Robotics and Machine Learning in Italy (EE 3940)

Seminar description

Professor Jerry Sobelman (electrical and computer engineering) will lead a program for May Session 2018 exploring the current state of research and application of electrical and computer engineering in Italy! Combining university visits, conference attendance, and company tours with faculty and guest lectures, students will have a window into the technical developments in robotics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. The group will visit many areas of Italy including Milan, Florence, Rome, Genoa, Pisa, and the famous coastal hiking region called the Cinque Terre.

The group will participate in the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, and meet with Italian research universities and technical companies. Historic and cultural visits will include the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum, the Galleria dell’Accademia, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and more! These and other visits will be finalized prior to departure.

Seminar details

Term: May Session 2018

Travel dates: Monday, May 14–Sunday, June 3, 2018

Eligible students: Upper division CSE students. Admission is by application.

Credit: Students will receive three credits for EE 3940 (electrical engineering)

Language prerequisite: No language prerequisite

Program leader: Professor Jerry Sobelman, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Estimated program fee: The final program fee for this seminar will include three credits, round-trip airfare, housing, excursions, international health insurance, and some group meals. The program fee estimate is $5,900, but students will be given a more detailed cost and personal spending estimate before committing to the seminar.

Apply now! Application deadline is Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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