The AP-COM-MTT student chapter and the student branch organize two lectures in a lunch session on Tuesday April 4th.
The session starts at 11:00 with a talk by Dr. Damla Turgut on “When homes are too smart for their own good: physical and computational modeling of smart homes”. At 12:00 lunch will be served, after which there will be a talk by Dr. Ladislau Boloni about “AI without Big Data”. Time is foreseen for questions and discussion.
Registration can be done at the bottom.
Biographies of the lecturers and the abstract of their talks can be found below.
Lotzi Bölöni is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Central Florida. He is a co-director of the AI Things Laboratory. He has secondary joint appointments in the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at the UCF Center for Research in Computer Vision (CRCV) and the UCF Cluster for Disability, Aging and Technology.
He received a PhD and MSc degree from the Computer Sciences Department of Purdue University and BSc in Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He held visiting researcher positions at Computer and Automation Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Imperial College of London and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. He is a senior member of IEEE, senior member of the ACM, member of AAAI and the Upsilon Pi Epsilon honorary society.
Dr. Turgut is Charles Millican Professor and Chair of Computer Science at the University of Central Florida (UCF). She is the co-director of the AI Things Laboratory. She held visiting researcher positions at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Imperial College of London, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Her research interests include wireless ad hoc, sensor, underwater, vehicular, and social networks, edge/cloud computing, smart cities, smart grids, IoT-enabled healthcare and augmented reality, as well as considerations of privacy in the Internet of Things. Dr. Turgut serves on several editorial boards and program committees of prestigious ACM and IEEE journals and conferences. Her most recent honors include the NCWIT 2021 Mentoring Award for Undergraduate Research (MAUR), the UCF Research Incentive Award, and the UCF Women of Distinction Award. Since 2019, she serves as the N2Women Board Co-Chair where she co-leads the activities of the N2Women Board in supporting female researchers in the fields of networking and communications. She is an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Senior Member, the Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Social Networks (TCSN), and the Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Communications (TCCC).