Science Engineering Colloquium

Bayou Science and Mathematics

Location: Bayou 2106
Time: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM (Refreshments: 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon)
Schedule: Bayou Science and Mathematics Colloquium for Fall 2017

Date Speaker Affiliation Topic Host
Sept. 7

Lisa Morano

Department of Natural Sciences, University of Houston-Downtown Journeys of a Plant Pathogen: History and Genetics of Xylella Fastidiosa Lory Santiago-Vazquez

Sept. 14


M. Bazlur Rashid

Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Houston-Clear Lake

Engineering Bifunctional Chimeric Enzymes Brian Stephens

Sept. 28


Mark M. Gittleman

Executive Vice President, Intuitive Machines

Intuitive Machines: A NASA “Spin-Off” Company Succeeding in the Real World Ju H. Kim

Oct. 5


Jeremy May

Department of Chemistry, University of Houston

The Interplay of Chemical Synthesis and New Reaction Discovery Anton Dubrovskiy

 Oct. 12

Dr. Anatoly Kolomeisky Understanding Molecular Mechanisms of Biological Error Correction Department of Chemistry and Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
Rice University
Dr. Mohammad B. Rashid

Oct. 19


Dr. Michael Allen Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Tick Talk: Ticks, Microbes and the Ecology of Disease Michael LaMontagne

Oct. 26


Janusz Grebowicz Department of Natural Sciences,  University of Houston-Downtown Nuclear-Hydrocarbon’s Best Friend Ju H. Kim

Nov. 2


Jared Squire
Ad Astra Rocket Company The VASIMR Technology, Demonstrated Physics and Practical Challenges David Garrison

Nov. 9


Wei-Chung Su  Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Do I Need to Hold My Breath? –Aerosol Respiratory Deposition Study  Robert Phalen


Nov. 16

Arcadius Krivoshein

Department of Physical and Applied Sciences, University of Houston-Clear Lake Solid-state Chemistry of Antiepileptic Drugs: The Alpha-substituted Amide Group Pharmacophore Jack Lu

Nov. 30

LieJune Shiau
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Houston-Clear Lake Neurons and Brain Activities Yingfu Li


Delta Computing and Engineering

Location: Delta 241
Time: 11:30 p.m. ‐  12:30 p.m. (Refreshments: 11:00 p.m. ‐ 11:30 p.m.)
Schedule: Delta Computing and Engineering Colloquium for Fall 2017

Date Speaker Affiliation Topic Host

Sep. 11


Mr. Gregory Evans What Makes a Person a Cyber Security Expert Chip Phillips

Sep. 15
3pm – 4pm

Dr. J.R. Curz

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Oklahoma, IEEE/VTS Distinguished Speaker

Uniformly Oversampled Sequence Detection in the Presence of Unknown Jitter

Tom Harman and Hakduran Koc
Sep. 25 Mr. Olivier Germain

Director, Industry Solutions and Technical Sales Halliburton

Boldly Facing the most daunting challenges in any industry

Pradeep Buddharaju

Oct. 2


Dr. Jim Helm

Department of Engineering, UH-Clear Lake

Online course development tool BBTEMP template, to prototype, build, link and maintain a Blackboard (BB) course  Self Hosted

Oct. 9


Dr. Christopher Jermaine

Computer Science Department, Rice University

Large-Scale Data Processing with the SimSQL System  Ahmed Abukmail

Oct. 16


Dr. Lucian Visinescu

Department of CIS/QM, McCoy College of Business, Texas State University

Reducing Marketplace Information Asymmetry through E-Service Quality Concept Extraction  Radu Vlas
Oct. 23 Dr. Jun Zhuang

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University at Buffalo


 Crisis Communication and Rumor Management using Social Media during Disasters

 Gene Shan

Oct. 30


Ms. Soha Alqeshawi

Lockheed Martin

Space Flight Software Testing  Ahmed Abukmail


Nov. 6

Dr. Tom Harman, and Carol Fairchild   

Engineering Department, UH-Clear Lake

Advances in Robotics and the Robot Operating System Self Hosted 


Dec. 4


Dr. Ricardo Vilalta Department of Computer Science, University of Houston  

New Trends in Artificial Intelligence

Hisham Al-Mubaid


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