S-STEM Speakers in March/April

Time and Location: 2-3 pm Friday March 21, 2014 @ BY108


Dr.  Seung-yun Kim
Assistant Professor and First Year Coordinator of Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
School of Engineering
The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718

Talk Title: Be Successful in STEM fields: Learning, Careers, Future and … Hakuna Matata

Time and Location: 3:30-4:30pm Tuesday March 25, 2014 @ BY108


Mr. Chip DiBerardino
General Dynamics Land Systems
Westminster, MD  21157

Talk Title: Introduction to Technologies for Intelligent Robotics

  - What’s a robot?
  - Why are we interested in robots?
  - What are the parts of an autonomous robot?
  - Open loop vs Closed loop control
  - Different levels of autonomy
  - Perception/sensing (radar, laser, vision, stereo vision)
  - Decision making (understanding of the world, planning)
  - Mobility (executing the plan)
            - Robot types (vehicular, humanoid, non-humanoid)

Time and Location: 2-3pm Wednesday April 9, 2014 @ BY108


Dr. David J. Klinke
Associate Professor - Department of Chemical Engineering
Adjunct Associate Professor - Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6102

Talk Title: A Quantitative Systems Perspective on Cancer, Immunoevasion, and Somatic Evolution

Previous Talks -


Mr. Enrico Caruso (CTR)
APLES Portfolio Manager
USCG Operations Systems Center

Time and location: 4-5pm Wednesday Oct. 23, 2013 @ BY108

Talk title: Support Technical Services


Mr. Matthew Alt
Cyber Systems Research Associate, MIT Lincoln Labs

Time and location: 3:10-4pm, Thursday February 6, 2014 @ BY 108

Talk title: Embedded Systems in Security: An Introduction to Reverse Engineering