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  1. Week of October 20, 2014

    1. Monday, October 20, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmAlexander Barg; Univ. of Maryland
        CSL Comm Seminar - “Coding for distributed storage: An algebraic construction of locally recoverable codes”
        141 CSL
      2. 4:00 pmUyen Bui & Desiree Phillips, ECE ILLINOIS
        ECE 590 I Power & Energy Systems Seminar
        3017 ECE Building
      3. 4:00 pmMax Levchin, Rob Rutenbar (Head of CS at Illinois)
        UIUC Tech Talk with Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Max Levchin

        Reception: Siebel Center 1st Floor Atrium

        Fireside Chat: 1404 Siebel Center

        OPEN PITCH SESSION SOLD OUT

      4. 5:00 pmMax Levchin
        CS @ ILLINOIS 50th Anniversary Celebration: Max Levchin
        1404 Siebel Center
    2. Tuesday, October 21, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSandy Finley
        Strategies for Student Engagement
        428 Armory
      2. 12:00 pmRon Weiss PhD
        "Mammalian Synthetic Biology from Parts to Modules to Therapeutic Systems"
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Running Effective Discussions
        Room 428 Armory
      4. 2:00 pmDaniel Cullina
        Preliminary Examination: Daniel Cullina
        239 Coordinated Science Lab
      5. 4:00 pmBioacoustics Research Laboratory Mini-Seminar Series
        3269 Beckman Institute
      6. 4:00 pmAndrew D. Greenwood, Air Force Research Laboratory
        ECE 590 Grad Seminar on Antennas, Electromagnetics, Optics and Remote Sensing
        3017 ECE Building
      7. 4:00 pmRavishankar K. Iyer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        TSS Seminar: Ravishankar K. Iyer: “Design and Evaluation of Reliable Software Systems”
        3405 Siebel Center
      8. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmCollege of Engineering graduate student Fall seminar series: "The Academic Job Search Process"
        103 Talbot Lab
    3. Wednesday, October 22, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 12:00 pmHands-On SDR Hardware Workshop
        1040 NCSA
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmInfo Session: Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship
        3002 ECE Building
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmQualcomm PhD Luncheon
        3002 ECE Building
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmUsing Undergraduates as Research Assistants—Possibilities and Pitfalls
        428 Armory
      5. 3:00 pmReza Shifteh Far, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ACC Seminar: Reza Shifteh Far, "A flexible fine-grained adaptive privacy-preserving framework for mobile hybrid cloud applications"
        3405 Siebel Center
      6. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. Angela Schoellig, University of Toronto
        DCL Lecture Series: Angela Schoellig
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      7. 5:00 pmNVIDIA | Peter Blanton, Global Account Manager
        ECE Explorations (200): "How PC Gaming Solves the World's Biggest Engineering Challenges"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      8. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLearn LabVIEW Workshop
        103 Transportation Building
      9. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmJay Kuehny, Microsoft
        Tech Talk: Microsoft
        1013 ECE Building
    4. Thursday, October 23, 2014

      1. 11:00 amAudrey Neville
        Providing Feedback to Students on Written Work
        428 Armory
      2. 12:00 pm - 12:45 pmJoe Barich
        Cozad Workshop Series: Provisional Patents 101
        B02 Coordinated Science Lab
      3. 12:00 pmKoushik Sen, University of California Berkeley
        Tech Talk: Multi-Path Symbolic Execution
        2405 Siebel Center
      4. 1:30 pmJason Cong, Chancellor's Professor UCLA
        Tech Talk: Accelerator-Rich Architectures
        2405 Siebel Center
      5. 4:00 pmDistinguished Alumni Panel
        Kavita and Lalit Bahl Meeting Room, 3002 ECE Building
      6. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      7. 5:00 pm45th ECE Alumni Awards Weekend Welcome Reception
        Kavita and Lalit Bahl Meeting Room, 3002 ECE Building
      8. 5:30 pm - 6:50 pmLectures in Engineering Entrepreneurship: Startups YC Style
        Auditorium in the New ECE building
      9. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmTech Talk: Qualcomm
        1013 ECE Building
      10. 7:00 pmParisa Tabriz
        CS @ ILLINOIS 50th Anniversary Celebration: Parisa Tabri
        1404 Siebel Center
    5. Friday, October 24, 2014

