovoltaic Performance and Stability of Perovskite Solar Cells

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

March 08

Speaker: Dr. Wie Yusuf, Associate Professor in the School of Public Service in Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University

Title: Start Sooner Rather Than Later: Taking Advantage of the Career Pathways Program and Opportunities for Professional and Career Development

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

March 22

Speaker: Mr. Christopher Rogers, PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Compressed Sensing and Its Application to a Novel MIMO Radar System to Detect Multiple Extended Targets in Clutter

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

March 29

Speaker: Irina Winter-Arboleda, PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: On Analytic Nonlinear Input-Output Systems: Expanded Global Convergence and System Interconnections

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

April 05

Speaker: Dr. Jian Wu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University

Title: Mining Scholarly Big Data

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Jiang Li

April 12

Speaker: Lacramioara Balan, PhD candidate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Old Dominion University

Title: Latent Choice Models to Account For Misclassification Errors in Discrete Transportation Data

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

April 19

Speaker: Dr. Min Song, Professor and Chair in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology

Title: Message Coverage Maximization in Infrastructure-Based Urban Vehicular Networks

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

April 26

Speaker: Dr. Bin Hu, Lecturer in the Department of Engineering Technology at Old Dominion University

Title: Resilient Vehicular Networked Systems: Theories and Applications

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr. Chunsheng Xin at (757)683-5414 or e-mail cxin@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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Date Speaker

August 31


Speaker: Dr. Chunsheng Xin, GPD, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: Graduate Advising for Electrical & Computer Engineering Graduate Students

Abstract: Dr. Chunsheng Xin will discuss graduate advising including introduction to graduate programs, degree requirements, course requirements and restrictions, and pathways to graduation.

September 07

Speaker: Dr. Anna Bulysheva, Postdoc and Research Assistant Professor, Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, Old Dominion University

Title: Gene Electrotransfer Mediated Gene Delivery And Therapeutic Applications

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez

September 14 Cancelled due to inclement weather
September 21

Speaker: Dr. Bijandra Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Technology, Elizabeth City State University

Title: New Generation of Nanostructured Catalysts for CO2 Electrochemical Conversion into Fuels

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Hani Elsayed-Ali

September 28

Speaker: Dennis Watson, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University

Title: Virtual Satcom: Long Range Broadband Digital Communications

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

October 05

Speaker: Md. Haider A. Shaim, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University and Research Assistant, Applied Research Center

Title: Spark-Assisted Laser Multicharged Ion Source

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

October 12

Speaker: Dr. Murat Kuzlu, Assistant Professor in Engineering Technology Department at Old Dominion University

Title: Advanced Customer System Applications and New Trends in the Smartgrid Environment

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Otilia Popescu and Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

October 19

Speaker: Dr. David C. Conner, PhD., Director of the Capable Humanitarian Robotics and Intelligent Systems Lab (CHRISLab) at Christopher Newport University

Title: Implementing Robot Behaviors in ROS

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

October 26

Speaker: Ms. Christina James, Graduate Student, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University

Title: A Novel Power-Sharing Controller of Distributed Generators in Dc Power Networks

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

November 02

Speaker: Dr. Sampath Jayarathna, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Old Dominion University

Title: Neuro-Information Retrieval: Unifying Relevance Feedback for User Modeling

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

November 09

Speaker: Dr. Krishanand Kaipa, Assistant Professor of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director of Collaborative Robotics & Adaptive Machines Laboratory at Old Dominion University

Title: Biologically Inspired Robots: From Natural Animals to Adaptive Machines

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez

November 16

Speaker: Dr. Yanxiao Zhao, Assistant Professor in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department at Virginia Commonwealth University

Title: Energy Harvesting Driven Wireless Communications and Networking

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

November 30

Speaker: Dr. Dipankar Ghosh, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Ice-Templated Hierarchical, Directionally Porous Ceramics: Understanding Dynamic Deformation Behavior and Structure Mechanical Property Relationships

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

December 07

Speaker: Sara MacDonald, PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Cyclostationary-Based Detection of Steady Visually Evoked Potential Signals Recorded From EEG

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr. Chunsheng Xin at (757)683-5414 or e-mail cxin@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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Date Speaker

January 09

Speaker: Ms. Abbie Basile, Engineering & Physical Sciences Librarian, Perry Library, Old Dominion University

