Baskin School of Engineering Events

February 26 - March 27, 2024

Monday, February 26

ECE Seminar: The Era of Tiny IoT Platforms: Integrated Circuits for Intelligent Biomedical/Neuromorphic Sensors

Presenter: Kwantae Kim Description: The rapid advancement of internet-of-things (IoT) sensor platforms has been penetrating all corners of our lives,...

2/26 10:40am
Engineering 2, Room 192
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Presenter: Steve Bennoun, Assistant Teaching Professor at UCLA Description: The question of how to support and enhance student learning is at the center of...

2/26 11am
Engineering 2, 599
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Jindal, S. (CSE) - Data-Efficient Representation Learning for Gaze Estimation

The human gaze serves as a potential non-verbal cue that enhances human-computer interfaces, enabling users to engage with devices through eye movements. The...

2/26 12pm
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How good are LLMs, or maybe the question is how bad are they? And how can things improve?

Presenter: Udayan Das, Associate Professor at Saint Mary's College of California Description: The last few years have seen tremendous interest as well as...

2/26 3:15pm
Engineering 2, E2-215
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Presenter: Likun Zhang Description: Extreme events over large spatial domains like the contiguous United States may exhibit highly heterogeneous tail...

2/26 4pm
Virtual Event
Slug Tank 2024

Slug Tank, now in its 4th edition, is an annual entrepreneurship competition that serves as a pivotal catalyst for the burgeoning UC Santa Cruz...

Tuesday, February 27

Defense: Ren, P. (CSE) - Smartphone-Based Pedestrian Tracking System for Visually Impaired People

Current smartphone-based localization systems, primarily designed for sighted individuals, offer wayfinding services by tracking a user's path. However, this...

2/27 1:30pm
Engineering 2, 280
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Wednesday, February 28

NebulaStream: Data Management for the Internet of Things

Speaker: Prof. Volker Markl, Technical University of Berlin Abstract: The global database research community has greatly impacted the functionality and...

2/28 8am
Virtual Event
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Presenter: Morteza Fayazi Description: Analog and Mixed-Signal (AMS) circuits have broad-ranging applications across various fields, including wireless...

2/28 9:30am
Engineering 2, 506
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May, I. (AM) - High-Order Kernel-Based Finite Volume Methods for Systems of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws

Systems of hyperbolic conservation laws (HCLs) commonly arise as mathematical descriptors of the natural world, and are particularly ubiquitous in fluid...

2/28 1:30pm
Engineering 2, 399
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Thursday, February 29

CPSRC Seminar: Building a Framework for Trustworthy Autonomous Agents: Autonomous Agents and Value Alignment

Speaker: Gabriel Nemirovsky, Ph.D. candidate in the Philosophy Department, University of York Abstract With recent advancements in systems engineering and...

Friday, March 1

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Presenter: Jennifer Volk Description: Semiconductors have dominated every aspect of electronics over the past decades. However, the diminishing gains in...

Wednesday, March 6

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This is a time to reflect on teaching, explore the educational literature, and connect research to our practices as engineering educators. This is a...

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ETC gRAD is the Engineering Teaching Community for graduate students of Baskin Engineering. We engage in engineering education, learn new teaching methods,...

Friday, March 8

2024 EDGE in Tech Symposium - Advancing Health Tech for All

Join CITRIS and the Banatao Institute on Friday, March 8, 2024, for Advancing Health Tech for All, in the Community Education Room of the Jan Shrem and Maria...

Saturday, March 9

 2024 MESA Day Preliminary Competitions

This annual event brings hundreds of 6th - 12th graders to campus to compete against their peers in a variety of challenging math, science, engineering, and...

Tuesday, March 12

Next Wave of Faculty in Genomics

The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute and Department of Biomolecular Engineering are pleased to host a postdoc symposium to showcase rising talent in genomics...

Wednesday, March 13

How to Make LLM Work for Design and Test?

Presenter: Yueling Jenny Zeng, PhD candidate in Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara Description: The emergence of Large Language...

 The UC Santa Cruz Kraw Lecture Series presents:  Designing human AI-ecosystems for education, work, and community

Join Professor David Lee as he delves into the art of designing ecosystems to help navigate the rapid currents of change. Discover how he has expanded...

Friday, March 15

Engineering Inclusion Workshop #3: "How to Receive Feedback with Cultural Intelligence"

Join the Baskin Engineering Community for Engineer Inclusion: a new series of professional development workshops for staff and faculty hosted by the Office...

Monday, March 18

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The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute is excited to host Dr. Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), on March 18th. Dr....