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Engineering Colloquia Webcasts
Tuesday Aug 8, 2017
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Karthik Ram (Berkley Institute of Data Science)
The Open Science movement, which promotes sharing all artifacts of scientific research such as data, code, and methods, is becoming increasingly popular among researchers worldwide. This rapid increase in popularity is evidenced in the thriving ecosy ...
Tuesday Mar 7, 2017
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Arfon Smith (Space Telescope Science Institute)
GitHub is used by millions of people every day across the globe and serves as a critical part of many organization’s toolchain. As a company, GitHub embraces a continuous delivery model for shipping its products with more than 50 daily deploys to pro ...
Monday Jan 9, 2017
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Mark Allen (Centre de Données de Strasbourg)
The Centre de Données de Strasbourg (CDS) is an Astronomy data centre. The CDS services; SIMBAD, Vizier, Aladin, X-Match and the CDS Portal,provide added value to scientific content in order to support the international astronomy research community. ...
Tuesday Oct 4, 2016
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Alberto Pepe  (Co-Founder Authorea)
Most tools that scientists use for the preparation of scholarly manuscripts, such as Microsoft Word and LaTeX, function offline and do not account for the born-digital nature of research objects. Also, most authoring tools in use today are not design ...
Tuesday Jun 7, 2016
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Emily Lakdawalla (The Planetary Society)
In the last two decades, dozens of spacecraft have explored planets, moons, asteroids, and comets, returning a treasure trove of scientific data. Thanks to generous data release policies and the proliferation of high-speed Internet, the worldwide pub ...
Tuesday May 3, 2016
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
LIsa Hardaway  (Lisa Hardaway)
Thursday Jan 14, 2016
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Dr. Seth McGinnis (National Center for Atmospheric Research)
What do space telescopes and climate models have in common? They both generate Big Data. "Big Data" is any data set that's too big in some fashion to be handled by conventional tools and techniques. Usually that's taken to mean data with large s ...
Wednesday Aug 12, 2015
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Ali Swanson  (Oxford University)
Basically, any research team can now build their own Galaxy Zoo or Planet Four in an afternoon, instead of needing 6 months of custom development effort from Zooniverse. It's pretty thrilling, and we've already launched 5 projects that have been buil ...
Tuesday Feb 24, 2015
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Dr. Douglas Herman (The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian)
The settling of the Island Pacific more than 1,000 years ago is one of the greatest adventures of human history. Using double-hulled voyaging canoes built with Stone-Age tools and navigating by stars and swells, Pacific Islanders journeyed as far as ...
Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Niall Gaffney (TACC, Texas at Austin)
Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Daniel Lockney (NASA)
Tuesday May 6, 2014
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Ben Shneiderman  (University of Maryland )
Graphical User Interfaces have become widely used and effective tools for cloud, web-based, desktop, and mobile devices. The emerging success of interactive information visualization tools provide researchers with remarkable capabilities to support ...
Tuesday Feb 4, 2014
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Mario Juric (The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope)
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST; http://lsst.org) is a planned, large-aperture, wide-field, ground-based telescope that will survey half the sky every few nights in six optical bands from 320 to 1050 nm. It will explore a wide range of a ...
Tuesday May 21, 2013
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Scott Koranda (University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin and The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory)
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) is a national facility, funded by the National Science Foundation, dedicated to the detection of gravitational waves from astrophysical sources. The LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC ...
Tuesday Apr 2, 2013
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Tak Igusa  (Johns Hopkins University)
Systems dynamics and agent-based modeling have recently been used to explore complex systems in a wide range of disciplines. This talk will begin with a quick tutorial outlining the basic principles of these computational tools. Several simulations ...
Tuesday Mar 19, 2013
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Oana Sandu (ESO)
Tuesday Mar 12, 2013
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Kirk Borne  (George Mason University)
Knowledge Discovery from Mining Big Data
Tuesday Feb 5, 2013
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Michelle Borkin  (Harvard University)
What can help enable both the treatment of heart disease and the discovery of newborn stars? Visualization. Specifically interdisciplinary data visualization, the sharing and co-development of tools and techniques across the imaging sciences. In t ...
Thursday Nov 1, 2012
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Chris Raimondi (n/a)
Kaggle is a data mining competition website and platform that has hosted dozens of competitions with real world data. These competitions, usually for cash prizes, have pitted data scientists around the world to see who can best predict such things a ...
Thursday Oct 11, 2012
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Tim Jenness  (Joint Astronomy Centre)
SCUBA-2 is a new submillimetre bolometer array operating on the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope in Hawaii. SCUBA-2 is the world's largest submillimetre camera, with 10,000 pixels. It can observe simultaneously at 450 and 850 microns and has a field-of- ...
