Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Upcoming EECS Distinguished Lectures

Friday, Nov 17, 2017
Semiconductor Nanowires for Optoelectronics Applications
Speaker: Professor Chennupati Jagadish
Speaker Title: Semiconductor Nanowires for Optoelectronics Applications
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
Faculty Sponsor: Pallab Bhattacharya
3:30pm - 4:30pm in 1303 EECS Bldg.
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Thursday, Nov 30, 2017
Stephen Forrest: ECE Bicentennial + Beyond Lecture
Speaker: Stephen R. Forrest: Peter A. Franken Distinguished University Professor; Paul G. Goebel Professor o
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
3:30pm - 4:30pm in Gerald Ford Library
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Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017
A 21st Century Model for Disseminating Knowledge
Speaker: Robert Sedgewick
Speaker Title: William O. Baker Professor
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
Faculty Sponsor: Kevin Compton
4:30pm - 5:30pm in 1670 Beyster
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Recent Events

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
Going Small: The Advantage of Nanosatellites
Speaker: Hannah Goldberg
Speaker Title: Senior Systems Engineer
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
10:30am - 11:30am in 1200 EECS

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
MICROELECTRONICS, MEMS, AND MICROSYSTEMS: A Sixty-Year Fantastic Voyage
Speaker: Kensall D Wise, William Gould Dow Distinguished University Professor Emeritus
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
3:30pm - 4:30pm in Gerald Ford Library, 1000 Beal Avenue

Friday, Oct 27, 2017
The Past, Present and Future of Parallel Computing
Speaker: Kunle Olukotun
Speaker Title: Cadence Design Systems Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
2:00pm - 3:00pm in GG Brown Laboratory 2505


Friday, Oct 27, 2017
Evolution of a Career, Computers, and Cars: 40 Years of Change
Speaker: Andrew Farah
Speaker Title: Chief Technology Architect for Autonomous Vehicles
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
2:30pm - 3:30pm in Chrysler Center Chesebrough Auditorium, 220 Chrysler Center, North Campus


Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Technology for the Future
Speaker: Honorable Zachary J. Lemnios
Speaker Title: Vice President, Physical Sciences & Government Programs
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
10:30am - 11:30am in Lurie Robert H. Engin. Ctr GM Room, 4th Floor


Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Taking Computing+Data Wide Across the Curriculum: The Illinois CS+X Degree Programs
Speaker: Rob Rutenbar
Speaker Title: Senior Vice Chancellor for Research
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
5:00pm - 6:00pm in 1670 Beyster


Monday, Apr 10, 2017
Samsung Innovation
Speaker: Dr. Won-Pyo Hong, ECE Alumni Impact Award Winner
Speaker Title: President
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
4:30pm - 5:30pm in 1303 EECS

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
Auto-adaptive digital circuits – Application to low-power Multicores and ultra-low-power Wireless Sensor Nodes
Speaker: Edith Beigne
Speaker Title: Senior Scientist
Event Type: MICL Seminar Series, Distinguished Lecture
Faculty Sponsor: Dennis Sylvester
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 1005 EECS


Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
Organic Light Emitting Devices (OLEDs): The Coming Revolution in Displays and Lighting
Speaker: Stephen Forrest
Speaker Title: Peter A. Franken Distinguished University Professor, Paul G. Goebel Professor
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Rackham Amphitheatre, 4th Floor

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017
How Can NLP Help Cure Cancer?
Speaker: Regina Barzilay
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Distinguished Lecture
5:00pm - 6:00pm in Dow 1017

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