Selected Talks

This page contains a list of selected talks. For more talks see the Proceedings and Presentations sections in Publications. Short link to this page is:

  1. Generative AI, keynote at the Public Relations Society of America, California Gold Coast Chapter meeting, June 5, 2024. [flyer]
  2. Manual ML vs Auto ML, with Shuhui (Melinda) Yu, a talk at Navy Applications of Machine Learning (NAML), March 12, 2024. [thesis]
  3. Multispectral Imaging for Tactical Computer Vision, with Devon Trammell, a talk at Navy Applications of Machine Learning (NAML), March 11, 2024.
  4. Corrosion Detection using Deep Learning, with Rishikesh Patil, a talk at Navy Applications of Machine Learning (NAML), March 11, 2024. [poster]
  5. Large Language Models, NAWCWD Cybersecurity Expo, China Lake, Feb 29, 2024 [flyer]
  6. Machine Learning: Research on Tap, Broome Library at California State University Channel Islands, September 21, 2023. [flyer]
  7. Presented two tutorials at ITEA MDO 2023, July 18-20, 2023, in Ventura, CA. The titles of the tutorials were: Introduction to the Cloud and Introduction to Machine Learning. [abstract]
  8. Machine Learning: Past, Present and Future, a summary of CSUCI sabbatical activities during fall 2021, Ventura, March 14, 2022. [slides]
  9. Machine Learning: Bridge from Education to Career, a talk at AWS Machine Learning University, March 3, 2022. [slides][YouTube]
  10. Machine Learning: Past, Present and Future, a talk at the Regional Defense Partnership for the 21st Century (RDP-21), Ventura, March 2, 2022. [slides]
  11. Machine Learning Technologies for T&E, a talk at Navy Applications of Machine Learning (NAML), October 25, 2022.
  12. Data Analytics in the Cloud, keynote address at KES 2022, Sep 8, 2022.
  13. Cloudifying the Curriculum with AWS, presented at Frontiers in Engineering (FiE) 2021, in Lincoln, Nebraska, October 14, 2021. [post]
  14. A Hands-on Approach to Cloudifying Curriculum in Computing and Engineering Education, a panel at Frontiers in Engineering (FiE) 2021, with Joshua C. Nwokeji, Myra Roldan, and Terry Holmes, October 13, 2021. [post]
  15. What Machine Learning Can Teach Us About Wine: An Algorithmic Sommelier, Mathematics Department at CSUCI, October 12, 2020. [flyer][post]
  16. Current Trends in IT: Cybersecurity, Cloud and Blockchain, Windsor Speaker Series, June 24, 2020. [flyer]
  17. Teaching Online: 10 suggestion for success, AWS Webinar on Remote Learning, April 7, 2020. [post]
  18. Cloudifying the Curriculum with AWS, AWS Educate Workshop at CI, January 24, 2020. [slides]
  19. Cybersecurity Education at CI, CI Cyber Security Awareness Fair, October 2019. [slides]
  20. Approximating consistency in pairwise comparisons, KES 2019 conference, Budapest, September 6, 2019. [posts]
  21. SEAKER: A mobile digital forensics triage device, KES 2019 conference, Budapest, September 5, 2019. (Presentation given by Eric Gentry.) [posts]
  22. Deploying Health Campaign Strategies to Defend Against Social Engineering Threats, KES 2019 conference, Budapest, September 5, 2019. [posts]
  23. Cybersecurity: 5th Generation Threats – What we know. Should Know. And, Don’t Know. MIT Enterprise Forum, Central Coast, April 17, 2019. [flyer][slides]
  24. Cyber threats: What can a mathematician do about it? dept. of Mathematics at CI, February 18, 2019.
  25. Software Testing, 35th International Test and Evaluation (ITEA) Symposium: Challenges for Global Threats, Academia Day, December 13, 2018
  26. Computer Science at CI: Focus on Mechatronics and Cybersecurity, a talk at the IT Guild Ventura, the Workforce Education Coalition, November 27, 2018.
  27. Computer Science at CI, a talk at the Regional Defense Partnership for the 21st Century (RDP-21), Ventura, November 6, 2018.
