Texas Tech University

Seminar Schedule

Date/Time/Location Seminar Title Speaker
Mar 20, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Engineering Center, Room 205
Multi-scale Modeling and Optimization of Cardiovascular Systems
Abstract
Dr. Dongping DuDr. Dongping Du
Associate Professor
Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering, Texas Tech
Mar 6, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Engineering Center, Room 205
Multiple testing of local maxima for detection of peaks in random fields
Abstract
Dr. Dan ChengDr. Dan Cheng
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statics, Texas Tech
Feb 20, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Engineering Center, Room 205
Portable Continuous-Wave Radar for Non-contact Sensing and Localization
Abstract
Dr. Changzhi LiDr. Changzhi Li
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas Tech University
Feb 6, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Engineering Center, Room 205
Data Analysis by Scale Dependent Anisotropic Random Walks
Abstract
Dr. Dimitri VolchenkovDr. Dimitri Volchenkov
Associate Professor
Department of Math and Stats, Texas Tech University
Nov 21, 2017
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Engineering Center, Room 0110
VRSense: Validity Region Sensitive Query Processing Strategies for Static and Mobile Point-of-Interests in MANETs
Abstract
Mr. Byungkwan JungMr. Byungkwan Jung
PhD Student
Computer Science Department, Texas Tech Advisor: Dr. Sunho Lim
Nov 7, 2017
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Engineering Center, Room 0110
Arrythmia Discrimination Using a Smartphone
Abstract
Dr. Jo Woon ChongDr. Jo Woon Chong
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas Tech University
Oct 24, 2017
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Engineering Center, Room 0110
Concurrent Dynamic Memory Coalescing for Data-Intensive Computing.
Abstract
Mr. Xi WangMr. Xi Wang
PhD Student
Computer Science Department, Texas Tech Advisor: Dr. Yong Chen
Oct 10, 2017
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Engineering Center, Room 0110
Applications of High-Speed Imaging to Chemical Engineering
Abstract
Dr. J. O. MarstonDr. J. O. Marston
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University
Sep 26, 2017
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Engineering Center, Room 0110
Towards Action-Based Adaptive Security
Abstract
Mrs. Sara SartoliMrs. Sara Sartoli
PhD Student
Computer Science Department, Texas Tech. Advisor: Dr. Akbar Siami Namin
Sep 12, 2017
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Engineering Center, Room 0110
Getting Started in Multidisciplinary Research
Abstract
Dr. Susan MengelDr. Susan Mengel
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Texas Tech University
Dec 29, 2016
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
T Fuller Petroleum Engineering building Room 110
Fast Data Analysis for Scientific Big Data Applications
Abstract
Yong ChenYong Chen
Assistant Professor
Texas Tech University
Nov 15, 2016
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
T Fuller Petroleum Engineering building Room 110
Multi-jurisdictional Privacy Compliance in IoT era
Abstract
Sepideh GhanavatiSepideh Ghanavati
Assistant Professor
Texas Tech University
Nov 1, 2016
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
T Fuller Petroleum Engineering building Room 110
Answer Set Programming
Dr. Michael GelfondDr. Michael Gelfond
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Texas Tech University
Oct 18, 2016
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
T Fuller Petroleum Engineering building (RM: 110)
Data visualization and visual analytics
Abstract
Dr. Tuang DangDr. Tuang Dang
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Texas Tech University
Oct 4, 2016
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
T Fuller Petroleum Engineering building Room 110
Security for ‘Internet of Things’: Physical Attacks and Countermeasures
Abstract
Dr. Nahid Farhady GhalatyDr. Nahid Farhady Ghalaty
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Texas Tech University
Sep 20, 2016
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
T Fuller Petroleum Engineering building Room 110
Graph-based Metadata: A New Look of High Performance Storage Systems
Abstract
Dr. Dai Dong Dr. Dai Dong
Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Associate Director, DISCL Lab
Texas Tech University
Sep 6, 2016
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
T Fuller Petroleum Engineering building Room 110
Behavior Prediction in Complex Networks and Its Applications
Abstract
Dr Mahshid NaeiniDr Mahshid Naeini
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Texas Tech University
Apr 18, 2016
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Mechanical Engineering Bldg., Room 223
Visualizing Relationships in Massive and Dynamic Data
Abstract
Tuan Nhon Dang
Prospective Faculty Candidate
University of Illinois at Chicago
Mar 28, 2016
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Industrial Engineering Bldg., Room 103
Mass Movements and Their Adoption in Social Media
Abstract
Fang Jin
Prospective Faculty Candidate
Virginia Tech
Mar 23, 2016
3:00 pm
Petroleum Engineering, Room 120 (Old Petroleum Engineering Building)
What’s Going On? Big Picture Awareness Oriented Security Defense in Enterprise-level Networks
Abstract
Xiaoyan Sun
Prospective Faculty Candidate
Pennsylvania State University
Mar 1, 2016
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Experimental Science Building Seminar Room 120
Cloud Research with CloudLab
Abstract
Dr. Robert RicciDr. Robert Ricci
Research Assistant Professor
University of Utah
Feb 11, 2016
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
IE Room 103
Interactive Visualization Techniques for Urban Data Analysis
Abstract
Dr. Nivan Ferreira
Prospective Faculty Candidate
The University of Arizona
Feb 8, 2016
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Bullen Room ECE 226
Fast and Flexible Intrusion Detection and Traffic Analysis
Abstract
Lorenzo De Carli
Prospective Faculty Candidate
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Feb 5, 2016
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Bullen Room ECE 226
Big Data Inference Tools for Computational Biomedicine
Abstract
Dr. Arvind Ramanathan
Staff scientist in the computational science and engineering division and the Health Data Sciences Institute
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Feb 2, 2016
9:30 am
Industrial Engineering Room 103
Automatically Generating Software Documentation from Existing Sources
Abstract
Laura Moreno
Prospective Faculty Candidate
The University of Texas at Dallas
Jan 28, 2016
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Industrial Engineering Building Rm. 103
Multi-jurisdictional Compliance for Software and Mobile Applications
Abstract
Sepideh Ghanavati
Prospective Faculty Candidate
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology
Nov 3, 2015
2:30 pm
Bullen Room ECE 226
Seeing the forest despite the trees: Interactive Visualization Tools for Analysis and Storytelling with (Big) Data
Abstract
Khairi Reda