Title: Researcher Beware: Credible Vs. Predatory Publishers and Conferences

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

January 16

Speaker: Dr. Mounir Laroussi, PhD, Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Low Temperature Plasma Sources: Their Physics and Engineering

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

January 23

Speaker: Dr. Shubham Jain, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Old Dominion University

Title: En Route To Smart Cities: Mobility-Aware Rehash of Cameras and Sensors for Smart Intersections

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

January 30

Speaker: Dr. Wirawan Purwanto, Computational Science, Research Computing Group, Information Technology Services, Old Dominion University

Title: High Performance Computer for Engineering Research

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

February 06

Speaker:Mr. Michael Moore, Office of the University Registrar, Old Dominion University

Title: Planning with Degreeworks

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

February 13

Speaker: Serge Da Deppo, Reservist with the Information Operations Group

Title: NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

February 20

Speaker: Megan Mize, ePortfolio Training and Support Coordinator, Center for High Impact Practices, Old Dominion University

Title: Crafting Professional Digital Identities via ePortfolios

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

February 27

Speaker: Mr. Doug Streit, Chief Information Security Office and Director, IT Security, Records and PM, Old Dominion University

Title: Building A "Future Proof" It Security Program - The Program and Program Lead

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

March 13

Speaker: Dr. Hong Yang, Assistant Professor, the Department of Modeling, Simulation & Visualization, Old Dominion University

Title: Deep Learning for Predictive Analysis in Transportation

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

March 20

Speaker: Dr. Xianrong (Shawn) Zheng, Assistant Professor in Information Technology and Decision Sciences Department at Old Dominion University

Title: Evaluating, Recommending and Assuring Cloud Services

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

March 27

Speaker: Dr. Qiang Le, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Hampton University

Title: Detection, Estimation and Information Fusion for Target Localization

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

April 03

Speaker: Dr. Hargsoon Yoon, Associate Professor in Engineering Department, Director of Nano-Electronics and Neural Engineering Lab at Norfolk State University

Title: Large Scale Neural Recordings and Functional Imaging of Dynamic and Networked Neural Activity in the Brain

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

April 10

Speaker: Dr. Alexandre Freundlich, Research Professor, Photovoltaics and Nanostructures Laboratory, Physics and ECE Departments, University of Houston

Title: Quantum Engineering for the Development of Ultra-Efficient Photovoltaics

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Sylvain Marsillac

April 17

Speaker: Dr. Jing Chen, Assistant Professor of Human Factors Psychology, Psychology Department, Old Dominion University

Title: Towards the Driver-Automation Interaction in Semi-Autonomous Driving Systems

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr. Chunsheng Xin at (757)683-5414 or e-mail cxin@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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Date Speaker

August 29


Speaker: Dr. Sachin Shetty, PhD, Associate Professor in Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Security Risk Metrics for Cyber Insurance

Abstract and Bio

Presentation Slides

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

September 05

Speaker: Dr. Chunsheng Xin, GPD, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: Graduate Advising for Electrical & Computer Engineering Graduate Students

Presentation Slides

September 12

Speaker: Dr. Denise M. Reeves, Independent Consultant/Researcher

Title: Statistical Laws That Govern Learning Machine Architectures and Generalization Performance

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez

September 19

Speaker: Dr. Cong Wang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor for the Center of Cybersecurity Education & Research and Computer Science Department at Old Dominion University

Title: A General Purpose Testbed for Mobile Data Gathering In Wireless Sensor Networks and a Case Study

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

September 26

Speaker: Dr. Weize Yu, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University

Title: Exploiting Lightweight Countermeasures against Leakage Power Analysis Attacks

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

October 03

Speaker: Dr. Chung-Chu (George) Hsieh, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Norfolk State University

Title: Cyber Analysis, Simulation and Experimentation Environment

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

October 17

Speaker: Dr. Bob Leiweke, Ph.D., Research Scientist III at UES Inc.

Title: Spatially Resolved Measurements of N2 Concentration within an Atmospheric Pressure, Non-Thermal Helium Plasma Jet Using Planar Laser Rayleigh Scattering

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

October 24

Speaker: Dr. Mounir Laroussi, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director of the Plasma Engineering & Medicine Institute, Old Dominion University.

