2019-2020 Lockheed Matin
Distinguished Speaker Series

With generous support from Lockheed Martin Corporation, the UMBC Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department is holding a series of distinguished speakers during the 2019-2020 academic year.

The talks are free and open to the public. If you have any questions about any of these talks, please send email to If you are interested in getting announcements about additional talks in this series and others as they are scheduled, you are welcome to subscribe to our colloquium mailing list ()


Three Related Takes on Investigating Human-Like Intelligence: Cognitive Architectures, a Common Model of Cognition, and Dichotomic Maps

Dr. Paul S. Rosenbloom, Professor of Computer Science and Director of Cognitive Architecture Research, Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California

1:00-2:00pm Friday, 11 October 2019

room 325b ITE Building, UMBC


How Algorithms Are Shaping Our Lives

Dr. Alfred V. Aho, Lawrence Gussman Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, Columbia University

1:00-2:00pm Thursday, 17 October 2019

room 104, ITE Building, UMBC


Localization of Brain Activations Based on EEG Recordings and Sparse Signal Recovery Theory

Athina Petropulu, Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University

1:00-2:00pm, Friday, 1 November 2019

room 104, ITE Building, UMBC


Crytpo Logic

Shawn Blanton, Associate Department Head for Research and Trustee Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, CMU

1:00-2:00pm, Friday, 7 February 2020

room 104, ITE Building, UMBC