      1. 8:30 amCS @ ILLINOIS 50th Anniversary Celebration
        Thomas M. Siebel Center
      2. 8:30 am - 5:00 pmCS at Illinois 50th Anniversary
        Siebel Center
      3. 10:00 amYagang Tan
        Final Examination: Yagang Tan
        3005 MNTL
      4. 4:00 pmiGEM Presentation
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      5. 6:00 pm45th ECE Alumni Awards Banquet and Events
        Kavita and Lalit Bahl Meeting Room, 3002 ECE Building
    6. Saturday, October 25, 2014

      1.  Electrical and Computer Engineering Building Open House
        Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, 306 N. Wright St., Urbana
  2. Week of October 26, 2014

    1. Monday, October 27, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmMichael Wayne
        Preliminary Examination: Michael Wayne
        3034 ECE Building
      2. 6:00 pmInfo Session: Tubular Labs
    2. Tuesday, October 28, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmLucas Anderson
        Course Policies and the Syllabus
        Room 428 Armory
      2. 12:00 pmEric Klavins, PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmSandy Finley
        Collecting Feedback from Your Students
        428 Armory
      4. 4:00 pmVice President Paul Baniewicz
        Alcatel Lucent
        NCSA Building
      5. 4:00 pmCuong Pham, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        TSS Seminar: Cuong Pham, “Continuous Monitoring for Achieving Reliable & Secure Virtual Machines”
        3405 Siebel Center
    3. Wednesday, October 29, 2014

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Junior Faculty Seminar Series: Best Practices for Effective & Efficient Teaching - #4 "Improving Testing and Grading of Student Learning"
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Geoffrey Herman and Dr. Irene Mena
        Classification of Engineering Education Research (October Lunch Seminar)
        Room 303 Transportation Building
      3. 3:00 pmMinas Charalambides, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ACC Seminar: Minas Charalambides, “Coordination and Probabilistic Consistency, Access Control System for Cloud applications using Actor Architecture”
        3405 Siebel Center
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. Karl Hedrick, University of California, Berkeley
        DCL Lecture Series: Karl Hedrick
        CSL 141
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmEntrepreneurship Lecture
        Deloitte Auditorium, Business Instructional Facility
      6. 5:00 pmECESAC | Tech Elective Fair
        ECE Explorations (200): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      7. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSAC Tech Elective Fair
        1002 ECE Building (Grainger Auditorium)
      8. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLearn LabVIEW Workshop
        103 Transportation Building
    4. Thursday, October 30, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Patrick Wolfe, UCL London
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Understanding the Behavior of Large Random Networks"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      2. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmCollege of Engineering graduate student Fall seminar series: "Successfully Launching Your Academic Career"
        165 Everitt Lab
    5. Friday, October 31, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmKarthik Balasundaram
        Preliminary Examination: Karthik Balasundaram
        3031 ECE Building
  3. Week of November 1, 2014

    1. Saturday, November 1, 2014

      1.  PECI 2015 Call for Papers
        I Hotel and Conference Center
      2. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmGenome Day
        Orpheum Children's Museum-Champaign
  4. Week of November 2, 2014

    1. Monday, November 3, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmChen Zhang
        Preliminary Examination: Chen Zhang
        3032 ECE Building
      2. 3:00 pmAiguo Han
        Final Examination: Aiguo Han
        4269 Beckman Institute
      3. 4:00 pmKush R. Varshney, IBM Research, Yorktown Heights, NY
        CSL Comm Seminar - “Learning Classification Rules via Boolean Compressed Sensing with Application to Workforce Analytics ”
        141 CSL
      4. 5:00 pmECE ILLINOIS | Professor Bill Sanders, Department Head
        ECE Explorations (200): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    2. Tuesday, November 4, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmProfessor Steve Luck, UC Davis
        Workshop on EEG/ERP technqiues for engineers
        BO2 Coordinated Science Lab
      2. 12:00 pmWilliam Gerwick, PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
    3. Wednesday, November 5, 2014

