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Events for February 2013

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  1. Week of January 27, 2013

    1. Friday, February 1, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. All DayCSL Student Conference
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      3. All DayThe 8th annual CSL student conference
        Coordinated Science Laboratory
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmChaitanya Sathe, Justin Koepke
        Nano-EP and IEEE EDS Distinguished Student Lecture Seminar
        1000 MNTL
      5. 1:00 pmGeorge Arnold, Director, Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office. National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
        Interoperability and Cybersecurity in the Smart Grid
        NCSA Auditorium - Webcast
      6. 1:00 pmGeorge Arnold, Director, Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology
        TCIPG Seminar Series on Technologies for a Resilient Power Grid: Interoperability and Cybersecurity in the Smart Grid
        NCSA Auditorium
    2. Saturday, February 2, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
  2. Week of February 3, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 3, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 11:55 pmDeadline for Submiting Cozad One Page Business Plan (OPBP) Online
        Online
    2. Monday, February 4, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
    3. Tuesday, February 5, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 9:00 amZuofu Cheng
        Preliminary Examination - Zuofu Cheng
        156 Everitt Lab
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEIR Workshop: 2012 Funding Trends and Year in Review with Dennis Beard and Tim Hoerr
        EnterpriseWorks Conference Room 130, 60 Hazelwood Drive
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmSandy Finley
        Using Informal Early Feedback (IEF)
        428 Armory
      5. 4:30 pm - 6:00 pmAlex Pawlicki, Xin Li
        Bioacoustics Research Laboratory mini-seminar series
        4269 Beckman Institute
      6. 7:00 pmGot the winter blues? Seasonal affective disorder
        Wilson Chapel Room of the YMCA
    4. Wednesday, February 6, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   Lunch will be providedOrganized by Paul Diehl, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research
        How to Train Grad Students & Post-Docs who Supervise Undergraduates Doing Research (for Faculty and Administrators only)
        428 Armory
      3. 1:30 pm - 3:00 pmIPOWERED Lecture Series: Ralph Gilles
        Beckman Institute Auditorium (Rm 1025)
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Robert D. Gregg, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University
        DCL Lecture Series: Dr. Robert Gregg, Translational Control Design for Lower-Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics: Lessons from Robot Locomotion
        CSL Auditorium (B02 CSL)
      5. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmKatie Trenshaw
        Using Informal Early Feedback (IEF)
        428 Armory
      6. 4:00 pmYang Zhang, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Illinois
        Probabilistic Acoustic Tube: A Probabilistic Generative Model of Speech for Speech Analysis/Synthesis
        301 Coordinated Science Laboratory
      7. 5:00 pmDr. Scott Wright, Northrop Grumman
        ECE Explorations (200): "Recent Advances in Trans-Ionospheric Geolocation"
        151 Everitt Lab
      8. 5:00 pmScott Wright, Technical Fellow, Northrop Grumman Information Systems
        Recent Advances In Trans-Ionospheric Geolocation
        151 Everitt Lab
    5. Thursday, February 7, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 3:30 pmDiana Steele
        Effective Grading: Designing a Useful Rubric
        428 Armory Bldg
      3. 4:00 pmProf. Brad Sutton, Bioengineering Department, UIUC
        ECE Colloquium (ECE500): "Impact of magnetic susceptibility differences on functional brain imaging with MRI"
        151 Everitt Lab
      4. 5:30 pmWomen in ECE February General Meeting
        EL 269
    6. Friday, February 8, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
    7. Saturday, February 9, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
  3. Week of February 10, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 10, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
    2. Monday, February 11, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 10:00 amMona Jarrahi - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
        ECE Special Seminar by Mona Jarrahi
        B02 CSL
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSrikanthan Sridharan
        ECE - 590 I Power & Energy Systems Seminar
        Room 50, Everitt Lab
      4. 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Make 'Em Laugh (And Why You Should): Using Humor in the Classroom
        Room 428 Armory Building
    3. Tuesday, February 12, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 12:00 pmBioNanotechnology Seminar Series
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Brian Kent, Air Force Research Laboratory
        ECE 590 Graduate Seminar on Antennas, Electromagnetics, Optics and Remote Sensing
        106B1 Engineering Hall
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmTaxation of Tuition Waivers Workshop for graduate assistants
        Illini Union, Room 314 A
      5. 4:30 pmAdam Luchies; Trong Nguyen
        Bioacoustics Research Laboratory Mini-Seminar Series
        Room 4269 Beckman Institute
      6. 5:00 pmCozad Elevator Pitch Round One
        1404 Siebel
      7. 5:00 pmDeadline to Submit Cozad Signed Waivers for all Team Members
        351 CSL or at Elevator Pitch Round One
      8. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmCounseling Center Workshop - Me, Myself, & I: Single and Satisfied!
