Texas Tech University

Seminar Schedule

Date/Time/Location Seminar Title Speaker
Nov 26, 2019
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 104
Presentation TBA

Abdul Serwadda
Texas Tech University
Nov 25, 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Engineering Center, Room 201
Machine Learning and Quantum Technology
Abstract

Pantita Palittapongarnpim, PhD
Department of Physics,University of Warwick
Nov 19, 2019
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 104
Deep Reinforcement Learning and Its Applications.

Jing Fang
Nov 19, 2019
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Room 101
Fed up of Advertisers Following you Around? Watch Your Vibe-rations!
Abstract

Abdul Serwadda
Texas Tech University
Nov 15, 2019
2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Petroleum Engineering 208
Toward End-to-End Quantum Applications
Abstract
Prof. Xiaodi Wu
Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science and the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies
University of Maryland
Nov 5, 2019
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 104
Title TBA

Lin Chen
Oct 22, 2019
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 104
Attacks and Defenses based on Physical Side Effects of Computation

Zhenkai Zhang
Oct 8, 2019
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 104
TBA

Shengli Sheng
TBA
Sep 24, 2019
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Room 1014
Robustness of Neural Networks to Parameter Quantization
Abstract

Ariful Islam
TBA
Sep 10, 2019
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 104
Elastic Validity Region for Querying Mobile Point-of-Interests
Abstract

Sunho Lim
TBA
May 28, 2019
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Engineering Center, Room 205
Angles between Subspaces with Applications and Model Predictive Control with Accuracy Analysis
Abstract

Dr. Peizhen Zhu
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Apr 24, 2019
10:00 am to 11:00 am
ESB (Experimental Science Building) 120 (Seminar Room)
Introduction to Lancium– Co-locating Computing Resources with Low-Cost Energy Sources
Abstract

Michael McNamara
Lancium
Feb 28, 2019
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
ECE 217
Data Quality and Learning with Crowdsourcing"
Abstract

Shengli Sheng
University of Central Arkansas
Feb 27, 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
EC 205
From Theory to Application: Block-structured Integer Programming meets Blockchain
Abstract

Lin Chen
University of Houston
Feb 25, 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
EC 205
Design, Development and Validation of Virtual Reality Based Surgery Simulations
Abstract

Tansel Halic
University of Central Arkansas
Feb 21, 2019
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
ECE 217
Quality Assurance of Attribute-Based Access Control Policies
Abstract

Dianxiang Xu
Boise State University
Feb 18, 2019
11:00 am to 11:50 am
EC 205
Characterizing Defects in Infrastructure as Code
Abstract

Akond Rahman
North Carolina State University
Feb 11, 2019
11:00 am to 11:50 am
EC 205
Machine Learning in Computational Biology
Abstract

Dr. Ranadip Pal
Texas Tech University
Feb 7, 2019
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
ECE 217
New Storage Technologies for Big Data Processing on Cloud and Datacenter Infrastructures
Abstract

Dr. Janki Bhimani
Northeastern University
Feb 6, 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
EC 205
Static Cache Analysis for Deriving Timing Properties of Safety-Critical CPS Software
Abstract

Zhenkai Zhang
Vanderbilt University
Feb 4, 2019
11:00 am to 11:50 am
EC 205
Automated Management of Bug Reports
Abstract

Dr. Oscar Chaparro
The University of Texas at Dallas
Jan 28, 2019
11:00 am to 11:50 am
EC 205
Infrastructure Resilience Against Multiple Hazards: From Earthquakes to Sea-level Rise
Abstract

Dr. Ting Lin
Texas Tech University
Dec 4, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
EC 205
Towards Light-weight Security Mechanisms for Resource- constrained IoT Devices
Abstract

Dr. Yu Zhuang
Texas Tech University
Nov 20, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
Knowledge Representation and Its Application in Healthcare Information Systems
Abstract

Dr. Yuanlin Zhang
Texas Tech University
Nov 20, 2018
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
EOC 205
Towards Lightweight Security Mechanism for Resource-constrained IoT Devices

Dr. Yu Zhuang
Texas Tech University
Nov 6, 2018
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
EOC 205
The Gift and the Curse: On the Double‐Faced Nature of Sensor-enabled Computing
Abstract

Dr. Abdul Serwadda
Texas Tech University
Oct 23, 2018
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
EOC 205
Synthesizing Stealthy Reprogramming Attacks on Cardiac Devices
Abstract

Dr. Ariful Islam
Texas Tech University
Oct 9, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
EC 205
Opioid Addiction Epidemic and Deep Learning Analysis
Abstract

Dr. Fang Jin
Texas Tech University
Sep 25, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
EOC 205
Geospatial Visualization of Twitter Data
Abstract

Dr. Susan Mengel
Texas Tech University
Sep 11, 2018
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
EOC 205
High Performance Computing, Computational Science, and Data Science
Abstract

Dr. Yong Chen
Texas Tech University
Sep 4, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
EOC 205
From Data Mining and Machine learning to Big Data Analytics
Abstract

Dr. Rattikorn Hewett
Texas Tech University
Apr 24, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Engineering Center, Room 205
Forecasting People's Needs in Disasters from Social Media
Abstract
Mr. Long NguyenMr. Long Nguyen
Ph.D. Student
Department of Computer Science, Texas Tech
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

Department of Computer Science