S-STEM Speakers and Talks

Time and Location: 1:10-2 pm, Monday November 17, 2014 @ SN226  

Speaker:

Dr. Iyad Ajwa
Professor and Chair
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Ashland University, Ohio 

Talk Title: The Butterfly Theorem: An Automated Proof


Time and Location: 3:15-4 pm, Thursday November 13, 2014 @ SS312 

Speaker:

Dr. James Sellers
Professor and Director
Undergraduate Studies
Department of Mathematics
Penn State University

Talk Title: Revisiting What Euler and the Bernoullis Knew About Convergent Infinite Series



Previous Talks

Time and Location: 4:10-5 pm, Wednesday October 29, 2014 @  BY108 

Speakers:

Steven Lietuvnikas, USCG
Enrico ‘Rick’ Caruso, USCG
Tammi Bonacorda, USCG


Talk Title: Opportunities at the US Coast Guard


Time and Location: 2:10-2:50pm, Thursday September 11, 2014 @ SS209 

Speaker:

Dr. Scott Kiefer
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
York College of Pennsylvania

Talk Title: Engineering Tomorrow’s World 



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

Speaker:

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

Speaker:

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

Talk Title: Introduction to Technologies for Intelligent Robotics
Topics:

  - 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

Speaker:

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



Speaker:

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


Speaker:

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