  28. AWS Summit: AWS/CSU Research in the Cloud Series, online, October 24, 2018.
  29. Cybersecurity at CI, NAWCWD Cybersecurity Collaboration, Point Mugu, October 18, 2018.
  30. Cybersecurity at CI, event hosted at CI by California State Assembly Member Jacqui Irwin and CSU Channel Islands President Erika D. Beck, April 20, 2018.
  31. Algorithms on Strings, dept. of Mathematics at CI, April 9, 2018.
  32. Cybersecurity and Mechatronics at CI, NAVSEA Warfare Centers, Port Hueneme, February 28, 2018.
  33. Emcee at the National Engineering Week Banquet, and gave a short talk on Computer Science / Mechatronics at CI, February 24, 2018.
  34. Computer Science, IT and Mechatronics at CI, following the State of the University address by President Beck at the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce, Spanish Hills Club, February 15, 2018.
  35. Information Security Best Practices, at the event Small Business Cybersecurity: Prevention and Protection, organized by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (District 44), December 8, 2017.
  36. Cybersecurity: staying safe on the Internet, and OLLI talk at CI, June 8, 2017.
  37. Algorithms – the rules of modern living / Los algorithms – las reglas de la vida moderna, bilingual talk given at the Blanchard Community Library in Santa Paula, CA, on April 11, 2017.
  38. Cybersecurity, keynote speaker at the meeting of the Oxnard-Ventura Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), March 23, 2017.
  39. Establishing Mechatronics at CI, CI Enrollment Management meeting, March 15, 2017.
  40. Computer Science and Mechatronics at CI, the Channel Islands Chapter of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), July 12, 2016.
  41. Problems related to alphabet sizes, Invited talk at LSD2016.
  42. Intro to Cryptography, invited talk at the Ventura August meeting of ISSA (Information Systems Security Association), on August 20, 2015
  43. Algorithms on Strings, joint seminar of Mathematics and Computer Science, California State University at Channel Islands, February 4, 2015.
  44. Fair ranking in competitive bidding procurement: A case analysis, joint seminar of Mathematics and Computer Science, California State University at Channel Islands, October 15, 2014.
  45. How safe is your data?, Toronto Association of Police and Private Security (TAPPS), invited talk, May 12, 2014.
  46. An algorithmic view of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, California State University at Channel Islands, November 1, 2013.
  47. Unshuffling a Square is NP-hard, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Theory seminar, University of California, San Diego, December 3, 2012.
  48. NIST Approach to Information Security, Formal Requirements and Information Security Enhancement (FRAISE) Research Group, McMaster University, May 2012.
  49. An overview of cryptography: A mathematical perspective on public key cryptosystems, McMaster Advanced Optimization Laboratory, October 2008.
  50. Computational complexity, Universidad de Rio Cuarto, Argentina, February 2008.
  51. Computational complexity, Ulam Seminar, University of Colorado at Boulder, September-December 2007.
  52. Computational complexity, University of Poznan, June 2007.
  53. Proof complexity, Algorithmics Research Group, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, May 2007.
  54. Computational complexity: an overview of open problems, Universidad Autonoma, Madrid, December 2006.
  55. The proof complexity of matrix algebra, An Isaac Newton Institute Workshop, New Directions in Proof Complexity, Cambridge, April 2006.
  56. Tim Paterson and Michael Soltys, A propositional proof system with quantification over permutations, Franco-Canadian Workshop on Combinatorial Algorithms (COMAL), August 2005.
  57. Proof complexity of the Cayley-Hamilton theorem, Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), Rutgers University, New Jersey, March 2005
  58. Proof complexity of matrix algebra, Oberwolfach workshop in proof complexity, Germany, March 2005.
  59. Proof complexity of linear algebra, University of California at San Diego, January 2005.
  60. Proof complexity, Grupo de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informaticos (LSI), Universidad Politecnica de Cataluna (UPC), Barcelona, May 2004.
  61. Matrix products, Symposium for Computing in the XXI century, McMaster University, October 2001.
  62. Complexity of derivations of matrix identities, Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS), Workshop on Proof Complexity, Princeton, December 2000.
  63. Boolean programs and quantified propositional proof systems, Canadian Mathematical Society Winter Meeting, Montreal, December 1999.