28th May 2020 ANNUAL MEETING

IMERIT ANNUAL MEETING ( Virtual meeting )
(28 MAY 2020)

Welcome Jason Gu
9:00 a.m.        Opening Remarks,(Dean John Newhook, Dr. Jean-Francois Bousquet & Dr. Jason Gu)
9:15 a.m.     Keynote Presentation: Scott Everett, CEO and co-founder, Eigen Innovations Inc.
“Academia to Industry: The Entrepreneurialism of AI”

9:45 a.m.  Trainee presentations:

  1. Marina Antipina: Implementing a Risk Management Tool for Assessing the Impact of Anthropogenic Noise on Marine Fauna in the Northwest Atlantic and Arctic
  2. Hamed Bozorgi: 3D Perception for Human Intention and Motion Prediction
  3. Brad Chevarie: Survey of Advanced Control Methodologies for Monitoring Coral Health
  4. Apurva Deota: Wide-band Channel Model for Underwater Acoustics Communication and its Application to Kalman Filter Based Estimator                   
  5. Xiaoyao (Jason) Feng: The Electromagnetic Time-Reversal and Underwater Acoustics
  6. Mark Henderson: Agent-aware Robot Navigation in Crowded Environments
  7. Josiane Ostiguy: Extracting an Ambient Sound Recording from a Deep Water and High Current Location Off Northern Labrador
  8. Erin Wetter: Co-operative Ship Tracking with Autonomous
    Underwater Vehicles

    11:30 a.m. End of session for trainees; break for co-applicants

    1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m: Afternoon session for co-applicants only. Committee reports:
  1. Curriculum Committee (chair Kamal El-Sankary)
  2. Admissions and Scholarship Committee (chair Sergey Ponomarenko)
  3. Recruitment and Outreach Committee (chair Zhizhang (David) Chen)
  4. Performance and Evaluation Committee (chair Mae Seto)

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