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August 2021

ECE PhD Dissertation Defense: Mohammadreza Sharif

August 6, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

PhD Dissertation Defense: Human-in-the-loop Prosthetic Robot Hand Control through Contextual Adaptation Mohammadreza Sharif Location: ISEC136 or Zoom Link Abstract: Despite fifty years of research on prosthetic robot hands, this technology is yet to be fully acknowledged by amputees as well as manufacturers, due to lack of robustness and intuitive control. Our goal is to enhance the control robustness and intuitiveness through integrating the context, i.e. knowledge of environment and task, with human bio-signals, e.g. hand trajectory. Although this solution has…

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ECE PhD Dissertation Defense: Pu Zhao

August 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

PhD Dissertation Defense: Towards Robust Image Classification with Deep learning and Real-Time DNN Inference on Mobile Pu Zhao Location: Zoom Link Abstract:  As the rapidly increasing popularity of deep learning, deep neural networks (DNN) have become the fundamental and essential building blocks in various applications such as image classification and object detection. However, there are two main issues which potentially limit the wide application of DNNs: 1) the robustness of DNN models raises security concerns, and 2) the large computation…

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Virtual Webinar with Northeastern University and University of Southern California

August 11, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Topic: Engineering Studies in the United States. – Explore the newly emerging fields This session will be jointly presented by EducationUSA Kolkata and two private research which are pioneer in the fields of Engineering and Applied Sciences and deal with experimental learning and focuses on newly emerging fields. This is a very pertinent session in the present context and suitable to all graduate applicants in Engineering for pursuing MS/PhD degrees (Note: presenters details may be added later) Audience: Prospective graduate…

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How can I avoid predatory publishers? A Bite-Sized Webinar

August 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Have you ever received an email from a journal asking you to submit your work? How can you tell whether the journal is predatory or legitimate? In this 20-minute workshop, you will learn how to recognize signs of deceptive publishing practices by examining solicitation emails and journal websites. Click this link to register! Presented by Philip Espinola Coombs and Luesoni Kuck as part of Snell Library's popular Bite-Sized Webinars series: Curious about a topic, but simply don’t have the time to…

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How do I draw in PowerPoint? A Bite-Sized Webinar

August 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Need to annotate a figure or create a basic visual such as a Venn diagram? Have no time to learn a new, artsy drawing tool? We’ll share tips for using PowerPoint’s Shape and SmartArt tools to get the job done! Click this link to register! This webinar will be presented by Data Analysis and Visualization Specialist, Kate Kryder, as part of Snell Library's popular Bite-Sized Webinar series: Curious about a topic, but simply don’t have the time to attend a…

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How do I get started with ArcGIS at Northeastern? A Bite-Sized Webinar

August 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

In this session, I will introduce ArcGIS web maps and applications which are available through the ESRI license to Northeastern Community. Join me to have a glance at ArcGIS webmaps, storymaps, filed data collector, dashboard and business analyst. Click this link to register! Presented by Geospatial & GIS Specialist, Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, as part of Snell Library's popular Bite-Sized Webinars series: Curious about a topic, but simply don’t have the time to attend a full length webinar? Our Bite-Sized Webinars are…

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How do I get free access to the standards I need? A Bite-Sized Webinar

August 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

If you're designing or testing a new product or process, you'll probably need to use standards. But standards can be expensive, and tough to find. This workshop will cover some tips for getting the standards you need, including how to find them, how you can access (some) standards for free through the library, and what to do when the standard you need is behind a paywall. Click this link to register! Presented by Jodi Bolognese, Engineering Librarian as part of…

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What are persistent identifiers and why do they matter? A Bite-Sized Webinar

August 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Persistent identifiers, or PIDs, are unique codes used to unambiguously identify people, places, and things. You should care about them because when you use PIDs, you can get credit for your hard-fought research outputs from papers to data and more. In this session, we'll give a quick overview of some of the more common PIDs in academia like ORCIDs, DOIs, RORs and RAIDs (oh my). Join us and become a PID Person! Click this link to register! This webinar is…

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September 2021

GEM Annual Conference and Graduate Resource Fair

September 11, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

The GEM Annual Conference will take place from September 9-11 in Houston Texas.  During this event, GEM University and Employer Representatives will exhibit to promote their graduate and undergraduate (REU) research programs.

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October 2021

Engineering Graduate School Virtual Fair

October 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the Graduate School of Engineering as they participate in a graduate school fair for engineering programs across the US. Representatives from the admissions team will be available from 11am-3pm on October 14 to answer your questions and to provide you with more information.

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