        Wilson Chapel Room @ YMCA
    4. Wednesday, February 13, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 9:00 amJuan Ochoa Munoz
        Preliminary Examination - Juan Ochoa Munoz
        365 Everitt Laboratory
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmTaxation of Tuition Waivers Workshop for graduate assistants
        Illini Union, Room 314 B
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmAssociate Professor Noah J. Cowan, Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
        DCL Lecture Series: Prof. Noah J. Cowan, Antagonistic thrust forces enhance controllability and stability at the expense of energy in the glass knifefish
        CSL Auditorium (B02 CSL)
      5. 4:00 pmCarl A. Gunter, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        TSS Seminar: Carl A. Gunter: "Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects on Security (SHARPS)"
        2405 Siebel Center
      6. 5:00 pmJames Hodson, Bloomberg
        ECE Explorations (200): "Making News Useful"
        151 Everitt Lab
    5. Thursday, February 14, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 12:30 pmECE Spring Faculty Meeting
        5602 Beckman Institute
      3. 4:00 pmProf. Grace Xingxin Gao, Department of Aerospace Engineering, UIUC
        ECE Colloquium (ECE500): "GPS: Cool applications you may never have imagined "
        151 Everitt Lab
    6. Friday, February 15, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Raphael Jungers, University of Louvain
        DCL Lecture Series: Prof. Raphael Jungers, Joint spectral characteristics: a tale of three disciplines
        CSL Auditorium (B02 CSL)
      3. 5:00 pmLt. Gen. Eugene L. Tattini,Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.
        ECE Pulse 2013
        National Center for Supercomputing Applications
      4. 8:00 pm   Judging will continue at 8:15 a.m. on Feb. 16Coyote Hackathon 2013
        2405 Siebel Center
    7. Saturday, February 16, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 8:00 pm   Judging will continue at 8:15 a.m. on Feb. 16Coyote Hackathon 2013
        2405 Siebel Center
      3. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmECE Pulse 2013
        National Center for Supercomputing Applications
  4. Week of February 17, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 17, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
    2. Monday, February 18, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 1:00 pmNanohour Seminar - Prof. Bin Zhao, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
        3269 Beckman Institute
      3. 3:00 pmDr. Mahendra S. Rao, Director of the NIH Center for Regenerative Medicine
        Using Primary Cells for Bioengineering
        1000 MNTL
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmJosiah McClurg Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ECE - 590 I POWER & ENERGY SYSTEMS SEMINAR
        Room 50, Everitt Lab
    3. Tuesday, February 19, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 10:45 amProfessor Wasserman
        Power Lunch with Professor Wasserman
        HKN Office
      3. 12:00 pmInaugural Lewin Lecture - Structural Variation, Disease and the Evolution of the Human Genome
        612 IGB, 1206 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana
      4. 1:00 pmVincent Dorgan
        Preliminary Examination - Vincent Dorgan
        2003 MNTL
      5. 2:00 pmOfer Shacham - Stanford University, CA
        ECE Faculty Candidate Ofer Shacham
        B02 Auditorium CSL
      6. 4:30 pmJeremy Kemmerer
        Bioacoustics Research Laboratory Mini-Seminar Series
        Room 4269 Beckman Institute
      7. 5:00 pmCozad Elevator Pitch Round Two
        1404 Siebel
    4. Wednesday, February 20, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 10:00 amI-Jui Sung
        Final Examination - I-Jui Sung
        469A CSL
      3. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmChris Migotsky, Academy for Excellence in Engineering Education
        Interpreting ICES Student Ratings
        1105 Siebel Center
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Kevin M. Lynch, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University
        DCL Lecture Series: Prof. Kevin M. Lynch, Functional Electrical Stimulation for Restoration of Arm Function
        CSL Auditorium (B02 CSL)
      5. 4:00 pmJay P. Kesan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        TSS Seminar: Jay P. Kesan: "Information Privacy and Data Control in Cloud Computing: Consumers, Privacy Preferences, and Market Efficiency"
        2405 Siebel Center
      6. 5:00 pmNathan Hoffman, Office of Technology Management (OTM) @ Illinois
        ECE Explorations (200): "Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer at Illinois"
        151 Everitt Lab
    5. Thursday, February 21, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2.  PwC Consulting info session
        217 Illini Union
      3. 10:00 amJingjin Yu
        Final Examination - Jingjin Yu
        141 Coordinated Science Lab
      4. 12:00 pmCozad Workshop: Putting the Plan Together
        301 CSL
      5. 4:00 pmDr. Rico Malvar, Chief Scientist, Microsoft Research
        ECE Colloquium (ECE500): "A Glimpse at the Future of Computing"
        151 Everitt Lab