Argonne National Laboratory
Apr 16, 2015
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
ECE 217 (Seacat Room)
Information Leakage from Hand Movements on the Touch Screen: A Tale of the Underrated Side-Channel
Abstract
Dr. Abdul SerwaddaDr. Abdul Serwadda
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Syracuse University
Apr 9, 2015
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
ECE 217 (Seacat Room)
CANCELLED: Predictive Modeling of Preference Ranking Data
Abstract
Dr. Mingxuan SunDr. Mingxuan Sun
Visiting Assistant Professor
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Feb 19, 2015
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
ECE 217 (Seacat Room)
The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful: Interactive Data Visualization in a Big Data Era
Abstract
Dr. Paul RosenDr. Paul Rosen
Research Assistant Professor
The University of Utah Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute
Dec 12, 2014
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Engineering Center Room 110
Human Perception for Multidimensional Data Projection Tasks
Abstract
Dr. Ronak EtemadpourDr. Ronak Etemadpour
Visiting Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University
Dec 10, 2014
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Bullen Room - ECE 226
Complete Visualization Solutions for Large-Scale Scientific Investigations
Abstract
Dr. Hui ZhangDr. Hui Zhang
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Indiana University
Dec 8, 2014
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Bullen Room - ECE 226
Machine Learning in the Big Data Era - Are We There Yet? – Experiences with Data-Parallel Computing Frameworks
Abstract
Dr. Sreenivas SukumarDr. Sreenivas Sukumar
Scientist
Oak Ridge National Lab
Nov 13, 2014
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Civil Engineering Room 007
Multi-Task Learning and Its Applications to Biomedical Informatics
Abstract
Dr. Jiayu ZhouDr. Jiayu Zhou
Senior Research Scientist
Samsung Research America
Apr 4, 2014
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
TFPERB 208
Securing Mobile Devices - Emerging Threats and Counter Measures
Abstract
Dr. Vir V. PhohaDr. Vir V. Phoha
W. W. Chew Endowed Professor of Computer Science
Louisiana Tech University
Feb 18, 2014
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
ECE 226 - Bullen Room
Circuitbot: crowd source program verification
Abstract
Dr. J. Nelson RushtonDr. J. Nelson Rushton
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Texas Tech University
Dec 10, 2013
3:40 pm to 4:40 pm
ECE 226 - Bullen Room
Science Application Big Data Analytics and the Relations to Other Big Data Applications
Abstract Slides
Dr. Jay LofsteadDr. Jay Lofstead
Senior Member, Technical Staff
Sandia National Laboratories
Nov 26, 2013
4:10 pm to 4:40 pm
ECE 226 - Bullen Room
URLDOC: Learning To Detect Malicious URLs Using Online Logistic Regression
Abstract Slides
Mohammed Nazim FerozMohammed Nazim Feroz
Graduate Student
Texas Tech University
Nov 26, 2013
3:40 pm to 4:10 pm
ECE 226 - Bullen Room
An Introduction to Goblin-Core64: A Massively Parallel Processor Architecture Designed for Complex Data Analytics
Abstract Slides
John LeidelJohn Leidel
Graduate Student
Texas Tech University
Nov 12, 2013
3:40 pm to 4:40 pm
ECE 226 - Bullen Room
Answer Set Programming, Epistemic Specifications, Action Languages, and Intelligent Agents
Abstract Slides
Dr. Richard WatsonDr. Richard Watson
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Texas Tech University
Oct 29, 2013
4:10 pm to 4:40 pm
ECE 226 - Bullen Room
Electroencephalography (EEG) Test Interpretation using Answer Set Programming
Abstract Slides
Bailey EvertsBailey Everts
CS Major
Texas Tech University
Oct 29, 2013
3:40 pm to 4:10 pm
ECE 226 - Bullen Room
Designing droplet based microfluidic devices for lab on chip applications
Abstract Slides
Dr. Jeevan MaddalaDr. Jeevan Maddala
Lead Engineer
SYSENG, LLC
Oct 15, 2013
4:10 pm to 4:40 pm
ECE 108
A Brief Introduction to High Throughput Phenotyping
Abstract Slides
Atluri Sri HarshaAtluri Sri Harsha
Graduate Student
Texas Tech University
Oct 15, 2013
3:40 pm to 4:10 pm
ECE 108
Locality-driven High-level I/O Aggregation for Processing Scientific Datasets
Abstract Slides
Jialin LiuJialin Liu
Doctoral Student
Texas Tech University
Oct 1, 2013
4:10 pm to 4:40 pm
ECE 226 - Bullen Room
SCADA System Penetration Testing and DNS Phishing, Prevention, Gaining Access, and Surviving the Attack
Abstract Slides
Avesta HojjatiAvesta Hojjati
Senior CS Major
Texas Tech University
Oct 1, 2013
3:40 pm to 4:10 pm
ECE 226 - Bullen Room
How Significant Is the Effect of Fault Interactions on Coverage based Fault Localizations?
Abstract Slides
Xiaozhen XueXiaozhen Xue
Doctoral Student
Texas Tech University

Department of Computer Science