      1. 8:00 amBo Zhao
        Final Examination: Bo Zhao
        5369 Beckman Institute
      2. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmProfessor Steve Luck, UC Davis
        Workshop on EEG/ERP technqiues for engineers
        BO2 Coordinated Science Lab
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. Tryphon Georgiou
        DCL Lecture Series: Tryphon Georgiou
        CSL 141
      4. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLearn LabVIEW Workshop
        103 Transportation Building
    4. Thursday, November 6, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 12:30 pmProfessor Steve Luck, UC Davis
        Workshop on EEG/ERP technqiues for engineers
        BO2 Coordinated Science Lab
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDerek Attig
        Being Fully in Charge of Your Course as a Graduate Student
        428 Armory
      3. 4:00 pmMayank Agarwal, VMWare
        ACC Seminar: Mayank Agarwal, VMWARE: "TBD"
        301 CSL; Question session in 469B CSL from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
      4. 4:00 pmDr. J. Bray, GE Global Research
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Future Electrical Technologies - A GE View"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    5. Friday, November 7, 2014

      1. All DayUncubed: Meet 30 Hiring Chicago Startups
        Revel Downtown - 440 West Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60606
      2. 1:00 pm   Central TimeAndrew Wright, Chief Technology Officer, N-Dimension Solutions
        TCIPG Seminar: Experience with Implementing Cybersecurity in a G&T Cooperative
        NCSA Auditorium | Webcast
      3. 3:00 pmDimitra Apostolopoulou
        Final Examination: Dimitra Apostolopoulou
        4032 ECE Building
  5. Week of November 9, 2014

    1. Monday, November 10, 2014

      1. 9:00 amCuong Pham
        Preliminary Examination: Cuong Pham
        239 Coordinated Science Lab
      2. 3:00 pmYu Chen
        Final Examination: Yu Chen
        4032 ECE Building
      3. 3:00 pmZhaowen Wang
        Final Examination: Zhaowen Wang
        2369 Beckman Institute
      4. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCozad New Venture Competition: Kick Off
        Illini Union 2nd floor Ballroom
      5. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmSocialFuse
        Illini Union 2nd floor Ballroom
    2. Tuesday, November 11, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmZigang Xiao
        Preliminary Examination: Zigang Xiao
        419 CSL
      2. 12:00 pmCraig Yendrek, PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 2:00 pmSaiprasad Ravishankar
        Final Examination: Saiprasad Ravishankar
        238 Coordinated Science Lab
      4. 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmCU Tech Showcase
        Siebel Center
      5. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmTCIPG Industry Workshop 2014 Reception
        iHotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL
    3. Wednesday, November 12, 2014

      1. 8:00 am - 9:00 pmTCIPG Industry Workshop 2014
        iHotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmRobb Lindgren (Education)
        Immersive and Embodied Technologies (Teaching with Technology Brown Bag)
        428 Armory
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf.
        DCL Lecture Series:
        CSL 141
      4. 5:00 pmNo Seminar
        ECE Explorations (200): "Research Symposium"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      5. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLearn LabVIEW Workshop
        103 Transportation Building
    4. Thursday, November 13, 2014

      1. 8:00 am - 1:00 pmTCIPG Industry Workshop 2014
        iHotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL
      2. 12:00 pmCEM Information Session
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 2:00 pmYemaya Bordain
        Final Examination: Yemaya Bordain
        2003 MNTL
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Can Bayram, ECE ILLINOIS
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Vertical Thinking in Light Emitting Diodes"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    5. Friday, November 14, 2014

      1. 10:00 amChristopher Edwards
        Final Examination: Christopher Edwards
        2003 MNTL
  6. Week of November 16, 2014

    1. Monday, November 17, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmYi Song
        Preliminary Examination: Yi Song
        3005 MNTL
    2. Tuesday, November 18, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmTandy Warnow, PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 4:00 pmDirector Bryan Hibbs
        Business Transformation- Archer Daniels Midland
        NCSA Building
    3. Wednesday, November 19, 2014

      1. 3:00 pmMainak Ghosh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ACC Seminar: Mainak Ghosh, “Morphus: Supporting Online Reconfigurations in Sharded NoSQL Systems”
        3405 Siebel Center
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. John Guckenheimer
        DCL Lecture Series: John Guckenheimer
        CSL Auditorium (BO2)
      3. 5:00 pmNo Seminar
        ECE Explorations (200): "Research Symposium"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    4. Thursday, November 20, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    5. Saturday, November 22, 2014

      1.  Thanksgiving Break Begins
  7. Week of November 23, 2014

    1. Wednesday, November 26, 2014

      1.  DCL Lecture Series: No Seminar
        CSL Auditorium (BO2)
    2. Thursday, November 27, 2014

      1. All DayThanksgiving Day
      2. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "No Seminar- Thanksgiving"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    3. Friday, November 28, 2014

      1. All DayDay After Thanksgiving - Designated Holiday

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