Title: Plasma Medicine: A Progress Report

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

October 31

Speaker: Mr. Joe Vorhes, Sr. Electrical Engineer/Sr. Electrical Specialist, Electrical Equipment Co., Richmond, VA

Title: Electrical Control Systems

Abstract and Bio

Presentation Slides

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

November 07

Speaker: Dr. Tran Viet Xuan Phuong, Post Doc Research Associate, Center for Cybersecurity of Education and Research, Old Dominion University

Title: Functional Encryption and Its Application

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

November 14

Speaker: Randy Rose, Deputy Intelligence Officer, Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command in Suffolk and Director of Cybersecurity for the Tasman Group

Title: Analysis Paralysis: Thinking Beyond Technology

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

November 21 Seminar Cancelled
November 28

Speaker: Dr. Ian R. Sellers, Assistant Professor in Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Oklahoma

Title: Routes to High Efficiency Solar Cells: Third Generation Photovoltiacs

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunsheng Xin

December 05 Seminar Cancelled

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr.Dimitrie Popescu at (757)683-5414 or e-mail dpopescu@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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Date Speaker

January 10

Cancelled due to inclement weather
January 17

Speaker: Ms. Grace Rajan, PhD candidate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: Anti-reflective coatings for High-efficiency Solar cells

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Sylvain Marsillac

January 24

Speaker: Dr. Adnan Jamil, Altair, Hampton VA

Title: Electromagnetic scattering characteristics of metamaterials

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

January 31

Speaker: Dr. C.J. Reddy, Vice President, Business Development-Electromagnetics, Americas at Altair Engineering, Inc.

Title: Role of Electromagnetic Simulations in Product Design

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

February 07

Speaker: Dr. Sachin Shetty, Associate Professor, Department of Modeling Simulation and Visualization Engineering, Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center, Center of Cyber Security Education and Research, Old Dominion University

Title: Transfer Learning for Malware Detection

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

February 14

Speaker: Dr. Sergey Maximenko, Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC

Title: Application of SEM for characterization optoelectronic properties of semiconductors

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Christopher Bailey

February 21

Speaker: Dr. Onur Bilgen, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Old Dominion University

Title: Applications of Smart Materials in Coupled Systems

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Mounir Laroussi

February 28

Speaker: Dr. Christopher Goyne, Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Director of Aerospace Research Lab, University of Virginia

Title: : CubeSats at the University of Virginia

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

March 14

Speaker: Mr. David Long, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News Shipbuilding

Title: Accountability and Problem Ownership

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

March 21

Speaker: Ms. Xin Chen, PhD candidate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: Enhancement of Thermoelectric Properties of ALD Synthesized PbTe/PbSe Nanolaminates Films by Phonon Engineering

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Helmut Baumgart

March 28

Speaker: Dr. Christopher A. Jones, Space Mission Analysis Branch, NASA Langley Research Center

Title: HAVOC: High Altitude Venus Operational Concept

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

April 04

Speaker: Mr. Lasitha Vidyaratne, PhD candidate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: Real-Time Epileptic Seizure Detection Using EEG

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Khan Iftekharuddin

April 11

Speaker: Dr. Richard Zimmerman, Bio-Optical Research Group, Dept. of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, Old Dominion University

Title: Exploiting In Situ Lidar to Retrieve Particle Distributions and Characteristics of The Upper Ocean

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

April 18

Speaker: Mr. David Nminibapiel, PhD candidate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: The Efficacy of Programming Energy Controlled Switching of Resistive Random Access Memory (RRAM)

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Helmut Baumgart

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr.Dimitrie Popescu at (757)683-5414 or e-mail dpopescu@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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Date Speaker

August 30


Speaker: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu, GPD, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: General Advising for ECE Graduate Students

Special Guest: Dr. Robert Wojtowicz, Dean of the ODU Graduate School

Title: Newly established ODU Graduate School

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

September 06

Speaker: Prof. Charles Johnson, Department of Mathematics, The College of William and Mary

Title: Eigenvalues, Multiplicities and Graphs

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

September 13

Speaker: Mr. Shankar Karki, PhD student, Physics Department, Old Dominion University

Title: Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin film solar cells: Fabrication and Characterization

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Sylvain Marsillac

September 20

Speaker: Mr. Mahbubul Alam, PhD candidate, ECE Department, Old Dominion University

Title: Deep Learning in Artificial Intelligence: An Overview

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Khan Iftekharuddin

September 27

Speaker: Dr. Nadeem Mahadik, Researcher at Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC

Title: Mitigation of device killer defects in 4H-SiC epilayers to commercially available devices

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Hani Elsayed-Ali

October 04

Speaker: Dr. Jie Wu, Associate Vice Provost for International Affairs, Director of Center for Networked Computing (CNC), Laura H. Carnell Professor, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, College of Science and Technology, Temple University

