Event Archive


Title: "AT&T high-speed, nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety"
Date: February 27, 2020
Time: 6-8 pm Central
Location: AT&T Labs, 9505 Arboretum, Austin
Presenter: Nicholas Cassioppi, FirstNet Solutions Consultant – Austin and Central Texas, Public Safety Solutions, AT&T Services, Inc.

Title: “Deep Learning in Computer Vision”
Date: January 16, 2020Time: 6-8 pm
Location: AT&T Labs, 9505 Arboretum, Austin
Presenters: Semih Aslan, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. & Lab Director, Ingram School of Engineering, Texas State University, San Marcos


Data Analytics for Improved Security in Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles
Date: December 19, 2019
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: AT&T Labs, 9505 Arboretum, Austin
Presenter: Dr. Heena Rathore, Visiting Professor at Texas A&M University, Department of Computer Science.


Monday, Jan 19, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Meters to Models: Using Residential Smart Meter Data to Predict and Control Home Energy Usage by Krystian Perez, PhD student in chemical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
A Graph-Theoretic Markovian Algorithm in Web Analytics by Dr. Ram Kosuru, HP  and Dr. Choudur K. Lakshminarayan, HP

Monday, Jan 19, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Meters to Models: Using Residential Smart Meter Data to Predict and Control Home Energy Usage by Krystian Perez, PhD student in chemical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin

Wednesday November 19, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM 

Wednesday October 22, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM 
Statistical principles for data mining by Joe R. Hill, HP Fellow

Wednesday September 24th, 2014  6:30 - 8:30 PM
Large Low-Rank Matrices by Sujay Sanghavi Ph.D, Associate Professor in UT Austin

August 2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Trafodion: Enterprise Class Transactional SQL-on-Hadoop by Rohit Jain, Database Distinguished and Chief Technologist at HP

July – Summer Break

June 2014  6:30 - 8:30 PM
Applications of Statistical Algorithms in Data Intensive business Applications by Choudur K. Lakshminarayan, PhD - Principal Research Scientist at HP Software Research

May 2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Crypto-Currency and Bitcoin by Tim Hayles - Principal Engineer, RF Software division at National Instruments

April 2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Data Mining in Design and Test - Principles and Practices by  Li-C. Wang, PhD- Professor of ECE at Univ. of California – Santa Barbara

March 2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Heterogeneous Computing: Promises and Challenges by Peter. J. Zievers, PhD - Chief Technical Officer, Xcelemor, Inc.

Wednesday February 19th 2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Cryptography &Privacy: Jcqtlqvo Bzcabewzbpg Agabmua by Bankim Tejani, Senior Security Architect, ServiceMesh, Austin, TX 

January 2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Scalable Network Analysis by Inderjit Dhillon, PhD- Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at UT Austin. Director of the Center for Big Data Analytics.


Tuesday November 19th, 2013 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Frontiers in Big Data Analytics: Opportunities and Challenge by Choudur K. Lakshminarayan, Ph.D. Dr. Lakshminarayan is Principal Research Scientist at HP Software Research and a faculty associate at the University of Texas at Austin.
Wednesday April 17th, 2013 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Wading into OpenGL ES by Alex Kluge. Alex is a seasoned Graphics developer and Asst. Dir. Center from Instructional Technologies at the University of Texas at Austin
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 6:30 - 8:30 PM
IBM Watson and the Beginning of a New Era of Cognitive Computing by Rob High. Rob High is an IBM Fellow, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Watson Solutions, IBM Software Group

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Sensor and Sensing for Continuous Monitoring in Healthcare by Choudur K. Lakshminarayan, PhD is a Principal Research Scientist at HP Labs, USA

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Internet of Things(IoT) - Smart Converged Gateway for Smart Grid, Smart Cities by Kwok Wu, PhD, Head of Embedded Software and Systems Solutions at Freescale Semiconductor


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Security in your SDLC by Bankim Tejani, Senior Security Architect at ServiceMesh

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 6:30 - 8:30 PM
HTML5 JavaScript On Crack by Kyle Simpson, JavaScript Systems Architect

