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Yearly Archives: 2014

Recent gifts to Taylor L. Booth Scholarship Fund

A special thank you to Robert and Deanne Glorioso and Cheryl A. Wiecek for your generous gift to the Taylor L. Booth Scholarship Fund. Your financial contributions have given our students the freedom to explore a variety of rewarding opportunities academically and in the research arena. Our students are especially grateful for your support as […]

read more | December 16, 2014

CSI/CHASE Project Wins Final Four Accolade

The UConn Center for Hardware Assurance, Security and Engineering (Chase) and the Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI) project was one of the final four finalists for the Northeast Project Award. Congratulations to Professors Mark Tehranipoor and John Chandy from Electrical and Computing Engineering, and Professors Laurent Michel and Jerry Shi from Computer […]

read more | December 12, 2014

Anthony W. DeSio Endowed Fellowship in Computer Science Engineering

Due to the generous gift from The Anthony W. DeSio and Delores J. DeSio Foundation, a scholarship has been created in our department entitled the “Anthony W. DeSio Endowed Fellowship in Computer Science Engineering”. The scholarship support (“fellowship(s)”) is designated for graduate students enrolled full-time in the Computer Science & Engineering Program with academic achievement […]

read more | December 4, 2014

CSE Colloquium: Wenlong Zhang

A wireless human motion monitoring system: from mechatronics to rehabilitation Wenlong Zhang, UC Berkeley 1pm Friday, Nov 21, 2014 in ITEB 336 Our society is witnessing an unprecedent, enduring, and pervasive aging process. Aging not only contributes to integrative challenges to memory, balance, and mobility for healthy subjects, but also leads to degenerative conditions of the musculoskeletal […]

read more | November 18, 2014

Professor Meunier Receives Faculty of the Year Award

Professor Jeff Meunier was awarded the Faculty of the Year Award given by the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) Honor Society. This is a unique award since students nominate and vote for their favorite professors. The society has been honoring faculty with this award for the past five years. Jeff was nominated by his student, Andrew […]

read more | November 13, 2014

Bionformatics Researchers Develop Personalized Cancer Vaccines

Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Associate Professor Ion Mandoiu is a co-principal investigator with Dr. Pramod Srivastava, director of the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at UConn Health, on a study leading to the development of a new approach to treating cancer by harnessing the power of the patient’s own immune system. The […]

read more | October 30, 2014

Colloquium with B. Gracy – VP of Pitney Bowes

  CSE Colloquium with Bernie Gracy-VP of Pitney Bowes  Join us on Thursday, November 6th from 4-5pm in ITE 336 for a seminar with Bernie Gracy, Pitney Bowes Vice President of Strategy and Digital Commerce Solutions. He will be visiting CSE from 3-6pm.  Bernie is a UCONN CSE alumnus. He will give a talk spanning […]

read more | October 29, 2014

Satyan Devadoss: Origami Folding and Evolutionary Trees

Origami Folding and Evolutionary Trees Satyan Devadoss 11am Saturday, Nov 1, 2014  Laurel Hall 101 In the past 25 years, origami has seen a tremendous explosion, in the arts, the sciences, and in technology.  The mathematical theory of origami, in many ways, is at its infancy.  There is a simple relationship between origami folds and […]

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UConn Hosts Computational Geometry Workshop

The 24th Fall Workshop on Computational Geometry will be held at UConn on Oct 31 – Nov 1, 2014. CSE Faculty Don Sheehy and Tom Peters are on the program committee with Sheehy chairing the committee. The event will bring researcher in computational geometry and related fields from all over the world. Following the tradition […]

read more | October 25, 2014

CSE Colloquium: Jon Bentley

Selecting Data for Experiments: Past, Present and Future Jon Bentley October 31, 2014 at 11am at the Dodd Research Center Auditorium (Storrs Campus)  This talk describes three different kinds of data that algorithm designers use to test their implementations.  Selecting input data for past problems typically involves scholarship to assemble existing data and ingenuity to […]