Tuesday May 1, 2012
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Adam Bly  (Visualizing.org, Seed Media Group)
Tuesday Apr 3, 2012
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Tara A. Estlin  (NASA JPL)
The Autonomous Exploration for Gathering Increased Science (AEGIS) system provides automated data collection for planetary rovers. The AEGIS software was uploaded to the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Mission Opportunity rover in December 2009 to provi ...
Thursday Feb 23, 2012
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Bruce Berriman  (Caltech)
Tuesday Feb 7, 2012
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Jay Liebowitz  (UMUC)
Are you, like many organizations, at risk of knowledge loss due to the baby boomer demographics, lack of knowledge retention strategies and processes, and insufficient succession planning and workforce development? Dr. Liebowitz, the author of Knowle ...
Tuesday Jan 10, 2012
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Joel Parker  (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
The General Mission Analysis Tool (GMAT) is a space trajectory optimization and mission analysis system developed by NASA and private industry. GMAT is open-source software and is developed publicly and collaboratively, with commercial, academic, pub ...
Tuesday Nov 29, 2011
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Rob Landis (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Wallops Island Facility)
The impetus for asteroid exploration is scientific, political, and pragmatic. The notion of sending human explorers to asteroids is not new. Piloted missions to these primitive bodies were first discussed in the 1960s, pairing Saturn V rockets with ...
Tuesday Nov 1, 2011
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Tom Reed  (Nvidia Corporation)
This presentation will provide a brief high level overview of Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) computing with a focus on application to image processing. The talk will begin with a discussion of the fundamentals of the GPU architecture, the major hard ...
Tuesday Oct 4, 2011
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Brian Sierakowski, Andrew Hazlett  (Greater Baltimore Technology Council)
Join the GBTC for an open discussion around the emerging technology community forming in Baltimore. Over the past few years Baltimore has become a nexus of tech companies, developers, designers, and startup entrepreneurs - this is an open opportunity ...
Thursday May 19, 2011
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Stefi Baum (Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology)
This past fall the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science abandoned its traditional lecture based pedagogy for freshmen and implemented a radically different project-based curriculum. Under this new approach, students work together as a single ...
Tuesday Apr 5, 2011
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Maria Portuonodo (Johns Hopkins University)
How to map a New World? Not since the days of Ptolemy had geographers been faced with such a monumental task. The task was especially important to the Spanish Empire. For most of the sixteenth century its cosmographers led efforts to map the newly-di ...
Tuesday Mar 1, 2011
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
John Grunsfeld (Space Telescope Science Institute)
In our everyday lives we rarely consider the risk to benefit ratio of ordinary actions. Yet we regularly engage in risky activities from commuting to work to engaging in exciting sporting activities. My participation in spaceflight missions have led ...
Tuesday Feb 1, 2011
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
John McGregor (Clemson University)
Do you find yourself solving the same, or similar, problems for mission after mission? Do even small variations in a task from one situation to another make it difficult to estimate effort? The software product line approach moves an organization fro ...
Wednesday Jan 5, 2011
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Jim McAdams (APL)
This talk will survey MESSENGER launch opportunities, six planetary flybys, first demonstration of solar sail targeting, Mercury orbit insertion, breakthroughs made in maneuver contingency planning, and the year-long Mercury orbit phase. Spectacular ...
Tuesday Nov 30, 2010
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Louis Whitcomb (Johns Hopkins University)
This talk reports the development the Nereus hybrid underwater robotic vehicle (HROV) and the results its first deep sea trials. In May/June 2009 Nereus successfully performed scientific observation and sampling operations at hadal depths of 10,903 ...
Tuesday Nov 2, 2010
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Henry Petroski (Duke University)
Everyday objects change over time. New materials, improved manufacturing processes, and altered consumer expectations drive this evolution. Generally speaking, the changes are for the better, but that is not always the case. At the heart of the ...
Monday Nov 1, 2010
Hard Science, Soft Skills Series
Henry Petroski (Duke University)
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Tuesday Oct 5, 2010
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Amanda Cox (New York Times)
The New York Times graphics desk is a team of 25 designers, cartographers and developers who make charts and maps for the print and web versions of the paper. How do they respond to the news - including elections, disasters, economic crises and ...
Monday Jun 28, 2010
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Kanna Rajan (Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute)
Ocean science the world over is at a cusp, with a move from the expeditionary to the observatory mode of doing science. Recent policy decisions in the United States are pushing the technology for persistent observation and sampling which hitherto had ...
Friday Jun 25, 2010
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Paolo Spano (Milano Observatory)
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Thursday May 27, 2010
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Pamela Gay (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
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Tuesday Mar 2, 2010
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Jerry Prince  (Johns Hopkins University)
In medical imaging and other applications, it is often desirable to simultaneously segment multiple objects and to impose topological conditions and neighborhood relationships on the objects that are sought. Finding specific compartments that subdiv ...