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Bjarne Stroustrup Presents - C++11 Style – A Touch of Class by Bjarne Stroustrup, Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University and the holder of the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Science
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Intersections of the Future:  Using Fully Autonomous Vehicles by Dr. Peter Stone, Professor in the Department of Computer Sciences at UT Austin
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 
Gaming in the Next Decade by Peter Walker, CTO Spawn Labs
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 
Client-Side MVC: The Next Big Thing for Enterprise Application Development by Paul Hammant, Principal Consultant, ThoughtWorks
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 6:30PM - 8:30PM
iPlant Collaborative Infrastructure by Dr. Dan Stanzione, Deputy Director of the Texas Advanced Computing Center
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Multi-dimensional Testing with Business System Integration by Forrest Breyfogle III, CEO and President, Smarter Solutions, Inc.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Evolution of Technologies to Tackle Big Data by Rohit Jain, distinguished technologist, HP
Thursday, October 20, 2011 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Thursday, September 9, 2011, 6:30 - 8:45 pm
IC Design Methods for Software by Andrew Cahoon
Thursday, August 11, 2011 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Getting Started with Personal Project Planning, by Steven Teleki


Thursday, July 14, 2011, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, May 12, 2011, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Accelerating Enterprise Adoption of the Cloud, by Matt Fischer, Senior Technical Consultant, Appiro

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, February 10, 2011, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Wednesday, October 14, 2010, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Software Development Productivity through Process Customization and Automation, by Ryan Gritz, The Knot, Inc. and Bob Hardister, Overwatch Systems

Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Thursday, August 12, 2010, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
The Changing Future of Software, Computation, and the Development and Business Processes, by David Smith, Futurist/Technology Speaker, CEO, HBMG, Inc.

Thursday July 8th, 2010, 6:30 - 8:45pm
Using the CMMI-SVC to Transform an Organization into a High-Functioning, Customer-Driven Profit Center by Henry Schneider, Process and Product Quality Consulting

Thursday May 13, 2010, 6:30 - 8:45pm
When Good Enough Makes a Project Early Enough or: Don’t Try to Be On Time! by Jorge Boria, Liveware

Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Service Oriented Architecture: How Reusing Legacy Software is Actually the Future, by Curt Finch, Journyx   

Wednesday, March 11, 2010, 6:30 - 8:30pm
SharePoint: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, by Philip Wheat

Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 6:30 - 8:30pm
The HLA/RTI Framework and how it relates to the development arena, by Ed Gordon

Thursday, February 11, 2010, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Introduction to the Jazz Technology Platform: Team Collaboration and Process Enablement, by Ronnie Pinkerton, Technical Account Manager, IBM Software Group - Rational

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Professional Certifications: How they help your Career, by Dean Bushmiller


Thursday, December 10, 2009, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
by Dr. Janet Ply, Managing Director, Pendére & Dr. Joyce Statz, Statz Consulting

Thursday, November 19, 2009, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Social Networking, by Omar Gallaga

Wednesday, June 17, 2009, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
The Wold Community Grid, by Viktors Berstis

Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
The Race for a New Game Machine, by David Shippy and Mickie Phipps

April 30, 2009, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IEEE 125th Anniversary Celebration and Austin Brain Party

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2009, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Computer Forensics, by Greg Ledenbach, EnCE

Wednesday, Feb 18, 2009, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
How to Handle Decimal Floating-point in a Binary Floating-point Computer World, by Calvin Sze

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Leading from Within, by Israel Gat


Tuesday, Nov 11, 2008, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Building Systematic Problem Solving from Human Innovation, R. Scott Evans

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2008, 6:30 - 8:45 pm
Implementing SOA Solutions using Industry Content, by Lakshmi Krishnamurthy

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2008, 6:30 - 8:45 pm
The Three Constraints of the Project Manager: Leading Knowledge Worker Teams to Success With A Culture of Integrity, by Doug Russell

Wednesday, May 28, 2008, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Taking User Stories to the Next Step: Solution Constraints and Requirements Refinement., by Scott Bellware, Bob Million

Wednesday, April 30, 2008, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Effective Software Development in the 21st Century: The New Face Of Software Engineering, by Dr. Alistair Cockburn

Wednesday, March 23, 2008, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Adoption and Value of Service Oriented Architecture in the Industry, by Matt Sanchez

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2008, 6:30 - 8:45 pm
In Collaboration We Stand: If The Terrorists Can Do It, Why Can't We?, by David Smith

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2008, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Personal Futuring, by Verne Wheelwright

Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Distributed Development with a team in India, by Ryan Shillington


Wednesday, November 28, 2007, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Open Source and The Art of Community, by William Hurley ("whurley")

Thursday, October 11, 2007, 7:00 - 8:45 pm
Integrating Project Work Using Collaborative Environments, by Steve Teleki, Program Director of Software Engineering at IBM

Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 6:30-8:30 pm
Cabled PCI Express - Implementation Considerations, by Lee Mohrmann, principal hardware engineer with National Instruments.

