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  1. Week of September 17, 2014

    1. Wednesday, September 17, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 5:00 pmCorporate Day: Horizon Hobby
        Lobby of the ECE Building
      2. 3:00 pmJohn Bellessa, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ACC Seminar: John Bellessa: "NetODESSA: Dynamic Policy Enforcement in Cloud Networks”
        3124 Siebel Center
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. Murat Arcak, University of California, Berkeley
        DCL Lecture Series: Murat Arcak "An input/output approach to networked dynamical systems"
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      4. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmSandy Finley
        Using Informal Early Feedback
        428 Armory Building
      5. 5:00 pm

        Horizon Hobby


        ECE Explorations (200): "Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles"
        151 Everitt Lab
      6. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmDr. Paul Johnson (DePauw University), Dr. David Timmerman (Monmouth College), Dr. Sarah Mordan-McCombs (Franklin College), Dr. Glen Livesay (Rose-Hulman)
        Finding a Job in Academia: Undergraduate Institutions (CTEN event)
        Gregory Hall 111
      7. 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmITI 10-Year Anniversary Celebration Poster Session and Reception
        I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 South First Street, Champaign, IL
      8. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmRandy Mickey, Vice President of Professional Services
        Informatica talk on technology and consulting
        Illini Union, 210 General Lounge
      9. 7:00 pmAkuna Capital Tech Talk: Software for Markets
        1310 DCL
      10. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLearn LabVIEW Workshop
        103 Transportation Building
      11. 7:00 pmAlessandro Bellina, Senior Developer for Akuna Capital
        Software for Markets: Alessandro Bellina, Senior Developer for Akuna Capital
        1310 Digital Computer Lab
    2. Thursday, September 18, 2014

      1. 8:00 am - 5:00 pmITI 10-Year Anniversary Celebration Symposium
        Coordinated Science Laboratory and the I Hotel and Conference Center
      2. 10:00 am - 3:00 pmCorporate Day: IMC Financial
        Lobby of the ECE Building
      3. 12:00 pm - 3:00 pmCorporate Day: IMC
        Lobby of the ECE Building
      4. 4:00 pmProf. Gabriel Rebeiz, University of California, San Diego
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "CMOS and SiGe RFICs for Microwave and MM-Wave Phased Arrays"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      5. 5:30 pmTech Talk: Caterpillar
        1013 ECE Building
    3. Friday, September 19, 2014

      1.  Caterpillar Open House
        Lobby of the ECE Building
      2. 5:00 pmIEEE Hackathon sponsored by Capital One
        1013 ECE Building
    4. Saturday, September 20, 2014

      1. 5:00 pmIEEE Hackathon sponsored by Capital One
        1013 ECE Building
  2. Week of September 21, 2014

    1. Monday, September 22, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 2:00 pmIntel Meet & Greet: Grab your resume and come as you are!
        Lobby of the ECE Building
      2. 1:00 pmFinal Examination: Nathan Shemonski
        5369 Beckman Institute
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmElizabeth Morley and Yu-Kyung Kang, Writers Workshop
        Working with Second Language Writers
        428 Armory
      4. 4:00 pm - 7:00 pmAfter Hours: An exclusive career reception for ECE and CS students
        Siebel Center Atrium
      5. 4:00 pmXiaohui Chen, Assistant Professor - Statistics - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        CSL SEMINAR - “Second Order Estimation for High-Dimensional Time Series: Covariance and Precision Matrices”
        141 CSL
      6. 5:00 pmPre-Career Fair Presentation: Lam Research
        165 Everitt Lab
      7. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmApple Resume Drop-In
        Illini Union, Room C
    2. Tuesday, September 23, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmEthan Wang, UCLA
        ECE 590 Graduate Seminar - Antennas, Electromagnetics, Optics, and Remote Sensing
        3017 ECE Building
      2. 4:00 pmHaiming Jin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        TSS Seminar: Haiming Jin: "TBD"
        3405 Siebel Center
      3. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmTech Talk: Intel
        1015 ECE Building
      4. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmTech Talk: Qumulo
        1013 ECE Building
    3. Wednesday, September 24, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 5:00 pmInfo Session: Two Sigma
        The Career Center Interview Suite 213
      2. 10:00 am - 2:00 pmQualcomm Office Hours
        Lobby of the ECE Building
      3. 12:00 pmFastTrac TechVenture Information Session
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmRoger A. Freedman, Lecturer in Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara
        Flipping the Classroom (and What to Do in the Classroom Once You’ve Flipped!)
        Digital Computer Laboratory L410
      5. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmVenturing Outside the Classroom: Undergraduate Research, Service Learning and Community Engagement
        428 Armory
      6. 3:00 pmZak Estrada, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ACC Seminar: Zak Estrada: "TBD”
        3124 Siebel Center
      7. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. Umesh Vaidya, Iowa State University
        DCL Lecture Series: Umesh Vaidya-"Limitations and tradeoffs in control of large-scale stochastic networks"
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      8. 5:00 pmViaSat | Eliot Weitz, CTO, Data Analytics Tools Group
        ECE Explorations (200): "Drinking from a Firehose: Real-time Big Data at an ISP"
        151 Everitt Lab
      9. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmQualcomm Info Session and New Grad Panel
        1013 ECE Building
      10. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLearn LabVIEW Workshop
        103 Transportation Building
    4. Thursday, September 25, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 1:00 pmVisas, International Students and Starting a Company Workshop
        2405 Siebel Center
      2. 2:00 pmCarlos Eduardo Duarte Guevara
        Preliminary Examination: Carlos Eduardo Duarte Guevara
        3003 MNTL
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDan Scholes
        Helping Undergrads Read & Discuss Science Articles
        428 Armory
      4. 4:00 pmProf. M. Morari, ETH Zurich
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Fast Model Predictive Control"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      5. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmInformation Session: Burns & McDonnell
        Room 2311, Yeh Student Center
    5. Friday, September 26, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 3:00 pmCollaborative Learning Spaces Symposium: Re-imagining the Classroom
        Ikenberry Commons SDRP, 301 East Gregory Drive
  3. Week of September 28, 2014

