Joint Colloquium

This colloquium is dedicated to hosting presentations at the intersection of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The colloquium consists of a mix of short faculty presentations presenting their latest research results, with presentations of internationally distinguished speakers who are brought to campus to interact with our department's community.

The EECS Colloquium is sponsored by a generous donation from Hewlett-Packard.

Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 PM HP Auditorium, 306 Soda Hall (unless otherwise noted)
Refreshments 3:30 - 4:00 pm, Wozniak Lounge 430-480 Soda Hall

Spring 2002

January 23 Distinguished Lecture Series

Computational modeling of protein superfamily evolution
Kimmen Sjolander
UC Berkeley Department of BioEngineering

January 30
Distinguished Lecture Series

Berkeley Institute of Design (BID)
Professor John Canny
EECS, UC Berkeley

February 6
Distinguished Lecture Series

Small-World Phenomena and Decentralized Search Algorithms
John Kleinberg
Cornell University

February 13
Distinguished Lecture Series

What the Success of Open Source Means
Steven Weber, UC Berkeley

February 20
Distinguished Lecture Series

The Sight & Sound of Information - Defining the Future Beyond the PC
Brian Halla
CEO, National Semiconductor Corporation

March 13
Distinguished Lecture Series

A New Generation of Systematic Programming Tools
James Larus
Microsoft Research

March 20
Distinguished Lecture Series

A Signal-Processing Framework for Forward and Inverse Rendering
Ravi Ramamoorthi
UC Berkeley

April 3
Distinguished Lecture Series

Rendering Translucent Materials
Henrik Wann Jensen

April 10
Distinguished Lecture Series

The Impact of Technology on Education: beneficical, disruptive, or merely distracting?
Maria Klawe

April 17
Distinguished Lecture Series

Tajana Simunic, Stanford University

April 24
Distinguished Lecture Series

A Core OS Overview of Mac OS & What Unix on the desktop really means
Brett Halle
Director, Core OS Engineering, Apple Computer

May 1
Distinguished Lecture Series

Escher and elliptic curves
Hendrik Lenstra, Departmentof Mathematics, UC Berkeley

May 8
Distinguished Lecture Series

Optical Networking
Phil Edholm
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Network Architecture for Nortel Networks Optical Ethernet and Enterprise Product Portfolio business units


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