Columbia University Joint CS/EE Networking Seminar Series

Fall 2015 Schedule:

Monday October 12th, 2:30 PM in EE conf. room (Mudd 1300)
Prof. Roy Friedman, Computer Science, Technion, Counting with TinyTable: Every Bit Counts!

Monday October 5th, 2:30 PM in EE conf. room (Mudd 1300)
Prof. Bhaskar Krishnamachari, University of Southern California, Bandits and Newsvendors: Joint Online Learning and Optimization in Wireless Networks

Monday September 28th, 11 AM in CS Conference Room (MUDD 4th Floor)
Dr. Dah Ming Chiu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Modeling and Data Mining of Academic Community and Research Trends

Summer 2015 Schedule:

Thursday July 30th, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM in CS Conference Room (MUDD 4th Floor)
Desislava Hristova, PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge, A Multilayer Network Approach to the Analysis of Social and Geographical Networks

Fall 2014 Schedule:

Wednesday October 22, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM in Davis Auditorium
Professor Shlomo Shamai, Chair in Communications, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Cognitive Radio Networks: An Information Theoretic Perspective

Monday October 6, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM in EE Conference Room (1306 MUDD)
Professor R. Srikant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Load Balancing Using Limited State Information

Summer 2014 Schedule:

Monday, June 23rd, 11-11:30am in EE Conference Room (MUDD 13th floor)
Jose Yallouz, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Tunable Survivable Spanning Trees

Spring 2014 Schedule:

Monday, April 28th, 11am in CEPSR 750
Dr. George Porter, University of California, San Diego, Going Beyond Scalability to Build Resource-Efficient Data-Intensive Applications

Monday, April 7th, 1:30pm in CEPSR 414
Dr. Jia Wang, AT&T Labs - Research, Managing Smart Phone Performance

Monday, March 31st, 2pm in CEPSR 414
Dr. Yigal Bejerano, Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs, Understanding Fairness Limitations of Wireless LANs

Friday, March 28th, 11am in Davis Auditorium
Professor Jon Peha, Carnegie Mellon University, Network Neutrality

Fall 2013 Schedule:

Thursday, December 19th, 11am in CS Conference Room
Prof. Nick Feamster, Georgia Tech, Defending Against Internet Censorship and Control, from Firewalls to Filter Bubbles

Tuesday, December 3rd, 10-11am in EE Conference Room, CEPSR
Dr. Hans-Juergen Schmidtke , Advanced Technologies at Juniper Networks, Software defined systems

Friday, November 2815, 11:30am in EE Conference Room, CEPSR
Dr. Nina Taft , Technicolor Research Palo Alto, Privacy Preserving Ridge Regression on Hundreds of Millions of Records

Monday, October 28th, 11am in Davis Auditorium, CEPSR
Professor Jennifer Rexford , Department of Computer Science, Princeton University, Enabling Innovation Inside the Network

Wednesday, October 9th, 11am in CS conference room
Dr. Alexandre Proutiere, KTH, Bandit Optimization with Large strategy sets and Applications

Friday, September 27, 2013 2PM EE Conference Room Mudd 1300 Suite room
Dr. Matthew Andrews, Alcatel-­‐Lucent Bell Lab,s Understanding pricing dynamics in wireless networks

Summer 2013 Schedule:

Tuesday, July 30th at 11am CSB 453 (Mudd 4th floor)
Prof. Matthias Grossglauser, EPFL How Private is an Anonymized Network?

Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 11:00 am, CEPSR 414
Dr. Philip Whiting, Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ, Backlog-Based Random Access Algorithms: Stability Issues via Fluid Limits

Spring 2013 Schedule:

Wednesday, May. 29, 2:00PM, CS Conference Romm, CSB 453
Prof. Daniel Sadoc Menasche, UFRJ, Brazil, On the Steady-State of Cache Networks

Friday, May. 10, 10:00AM, Interschool Lab, 750 CEPSR
Prof. Mor Harchol-Balter, Carnegie Mellon University, Dynamic Power Management in Data Centers: Theory and Practice

Friday, Apr. 26, 11:00AM Interschool Lab 750 CEPSR
Javad Ghaderi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Wireless Medium Access: From Local Interactions to Global Efficiency