Title: Collaborative Mobile Charging and Coverage: From Abstraction to Solution

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Hongyi Wu

October 18

Speaker: Dr. Makarand Deo, Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering, Norfolk State University

Title: Cardiac Engineering: Predictive Modeling and Innovative Sensing Devices

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

October 25

Speaker: Dr. Endadul Hoque, Postdoctoral Research Associate, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University

Title: Automated Compliance Checking and Adversarial Testing of Network Protocol Implementations

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

November 01

Speaker: Dr. Steven K. Malin, Director of Applied Metabolism and Physiology Laboratory, University of Virginia

Title: Exercise resistance in obese phenotypes: do we target glucose delivery or utilization?

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Nicola Lai

November 08

Speaker: Dr. Loc Tran, Computer Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center

Title: Coding Autonomous Systems: Implementing Autonomy in the Autonomy Incubator

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Jiang Li

November 15

Speaker: Dr. Vikram Dalal, Thomas Whitney Professor and Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Iowa State University

Title: Perovskite Solar Cells: The New Frontier in Photovoltaic Energy Conversion

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Christoper Bailey

November 22 No Seminar
November 29

Speaker 1: Dr. Kenneth J Schmieder, NRC Postdoctoral Fellow, US Naval Research Laboratory.
Speaker 2: Dr. Michael K. Yakes, Research Physicist, US Naval Research Laboratory.

Title: Photovoltaics Research at the Naval Research Laboratory/Bulk Defect and Solar Cell Performance Characterization of High Growth Rate GaAs

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Christoper Bailey

December 06

Speaker: Dr. Christian Zemlin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, Old Dominion University

Title: Ablation of Cardiac Tissue with Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Fields

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dean Krusienski

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr.Dimitrie Popescu at (757)683-5414 or e-mail dpopescu@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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Date Speaker

January 15


Speaker: Tasnuva Ashrafee, PhD student, ECE department, Old Dominion University

Title: Effect of Substrate Temperature on Sputtered Molybdenum Film as a Back Contact for Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Sylvain Marsillac

January 22 Cancelled due to inclement weather
January 29

Speaker: Janet Rochester, Life Senior Member, IEEE

Title: Becoming a Professional

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

February 05

Speaker: Johanna Neuber, MS student, ECE department, Old Dominion University

Title: Non-thermal Plasma for Surface Decontamination

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chunqi Jiang

February 12

Speaker: Prof. Charles Johnson, Department of Mathematics, The College of William and Mary

Title: Eigenvalues, Multiplicities and Graphs

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

February 19

Speaker: Dr. Yucheng Zhang, Assistant Professor, ECE Department, Old Dominion University.

Title: Enhancement of Tieline Reclosing in Microgrids using Virtual-Air-Gap Variable Reactors

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

February 26

Speaker: Dr. Masha Sosonkina, MSVE Department, Old Dominion University

Title: Modeling Performance and Energy for Applications Offloaded to Intel Xeon Phi

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

March 04

Speaker: Mr. Bryan Magary, Director of Information Technology, Batten College of Engineering and Technology, Old Dominion University

Title: The Internet of Things

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

March 18

Speaker: Mr. David Long, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News Shipbuilding

Title: Making The Transition - Things to Consider for Engineers Entering the Workplace

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez

March 25

Speaker: Mr. Yunus Erkaya, PhD Candidate, ECE department, Old Dominion University

Title: Electrical Engineering and Solar Energy Concepts

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Sylvain Marsillac

April 01

Speaker: Dr. Abu Asaduzzaman, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Wichita State University

Title: Fast Effective Analysis of 'Digital' Mammogram Images for Breast Cancer Treatment

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Khan Iftekharuddin

April 08

Speaker: Dr. Kun Sun, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of William and Mary

Title: CacheKit: Evading Memory Introspection Using Cache Incoherence

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Jiang Li

April 15

Speaker: Dr. Hong Yang, Assistant Professor, MSVE Department, Old Dominion University

Title: Data-Driven Studies on Highway Secondary Crashes

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

April 22

Speaker: Dr. Jose Fernandez, Adjunct Professor, Department of Physics, Christopher Newport University and
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University

Title: SABER NO+(v) Volume Emission Rates and its application to the IRI storm model development

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr.Dimitrie Popescu at (757)683-5414 or e-mail dpopescu@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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August 28

Speaker: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu, GPD, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: General Advising for ECE Graduate Students

September 04

Speaker: Dr. Seth Weinberg, Research Assistant Professor, VMASC

Title: Development of an elastic-stochastic computational model of extracellular matrix assembly and fibrosis.

