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The State of the Art of Neurodynamic Optimization – Past, Present, and Prospect

August 9, 2016
1:30 pmto3:30 pm

The IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section CIS/SMC Joint Chapter is pleased to present a Distinguished Lecturer talk from Dr. Jun Wang, Chair Professor of Computational Intelligence in the Department of Computer Science in the College of Science and Engineering at City University of Hong Kong. This talk is part of Dr. Wang’s Distinguished Lecturer tour through Canada.

The talk is co-hosted by the Saint Mary’s University Division of Engineering.

Coffee and light snacks will be provided (bring your own lunch if desired).

Title: The State of the Art of Neurodynamic Optimization – Past, Present, and Prospect
Speaker: Dr. Jun Wang
City University of Hong Kong
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm, August 9th, 2016
Place: Sobey Building, Room SB255
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3H 3C3
Cost: Free but please register so we can get approximate numbers
RSVP: Please register here for the event.
Agenda: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM: Presentation and Questions

Biography:

Dr. Jun WangJun Wang is a Chair Professor of Computational Intelligence in the Department of Computer Science at City University of Hong Kong. Prior to this position, he held various academic positions at Dalian University of Technology, Case Western Reserve University, University of North Dakota, and Chinese University of Hong Kong. He also held various part-time visiting positions at US Air Force Armstrong Laboratory, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University as a Changjiang Chair Professor. He received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering and an M.S. degree in systems engineering from Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China. He received his Ph.D. degree in systems engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. His current research interests include neural networks and their applications. He published about 200 journal papers, 15 book chapters, 11 edited books, and numerous conference papers in these areas. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics. He also served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks (1999-2009), IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics and its predecessor (2003-2013), and IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics – Part C (2002–2005), as a member of the editorial advisory board of International Journal of Neural Systems (2006-2013), and a member of the editorial board of Neural Networks (2012-2014) as a guest editor of special issues of European Journal of Operational Research (1996), International Journal of Neural Systems (2007), Neurocomputing (2008, 2014, 2016), and International Journal of Fuzzy Systems (2010, 2011). He was an organizer of several international conferences such as the General Chair of the 13th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (2006) and the 2008 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, and a Program Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (2012). He has been an IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Distinguished Lecturer (2010-2012, 2014-2016). In addition, he served as President of Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA) in 2006 and many organizations such as IEEE Fellow Committee (2011-2012); IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Awards Committee (2008, 2012, 2014), IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society Board of Directors (2013-2015), He is an IEEE Fellow, IAPR Fellow, and a recipient of an IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks Outstanding Paper Award and APNNA Outstanding Achievement Award in 2011, Natural Science Awards from Shanghai Municipal Government (2009) and Ministry of Education of China (2011), and Neural Networks Pioneer Award from IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2014), among others.
 

Exploration and Comparison on the Definitions of Dew Computing

July 7, 2016
8:40 amto10:00 am

IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section Communications Society Chapter is pleased to invite you to attend the following talk from Dr. Yingwei Wang, University of Prince Edward Island.

Title: Exploration and Comparison on the Definitions of Dew Computing
Speaker: Dr. Yingwei Wang,
University of Prince Edward Island
Time: 8:40am – 10:00am, July 7, 2016
Place: Don and Marion McDougall Hall (Building No: 12), Room 329,
University of Prince Edward Island,
550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI

July Networking Event – Update on Tidal Energy in Nova Scotia

July 12, 2016
5:30 pmto7:30 pm

Our monthly networking event is held the second Tuesday of the month. This is a great chance to meet your fellow IEEE members in a relaxed atmosphere out of the office.

The event will be at the Red Stag (www.redstag.ca) in the event room upstairs. The dress code is casual, jeans and a collared shirt minimum.

Registration

Registration is $5 for IEEE Members and $10 for non-members.

By adding this fee we are including free refreshments of all soda and a variety of appetizers, and a drink ticket.

We look forward to meeting you!