Friday, Apr. 19, 11:00AM Interschool Lab, 750 CEPSR
Sejoon Lim, Oracle Corporation, Congestion-Aware Traffic Routing for Large-Scale Multi-Agent Systems

Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30AM CEPSR 1021 (CISE Conference Room)
Prof. Sidharth Jaggi, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Robust sparse recovery and applications: order-optimal measurements and complexity

Friday, Mar. 29, 11:00AM Interschool Lab, 750 CEPSR
Minghong Lin, California Institute of Technology, Algorithmic Challenges for Managing the Cloud

Fall 2012 Schedule:

Thursday, Nov. 29, 3:00PM CEPSR 1021 (CISE Conference Room)
Moti Geva, Bar Ilan University, Israel, Ensuring QoS During Bandwidth DDoS Attacks

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 11:00AM CS Open Meeting Area (CSB 477)
Renata Teixeira, CNRS LIP6, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Predicting User Dissatisfaction with Internet Application Performance at End-Hosts

Friday, Oct. 26, 3:00PM CS Conference Room
Prof. Volkan Rodoplu, University of California, Santa Barbara, Automated Design of MAC Protocols

Thursday, Sept. 27, 3:30PM, EE Conference Room
Prof. Isaac Keslassy, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Surprises in Routers

Summer 2012 Schedule:

Monday, June 25, 3:15-4:00PM, EE Conference Room
Enrique Mallada, Cornell University, Improving Damping of Power Networks: Power Scheduling and Impedance Adaptation

Monday, June 25, 2:30-3:15PM, EE Conference Room
Dr. Dan-Cristian Tomozei, EPFL, Optimal Energy Storage Policies for Taming the Stochastic Grid

Friday, May 18th, 11:00AM-12:00PM, EE Conference Room
Prof. Danny Raz Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Upward Max Min Fairness

Spring 2012 Schedule:

Tuesday, April 10, 11:00AM-12:00PM, EE Conference Room
Prof. Ariel Orda Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Network Science - A Network of Sciences.

Monday, March 26, 12:00-1:00PM, MUDD 1024
Dr. Junyi Li Vice President of Engineering, Qualcomm Flarion Technologies FlashLinq: Enabling Proximal Internet.

Thursday, March 22, 3:00-4:00PM EE Conference Room
Ori Rottenstreich, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, The Bloom Filter Paradox.

Monday, March 19, 12:00-1:00PM, MUDD 1024
Dr. Karthik Sundaresan, NEC Laboratories America, Realizing the Potential of Small Cells: An Experimental Approach.

Wednesday, February 1, 12:00-12:50PM, CS Conference Room
Dr. Nidhi Hegde, Technicolor , Reducing peaks in the electricity grid: strategies for households.

Wednesday, February 1, 11:00-11:50AM, CS Conference Room
Prof. Adam Wierman Caltech Algorithmic challenges for greening IT.

Monday, January 23, 2:00-300PM, CEPSR 414
Dr. Peter van de Ven IBM T.J. Watson Research Lab Optimal Tradeoff between Exposed and Hidden Nodes in Large Wireless Networks.

Thursday, January 19, 2:00-300PM, Interschool Lab 750 CEPSR
Prof. Flaminio Borgonovo Politecnico di Milano: Researches on Frame-Aloha Protocols for RFID at Politecnico di Milano.

Fall 2011 Schedule:

Tuesday, December 6, 12:30-1:30PM, 414 CEPSR
Dr. Jack Brassil (HP Laboratories) and Ravi Netravali (Columbia University): Femtocell-assisted Location Authentication.

Thursday, December 8, 1:30-2:30PM, Mudd 1127
Dr. Giorgos Zervas, Yale University Daily Deals: Prediction, Social Diffusion, and Reputational Ramifications.

Thursday, November 17, 11:00AM-Noon, CSB 477 (Open Meeting Area)
Phillipa Gill, University of Toronto Let the Market Drive Deployment: A Strategy for Transitioning to BGP Security.

Wednesday, November 16, 1:00-2:00PM, CSB 477 (Open Meeting Area)
Prof. Dario Rossi, TELECOM ParisTech: The New BitTorrent Congestion Control Algorithm.

Tuesday, October 25, 11:00AM-Noon, Interschool Lab
Prof. Mihaela van der Schaar, Electrical Engineering Department, UCLA: Game-Theoretic Design for Networked Communities.

