Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Unmanned Aerial Systems Remote Sensing

Title: Unmanned Aerial Systems Remote Sensing

Date: 31 May (Friday)
Time: 3.30pm - 4:30pm
Speaker: Anthony Vodacek, Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
Venue:  TBA

The speaker is going to talk about unmanned aerial systems remote sensing research being done in their lab for applications like 3D structure in cities and forests, vehicle tracking, agricultural applications, and water quality monitoring. This is a mix of technology, spectral imaging, and data analysis techniques. 

Speaker Profile:
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Anthony Vodacek, Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology

Anthony Vodacek received his B.S. (Chemistry) in 1981 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He then received his M.S. and Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering) in 1985 and 1990 from Cornell University.  His Ph.D. advisor was William Philpot. He held postdoctoral positions at the Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy where he was a Visiting Scientist and at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center where he held a National Research Council Resident Research Associateship, working with the Airborne Oceanographic Lidar group. He then joined the research staff at the University of Maryland-College Park in 1994 where he worked on coastal ocean optical properties with Neil Blough in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.  Since 1998 he has been a member of the faculty at the Rochester Institute of Technology and the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science.  His areas of research lie broadly in multi-modal environmental remote sensing, with recent work focusing on the coupling of environmental imaging with environmental modeling with application to both terrestrial and aquatic systems.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

CCIS Workshop: RoboCup@Home Education Workshop

Dear CCIS members,
You are cordially invited to participate in the FREE RoboCup workshop as follows:

Event : RoboCup@Home Education Workshop
Trainer : Assoc. Prof Jeffrey Tan Too Chuan (College of Artificial Intelligence, Nankai University, China)
Date : 22 April 2019
Time : 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm 
Venue : KB004 (Bandar Sungai Long campus)  

Some of the previous events organized by the trainer:

CCIS Talk: Finding Blue Ocean

Title: Finding Blue Ocean
Date: 4/3/2019
Time: 5pm-6pm
Venue: KB301, UTAR Sungai Long Campus

Speaker: Brian Bong, CEO of SmartOptz PLT

The speaker will share his experience and lessons learnt in his entrepreneurship journey. He will shall ideas on how he and his team find the blue ocean. A Hospital IT Consultant, his team has tried development and marketing of medical imaging system, virtual autopsy system, internet bandwidth
management appliance and server load balancer with no success. Their latest project is to build a health app, remote patient monitoring system and patient portal secured with IOTA distributor ledger technology.

CCIS Talk: Introduction to Azure Cloud Computing & Its Impact & Career Guidance

Title: Introduction to Azure Cloud Computing & Its Impact & Career Guidance
Date: 11/3/2019
Time: 5pm-7pm
Venue: KB301, UTAR Sungai Long Campus 

1) Cheong Boo Lim(Senior Technical Consultant, Microsoft Technology)
2) Ian Lim(Business Unit Lead, Microsoft Technology)
3) Lily (Head of Department)

Arvato is a leading international service provider that lives and breathes digital technology. There are more than 70,000 of us in over 40 countries today, designing and implementing customized solutions—covering areas such digital marketing, financial services, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and IT services—for a wide range of business processes along integrated service chains.

The objectives of the event to share with UTAR software engineering about what is Azure cloud computing, its impact and applications in today's IT world, and what are the careers aspect in cloud computing.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

CCIS Talk: The Application of Data Science in Advertising

Dear All,

You are welcome to attend.

Title: The Application of Data Science in Advertising
Date: 18/2/2019
Time: 1pm-2pm
Venue: KB316, UTAR Sungai Long Campus 


In this talk, the speaker will share the journal from engineering graduate into data science. In particular, his current work and the advice for the engineers graduates who interested at advancing their career in data science. In this talk, the speaker will discuss the application of data science in advertising, particularly the current practice of tracking users to audience targeting.

Speaker: Dr. Chong Zan Kai 

Dr. Chong Zan Kai, Machine Learning Engineer at Analytics Data Advertising (https://my.linkedin.com/in/zan-kai-chong

Dr. Chong Zan Kai is a PhD graduate from University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTRA). He has been a lecturer in Faculty of Engineering Science, UTAR for 7 years and currently a machine learning engineer at Axiata Digital Advertising.

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