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

September 11

Speaker: Dr. Stanton Dehaven, NASA Langley Research Center

Title: Ionizing Radiation Detection Using Microstructured Optical Fiber.

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

September 18

Speaker: Mr. Amir Schnitzer, Universite de Paris Sud and paris Observatory at Meudon.

Title: An overview of the CubeSat project for outgassing material study by spectroscopy analysis.

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

September 25

Speaker: Dr. Jeff Rogers, Naval Research Laboratories, Washington, DC.

Title: Ambient Noise Forecasting with a Large Aperture Acoustic Array.

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

October 02

Seminar Cancelled

October 9

Speaker: Prof. Greg Earle, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Space@VT research group, VirginiaTech.

Title: Dynamic Near-Earth Space - A Discussion of the LAICE Cubesat Mission

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

October 16

Speaker: Prof. Moe Win, Wireless Communications and Network Science Laboratory, MIT

Title: Location, Location, and Location!

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

October 23

Speaker: Mr. Manar Din Samad, PhD candidate, ECE Department, Old Dominion University.

Title: 3D Facial Expression and Visual Stimuli Analysis for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Khan Iftekharuddin

October 30

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Vernier, Research Professor, Center for Bioelectrics, Old Dominion University

Title: Nanoscale Bioelectrical Engineering ‹ Measurements and Models

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Shu Xiao

November 06

Speaker: Dr. Nicola Lai, Associate Professor, ECE Department, Old Dominion University.

Title: A multi-scale approach to study alteration of energy metabolism

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

November 13

Speaker: Dr. Michael Nelson, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Old Dominion University

Title: Combining Storytelling and Web Archives

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

November 20

Speaker: Dr. Samudragupta Bora, Research Fellow in Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston.

Title: : Autism and the Developing Brain

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Iftekharuddin

December 04

Speaker: Dr. William Edmonson, National Institute of Aerospace

Title: Small Satellites Systems Research Center

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr.Dimitrie Popescu at (757)683-5414 or e-mail dpopescu@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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Date Speaker

January 16


Speaker: David Long, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News Shipbuilding

Title: Being Part of a Successful Project Team - An Engineering Perspective

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

January 23

Speaker: Ms. Yalda Shahriari, PhD student, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University

Title: Multichannel characterization of brain activity in neurological impairments

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dean Krusienski

January 30

Speaker: Prof. Arthur Shapiro, Department of Psychology, American University

Title: Visual Illusions and Signal Processing

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dean Krusienski

February 06

Speaker: Dr. Duc Nguyen, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Old Dominion University

Title: Cholesky Method For Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations (SLE): Tutorial Lecture, JAVA Computer Animation, and Collaborative STEM Proposals

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

February 13

Speaker: Mr. Jim Harrington, Senior Electrical Engineer, Professional Engineer, AECOM Corporation

Title: The Virginia Beach Signal Integrator

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

February 20

Speaker: Dr. Michele Weigle, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Old Dominion University

Title: Tools for Managing the Past Web

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

February 27

Speaker: Mr. Krishna Aryal, PhD student, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University

Title: High efficient ultrathin CIGS solar cell

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Sylvain Marsillac

March 06

Speaker: Prof. Werner Henkel, Department of Electrical Engineering, Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany and
Adjunct Professor in the ECE Department, Old Dominion University

Title: Some results from a joint project on Information Theory and Genetics

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

March 20

Speaker: Mr. Salim Chemlal, PhD candidate, ECE Department, Old Dominion University

Title: Engineering Collaborations in Medical Modeling and Simulation

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. McKenzie

March 27

Speaker: Ms. Soheila Mohades, PhD candidate, ECE Department, Old Dominion University

Title: Efficacy of Low Temperature Plasma against Cancer Cells

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Laroussi

April 03

Speaker: Dr. Paul Moses, Department of Engineering Technology, Old Dominion University

Title: Coordinated Charging of Plug-In Electric Vehicles in Smart Grids

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

April 10

Speaker: Dr. Allen Garner, School of Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University

Title: Cellular Manipulation by Intense Electromagnetic Radiation

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Kong

April 17

Speaker: Fei Xie

Title: Ablation of cardiac tissue with nanosecond pulsed electric fields

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Christian Zemlin

April 24

Speaker: Dr. Mohamed Elbakary, Post-doctoral Research Associate, ECE Department, Old Dominion University

Title: Shadows in Computer Vision

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Khan Iftekharuddin

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr.Dimitrie Popescu at (757)683-5414 or e-mail dpopescu@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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August 29

Speaker: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu, GPD, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: General Advising for ECE Graduate Students

September 05

Speaker: Dr. G. Bora Esmer, Marmara University, Instanbul. Turkey

Title: Holograyphy and Its Fundamentals

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

September 12

Speaker: Dr. Christopher Bailey, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University.

