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Research Colloquium Lecture Series


The UW ECE colloquium will continue to be held virtually this spring quarter, with talks presented on Zoom at the scheduled time. Contact events@ece.uw.edu to receive Zoom link and password for individual lectures, or subscribe to our ECE talk announcement mailing list (ECE-talk_announce@uw.edu).

Please join the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering for the 2020-21 Research Colloquium Series on Tuesday mornings, featuring experts who discuss current issues in the electrical & computer engineering field. Talks are open to UW students, faculty, and staff. See below for individual speakers’ bios and lecture information. Please visit our YouTube page to watch videos of prior colloquium lectures, which are available to the general public.

EE 491a / EE 500c students

EE 491a / EE 500c students: please see the course Canvas page for credit requirements.

Colloquia

Autumn

Toward Telelocomotion: Contact-rich robot dynamics and human sensorimotor control

Sam Burden, University of Washington
2020-10-06 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Neuroscience in The Matrix: Closing the loop around the brain to understand how it controls the body

Noah Cowan, The Johns Hopkins University
2020-10-13 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Learning to walk and run

Jonathan W. Hurst, Oregon State University
2020-10-20 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Legged Locomotion: Analysis, Planning, and Control (Cancelled)
Katie Byl

Katie Byl, University of California, Santa Barbara
2020-10-27 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom lecture
Abstract

Contact-rich dynamics? Try chopping an onion

Russ Tedrake, MIT
2020-11-03 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Loving Lifting to Infinite Dimensions

Ram Vasudevan, University of Michigan
2020-11-10 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Safety-Critical Control of Dynamic Robots

Aaron Ames, California Institute of Technology
2020-11-17 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Gaits and Nonsmooth Nonlinear Normal Modes for Robotic Legged Locomotion

David Remy, University of Stuttgart, Germany
2020-11-24 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Enabling Communication with Multi-sensory Wearable Haptics
Marcia O'Malley

Marcia O'Malley, Rice University
2020-12-01 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Microsystems-inspired robotics

Sarah Bergbreiter, Carnegie Mellon University
2020-12-08 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Winter

Some Research Trends in Energy Systems
Baosen Zhang

Baosen Zhang, University of Washington
2021-01-05 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Power flow through the ages
Dhople Sairaj

Sairaj Dhople, University of Minnesota
2021-01-12 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Managing uncertainty in coupled power and water distribution networks
Johanna Mathieu

Johanna Mathieu, University of Michigan
2021-01-19 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Ideas for Control of Low-Inertia Microgrids with Inverter-Based Resources
Ali Mehrizi Sani

Ali Mehrizi-Sani, Virginia Tech
2021-01-26 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Data-driven Optimal DER Dispatch Using Estimated Sensitivity Models
Christine Chen

Christine Chen, University of British Columbia
2021-02-02 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Phasor-Based Control for Distributed Energy Resources
Sasha Von Meir

Sascha von Meier, University of California, Berkeley
2021-02-09 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Embracing Low Inertia in Power System Frequency Control: A Dynamic Droop Approach
Enrique Mallada

Enrique Mallada, Johns Hopkins University
2021-02-16 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Energy Storage in Future Electricity Markets
Audun Botterud

Audun Botterud, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2021-02-23 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Exploring Future Power System Stability
Duncan Callaway

Duncan Callaway, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
2021-03-02 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Architectures, Topologies and Components for High-Frequency, High-Density Power Conversion
David Perrault

David Perrault, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2021-03-09 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Spring

Beyond Open Loop Thinking: A Prelude to Learning-Based Intelligent Systems

Lillian Ratliff, University of Washington
2021-04-06 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

The Decision-Making Side of Machine Learning: Computational, Inferential and Economic Perspectives
Michael I. Jordan

Micheal I. Jordan, UC Berkeley
2021-04-13 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Learning in multi-agent systems
Maryam Kampoughr

Maryam Kamgarpour, University of British Columbia
2021-04-20 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Policy Optimization for Optimal Control with Guarantees of Robustness
Tamer Basar, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering.

Tamer Başar, UIUC
2021-04-27 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Online Optimization for Output-feedback Control
Joao Hespanha

João Hespanha, UC Santa Barbara
2021-05-04 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Equilibrium Computation and the Foundations of Deep Learning
Costis Daskalakis

Costis Daskalakis, MIT
2021-05-11 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Beyond equilibrium: A dynamical systems approach to learning in games
Georgios Pilouras

Georgios Piliouras, SUTD, Singapore
2021-05-18 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Hierarchical Control for Cyber-Physical Systems: Tools to Integrate Layers of Feedback and Applications to Traffic Management
Murat Arcak

Murat Arcak, UC Berkeley
2021-05-25 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

Robustness in Machine Learning and Optimization: A Minmax Approach
Asu Ozdaglar

Asu Ozdaglar, MIT
2021-06-01 10:30:00
Virtual Zoom Lecture
Abstract | Video

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Previous Colloquia