EVENT  |  MERL's Petros Boufounos is co-organizing symposium on The Future Of Signal Processing

Date released: Oct 20, 2017


  •  EVENT   MERL's Petros Boufounos is co-organizing symposium on The Future Of Signal Processing
  • Date & Time:

    Monday, October 23, 2017; 8:00am-4:00pm

  • Description:

    Dr. Petros Boufounos is co-organizing the symposium on "The Future of Signal Processing," held in honor of the 80th birthday of Prof. Alan V. Oppenheim.

    Details at: https://futureofsp.eecs.mit.edu

    Organizing committee:
    Dr. Tom Baran, Lumii
    Dr. Petros Boufounos, MERL
    Prof. Anantha Chandrakasan, MIT
    Prof. Yonina Eldar, Technion

    Program:
    8:00-8:45 Coffee
    8:45-9:00 Opening remarks
    Prof. Martin Schmidt, Provost, MIT
    9:00-9:35 The ever-expanding physical boundaries of Signal Processing
    Prof. Martin Vetterli, President of EPFL, Lausanne
    9:35-10:10 Signal Processors and the U.S. Navy: Enduring Partners
    Admiral John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy

    10:10-10:30 Short break

    10:30-11:05 Signals and Signal Processing: The Invisibles and The Everlastings
    Prof. Min Wu, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland
    11:05-11:40 Signal processing with quantum computers
    Prof. Isaac Chuang, Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering; Senior Associate Dean of Digital Learning, MIT

    11:40-12:30 A box lunch will be provided. In your lunchbox, you'll find an envelope with four cards in it. Bring these cards back to your seats promptly after lunch for a magical surprise!

    12:30-12:40 Your Role in the Future of Signal Processing
    Magician Joel Acevedo

    12:40-1:05 Future of Low-power Embedded Signal Processing
    Prof. Anantha Chandrakasan, Dean, School of Engineering, MIT
    1:05-1:30 Synthetic biology and signal processing in living cells
    Prof. Ron Weiss, MIT, Professor of Biological Engineering and Director of the Synthetic Biology Center
    1:30-1:55 Physics 101 for Data Scientists
    Prof. Richard Baraniuk, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University, Founder and Director of OpenStax College

    1:55-2:15 Short break

    2:15-2:40 Signals: Representation and Information
    Prof. Meir Feder, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University

    2:40-3:05 Exposing and Removing Information: Some new Mathematics for Signal Processing
    Dr. Petros Boufounos, Senior Principal Research Scientist, Sensing Team Leader, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs

    3:05-4:00 Panel discussion: The Venn diagram between "Data Science," "Machine Learning" and "Signal Processing"
    Moderator:
    Prof. Alan Oppenheim, Ford Professor of Engineering, MIT
    Panelists:
    Prof. Asu Ozdaglar, Associate Department Head, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
    Prof. Ron Schafer, Georgia Tech (Emeritus) and Stanford Univ.
    Prof. Yonina Eldar, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Technion
    Prof. Victor Zue, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, MIT
    Prof. Alexander Rakhlin, Associate Professor of Statistics, University of Pennsylvania
    4:00 Closing remarks

  • MERL Contact:

    Petros Boufounos

  • Location:

    MIT Samberg Conference Center Floor 7, 50 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142

  • External Link:

    https://futureofsp.eecs.mit.edu

  • Research Areas:

    Multimedia, Computational Sensing, Wireless Communications & Signal Processing