A set of CRISP faculty members will present research briefs to NVIDIA Distinguished Engineer, Dr. Nirmal Saxena. The presentations relate to different forms of resilience as they relate to autonomous systems.
3 vision talks on different aspects of resilience by Profs. Shreyas Sen, Jing Gao, and Ashraf Alam, followed by a panel discussion. The vision talks cover three diverse areas with a focus on resilient systems --- body area networks, data mining for veracity, and reliable sensing systems from unreliable sensors.
This Wed (Nov 4) we will hear from Dr. Tom Jacobs, Director of the Systems Technology Lab at Adobe Research in San Jose.
We will also hear from some members of his team.
They will present some of their current projects in self-healing systems and applied ML and ask for expertise at Purdue relevant to their open problems. They are looking for funding projects in this space and also for providing Adobe Research awards.
Dr. Bill Chappell, CTO of Microsoft Azure Cloud and formerly Director of the DARPA Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) will address CRISP and the Purdue community. His talk is titled: "Experiences as a DARPA Program Manager and the Competition for the Cloud".
Debashis Saha, VP Engineering at an AI in Fintech startup AppZen, will share his lessons building and growing software companies in the Silicon Valley. He will draw on his experience previously serving as VP at eBay, PayPal, and Intuit.
Purdue ECE PhD graduate, Tanzima Zerin Islam, will talk of professional lessons learned in her research career after graduate school --- first at a Department of Energy lab and then as an Assistant Professor.
Three visitors from Army Research Lab will speak to CRISP members about the research priorities of the Advanced Computing Branch of ARL. The visitors are Dr. Noah Weston, Dr. Manuel Vindiola, and Mr. Jared Willard all from the Advanced Computing Branch of ARL. Dr. Vindiola is the Point of Contact for the ARL BAA topic of "Real-Time, Scalable Data Analytics for the Army" that is in effect till Mar 2022.