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CESCA seminars are held on weekly basis during the semester. The speakers are faculty members of CESCA, ECE, and Virginia Tech as well as external speakers, and cover a broad range of topics in electronic system design. It is a great opportunity for CESCA students as well as faculty to broaden one’s knowledge in embedded systems, and attendance of CESCA seminars is strongly recommended.


CESCA Seminars in 2016 Spring Semester

CESCA Seminars are scheduled on Fridays from 2:30pm to 3:30pm. The location will be announced once it is determined.

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Date Speaker
February 5 CS Distinguished Lecture Series, "Refactoring Using Type Constraints", Dr. Frank Tip, Samsung Research America.

11:15am - 12:30pm at Torgersen 2150
February 12 "Building Trustworthy Systems," Mr. Chris Shenefiel,  Technical Lead - Advanced Security Research, Cisco Systems, Inc.

2:30pm - 3:30pm at Whittemore Hall 457
February 19 "In-Vehicle Network Design for Security and Plug-and-Play," Dr. Chung-Wei Lin, Researcher, Toyota InfoTechnology Center

2:30pm - 3:30pm at Lavery Hall 320
February 26 Bradley Distinguished Lecture, "Photodetectors: Ultra-Violet to Infrared," Dr. Joe C. Campbell, Lucien Carr III Professor, ECE, University of Virginia

4:00pm - 5:00pm at Goodwin Hall 190 (Quillen Family Auditorium)
April 8 CS Distinguished Lecture Series, "Progress Toward an Engineering Discipline of Software", Dr. Mary Shaw, Carnegie Mellon University.

11:15am - 12:30pm at Torgersen 2150
April 15 "FPGA MPSoC Security: Design and Runtime," Jonathan Graf, Graf Research Inc. and Dale Reese, Idaho Scientific

2:00pm - 3:00pm at Whittemore Hall 457
April 29 Bradley Distinguished Lecture, Prof. Venkat Anantharam, EECS Professor, University of California Berkeley

4:00pm - 5:00pm at Goodwin Hall 190 (Quillen Family Auditorium)



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