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ORIE Colloquium, 2015-03-09 - Hamed Amini: Epidemics and Percolation in Complex Networks

In this talk, we study two different diffusion models on the random graphs. In the first part, we consider first passage percolation. We analyze the impact of the edge weights on distances in sparse…

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From  E. Cornelius on May 17th, 2018 38 plays

ORIE Colloquium, 2015-05-20 - Andrew Goldberg: Logistics Optimization at Amazon: Operations Research in Action

We discuss optimization problems at Amazon Logistics. Amazon is the biggest on-line retailer, fulfilling millions of orders a day. This leads to many classical OR problems. In addition, many of these…

From  E. Cornelius on May 17th, 2018 44 plays

Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Peter Adams: Bringing atmospheric chemical transport modeling into societal decision-making

Society faces the need to overhaul energy and transportation systems to meet climate change and other challenges. These decisions typically have very large “co-benefits” in terms of air…

From  E. Cornelius on May 16th, 2018 10 plays

Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Judith Dahmann: Complex System of Systems: Challenges and Opportunities for Systems Engineering

Increasingly key elements of society – defense, energy, transportation, water resources, telecommunications, finance, others – critically depend on the coordinated functioning of multiple…

From  E. Cornelius on May 16th, 2018 9 plays

Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Douglas Helmuth: Perspectives from Space

The last 15 years have produced “near magical” developments in how we employ space assets and on our dependencies on these capabilities now integral to the fabric of our daily lives. The…

From  E. Cornelius on May 16th, 2018 4 plays

Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Douglas Dockery: Measuring the Health Benefits of Fine Particle Air Pollution Controls

Professor Dockery has studied the health effects of air pollution exposures in populations for over 35 years. Long-term follow-up studies have shown particulate air pollution is associated with…

From  E. Cornelius on May 16th, 2018 31 plays

Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Benjamin Beckmann: Digital Manufacturing Commons

As an open-source platform, The Digital Manufacturing Commons (DMC) allows users to share real-time designing and manufacturing data during the design-make process and across the product life cycle. …

From  E. Cornelius on May 16th, 2018 6 plays

Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Anu Ramaswami: An Integrated Infrastructure-Systems Approach for Developing Environmentally Sustainable and Healthy Cities in China, India & U.S.A.

Cities would not function without infrastructures (defined broadly) that provide water, energy, food, shelter, waste management, transportation/connectivity and public spaces to more than half the…

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From  E. Cornelius on May 16th, 2018 13 plays

CAM Colloquium - Lawrie Virgin: Identifying Chaos Using Spectral Content

The characterization of chaos as a random-like response from a deterministic dynamical system with an extreme sensitivity to initial conditions is well-established, and has provided a stimulus to…

From  E. Cornelius on May 15th, 2018 1 plays