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Sample of Invited Keynote Speeches and Academic Conference & Workshop Presentations

  • Invited Speech, Tenth International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering, Budapest, Hungary, May 2014.
  • Invited Speech, Boston Learning Labs, Boston, March 2014.
  • Invited Workshop on Robotics and Automation. Sponsored by the Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) and the Kazakhstan Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education (KIUCEE); Al Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, January 23rd-25th, 2013.
  • Middle East Seminar at the University of Bridgeport, April 8, 2011.
  • Invited Keynote Speech, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, Febraury, 2011
  • Invited Presentation, KCG College of Technology, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, Dhaanish Ahmed College of Engineering, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, DMI College of Engineering, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, New L J College of Commerce, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, Sabar Institute of Management, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, Indus Institute of Technology & Engineering, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, G H patel College of Engineering and Technology, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, ARIBAS College, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, SEMCOM- Management College, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidhyala (BVM) College, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, Annamacharya Institute of Technology and Science, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, Nalla Malla Reddy Engineering College, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, Krishna Murthy Institute of Technolgy and Engineering, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Presentation, Osmania University, India, September 2010.
  • Invited Keynote Speaker, Ministry of Science and Technology, Brazil, VI-GESITI Congress (Management of Systems and Information Technology in Organizations), Campinas City, Brazil, June 2010.
  • Keynote Speaker, the 2009 International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology & Automation (IETA 2009), "Research and Education Directions in Robotics, Intelligent Sensing and Mechantronics", December 2009.
  • Invited Colloquium Speaker, "Robotics, Intelligent Sensing and Control: New Directions in Research and Education", University of Denver, October 2009.
  • Invited Speacker,Workshop on the Future of Engineering Education in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, October 2009.
  • Plenary session speaker, Sixth International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, (REV2009), University of Bridgeport, CT, June, 2009.
  • Invited Keynote Speech, IEEE Symposium, University of Bridgeport, CT, April 2009.
  • Plenary Session Speaker, American Society for Engineering Education, (ASEE 2009), Northeast Section Conference, University of Bridgeport, CT, April 2009.
  • Invited Keynote Speaker, Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Information Systems (ICICIS 2009), Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, March 2009.
  • Invited Keynote Speech, 6th International Conference on E-Learning Applications, The American University in Cairo, Egypt, January 2009.
  • Invited Keynote Speech - International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information and Systems Sciences and Engineering (CISSE 2008), December 2008.
  • Workshop Presentation - "Online Engineering and Remote Learning", Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation REV 2008, Dusseldorf, Germany, 2008.
  • Invited Keynote Speech - International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information and Systems Sciences and Engineering (CISSE 2007), December 2007.
  • Invited Keynote Speech - International Conference on Computers, Controls and Communication, National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan, November 2007
  • Invited Keynote Speech, IEEE Symposium, University of Bridgeport, CT, April 2007.
  • Panel member participant on "Engineering, Education and STEM Initiatives", IEEE Symposium, University of Bridgeport, CT, 2007.
  • Invited Talk - Tenth JCIS - Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Salt Lake City, Utah, September 2007.
  • Invited Panel Speaker, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), "Best Practices in Recruitment, Retention and Graduation of Underrepresented Minorities in Engineering", University of Colorado, July 2007.
  • Invited Keynote Speaker, Workshops on Information Technologies and Systems: Challenges and Solutions, (WITSCS) Colloquium, Cairo University, Egypt, July 2007.
  • Invited Talk - International Conference - Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (REV), University of Porto, Portugal, June 2007
  • Invited Keynote Speech - Interactive Computer Aided Blended Learning (ICBL), Florianopolis, Brazil, May 2007
  • Invited Keynote Speech - Second International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning (IMCL), Amman, Jordan (IMCL), April 2007.
  • Invited Keynote Speech - International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information and Systems Sciences and Engineering (CISSE 2006), December 2006.
  • Invited Keynote Speech, "The World is Virtually Flat: New Directions in On-Line Collaborative Engineering, Research and Education", Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (2006 REV) International Symposium, Slovenia, June 2006.
  • Invited Keynote Speaker, NATO ARW Workshop, Lviv, Ukraine, September 2003.
  • Invited Keynote Speaker, the International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS 2001), Foros, Crimea , Ukraine, July 2001.
  • Invited Plenary talk, Merit International Institute of Technology, Engineering School Opening Ceremony, Ooty, India, September 2000.
  • "New Trends in Prototyping Design and Automation," invited Symposium plenary talk, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Francisco, California, April 2000.
  • "Robotics in the Next Millennium", "6th. Simposio Internacional de Sistemas Computacionales'' (6th International Computer Systems Symposium). Invited by the Asociacin de Estudiantes de Sistemas Computacionales (AESC) (Computer Systems Students Organization), The Instituto Tecnolico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Estado de Mexico (ITESM CEM) (Technological Institute and Superior Studies of Monterrey), Ixtapa, Mexico, October 1997.
  • "Introducing Laboratory-Based Classes in Distance Learning Programs," Center for Teaching Excellence, California State University, April 1997.
  • "Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems in Robotics and Automation," invited workshop plenary talk, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 1997.
  • "Recovering Structure Uncertainties from Noisy Sense Data," 1997 Measurement Science Conference, Pasadena, California, January 1997.
  • "Prototyping Activities in Robotics, Control, and Manufacturing," invited presentation, Department of Defense Software Technology
  • Support Center (DoD STSC) Annual Symposium, Salt Lake City, April 1994.
  • "Utah Robot Kit (URK) and the Utah Prototyping Environment (UPE)." Included in the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Workshop on Advanced Manufacturing, San Diego, May 1994.
  • "Prototyping Hybrid Distributed Control Schemes for Sonar-Based Mobile Robots," 10th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC 95), Monterey, California, August 1995.
  • "Prototyping Activities at the University of Utah," invited demonstration at the University of Chicago during the NSF CISE Infrastructure annual meeting, June 1993.
  • "Intelligent Inspection," NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Intelligent Systems, Izmir, Turkey, August 1992.
  • "Discrete Event Observers," Hybrid System Workshop, Mathematical Sciences Institute, Cornell University, March 1991.