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2007, 6:30-8:30 pm
Managing Retail Transaction Costs with IT, by Alina Chircu, Assistant Professor, McCombs Business School, Univ of Texas at Austin

Thursday, May 16, 2007, 6-9 pm
Mnemonic Password Formulas, by I)ruid, Founder of the Computer Academic Underground and the Austin Hackers Association (AHA!) and does VoIP Security Research at TippingPoint

Thursday, April 18, 2007, 6-9 pm
Using Virtualization to Improve Testing, Anil Desai, independent consultant based in Austin, TX.

Thursday, March 22, 2007, 6-9 pm
People Capability Maturity Model (People CMM), Gian Wemyss, Senior Member of the Technical Staff at the SEI.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007, 6:30-8:30pm
Wireless USB, Dr. Jim Lansford, Chief Technology Officer, Alereon.

Tuesday, February 6, 2007, 6:30-8:30 pm Please note! Special day, out of town speaker!
Scrum for Video Game Development, by Mike Cohn, Mountain Goat Software.


Wednesday, November 8, 2006, 6:30-8:30 pm
Thinking in Sets, by Joe Celko, database guru, columnist, and author of 8 database books.

Wednesday, October 4, 2006, 6:30-8:30 pm
Effective Meetings, by Mark Horstman, publisher of the Manager Tools podcast (Ranked #1 Business Podcast @ Podcast Alley)

Wednesday, September 20, 2006, 6:30-8:30 pm
Friend or Foe? Accessibility, Technology, and People, Panel Discussion: Jim Allan, Texas School for the Blind, Sharron Rush, Knowbility, Mike Squillace, IBM Human Ability & Accessibility Center, Thea Eaton, Snert Studios

Wednesday, August 23, 2006, 6:30-8:30 pm
Lightweight Reviews: How code reviews can be effective and measureable without a lot of process by, Jason Cohen, CEO, SmartBear Software, Inc., the makers of Code Collaborator

Wednesday, July 19, 2006, 6:30-8:30 pm
A Next Generation Scalable Mulltiprocessor Embedded Computer, by Rod Jensen, Business Development Manager for DRS Signal Solutions - Colorado

Wednesday, May 17, 2006, 6:30-8:30 pm
Mother Nature's Laws of Business, by Susan Meredith, Founder & President,Human Excellence

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2006, 6:30-8:30 pm
How to Leverage Yourself in the Job Market Using Recruiters, The Truth Behind the Recruiting Industry, by Kerry Petranek & Paul Rees, Yoh IT Technology Talent

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2006, 6:30-8:30 pm
New Pragmatic Methods for Developing Software Product Lines, by Dr. Charles Krueger, BigLever Software.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2006, 6:30-8:30 pm
Beyond the System Shall - A Journey from Good to Great Requirements, by Jerry Aubin and Joe Shideler, Seilevel, Inc.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2006, 6:30-8:30 pm
Home & Building Automation & Controls, by Wayne Caswell


Wednesday, Nov 16, 2005, 6:30-8:30 pm
Storage Networks, by Steve Crowl

Thursday, Oct 13, 2005, 6:30-8:30 pm
Agile & Integrated Project Management, by Darrel Raynor

Tuesday, Sept 20, 2005, 6:30-8:30 pm
Blogs to Books: Get out and publish!, by Don Shafer

August 17, 2005, 6:30 pm
Domain Specific Languages, by Dan Massey

June 13, 2005, 6:30 pm
Introduction to Voice over Internet (VoIP) and Converged Multimedia, by Manuel Vexler

May 12, 2005, 6:00-9:00 pm
Continuing Education Options for You and Your IEEE Section, by Rodger E. Ziemer

April 19, 2005, 6:30 pm
Software Development Challenges for the 21st Century, by Steven Teleki

March 16, 2005, 6:30 pm
Debugging Software Professional Procrastination: Tools and Techniques for Staying On Track, by Stephen Henderson

February 10, 2005, 6:30 pm
The Power of Software Product Lines, by Dr. Paul Clements, Software Engineering Institute