    1. Monday, September 29, 2014

      1. 11:00 amJayadev Acharya; EECS, MIT
        CSL SEMINAR - **SPECIAL TIME** - “Testing identity of distribution classes: Poisson Binomials””
        141 CSL
      2. 12:00 pmAdeel Ahmad
        Final Examination: Adeel Ahmad
        5369 Beckman Institute
      3. 1:00 pmSharnali Islam
        Final Examination: Sharnali Islam
        2003 MNTL
      4. 3:00 pmEnrique Carrion
        Final Examination: Enrique Carrion
        2003 MNTL
      5. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmKimberly Pusateri
        Grading and Providing Feedback for Student Presentations
        428 Armory
      6. 3:00 pmYuri Gurevic, Microsoft Research
        TSS Seminar: Yuri Gurevic: "TBD"
        3405 Siebel Center
      7. 4:00 pmAlbert No, Stanford University
        CSL SEMINAR - “Rateless Lossy Compression via the Extremes””
        141 CSL
    2. Tuesday, September 30, 2014

      1. All DayAllerton Conference Opening Tutorial
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      2. 9:30 am - 1:30 pmLior Pachter, University of California at Berkeley
        2014 Allerton Conference: Opening Tutorial Lecture - Lior Pachter
        CSL Auditorium (BO2)
      3. 9:30 amFan Lam
        Preliminary Examination: Fan Lam
        5239 Beckman Institute
      4. 2:00 pm - 5:30 pmProf. Lieven De Lathauwer, KU Leuven
        2014 Allerton Conference: Opening Tutorial Lecture - Lieven De Lathauwer
        CSL Auditorium (BO2)
  4. Week of October 1, 2014

    1. Wednesday, October 1, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:30 pmPlenary Talk - Prof. Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University - October 3rd at 8:30am
        52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
        The Allerton Park and Retreat Center, Monticello, IL
      2. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Junior Faculty Seminar Series: Best Practices for Effective & Efficient Teaching - #1 "Using Informal Early Feedback (IEF) to Enhance Teaching and Learning
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
      3. 3:00 pmQiaomin Xie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ACC Seminar: Qiaomin Xie: “Map-Reduce Task Assignment with Data Locality Constraint”
        3124 Siebel Center
      4.  DCL Lecture Series: No Seminar
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      5. 5:00 pmMicrosoft | Ravi Theja Yada, Program Manager, Bing’s Image & Video Search | BS CompE ‘12
        ECE Explorations (200): "Image Search Experience and Relevance"
        151 Everitt Lab
      6. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmSocialFuse: Find your next co-founder!
        BIF Atrium (Business Instructional Facility)
      7. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLearn LabVIEW Workshop
        103 Transportation Building
    2. Thursday, October 2, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:30 pmPlenary Talk - Prof. Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University - October 3rd at 8:30am
        52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
        The Allerton Park and Retreat Center, Monticello, IL
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmJamie Nelson, CITES
        Effective i>clicker Questions to Promote Discussion
        428 Armory
      3. 4:00 pmProf. Mark Lundstrom, Purdue University, West Lafayette
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Nanotransistors: A tool for understanding electron-phonon transport at the nanoscale."
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    3. Friday, October 3, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:30 pmPlenary Talk - Prof. Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University - October 3rd at 8:30am
        52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
        The Allerton Park and Retreat Center, Monticello, IL
      2. 12:00 pmPatrick Degnan
        Institute for Universal Biology (IUB) - BCXT/IUB Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 1:30 pmJiaming Xu
        Final Examination: Jiaming Xu
        368 CSL
  5. Week of October 5, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 7, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmLucas Anderson
        An Overview of Course Design
        Room 428 Armory
      2. 12:00 pmScott Woolbright, PhD
        "The Genomic Ecology of Climate Relicts: Young Technologies and Old Populations as Tools for a New Trade"
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Writing Learning Objectives
        Room 428 Armory
    2. Wednesday, October 8, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNancy Benson (Journalism) and Mike Bohlman (College of Media)
        Using Google Glass for Teaching (Teaching with Technology Brown Bag)
        428 Armory
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. Sean Meyn, University of Florida
        DCL Lecture Series: Sean Meyn
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      3. 5:00 pmOculus VR
        ECE Explorations (200): "TBD"
        151 Everitt Lab
      4. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmResearch Park Tech Talk
        Siebel Center
      5. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLearn LabVIEW Workshop
        103 Transportation Building
    3. Thursday, October 9, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmSrikanthan Sridharan
        Preliminary Examination: Srikanthan Sridharan
        4026 ECE Building
      2. 2:00 pmSiva Theja Maguluri
        Preliminary Examination: Siva Theja Maguluri
        368 CSL
      3. 4:00 pmProf. Can Bayram, UIUC
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Vertical Thinking in Light Emitting Diodes"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    4. Friday, October 10, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmKaustubh D. Bhalerao
        Institute for Universal Biology (IUB) - BCXT/IUB Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 1:00 pmElectrical and Computer Engineering Building Dedication
        Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, 306 N. Wright St., Urbana
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmSandy Finley
        Basics for Grad Students: Writing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement
        428 Armory
  6. Week of October 12, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 14, 2014

