Events

Applied Physics/Physics Colloquium: Tensor Network Renormalization  
Seminar

Guifre Vidal (Perimeter Institute)

The renormalization group (RG), one of the conceptual pillars of statistical mechanics and quantum field theory, explores how the behavior of an extended system depends on the scale of observation.

Tensor Network Renormalization
Tue Mar 31st, 2015
 (
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
)
Hewlett 200

Ginzton Lab: The Novel Electro-mechanical Structure and Function of the Inner Ear  
Seminar

Charles Steele (Stanford)

Please join us at Spilker room 232 every Monday afternoon from 4 pm for the AP 483 & Ginzton Lab, and AMO Seminar Series.
Refreshments begin at 4 pm, seminar at 4:15 pm

The Novel Electro-mechanical Structure and Function of the Inner Ear
Mon Mar 30th, 2015
 (
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
)
Spilker 232

Information Systems Lab Colloquium: Spy vs. Spy: Anonymous Messaging  
Seminar

Pramod Viswanath (UIUC)

Anonymous messaging platforms, such Secret, Whisper and Yik Yak, have emerged as important social media for sharing one's thoughts without the fear of being judged by friends, family, or the public.

Spy vs. Spy: Anonymous Messaging
Thu Mar 19th, 2015
 (
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
)
Packard 101

Beyond prosthetics: brain-machine interfaces as common clinical tools  
General

Paul Nuyujukian, MD PhD (Postdoc Researcher, Neurosurgery Dept, Stanford)

To date, the scope of brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) has largely been to restore lost function to people with paralysis stemming from conditions such as neurodegenerative disease and spinal cord injury.

Beyond prosthetics: brain-machine interfaces as common clinical tools
Thu Mar 19th, 2015
 (
10:00 am to 11:00 am
)
Clark Center Auditorium

Stanford Data Science / Infoseminar  
Seminar

Shivakumar Venkataraman (Google)

This will largely be a repeat of the VLDB 2014 Keynote Address with a few changes.

Datacenters as Computers: Google Engineering & Database Research Perspectives
Fri Mar 13th, 2015
 (
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
)
Huang Engineering Center, Nvidia Auditorium

HappEE Hour and DiscoverEE Day  
Student

GSEE HappEE Hour and Graduate student poster session

Join us for HappEE Hour and DiscoverEE Days 2015

EE Grad Students,

Socializing and EE Research Areas
Fri Mar 13th, 2015
 (
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
)
AllenX Patio

IT-Forum: A Tale of Two Measures  
Seminar

Sudeep Kamath (Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University)

Information theory has been traditionally studied in the context of communication theory and statistical physics.

A Tale of Two Measures
Fri Mar 13th, 2015
 (
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
)
Packard 202

Information Systems Lab Colloquium: Optimization Techniques for Alphabet-Constrained Signal Design  
Seminar

Mojtaba Soltanalian (Caltech)

The theoretical and computational results in the field of signal design have been of interest to both engineers and mathematicians in the last decades.

Optimization Techniques for Alphabet-Constrained Signal Design
Thu Mar 12th, 2015
 (
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
)
Hewlett 200

SmartGrid Seminar: Grid Modernization: Challenges, Opportunities, and Solutions  
Seminar

Jianhui Wang (Argonne National Laboratory)

Our aging grid infrastructure faces increasing challenges from multiple sources including greater demand variability, stricter environmental regulations and growing cyber security concerns.

Grid Modernization: Challenges, Opportunities, and Solutions
Thu Mar 12th, 2015
 (
1:15 pm to 2:15 pm
)
Y2E2 270

Information Pioneers Speaker Series  
General

Ion Stoica (Databricks and UC Berkeley)

About Databricks:
Databricks was founded by the creators of Apache Spark at UC Berkeley AMPLab. They commercialize software and hosted services for extracting value from big data.


 

The business of data
Wed Mar 11th, 2015
 (
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
)
AllenX Auditorium

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