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Job Opening at ETH Zurich

Professor or Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Software Hardware Interfaces

The Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (www.ee.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position.

The successful candidate is expected to have a strong background in any area where software meets hardware, such as co-design, security, embedded systems, edge computing, internet of things, cyber-physical systems, operating systems, real-time systems, biomedical systems, autonomous mobility as well as corresponding theoretical concepts. (more…)

 

CECS Seminar

CECS Seminar

Title: “Accelerated Computing for Edge-Centric IoT”

Speaker: Dr. Tulika Mitra, Professor of Computer Science at School of Computing, National University of Singapore (NUS).

Date and Time: Monday, November 5, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Donald Bren Hall 3011

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CECS Seminar

CECS Seminar

Title: “Plasmonic Wave Computing: Concepts and Potential”

Speaker: Dr. Francky Catthoor, IMEC Fellow, Professor of Electrical Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium

Date and Time: Wednesday, October 31 at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Engineering Hall 2430

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Multidisciplinary Collaborators Awarded $2.1M to Improve Maternal Care in Underserved Communities

Multidisciplinary Collaborators Awarded $2.1M to Improve Maternal Care in Underserved Communities

Computer Science Professors Nikil Dutt, Marco Levorato, and Amir Rahmani together with Yuqing Guo, a professor in the Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing, have just embarked on a four-year, multidisciplinary journey. The trio will explore the intersection of technology and healthcare in a community-focused setting with their $2.1 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, “UNITE: Smart, Connected, and Coordinated Maternal Care for Underserved Communities.” To learn more about the project, click here.

 

CECS Seminar

CECS Seminar

Title: “Security of Additive Manufacturing: New Frontiers”

Speaker: Mark Yampolskiy, Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama

Date and Time: Friday, October 19, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Engineering Hall 2430

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Distinguished Professor Alex Nicolau Elected into Academia Europaea

Distinguished Professor Alex Nicolau Elected into Academia Europaea

Department Chair and Distinguished Professor of Computer Science Alex Nicolau has been elected into the Academia Europaea, Europe’s academy of humanities, letters and sciences. Founded in 1988, the academy comprises esteemed scientists and scholars who collectively aim to promote learning, education and research. To learn more about Professor Nicolau’s position, click here.

 

Ian Harris Presents Tool To Detect Social Engineering Attacks

Ian Harris Presents Tool To Detect Social Engineering Attacks

CECS and Computer Science Professor Ian Harris gave a presentation on social engineering at the Black Hat USA security conference. Harris has helped create an approach that uses natural language processing techniques to detect questions and commands in messages to identify malicious intent. To read more about social engineering attacks and Harris’ approach to detect them, click here.

 

CECS Professor Gene Tsudik Delivers Keynote at ESORICS 2018

CECS Professor Gene Tsudik Delivers Keynote at ESORICS 2018

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CECS Professor and Chancellor’s Professor of Computer Science Gene Tsudik has delivered a keynote talk titled “Mitigating Tension between Security and Safety in Low-End Embedded Devices” at ESORICS 2018. ESORICS 2018 is known to be one of the leading European research events in computer security, a field in which Tsudik focuses on. To read more about this event, click here.

 

CECS Professor Michael Goodrich Elected to Royal Danish Academy

CECS Professor Michael Goodrich Elected to Royal Danish Academy

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CECS Professor and UCI Chancellor’s Professor of Computer Science Michael Goodrich has been elected to the Royal Danish Academy of Science & Letters! Goodrich is a leader in the field of algorithmic design, and has been recognized for his outstanding work through this election. The election process is very rigorous with past members consisting of Albert Einstein and Marie Curie. To read more about this award, click here.

 

CECS Seminar

CECS Seminar

Title: “SAT-based Design Debugging and Its Application to Undergraduate Circuit Experiment”

Speaker: Prof. Takeshi Matsumoto, National Institute of Technology, Ishikawa College, Japan

Date and Time: Friday, September 7, 2018  at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Donald Bren Hall 3011

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CECS Prof. Al Faruque obtains Early Career Award from IEEE

CECS Prof. Al Faruque obtains Early Career Award from IEEE

Al Faruque has received two IEEE early career awards in the last two years.

CECS Professor Mohammad Al Faruque has received for the second time in two years an Early Career Award from an IEEE Committee or Council.

The Early Career Award recognizes a researcher who has received a doctorate within the last 10 years, for demonstrating outstanding contributions to the field of cyber-physical systems. Congratulations, Professor Al Faruque!

To read more information about this prestigious award, click here.

 

CECS Seminar

CECS Seminar

Title: “Efficient Processing when Intelligence Moves to the Edge”

Speaker: Tinoosh Mohsenin, CSEE Department, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Date and Time: Friday, July 20 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Donald Bren Hall 4011

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CECS Seminar

CECS Seminar

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Title: “Sensors: Innovation at Intersections”

Speaker: Khaled Salama, Professor of Electrical Engineering, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Date and Time: Friday, August 3 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Engineering Hall 2430

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CECS Seminar

CECS Seminar

Image result for matthew walker university of southamptonTitle: “Accurate and Stable CPU Power Modeling and Run-Time System Management”

Speaker: Matthew Walker, PhD Student, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

Date and Time: Friday, July 27 at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Donald Bren Hall 4011

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CECS Seminar

CECS Seminar

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Title: “Regional Coherence and Near Memory Acceleration in Distributed-Shared-Memory Architectures”

Speaker: Professor Andreas Herkersdorf, Chair of Integrated Systems, University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Date and Time: Thursday, July 26 at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Donald Bren Hall 3011

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