Tuesday Feb 2, 2010
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Bo Naasz  (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
In May of last year, Goddard engineers completed a successful on-orbit demonstration of the Relative Navigation Sensors (RNS) system. Flown in the cargo bay of Space Shuttle Atlantis during the highly successful Servicing Mission 4 (SM4) to the Hubbl ...
Tuesday Dec 1, 2009
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Allison Okamura (Johns Hopkins University)
Haptics is the science and technology of experiencing and creating touch sensations in human operators. This talk will examine the role of haptics in three types of medical systems: surgical robotics, surgical simulators, and rehabilitation robotic ...
Monday Nov 30, 2009
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
David Leisawitz (Goddard Space Flight Center)
This presentation will give an overview of the mission's main science goals and measurement capabilities, the mission concept, and the status of key enabling technologies. SPIRIT is a logical successor to Spitzer and Herschel and companion to JWST ...
Tuesday Nov 3, 2009
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Andreas Andreou (Johns Hopkins University)
Dr. Andreas G. Andreou is a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the Whiting School of Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University. His research program examines the relationship between information, and its physical ...
Tuesday Sep 1, 2009
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Mike Comberiate (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
In this presentation Mike Comberiate will discuss NASA projects at the South and North Poles as well as how outreach programs can benefit from NASA know-how and inspire the public. He will also demonstrate one of the the latest models of planetary ex ...
Thursday Jul 30, 2009
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Max Vozoff (Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX))
Falcon 1 is operational. Falcon 9 inaugural mission will be this year, followed in January 2010 by first flight of the Dragon spacecraft. The Falcon launch vehicles are dramatically changing the price point for launch of robotic spacecraft missions ...
Tuesday Jun 16, 2009
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Alice Berman and Josh Steele (JHU Applied Physics Laboratory)
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Thursday Apr 2, 2009
Special Engineering Talks/Seminars
Tom Prince (California Institute of Technology)
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Thursday Feb 19, 2009
Special Engineering Talks/Seminars
Daryl Swade (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Tuesday Feb 17, 2009
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Ben Schneiderman (University of Maryland)
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Wednesday Dec 17, 2008
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Tony Krueger, Mark Giuliano, Andrew Ptak, Tony Rogers (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Thursday Nov 20, 2008
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Jimmy Lin (University of Maryland)
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Thursday Oct 23, 2008
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Mark Johnston (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
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Monday Sep 22, 2008
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Greg Wilson  (n/a)
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Tuesday Jan 15, 2008
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Laura Burns  (n/a)
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Thursday Dec 6, 2007
SM4 Training Talks
Charles Proffitt (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Thursday Nov 1, 2007
SM4 Training Talks
Charles Proffitt (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Tuesday Oct 10, 2006
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Alex Szalay (Johns Hopkins University)
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Monday Oct 9, 2006
Special Engineering Talks/Seminars
Dave Carter (Liverpool John Moores University)
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Monday Nov 21, 2005
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Wayne Baggett  (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Tuesday May 17, 2005
2005 Office of Technology Colloquium Series
Michael Droettboom (Johns Hopkins University)
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Tuesday Apr 19, 2005
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Robert Jedrzejewski (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Tuesday Apr 5, 2005
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Perry Greenfield  (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Tuesday Mar 22, 2005
ESS Engineering Colloquia
John Hunter  (n/a)
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Monday Feb 21, 2005
2005 Office of Technology Colloquium Series
Janice Voss (NASA Ames Research Center)
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Wednesday Mar 24, 2004
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Jesus Maiz (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Thursday May 1, 2003
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Anton Koekemoer  (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Monday Apr 14, 2003
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Jim Hare (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Monday Apr 7, 2003
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Jim Hare (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Monday Mar 24, 2003
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Jim Hare (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Tuesday Mar 11, 2003
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Joe Pollizzi  (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Monday Mar 10, 2003
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Jim Hare (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Monday Mar 3, 2003
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Jim Hare  (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Tuesday Dec 10, 2002
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Yair Amir (n/a)
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Wednesday Nov 6, 2002
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Mark Jason Dominus (n/a)
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Monday Sep 16, 2002
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Robert Dempsey  (n/a)
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Tuesday May 21, 2002
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Gretchen Greene (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Tuesday Apr 16, 2002
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Rusty Whitman (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Tuesday Mar 12, 2002
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Scott Stallcup, Larry Petro  (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Tuesday Feb 19, 2002
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Andrew Moore (n/a)
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Tuesday Feb 12, 2002
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Donald Mclean (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Tuesday Jan 22, 2002
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Melissa Russ (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Saturday Nov 17, 2001
ESS Engineering Colloquia
Tom Comeau  (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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Friday Nov 16, 2001
Engineering and Technology Colloquia Series
Tom Comeau  (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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