      6. 8:00 pmDr. Qi CAO - ADSC Research Scientist job candidate
        ADSC Seminar: Performance optimization for embedded signal processing platform with multiple coprocessors system and parallel computing
        Coordinated Science Laboratory - Room 238
    6. Friday, February 22, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2.  PECI 2013 Power and Energy Conference at Illinois
        I-Hotel in Champaign, IL
      3. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmECE Hot Chocolate and Cookies Social
        159 Everitt Lab
    7. Saturday, February 23, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2.  PECI 2013 Power and Energy Conference at Illinois
        I-Hotel in Champaign, IL
      3.  SPAC 2013 (Student Professional Awareness Conference)
      4. 2:00 pmECE 391 Debugging Tutorial
        440 DCL
  5. Week of February 24, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 24, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
    2. Monday, February 25, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 11:00 amHolger Schmidt - University of California, Santa Cruz
        ECE Special Seminar: "Photonic integration of non-solid media: From slowing light to single molecule diagnostics"
        B02 CSL
      3. 11:00 amHolger Schmidt, University of California, Santa Cruz
        ECE special seminar: Holger Schmidt
        B02 CSL
      4. 12:00 pmJoshua D. Wood, Grad Student with Profs. Eric Pop and Joe Lyding, ECE Illinois
        Nano-EP Seminar: Joshua D. Wood
        MNTL 1000
      5. 4:00 pmZakdy Sorchini, GE Aviation Systems, LLC
        ECE - 590 I Power and Energy Systems Seminar
        50 Everitt Lab
      6. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmIntel India Tech Talk for Graduate and Post Grad Students
        2405 Siebel Center
    3. Tuesday, February 26, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 12:00 pmRegister for Power Lunch with Professor Waldrop
        Union Ballroom
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmWomen in the CU Tech Industry Lunch Forum with Speaker Terry von Thaden
        EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive
      4. 1:00 pmAndrew Teel University of California, Santa Barbara
        ECE Special Seminar: "Stochastic hybrid systems: models that facilitate the design of robust cyber-physical systems"
        B02 Computer Science Lab
      5. 1:00 pmAndrew Teel, University of California, Santa Barbara
        ECE special seminar from Andrew Teel
        B02 CSL
      6. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Teaching That Sticks: Six Principles for Creating Memorable Lessons
        428 Armory Bldg
      7. 4:00 pmJohn Donahoe, eBay CEO
        A special talk with John Donahoe, eBay CEO
        BIF Deloitte Auditorium
      8. 4:00 pmFranklin W. Woeltge Professorship Investiture
        Beckman Auditorium, room 1025
      9. 4:30 pmBrendon Smith, Alex Pawlicki
        Bioacoustics Research Laboratory Mini-Seminar Series
        Room 4269 Beckman Institute
      10. 5:00 pm - 6:15 pmLectures in Engineering Entrepreneurship: Rashid Bashir
        1404 Siebel
    4. Wednesday, February 27, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 12:00 pmIACAT Brown Bag
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmChair Professor Benedetto Piccoli, Mathematical Sciences, Rutgers University - Camden
        DCL Lecture Series: Prof. Benedetto Piccoli, Multiscale models and sparse controls for crowd dynamics and vehicular traffic
        CSL Auditorium (B02 CSL)
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmUmer Hassan, Graduate Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering with Prof. Rashid Bashir
        Nanohour Seminar: An integrated CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocyte counter for point-of-care HIV/AIDS diagnostics
        3269 Beckman Institute
      5. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmJamie Nelson (CITES)
        i>clickers: From Set-up to Effective Use
        428 Armory Bldg
      6. 5:00 pmBrian Holt, John Deere
        ECE Explorations (200): "Explorations Seminar - Technology That Radically Improves Our Customers' Productivity, Efficiency, and Profitability"
        151 Everitt Lab
    5. Thursday, February 28, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Chengyu Cao, University of Connecticut
        DCL Lecture Series: Chengyu Cao, Adaptive Cooperative Control of Unmanned Vehicles
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      2. 9:00 amLegal Issues for Entrepreneurs Series: Ralph (Buddy) Arnheim, Partner, Perkins Coie, Palo Alto, CA
        Room A, at the College of Law
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmStartup Cafe with John Flavin, Executive Director of Chicago Innovation Mentors and Serial Entrepreneur
        EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive
      4. 2:30 pmNa Li - California Institute of Technology
        ECE Special Seminar by Na Li: "Distributed Energy Management in Power Networks"
        1000 MNTL
      5. 4:00 pmProf. Gabriel Popescu, University of Illinois
        ECE Colloquium (ECE500): "Quantitative phase imagining: principles and applications"
        151 Everitt Lab
      6. 5:30 pmInnovation Celebration 2013
        NCSA, 1205 W. Clark, Urbana