      1. 9:30 amTexas Instruments Ribbon Cutting and Reception
      2. 10:00 am - 5:00 pmOpen House: Texas Instruments
        Lobby of the ECE Building
      3. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSandy Finley
        Types of Assessments
        428 Armory
      4. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmSandy Finley
        Using Grading Rubrics
        428 Armory
      5. 3:00 pmDaniel J. Solove, George Washington University
        ITI Distinguished Lecture: Daniel J. Solove: "TBD"
        Coordinated Science Laboratory Auditorium (B02 CSL)
      6. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmTech Talk: Texas Instruments
        1013 ECE Building
    2. Wednesday, October 15, 2014

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Junior Faculty Seminar Series: Best Practices for Effective & Efficient Teaching - #2 "Active Teaching=Active Learning. Strategies for Deep Learning and Retention"
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
      2. 3:00 pmMatthew Wendorf, VMWare
        ACC Seminar: Matthew Wendorf: "TBD"
        2405 Siebel Center
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. Dennice Gayme-Johns Hopkins
        DCL Lecture Series: Dennice Gayme
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      4. 5:00 pmLextech Global Services
        ECE Explorations (200): "TBD"
        151 Everitt Lab
      5. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLearn LabVIEW Workshop
        103 Transportation Building
      6. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmTech Talk: Qualcomm
        1013 ECE Building
    3. Thursday, October 16, 2014

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Junior Faculty Seminar Series: Best Practices for Effective & Efficient Teaching - #3 Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement that Reflects Your Teaching"
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmKazem Alidoost
        Office Hours: Letting the Secret Out
        428 Armory
      3. 3:00 pm - 7:00 pmResearch Park Student Open House
        EnterpriseWorks atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign
      4. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "No Colloquium"
      5. 7:00 pmMIT Lincoln Laboratory Information Session
        2240 Digital Computer Laboratory (DCL)
  7. Week of October 19, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 21, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSandy Finley
        Strategies for Student Engagement
        428 Armory
      2. 12:00 pmRon Weiss PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Running Effective Discussions
        Room 428 Armory
      4. 4:00 pmRavi Iyer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        TSS Seminar: Ravi Iyer: "TBD"
        3405 Siebel Center
    2. Wednesday, October 22, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 2:00 pmQualcomm PhD Luncheon
        3002 ECE Building
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmUsing Undergraduates as Research Assistants—Possibilities and Pitfalls
        428 Armory
      3. 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"
        3124 Siebel Center
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. Angela Schoellig, University of Toronto
        DCL Lecture Series: Angela Schoellig
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      5. 5:00 pmNVIDIA | Peter Blanton, Global Account Manager
        ECE Explorations (200): "How PC Gaming Solves the World's Biggest Engineering Challenges"
        151 Everitt Lab
      6. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLearn LabVIEW Workshop
        103 Transportation Building
      7. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmTech Talk: Microsoft
        1013 ECE Building
    3. Thursday, October 23, 2014

      1. 11:00 amAudrey Neville
        Providing Feedback to Students on Written Work
        428 Armory
      2. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      3. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmTech Talk: Qualcomm
        1013 ECE Building
    4. Friday, October 24, 2014

      1. 10:00 amYagang Tan
        Final Examination: Yagang Tan
        3005 MNTL
    5. Saturday, October 25, 2014

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

    1. 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 pmCuong Pham, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        TSS Seminar: Cuong Pham, "TBD"
        3405 Siebel Center
    2. 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. 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”
        3124 Siebel Center
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. Karl Hedrick, University of California, Berkeley
        DCL Lecture Series: Karl Hedrick
        CSL 141
      4. 5:00 pmECESAC | Tech Elective Fair
        ECE Explorations (200): "TBD"
        151 Everitt Lab
      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSAC Tech Elective Fair
        1002 ECE Building (Grainger Auditorium)
      6. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLearn LabVIEW Workshop
        103 Transportation Building
    3. Thursday, October 30, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium

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