University of California, Berkeley

EECS Joint Colloquium 1998-1999
Wednesdays 4:00 -- 5:00 PM

HP Auditorium, 3rd Floor Soda Hall unless otherwise noted
Refreshments 3:30 -- 4:00 PM in the Wozniak Lounge
Organized by Randy H. Katz and Andy R. Neureuther
This colloquium is sponsored in part by a generous contribution from Nortel Networks (formerly Bay Networks)

This colloquium is dedicated to hosting presentations at the intersection of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The colloquium consists of a mix of short faculty presentations presenting their latest research results, with presentations of internationally distinguished speakers who are brought to campus to interact with our department's community.

Fall Semester 1998
August 26 Special Community Seminar
Prof. Randy H. Katz, Chair, EECS Department
"The State of the EECS Department"
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September 2 Research Horizons Series
Prof. Richard Newton, UC Berkeley
"Software-on-Silicon: We Need a Revolution"
September 9 Distinguished Lecture Series
G. Pascal Zachary
"Endless Frontiers: Vannevar Bush, Engineer of the American Century"
September 16 Research Horizons Series
Prof. Carlo Sequin, EECS, Prof. Paul Wright, MechE
"CyberCut: A Networked Manufacturing Service"
September 23 Distinguished Lecture Series
Peter Wolken, AVI Capital
"Technologies for the 21st Century"
September 30 Distinguished Lecture Series
John L. Doyle, Execute VP Hewlett-Packard, Inc., (retired) and past chair, Open Software Foundation
"Be Useful, Stay Useful in a 40 Year Career"
October 7 Special Community Seminar
Randy H. Katz, EECS Department
"What is All This About Satellites?"
October 14 Distinguished Lecture Series
Eric Allman, CEO
"The Evolution of Open Source Software in the Commercial Arena"
Sendmail, Inc
October 21 Distinguished Lecture Series
Karen Bruntz, Cisco Systems
"Training a New Work Force for Information Technology Jobs:
The Cisco Networking Academy Program"
October 28 Distingushed Lecture Series
Professor Rod Boswell, Australian National University, Canberra
"New Display Technology for Virtual Reality"
November 4 Distinguished Lecture Series
Rauf Halim, Vice President for VLSI, Rockwell Microelectronics
"Internet Access and Network InfrastructureTrends; Implications for VLSI Solutions"
November 11 Distinguished Lecture Series
Dr. Paul Jacobs, VP, Qualcomm, Inc.
"The Future of Wireless Communications"
November 18 Special Community Seminar
Mel Terry and Barbara Pottgen
"Protecting Yourself Against Repetitive Stress Injury"
November 25 No Seminar (day before Thanksgivings)
December 2 Distinguished Lecture Series
Professor Raul Rojas, University of Berlin and ICSI
"The Architecture of Konrad Zuse's Early Computing Machines"

Spring Semester 1999
January 20 Distinguished Lecture Series
Dr. Bob C. Liang, Intel Corporation
"Graphics and Media Research Works at Intel"
January 27 Distinguished Lecture Series
Dr. Michael Carey, IBM Almaden and UCBerkeley Stonebraker Fellow
"O-O, What Are They Doing to Relational Databases? (The Evolution of DB2 Universal Database)"
February 3

Special Departmental Event
The Information Technology Faculty Teaching Excellence Award: Professor Brian Harvey

Electrical Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award: Professor Edward Lee. Professor Lee will speak on
"Signals and Systems: Moving Into the 21-st Century"

Refreshments to follow the presentation.

February 10 Distinguished Lecture Series
Dr. Arding Hsu, Siemens Technology-to-Business Center, Berkeley, CA
"From R&D to R&D&B"
February 17 No Seminar (Industrial Advisory Board Meeting)
February 24 Distinguished Lecture Series
Mr. Dennis Segers, Sr. Vice President, FPGA Product Development and General Manager of the High End Business Unit, Xilinx, Inc., Milpitas, CA
"Next Steps for the Configurable Logic Industry"
Powerpoint Presentation
March 3 Distinguished Lecture Series
Michael Schlansker, HP Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA
"EPIC: A New Generation of Architectures Beyond RISC"
March 17 Distinguished Lecture Series
Professor Pam Samuelson, School of Law and School of Management Information Systems, University of California, Berkeley
"Intellectual Property and the Digital Economy"
March 24 No Seminar (Spring Break)
March 31 Distinguished Lecture Series
Luc Barthelet, Chief Technical Officer, Maxis/Electronic Arts, Orinda, CA
"The Research Challenges and Opportunities in Entertainment Software"
April 7 Distinguished Lecture Series
Dr. Peter Karp, Pangea Systems, Oakland, CA
"The EcoCyc Project as a Case Study for Bioinformatics Research"
April 14
April 21 Distinguished Lecture Series
Dr. David Chaiken, AT&T Research, Menlo Park, CA
"Information Appliances: News from the Front Lines"
April 28 Distinguished Lecture Series
Dr. Udi Manber, Chief Technology Officer, Yahoo, Inc., Palo Alto, CA.
"Behind the Scenes at a Web Portal"
May 5 Distinguished Lecture Series
Philip Kuekes, Senior Researcher, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA.
"Defect Tolerant Molecular Electronics"
May 12 Distinguished Lecture Series
Dr. Ruzena Bajcsy, NSF Division Director, Communication and Information Systems Engineering
"IT**2: Information Technology Initiative for the Twenty First Century"

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