2018-2019 Student Presentations


Mohsin Yusuf Ahmed: PhD Defense Presentation
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 12:00 PM in Rice 242
Title: Real-Time Dynamic Physical Phenomenon Adapted Machine Learning Pipeline for Smart Acoutsics

Erin Griffiths: PhD Defense Presentation
Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM in Rice 504
Title: Solving Human Centric Challenges in Ambient Intelligence Environments to Meet Societal Needs

Asif Salekin: PhD Defense Presentation
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM in Rice 504
Title: Human Vocal Event Detection for Realistic Healthcare Applications

Lin Gong: PhD Defense Presentation
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 2:00 PM in Rice 504
Title: Insights: From Social Psychology to Computation User Modeling

Li Yan: PhD Defense Presentation
Monday, May 13, 2019 at 8:30 AM in Rice 504
Title: Data Driven Modeling and Scheduling of Hybrid Wireless Power Transfer Charging Systems

Ahmadreza Rahimi: PhD Qualifying Exam Presentation
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 12:00 PM in Rice 504
Title: Registration-Based Encription: Definitions, Constructions, and Lower Bounds

Ashley Gao: MS Thesis Defense Presentation
Monday, April 22, 2019 at 1:30 PM in Rice 504
Title: Acoustic Pipeline for Speech-Based Emotion Detection

Fuwen Tan: PhD Qualifying Exam Presentation
Monday, April 22, 2019 at 12:00 PM in Rice 514
Title: Text2Scene: Generating Compositional Scenes from Textual Descriptions

Yiling Jia: PhD Qualifying Exam Presentation
Monday, April 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM in Rice 504
Title: Active Collaborative Sensing for Household Energy Breakdown

Master's Thesis Defense: Hannah Leung
Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM in Rice 504
The Physical Semantics of Code

Elaheh Sadredini: PhD Dissertation Defense Presentation
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 4:00 PM in Olsson 104
Title: Accelerating Pattern Recognition Processing with In-Memory Architectures

Weilin Xu: PhD Defense Presentation
Monday, April 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM in Rice 504
Title: Improving Robustness of Machine Learning Models Using Domain Knowledge

Meiyi Ma: PhD Proposal Presentation
Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 11:30 AM in Rice 504
Title: Conflict Detection and Resolution among Smart Services in Smart Cities

Lu Lin: PdD Qualifying Exam Presentation
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 1:00 PM in Rice 536
Title: Modeling User-generated Content with Item Response Theory

Md Anindya Prodhan: PdD Dissertation Defense Presentation
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 10:30 AM in Rice 504
Title: Campus Compute Co-Operative (CCC): A Service Oriented Cloud Federation

Mitchell Gerrard: PhD Proposal Presentation
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM in Rice 314
Title: Alternating Conditional Analysis

Shrirag Kodoor: Master's Project Presentation
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 3:00 PM in Rice 204
Title: Fly-by-pixels: End-to-end Learning for Autonomous FPV Drone Flight

Chunkun Bo: PhD Proposal Presentation
Monday, December 10, 2018 at 1:00 PM in Rice 242
Title: Automata Processing: from Application Acceleration to Hardware Design

Vanamala Venkataswamy: PhD Qualifying Exam Presentation
Friday, December 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Rice 504
Title: Pratikriti - An Asynchronous Data Replication Service in the GFFS

Liuwang Kang: PhD Qualifying Exam Presentation
Friday, November 30, 2018 at 1:00 PM in Rice 108
Title: Attack Detection and Mitigation for Sensor and CAN Bus Attacks in Vehicle Anti-lock Braking Systems

Md Masudur Rahman: Master's Project Presentation
Monday, November 19, 2018 at 9:30 AM in Rice 504
Title: How do Developers Use General-Purpose Web-Search Engine for Code Retrieval?

Elaheh Sadredini: PhD Proposal Presentation
Monday, November 19, 2018 at 3:00 PM in Rice 242
Title: Accelerating Complex Pattern Recognition Processing with In-Memory Accelerator Architectures

Jinghui Chen: PhD Proposal Presentation
Friday, November 9, 2018 at 12:00 PM in Rice 242
Title: Adversarial Attacks and Defenses in Deep Learning: An Optimization Perspective

Dezhi Hong: PhD Dissertation Defense
Monday, October 15, 2018 at 3:00 PM in Rice 404
Title: Towards Automatic Context Inference for Sensors in Commercial Buildings

Fnu Suya: PhD Qualying Exam Proposal
Friday, September 28, 2018 at 1:00pm in Rice 108
Title: Adversaries Don't Care About Averages: Batch Attacks Against Deep Learning Models

Chong Tang: PhD Dissertation Defense
Friday, August 31, 2018 at 2:00pm in Rice 504
Title: Improving System Performance via Design and Configuration Space Exploration