January 19, 2005
Visit at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)


December 7, 2004, (Visiting Speaker)
Return on Software: Maximizing the Return on Your Software Investment, by Steve Tockey, author of Return on Software

November 17, 2004, 6:30 pm
Forensic Usability, Jan Moorman
October 27, 2004, 6:30 pm
The Truth about Offshoring: What you can and/or should do, by Herb Krasner

September 22, 2004, 6:30 pm
The 10 Most Commonly Confused Concepts in Software Architecture, by Paul Preiss

August 26, 2004, 6:30 pm (Visiting Speaker)
10 Deadly Sins of Software Estimation, by Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx, and author of Code Complete

July 28, 2004, 6:30 pm
Open Source Software: What To Know, Do, and Risk-Manage Now, For Engineers and Software Developers/Managers, by Henry W. (Hank) Jones, III

May 19, 2004, 6:30 pm (Visiting Speaker)
Agile Development Overview: What it is and how it works,, by Ken Schwaber

April 28, 2004, 6:30 pm
Intellectual Property Law and the Practicing Engineer, William N. Hulsey III, Partner,
Hulsey, Grether + Fortkort, LLP; Attorneys + Counselors: When I.P. Matters

March 24, 2004, 6:30 pm
MindShare's PCI Express Overview: The hardware and software characteristics and future of this major new I/O bus, Joe Winkles, Mindshare

February 25, 2004, 6:30 pm (Visiting Speaker)
Speaking C++ as a Native, by Bjarne Stroustrup, designer and implementor of the C++ programming language

January 28, 2004, 6:30 pm
Application Specific DRAMs, Betty Prince, CEO, Memory Strategies International


November 19, 2003, 6:30 pm
Bringing User Experience into Your Product Development Process, John Morkes, Ph.D., Expero, Inc.

October 17, 2003, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm (Special Event)
Globalization & Technology: A Dialogue on Policy Issues
"Globalization & Technology: A Dialogue on Policy Issues" is a one-day forum hosted by IEEE-USA and IEEE-Central Texas Section that is designed to foster open discussion among government, academic and corporate leaders with a focus on the effect of globalization on public policy and technology.

October 8, 2003, 6:30 pm (Visiting Speaker)
Software Requirements: 10 Traps to Avoid, Karl Wiegers, Process Impact
Karl Wiegers is the author of "Software Requirements," "Creating a Software Engineering Culture," and "Peer Reviews in Software: A Practical Guide."

September 24, 2003, 6:30 pm
Security IS a Quality Factor, Fiona Pattinson, phi solutions

August 27, 2003, 6:30 pm
AMD Athlon 64, John Crank, AMD

July 23, 2003, 6:30 pm
Six, no Eight, no Eleven Memories for Computer Architecture, James C. Brakefield

May 28, 2003, 6:30 pm
Opening Cyc: A Discussion with OpenCyc's Project Manager, by John DeOliveira, Cycorp

April 23, 2003, 6:30 pm
Hyperthreading, Avi Kumar, Intel Corp.

March 26, 2003, 6:30 pm
Applying "Mass Customization" to Software, Charles Krueger, BigLever Software

February 17, 2003, 6:30 pm (Visiting Speaker)
The Wireless (R)evolution, Vijay K. Bhargave

January 22, 2003, 6:30 pm
Challenges Encountered for Software Redundancy Feature, Vola Ray


November 20, 2002, 6:30 pm
How the Golden Rule Can Hurt You, Bijoy Goswami, Aviri, Inc.

October 23, 2002, 6:30 pm
A Theology of Smart Cards, Bertrand du Castel, SchlumbergerSema

September 25, 2002, 6:30 pm
Compiling XML DTDs to Java, Ira Baxter, Semantic Designs

August 29, 2002, 6:30 pm (Visiting Speaker)
Prediction of Lighting Induced Effects on Electrical Network Onboard Aircraft, Prof. Maria Sabrina Sarto

July 24, 2002, 6:30 pm
An Active Database System Supporting Rule Analysis through Evolving Database States, Taoufik Ben Abdellatif, HP

May 22, 2002, 6:30 pm
Evaluating Smart Card Based Security, Mike Montgomery, Scientific Advisor, Schlumberger

April 24, 2002, 6:30 pm
Beyond Software, Beyond Engineering, Les Belady