Computer Engineering and Systems Group Seminars

Students Registered for ECEN 681 CESG Seminar
To receive the full credit for this course, you must meet the following requirements:

Attend at least 7 seminars. You are responsible for attending seminars whenever they are scheduled.

Complete and submit a brief report through the corresponding Google Form for each seminar (links below). The report is due on 3pm on the day after the seminar.  The report should be brief while highlighting the key points from each seminar.

The CESG Seminar Calendar is available here.

Spring 2019

Organizer: Dr. Srinivas Shakkottai (
Time: Friday 4:10 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
Location: ETB 1037


Fall 2018

Organizer: Dr. Srinivas Shakkottai (
Time: Friday 4:10 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
Location: ETB 1020

  • December 12, Wednesday 11:10 a.m. (WEB 333, Fishbowl): “Deconstructing the Blockchain to Approach Physical Limits”, Dr, Sreeram Kannan, University of Washington
  • December 12, Wednesday 4:30 p.m. (WEB 236C): “Interface between Machine Learning and Information Theory”, Dr, Sreeram Kannan, University of Washington

Fall 2017


Dr. Alex Sprintson (

Dr. Peng Li (

Time: Friday 4:10 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

Location: WEB 236C

Spring 2017

Organizer: Dr. Paul V. Gratz (

Time: Friday 3:55 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

Location: CHEN 108

Spring 2017

Fall 2016
  • Dec. 1, Thursday 2:30pm (WEB 236C): Simha Sethumadhavan, Columbia University.
  • Nov. 18, Friday 4:10pm (CHEN 108): David Gent, SofTest Designs Corporation.
  • Nov. 11, Friday 4:10pm (CHEN 108): Xin Li, Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Oct. 28, Friday 4:10pm (CHEN 108): Peng Li, Texas A&M University.
  • Oct. 21, Friday 4:10pm (CHEN 108): Hao He, Texas A&M University.
  • Oct. 14, Friday 4:10pm (CHEN 108): Prabhat Mishra, University of Florida.
  • Oct. 7, Friday 4:10pm (CHEN 108): Kalyan Banerjee, iRunway Inc.
  • Sept. 30, Friday 4:10pm (CHEN 108): Alejandro Rico, ARM Inc.
  • Sept. 23, Friday 4:10pm (CHEN 108): (Eminent Scholar Series) Bruce Jacob, University of Maryland.
  • Sept. 16, Friday 4:10pm (CHEN 108): Alex Thomasson, Texas A&M University.
  • Sept. 9, Friday 4:10pm (N/A): No seminar this week.
  • Sept. 2, Friday 4:10pm (CHEN 108): GENI Wireless Testbed: An open ecosystem for wireless communications research. Abhimanyu Gosain, Raytheon BBN Technologies.

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Spring 2014

  • January 24, Friday, 3:55 pm (ETB 1034): Noise-Based Logic, Laszlo Kish, Texas A&M University.

For more information about each talk, please check the calendar entries below.


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