April 7, 2005 [Thursday] - Day One of Site Visit
Boston University, The Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary's Street, Boston, MA


Morning Session   

Welcoming Remarks and Introductions
Convener: Bahaa E. A. Saleh, Professor and Chairman,
   Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
   Boston University
   Deputy Director, CenSSIS
David K. Campbell, Provost ad interum,
   Boston University
Sohi Rastegar, Program Director and Bioengineering Coordinator,
   Engineering Research Centers Program,
   National Science Foundation

 

CenSSIS Overview
Michael B. Silevitch, Robert D. Black Professor,
   Electrical and Computer Engineering,
   Northeastern University,
   Director, CenSSIS

 

The Unifying Framework
Bahaa E. A. Saleh, Professor and Chair,
   Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
   Boston University,
   Deputy Director and R1 Thrust Leader,
   CenSSIS

 

Thrust R1   
Thrust R1: Subsurface Sensing and Modeling
Bahaa E. A. Saleh, Professor and Chair,
   Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
   Boston University,
   Deputy Director and R1 Thrust Leader,
   CenSSIS
Thrust R1: Subsurface Sensing and Modeling (Part ii)
Carey M. Rappaport, Professor,
   Electrical and Computer Engineering,
   Northeastern University,
   Associate Director and Co-R1 Thrust Leader,
   CenSSIS

 

Thrust R2   
Research Thrust R2: Physics Based Signal Processing
and Image Understanding

David A. Castañón, Professor,
   Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
   Boston University,
   Associate Director and R2 Thrust Leader,
   CenSSIS
Research Thrust R2: Physics Based Signal Processing (Part ii) and Image Understanding
Miguel Vélez-Reyes, Professor,
   Electrical and Computer Engineering,
   University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez,
   Associate Director,
   CenSSIS
Research Thrust R2: Physics Based Signal Processing
and Image Understanding (Part iii)

Badrinath Roysam, Professor,
   Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering,
   Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
   Associate Director,
   CenSSIS

 

Thrust R3   
Research Thrust R3: Image and Data Information Management
David R. Kaeli, Associate Professor,
   Electrical and Computer Engineering,
   Northeastern University,
   R3 Thrust Leader,
   CenSSIS

 

Afternoon Session    

Industrial/Government Collaboration Session
Industrial Report
Philip W. Cheney, Senior Consultant to Industry
  and Government Partnerships,
  CenSSIS
SWOT Analysis
Emel Bulat, Director of Technology And Business Strategy,
  Textron Systems and Co-Chair,
  Industrial Advisory Board,
  CenSSIS
Success In Partnership
Lianne Ing, Vice President,
  
Business Development,
  Bubble Technology Industries, Inc.,

Poster Viewing and Demonstrations
Poster List

 

Diversity Strategic Plan and Progress
Paula Leventman, Diversity Coordinator,
   CenSSIS

 

Education Program
Stephen W. McKnight, Interim Chair,
   Electrical and Computer Engineering,
   Northeastern University,
   Education Thrust Leader,
   CenSSIS


[back to top]


© Copyright, Northeastern University, 2005. All rights reserved

CenSSIS is a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center.
This site was supported in part by the Engineering Research Centers Program of the
National Science Foundation (Award # EEC-9986821)