Colloquium

Fall 2019 Colloquium Series

Wednesday, Sep. 11
3:00-4:00
Brown Hall W210
Peter AaenPowering 5G: Ultra Efficient Design of Power Transistors using a Multiphysics ApproachDr. Peter Aaen
Professor and Department Head
Electrical Engineering Department
Colorado School of Mines
Wednesday, Sep. 25
3:00-4:00
Brown Hall W210
Eliot KapitQuantum Engineering Dr. Eliot Kapit
Associate Professor
Department of Physics
Colorado School of Mines
Wednesday, Oct. 9
3:00-4:00
Brown Hall W210
Ali PezashkiSubmodular Optimization, Greedy Policies, and Approximate Dynamic Programming Dr. Ali Pezeshki
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Mathematics
Colorado State University Fort Collins
Wednesday, Oct. 23
3:00-4:00
Brown Hall W210
Joe TorresThe importance of low loss RF transmission, and those effects applied to space based RF sensorsMr. Joseph (Joe) Torres
Chief Engineer
Advanced Programs Payload Sensors Lockheed Martin
Wednesday, Nov. 6
3:00-4:00
Brown Hall W210
Salman MohagheghiAsset-and-User-Aware Power Grid Dispatch during Extreme TemperaturesDr. Salman Mohagheghi
Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering Department
Colorado School of Mines
Wednesday, Nov. 20
3:00-4:00
Brown Hall W210
Ahmed MohamedSystem Design of Wireless Charging for Automated Vehicles Dr. Ahmed A S Mohamed
Research Engineer at the Transportation & Hydrogen Systems Center, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Previous Colloquium Series

Spring 2019
Tuesday, Feb 12
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Magnetic Manipulation for Medical ApplicationsAndrew PetruskaAndrew Petruska, PhD.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
Tuesday, Mar 5
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Application of Real-time Simulation and Hardware-in-the-loop for Power Systems and Power ElectronicsSudipta ChakrabortySudipta Chakraborty
Director-Energy Systems
OPAL-RT Corporation
Wheat Ridge, CO
Tuesday, Mar 19
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Antenna Technologies for Simultaneous Transmit and Recieve Dejan S. FilipovicDejan S. Filipovic PhD.
Hudson Moore Jr Endowed Chair
Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
University of Colorado Boulder
Tuesday, Apr 9
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
At the Crossroads: Some tales from the nexus of power conversion and plasma-based thin film depositionDavid ChristieDavid Christie PhD.
Member of Technical Staff
Advanced Energy Industries Inc.
Fort Collins, CO
Tuesday, Apr 23
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Big Geospatial Data for in-Earth Recourses ManagementSebnem DuzgunSebnem Duzgun PhD.
Professor and Fred Banfield Distinguished Endowed Chair
Mining Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
Fall 2018
Tuesday, Sep. 11
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Antenna Product Development – The intersection of the theoretical and real worldsMike SharkeyEng. Mike Sharkey
President
FIRST RF Corp.
Boulder, CO
Tuesday, Sep. 25
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Science and Engineering of ELF/VLF WavesMark Golkowski Dr. Mark Golkowski
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Colorado Denver
Tuesday, Oct. 09
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Distributed Machine Learning in the Age of Cyber AttacksWahhed BajwaProf. Waheed Bajwa
Associate professor, Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rutgers
Piscataway, NJ
Tuesday, Oct. 23
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Research Funding: Views from the Other SideStefanie TompkinsDr. Stephanie Tompkins
V.P. Research and Technology Transfer
Colorado School of Mines
Tuesday, Nov. 6
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Collaborative Robotic TeamsRafael FierroDr. Rafael Fierro
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of New Mexico
Tuesday, Nov 20
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Case Study for the Design of an Off Grid Water Treatment PlantAnthony L. MorroniEng. Anthony L. Morroni
Senior Vice President
Senior Project Manager
Carollo Engineers, Inc.
Littleton, CO
Spring 2018
Tuesday, Jan. 30
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Estimation and Diagnostics Algorithms for Batteries and Connected VehiclesSatadru DeySatadru Dey
Assistant Professor,
University of Colorado, Denver
Tuesday, Feb. 13
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Reverse Time Migration from Topography to Image Ground-Penetrating Radar Data in Complex TerrainJohn H. BradfordJohn H. Bradford
Geophysics Professor & Department Head,
Colorado School of Mines, Golden
Tuesday, Feb. 27
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Breaking limits: space-time focusing technologies for imaging and manipulating biological systemsJeff SquierJeff Squier
Professor, Department of Physics, Colorado School of Mines, Golden
Tuesday, Mar. 6
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Wireless Energy HarvestingPayam NayeriPayam Nayeri
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden
Tuesday, Mar. 20
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Aethereal Waves Make HistoryJames C. RautioJames C. Rautio
President and CEO of Sonnet Software, Syracuse NY
Tuesday, Apr. 10
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Improved Nystrom Kernel Matrix Approximation for Large-ScaleFarhad PourkamaliFarhad Pourkamali-Anaraki
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado, Boulder
Tuesday, Apr. 24
3:30-4:30
Brown Hall W210
Humanitarian+Engineering+EthicsKevin PassinoKevin Passino
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering & Director of Humanitarian Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Spring 2017
January 17Integrating High Levels of
Variable Renewable Energy in
Electric Power Systems
Ben KroposkiBen Kroposki, Director, Power Systems Engineering Center, NREL
January 31Model-Based Decision Making in Cyber-Physical SystemsFarshad HarirchiDr. Farshad Harirchi, Postdoctoral Fellow, EECS, University of Michigan
February 14Active Subspaces: Emerging Ideas for Dimension Reduction in Highly Parameterized ModelsPaul ConstantineDr. Paul G. Constantine, Ben L. Fryrear Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Colorado School of Mines
February 28Comments on Research and a Technical Talk: Learning to CooperateKevin MooreDr. Kevin L. Moore, Dean, College of Engineering and Computational Sciences, Colorado School of Mines
March 14Robust Design and Optimization of Low Frequency Electromagnetic DevicesDavid LowtherDr. David A. Lowther, EECS Professor, McGill University
April 4Printing of Nano and Microscale Sensors and ElectronicsAhmed BusnainaDr. Ahmed Busnaina, William Lincoln Smith Professor and Director, NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, Northeastern University
April 18Mathematical Optimization and its Applications in Signal and Information ProcessingGongguo TangDr. Gongguo Tang, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
May 2Measurement of duty cycle of underground haulage units for sizing of the batteriesJamal RostamiDr. Jamal Rostami, Associate Professor and Alacer Gold/ Hadden Endowed Chair, Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Fall 2016
November 2Is Smart Grid Really Smart?PK SenPK Sen, Professor, Colorado School of Mines
November 9“Characterization and Design Optimization of
Efficient and Renewable Energy Conversion Systems
Abd ArkadanAbd A. Arkadan, Teaching Professor, Colorado School of Mines
November 16“Colorado School of Mines Antennas and
Computational Electromagnetics Research Activities”
Atef ElsherbeniAtef Elsherbeni, Professor, Colorado School of Mines
November 22“Modeling and Control of Thermal Loads for
Frequency Regulation and Ramping Reserve”
Tyrone VincentTyrone Vincent, Professor, Colorado School of Mines
November 30Subspace Modeling Off-the-GridMichael WakinMichael Wakin, Associate Professor, Colorado School of Mines