Wednesday, August 31, 11:00AM-Noon, CSB 453 (CS Conference Room)
Prof. Anima Anandkumar, University of California, Irvine: High Dimensional Graphical Model Selection: Tractable Graph Families and Latent Tree Models.

Spring 2011 Schedule:

Monday, January 24, 2:30-3:30PM, CEPSR 414
Prof. Tara Javidi, University of California, San Diego: Active Sequential Hypothesis Testing.

Tuesday, February 1, 11AM-Noon, CSB 453 (CS Conference Room)
Dr. Marc Shapiro, INRIA-LIP6: A Principled Approach to Eventual Consistency.

Monday, February 14, 4:00-5:00PM, CEPSR 750 (Interschool Lab)
Prof. Vijay K. Bhargava, President-Elect, IEEE Communications Society; University of British Columbia: Green Cellular Networks: A Survey, Some Research Issues and Challenges.
Host: Prof. Xiaodong Wang

Monday, February 28, 11 AM-noon, Mudd 535
Dr. Theodoros Salonidis, Technicolor Research and Innovation (Paris, France): Optimizing 802.11 mesh networks.

Monday, March 7, 11AM-noon, Mudd 535
Dr. Ramon Caceres, AT&T Labs Research: Characterizing Human Mobility from Cellular Network Data.

Monday, March 28, 12:00-1:00PM, Mudd 535
Dr. Yang Song, IBM Research: Gateway Selection in Multi-domain Wireless Networks.

Thursday, April 21, 11AM-noon, EE Conference Room (13th floor Mudd)
Dr. Lisa Zhang, Bell Labs: Power-aware Routing and Scheduling.

Tuesday, April 26, 11AM-noon, Interschool Lab
Prof. Ephraim Zehavi, Bar-Ilan University, Israel: Cooperative Strategies for sharing radio resources

Tuesday, May 3, 10:30-11:30AM, CEPSR 414
Prof. Edmund Yeh, Yale University: Polar Codes and Power Blackouts

Monday, May 9, 2-3PM in EE Conference Room
Dr. Hanan Shpungin, University of Calgary, Canada: The Probabilistic Approach to Optimization in Wireless Networks

Wednesday, May 11, 2-3PM in EE Conference Room
Professor Peter Marbach, University of Toronto, Canada: Online Social Networks: Research Challenges & Results

Thursday, June 2, 11AM-Noon, in EE Conference Room
Dr. Marc Lelarge, INRIA and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris: Diffusion and Cascading Behavior in Random Networks

Fall 2010 Schedule:

Friday September 17, 14:30-15:30, CSB 453
Arun Sen, Arizona State University: Connectivity and Coverage Problems in Emerging Networks.

Wednesday September 22, 13:00-14:00, CSB 477
Aleksandar Kuzmanovic, Northwestern University: Towards Street-Level Client-Independent IP Geolocation.

Wednesday October 6, 13:30-14:30, CSB 477
Ravi R. Mazumdar, University of Waterloo, Canada: Towards an Erlang Theory for Flow-based Architectures.

Friday October 15, 14:00-15:00, EE Conference Room (13th floor Mudd)
Vijay Subramanian, Hamilton Institute of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth : Fair Throughput Allocation In Wireless Networks.

Monday October 18, 15:00-16:00, CS Conference Room
Shlomo Havlin, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, Robustness of Interdependent Networks.

Tuesday October 26, 13:30-14:30, CS Conference Room
Yong Liu, Polytechnic Institute of NYU, Bayesian-inference Based Recommendation in Online Social Networks.

Tuesday November 16, 14:00-15:00, EE Conference Room (13th floor Mudd)
Panayotis Antoniadis, Pierre & Marie Curie University/LIP6, Paris, France Federation of Virtualized Infrastructures: Sharing the Value of Diversity .

Affiliated Faculty

Columbia University Electrical Engineering

* Ed Coffman * Nick Maxemchuk * Mischa Schwartz * Gil Zussman *

Columbia University Computer Science

* Augustin Chaintreau * Vishal Misra * Dan Rubenstein * Henning Schulzrinne *


* Jong Yul Kim * Robert Margolies * Joshua Reich * Kyung-Wook Hwang