Speaker: Nauman Javed, Gaikai
Time: Wednesday, November 5, 4-6pm
Location: USC’s School of Cinematic Arts Interactive Media Building(SCI), Room 206
Nauman Javed is a computer engineer presently working at Gaikai, a Sony Computer Entertainment company, on integrating its revolutionary video game streaming service to all kinds of consumer electronics devices, from smart TVs and cable/satellite set-top boxes to tablets and smart phones. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering earlier this year from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has worked in the research and development of various large-scale distributed computer systems, ranging from defense command and control systems to networked radar systems and other cyber-physical systems. Among some of his avocational forays was his development of a language understanding software system to be used on a robot. In his spare time, he enjoys consuming good literature in cognitive science and neuroscience.