Title: Update on Tidal Energy in Nova Scotia
Speaker: Dr. Sue Molloy, P.Eng of Glas Ocean Engineering Consulting
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm, July 12th, 2016
Place: The Red Stag, 1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
In the event room upstairs
Agenda: 5:30pm – 6:30pm Arrive, grab a drink and mingle
6:30 – 7pm Invited Guest – Dr. Sue Molloy, P.Eng.
7 – 7:30pm Mingle.
The meeting is officially over at 7:30, but everyone is welcome to continue downstairs in the main lounge area.
Cost: IEEE members – $5
Non-IEEE – $10
RSVP: Please register here for the event

Biographys:

Sue Molloy is a Researcher, Adjunct Professor and Consulting Engineer in Ocean engineering and specializes in Marine Renewable Energy, Eco-Ships and sustainable engineering.
 

Life Member Appreciation (June Networking Event)

June 14, 2016
5:30 pmto7:30 pm

Our monthly networking event is held the second Tuesday of the month. This is a great chance to meet your fellow IEEE members in a relaxed atmosphere out of the office.

The event will be at the Red Stag (www.redstag.ca) in the event room upstairs. The dress code is casual, jeans and a collared shirt minmum.

Registration

Registration is $5 for IEEE Members and $10 for non-members. Free for Life Members.

By adding this fee we are including free refreshments of all soda and a variety of appetizers, and a drink ticket.

We look forward to meeting you!

Title: Life Member Appreciation Event
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm, June 14th, 2016
Place: The Red Stag, 1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
In the event room upstairs
Agenda: 5:30pm – 6:30pm Arrive, grab a drink and mingle
6:30 – 7pm Life Member Appreciation Presentation
7 – 7:30pm Mingle
The meeting is officially over at 7:30, but everyone is welcome to continue downstairs in the main lounge area.
Cost: IEEE members – $5
Life Members – FREE
Non-IEEE – $10
RSVP: Please register here for the event

 

May Networking Event

May 10, 2016
5:30 pmto7:30 pm

Our monthly networking event is held the second Tuesday of the month. This is a great chance to meet your fellow IEEE members in a relaxed atmosphere out of the office.

The event will be at the Red Stag (www.redstag.ca) in the event room upstairs. The dress code is casual, jeans and a collared shirt minmum.

Registration

Registration is $5 for IEEE Members and $10 for non-members.

By adding this fee we are including free refreshments of all soda and a variety of appetizers, and a drink ticket.

We look forward to meeting you!

Title: Engineering Adventures: Insight from a Mid-life to Young Professional
Speaker: Mae Seto, Defence Scientist, Defence R&D Canada
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm, May 10th, 2016
Place: The Red Stag, 1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
In the event room upstairs
Agenda: 5:30pm – 6:30pm Arrive, grab a drink and mingle
6:30 – 7pm Presentation by Mae Seto
7 – 7:30pm Mingle.
The meeting is officially over at 7:30, but everyone is welcome to continue downstairs in the main lounge area.
Cost: IEEE members – $5
Non-IEEE – $10
RSVP: Please register here for the event

Biographys:

Mae Seto

Mae Seto is a Defence Scientist at Defence R&D Canada. Her areas of expertise include autonomy and control for marine robots (above, on, and under water), multi-agent systems, underwater sensors, and ship and submarine acoustics. Dr. Seto has written numerous papers and articles in these areas and a book for which she is editor and a contributor, Marine Robot Autonomy. Dr. Seto has been Chief / Principal Scientist on many DRDC trials including one to the Canadian Arctic. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science at Dalhousie University where she supervises graduate students and teaches the graduate autonomous robotics classes. Dr. Seto is a Past Chair of the IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section and was Guest Editor for the IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering in Marine Vehicle Autonomy. She was also Program Chair for the IEEE CCECE 2015 conference in Halifax. In 2013 Dr. Seto was at MIT as a Research Scientist collaborating with them in underwater localization and mapping for marine robots.
 

 
 
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