read more | October 22, 2014

CSE Colloquium: Omkant Pandey

Deterministic Encryption Beyond Search Queries 11am, October 24, 2014 in ITEB 336 In deterministic public-key encryption (D-PKE), the encryption function is deterministic so that there is a unique ciphertext for every plaintext. This property makes D-PKE attractive to several applications, particularly those where binary search over encrypted data is critical. However, it also means that […]

read more | October 15, 2014

Cybersecurity, Education & Diversity Challenge Week

  CYBERSEED EVENT EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS! – Post event article here. October 20-21, 2014 The Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI) is sponsoring the first-ever CyberSEED: Cybersecurity, Education & Diversity Challenge Week. Keynote addresses and sessions from academic, government, and industry leaders Awareness presentations on cybercrime, malware, and evolving threats Networking and recruiting opportunities […]

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Special ECE/CSE Seminar: Subbarao Kambhampati

Challenges of Human-in-the-Loop Planning & Decision Support  Subbarao Kambhampati Arizona State University October 21, 11am, ITEB 336   Abstract: Endowing  an automated agent with  the ability to “plan” — i.e., convert its high-level goals into an executable course of action — has been a long-standing quest in Artificial Intelligence.  For much of the history of […]

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Mind-controlled Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

Ashley Dumaine, an honors student studying Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), is making herself known in the world of technology. She demonstrated her independent study project titled “Mind-Controlled Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)” at Connecticut’s Invention Convention, and caught the eye of writer Erick Royer of MultiRotor Pilot Magazine.  In the article on page 26 and […]

read more | September 30, 2014

My Markdown

Data Mining Dong-Guk Shin Human Computer Interaction Song Han Dong-Guk Shin Machine Learning Jinbo Bi Robotics Robert McCartney Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Mukul Bansal Jinbo Bi Chun-Hsi Huang Ion Mandoiu Sanguthevar Rajasekaran Dong-Guk Shin Yufeng Wu Computing for Biomedical Informatics Jinbo Bi Steve Demurjian Mohmammad Maifi Khan Sanguthevar Rajasekaran Architecture Zhije Jerry Shi Database

read more | September 29, 2014

Professor Rajasekaran and others receive 1.2M NSF grant for Big Data analysis

Advances in technology have allowed researchers to produce a huge amount of data in a short amount of time. Making any meaningful sense of this information in a timely manner is the next step in “big data.” With a $1.2 million NSF grant, Sanguthevar Rajasekaran, Director of the Booth Engineering Center for Advanced Technologies, and […]

read more | September 14, 2014

$500K NSF Grant Awarded to Dr. Bing Wang, UConn Health Center

Dr. Bing Wang, an associate professor of Computer Science & Engineering, was awarded a grant for close to $500,000 for her project proposed to the National Science Foundation, “Campus Cyberinfrastructure – Network Infrastructure and Engineering Program (CC-NIE), Network Infrastructure: Enabling Data-Intensive Research at the University of Connecticut through Science Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)”. A demilitarized zone, […]

read more | July 31, 2014

Abhishek Jain – Computing on Private Data

Abhishek Jain Date: March 3, 2014 Time: 11-12amPlace: ITEB 336 Computing on Private Data Abstract Today, end users generate large volumes of private data, some of which may be stored on the cloud in an encrypted form. The need to perform computation on this data to extract meaningful information has become ubiquitous. The following fundamental […]

read more | June 11, 2014

Barna Saha – Clean Data and Unlimited Resources: A Probabilistic Journey to a Fantasyland

Barna Saha Date: March 6, 2014 Time: 1 – 2pmPlace: ITEB 336 Clean Data and Unlimited Resources: A Probabilistic Journey to a Fantasyland Abstract Over the last decade, while the quantity of digital data skyrocketed, the quality of data remained far from perfect. Use of automated tools and fallible humans for data collection and integration, […]

read more | March 6, 2014

Beyond experts and engineering: exploiting data for automated control

Martha WhitePh.D. candidateUniversity of Alberta Date: February 21, 2014 Time: 1pm – 2pmPlace: ITEB 336Talk Title: Beyond experts and engineering: exploiting data for automated control Abstract: There are many opportunities to automate real-world control problems, based on the increase of data capture and storage, coupled with recent advances in machine learning. For example, in control of wind […]

read more | February 4, 2014

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