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Andreas A. Malikopoulos, Ph.D.
PRECISE Seminar: A Decentralized Optimal Control Framework for Coordination of Connected and Automated Vehicles
October 5, 2018

We are currently witnessing an increasing integration of energy and transportation, which, coupled with human interactions, is giving rise to a new level of complexity in the next generation of transportation systems. Connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) provide the most intriguing and promising opportunity for enabling users to better monitor transportation network conditions and make better operating decisions to reduce energy consumption, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, travel delays and improve safety. While several studies have shown the benefits of…

Vugranam Sreedhar
Vugranam Sreedhar, Ph.D.
PRECISE Seminar: Blockchain and Embedded Systems
June 18, 2018

Blockchain technology, which originated with the bitcoin technology, has created new ways to build trusted distributed systems. In the classical Internet content and information are exchanged, often provided by services running on computing nodes connected to the Internet. Internet has come a long way from being a passive content provider to active services, including Internet of Things (IoT) that brings small devices to play active role in building distributed applications. Blockchain goes a step further where value and trusted applications are built in a decentralized distributed model…

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Gautam Shroff
PRECISE Seminar: Enterprise AI for Business 4.0 - from Automation to Amplification
May 31, 2018

Every industry today is both impacted by and also seeking exploit AI technologies already widely used in the ‘new economy’. Our “Business 4.0” framework guides this ‘digital transformation’ of traditional enterprises by focusing on extreme personalization, developing ecosystems and embracing risk to drive exponential value: Enterprise AI developed with agility and deployed on the cloud form the critical technical enablers for Business 4.0.

In this talk I shall describe in how TCS Research is applying AI in traditional…

Ryne DuBose & Ryan Mendoza
PRECISE Seminar: About PCI
March 28, 2018

The Penn Center for Innovation (PCI) is Penn’s one-stop-shop for commercialization and entrepreneurship. PCI's staff are here to help researchers navigate the fields of intellectual property, startup companies, and corporate partnerships. PCI can help you if you want to learn how to launch a startup based on your research, understand if your new idea is patentable, or connect with corporate partners for research collaborations. Ryan Mendoza and Ryne DuBose from PCI will be discussing these topics and answering questions about PCI and the technology commercialization process.

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Michelle Crouthamel
PRECISE Seminar: The Use of Mobile Health Technology in Clinical Research
March 8, 2018

The ability to efficiently develop new medicines for patients with unmet needs is limited by the current model for clinical development.  Fundamentally, the conduct of clinical trial has not changed significantly over the last few decades.  Emerging digital and mobile health technologies have the potential to improve the conduct of clinical trials, allowing for more efficient development of new medicines for patients.  Seeking patients’ input into the design and conduct of clinical trials is now possible via mobile devices, sensors and remote technologies that can enhance recruitment,…