Research

2016 - 2017 Research Colloquium Series

Please join the Electrical Engineering Department for the 2015-16 Research Colloquium Series on Tuesday mornings, featuring experts who discuss current issues in the electrical engineering field. Talks are open to both students and the public and live streaming is available.

Watching the Colloquium

Video is available for all colloquia unless noted. There are several ways to watch:

  • Watch the live stream as it happens! You can find it right on our YouTube channel main page.
  • Click on the "Watch the video" link beneath each talk listing. These videos will generally be posted a few days after the talk.
  • Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Videos will show up on the channel a few days after the talk - usually at the same time they're posted to this page.

If you would like to receive email reminders for our colloquium talks, please send email to to be added to the list.

The following is a list of all talks that are currently scheduled for this year's colloquium series.

EE 500C/491 students: Credit is attendance based. All students must sign the sign-up sheet provided in the lecture theater to verify attendance (no exceptions). Students will obtain 1 credit provided they attend at least five colloquium talks during winter quarter.

Next Colloquium

Klaus Doppler, Nokia
Title TBA
March 28 10:30am
EEB 105
Host: Sumit Roy

Spring Quarter 2017

March 28, 10:30am - EEB 105
Klaus Doppler, Nokia
Title TBA
Host: Sumit Roy

April 4, 10:30am - EEB 105
Mei-Yuh Huang, Mobvoi
Title TBA
Host: Mari Ostendorf

April 18, 10:30am - EEB 105
Aydin Babakhani, Rice University
Title TBA
Host: Chris Rudell

April 25, 10:30am - EEB 105
Dan Kilper, University of Arizona
Title TBA
Host: Sumit Roy

May 9, 10:30am - EEB 105
UW EE Graduate Research Showcase,
UW EE Graduate Research Showcase
Host: Mari Ostendorf

May 23, 10:30am - EEB 105
Rafael Piestun, University of Colorado, Boulder
Title TBA
Host: Arka Majumdar


Autumn Quarter 2016

October 4, 10:30am - EEB 105
Zoya Popovic, University of Colorado, Boulder
High-Performance Microwave Circuits
Host: Matt Reynolds
[Watch the video]

October 11, 10:30am - EEB 105
Andrei Faraon, Caltech
Flat and conformal optics with dielectric metasurfaces
Host: Arka Majumdar
[Watch the video]

October 18, 10:30am - EEB 105
Michel Maharbiz, University of California, Berkeley
Recent Advances in Neural Dust, a platform for peripheral and central nervous system recording
Host: Matt Reynolds
[Watch the video]

October 25, 10:30am - EEB 105
Keshab Parhi, University of Minnesota
Brain, Biomedical, and Biomolecular Informatics: Convergence of Signal Processing, Machine Learning and Computing
Host: Les Atlas
[Watch the video]

November 8, 10:30am - EEB 105
Lytle Colloquium
David Donoho, Stanford University
High-dimensional statistics in light of the spiked covariance model
Host: Maryam Fazel, Chair of the Lytle Lecture Committee
[Watch the video]

November 15, 10:30am - EEB 105
Athina Petropulu, Rutgers University
Optimal Co-Design for Co-existence of MIMO Radars and MIMO Communication Systems
Host: Mari Ostendorf
[Watch the video]

November 29, 10:30am - EEB 105
Lillian Ratliff, UW EE
The Emerging Data Market: Adaptive Incentives for Smart, Connected Infrastructure
[Watch the video]

Winter Quarter 2017

January 10, 10:30am - EEB 105
Eric Anderson, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Reinventing Mobile Communications for Emergency Responders
Host: Sumit Roy
[Watch the video]

January 17, 10:30am - EEB 105
Lili Deligianni, IBM Research
Research journey: Scaling-up thin film solar cells and on-chip magnetic inductors for dc-to-dc power conversion
Host: Eve Riskin
[Watch the video]
Note: At the request of the speaker, access to the video of this talk has been limited to faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the UW EE department. We apologize for the inconvenience.

January 24, 10:30am - EEB 105
Cedric Lam (林 峯), Google
Recent Developments in Fiber and Wireless Broadband Access Communications
Host: Lih Lin
[Watch the video]
Note: At the request of the speaker, access to the video of this talk has been limited to faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the UW EE department. We apologize for the inconvenience.

January 31
Cancelled

February 7, 10:30am - EEB 105
Jean Anne Incorvia, Stanford University
Next-Generation Computing using Spin-Based and 2D Materials
Host: Scott Dunham
[Watch the video]
Note: At the request of the speaker, access to the video of this talk has been limited to faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the UW EE department. We apologize for the inconvenience.

February 14, 10:30am - EEB 105
Mahta Moghaddam, University of Southern California
Harnessing Microwave Signals of Opportunity for Addressing the Water Puzzle
Host: Payman Arabshahi
[Watch the video]

February 21, 10:30am - EEB 105
Karthik Sundaresan, NEC Labs America
Connectivity Meets Computing: A Wireless Networking Perspective
Host: Sumit Roy
[Watch the video]

February 28, 10:30am - EEB 105
Yasser Shoukry, UC Berkeley
Building Secure-Aware Cyber-Physical Systems: A Satisfiability Modulo Convex Optimization Approach
Host: Linda Bushnell
[Watch the video]

March 7, 10:30am - EEB 105
Bo Zhen, MIT
Nanophotonics in Systems of Large Sizes
Host: Lih Lin
[Watch the video]
Note: At the request of the speaker, access to the video of this talk has been limited to faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the UW EE department. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Archive of Previous Years' Talks


Faculty:
To reserve a date for a speaker you wish to host, email the

Colloquium admins:
Go to the colloquium scheduling and administration page

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