Title: Epitaxial Nanostructures for Photovoltaic Applications

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

September 19

Speaker: Xianping Wang, Research Assistant, Intelligent Networking and Systems (iNetS) Research Group, Department of Computer Science, Old Dominion University

Title: Strategies for Sensor Data Aggregation in Support of Emergency Response

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

September 26

Speaker: Mr. Hao Ji, PhD student, Department of Computer Science, Old Dominion University

Title: An Implementation of Block Conjugate Gradient Algorithm on CPU-GPU Processors

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

October 03

Speaker: Prof. Ru-Min Chao, National Cheng-Kung University in Taiwan

Title: A Distributed PV Power Generation System: Development and Applications

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

October 10

Speaker: Ms. Natalie Chuang, PhD student, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University

Title: Hybrid Optical Molecule Process of Prostate Cancer Image

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

October 17

Speaker: Dr. Youssif Al-Nashif, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University

Title: Autonomic Resilient Cloud

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

October 24

Speaker: Dr. Roy Yates, Winlab, Rutgers University

Title: Real-Time Status: How Often Should One Update

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

October 31

Speaker: Dr. Ike Flory, Engineering Technology Department, Old Dominion University

Title: Solid-state Lighting Performance and Energy Savings Strategies

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

November 07

Speaker: Dr. Chang Liu, Associate Professor, School of Information Science and Engineering, Shenyang University of Technology, China

Title: Large Size iron Plate Measurement using Monocular Vision Method

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Chung Hao Chen

November 14

Speaker: Dr. Samy El-Tawab, Department of Integrated Science and Technology, James Madison University

Title: Telecommunication & Networking: From Theory to Practice (Where Do I Park?)

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

November 21

Speaker: Dr. Duc Nguyen, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Old Dominion University

Title: Cholesky Method For Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations (SLE): Tutorial Lecture, JAVA Computer Animation, and Collaborative STEM Proposals.

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

December 05

Speaker: John Musson, PhD Candidate, Old Dominion Universty

Title: Superconducting Thin Films

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Dimitrie Popescu

All seminars to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays in Kaufman 224. For more information, contact Dr.Oscar Gonzalez at (757)683-4966 or e-mail ogonzale@odu.edu. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar.

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Date Speaker

January 17


Speaker: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez, GPD, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: General Advising for ECE Graduate Students

January 24

Speaker: Dr. Brendan Allison, Visiting Research Asst. Professor, ASPEN Lab, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Old Dominion University and Visiting Scholar, Cognitive Science Department, UC San Diego

Title: Brain-computer interfaces for disabled users

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez

January 31

Speaker: Komalpreet Kaur (MS), PhD Student
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University.

Title: Empirical modeling of Asynchronous Scalp Recorded and Intracranial EEG Potentials

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez

February 7

Speaker: Dr. Hani E. Elsayed-Ali, Director, Applied Research Center
Professor and Eminent Scholar, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University.

Title: TBA

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez

February 14

Speaker: Dr. John Sokolowski, VMASC Executive Director, Research Associate Professor, Social Sciences Lead

Title: TBA

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez

February 21

Speaker: TBA

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Abstract and Bio

Host: TBA

February 28

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Host: TBA

March 7

Speaker: TBA

Title: TBA

Abstract and Bio

Host: TBA

March 21

Speaker: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez, GPD, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Od Dominion University

Title: TBA

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez

March 28

Speaker: TBA

Title: TBA

Abstract and Bio

Host: TBA

April 4

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Title: TBA

Abstract and Bio

Host: TBA

April 11

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April 18

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April 25

Speaker: Dr. Michel Audette, Assistant Professor, Department of Modelling, Simulation & Visualization Engineering, Old Dominion Universty.

Title: TBA

Abstract and Bio

Host: Dr. Oscar Gonzalez


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