Computer Engineering & Robotics Technology Seminar Series

The Computer Engineering & Robotics Technology Seminar Series,  formerly known as “Robotics Technology Seminar Series”, are organized and hosted by City Tech Robotics Research   Lab with City Tech Robotics Club and City Tech ACM Chapter every academic year. The seminar series feature technology, research and career development related presentations or demonstrations by invited fellows from industries and academia in the fields of, including but not limited to, pervasive computing, physical computing, ioT, embedded systems, robotics, applied control systems, wireless communications, cloud/edge computing, computer vision, VLSI and signal processing.

This seminar series will provide students with unique opportunities to be exposed to the emerging and leading technologies in the broad areas of computing, electronics, electrical, and software engineering and technologies.

The location and time of any future seminar will be announced here. 


Note: With the gradual fading of COVID-19, the seminar series have been resumed from 2022. Stay tuned for the announcement of any future events.

Google Career Info Session and Workshops, from 12:30PM to 2:30PM, Oct. 12, 2023 (Thursday) in Academic Complex Theater; and Oct. 13 (Friday) in room A105.


Past Seminars:

CET Department’s Annual Career Planning & Development Workshop, Thursday, March 16, 2023, from 12:30pm-2:30pm, hybrid (Zoom: 792 937 3314; and in-person: V613)

• Google Resume office hours (virtual, Sept~October, 2022), info session (in-person, Oct. 27, 2022, 12:30~2PM) in Academic Complex Theater, career workshops (in-person, Oct. 28, 2022, 1~3PM) in room A105, Academic Complex, by Google. RSVP links were sent via City Tech emails.    Event Flyer      

• “What is Possible” with Dawn Kuenzi (Program Manager of the Student Inclusion Programs, Google),  Thursday, April 7, 2022 12:30pm – 1:30pm, virtual via Google Meet:

City Tech 2019 Tech Expo — CET/EMT Student Research Projects Demonstration and Exhibition, Department of Computer Engineering Technology, NYCCT/CUNY, Voorhees Hall, 6th FL of Voorhees Hall, December 3, 2019 (Tuesday), 11AM~6PM.

“Edge Leveraged Deep Learning for Traffic Anomaly Detection” by Dr. Xiaohai Li (Director of City Tech Robotics Research Lab), Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12:30~1:30PM, in room V615.

“Data Science & Business: Use data to drive business growth”, by Grow with Google Program, co-organized with Google, CUNY Startups and NYCCT Small Business Development Center, October 10, 2019, Thursday, 12:30~1:30PM, in room A105 of the  Academic Complex, RSVP at

• “Leveraging IoT in Medical Device Startups” by Jared Schwartzentruber (co-founder of Quio), Feb. 21, 2019, 12:30~1:30PM, in room V615. Mr. Schawartzentruber is the co-founder and head of Hardware of QuiO ( QuiO is a connected therapeutics company that improves clinical trials and disease management through remote monitoring of home injections. Flyer is here.

•  City Tech 2018 Tech Expo — CET/EMT Student Research Projects Demonstration and Exhibition, Department of Computer Engineering Technology, NYCCT/CUNY, Voorhees Hall, 6th FL, December 4, 2018 (Tuesday), 11AM~6PM.

•  “Technology and Disruptions” by Remko De Nikker from IBM (, October 5, 2017 (Thursday), 12:30~1:30PM, in room V615.

•  “Internet of Things (IoT) — End to End” by John Walickir from IBM, October 26, 2017 (Thursday), 12:30~1:30PM, in room V615.

•  “Big Data Analytics and its Applications in Business” by Dr. Hyoung S. Shim from College of Staten Island/CUNY  (  on May 4, 2017 (Thursday), 12:45~1:45PM, in room V615.

• “Swarm Robotics and NASA’s Use of Crowdsourcing of Technology”, Thursday, Nov.3, 2016, 12:30~1:30PM, at room V615, by Daniel Phelps (Associate Professor, York College/CUNY).

• “A Perspective on Robotics: Past, Present, & Future”,  Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 7 ~ 8:30PM, at Voorhees Theater, by Dr. Henrik I. Christensen (Director of the Institute for Robotics & Intelligent Machines, Georgia Institute of Technology), Atlanta, GA, hosted by NYCCT and the National Endowment for the Humanities Cultural History of Digital Technologies Colloquium.

•   “Envisioning 5G and the Future of Human Interactions with Technology”, April 7, 2016 (Thursday), 12:30 ~ 1:30PM, at Room V615, by Dr. Marco Mezzavilla from NYU Wireless Lab ( at NYU Poly (now Tandon School of Engineering of NYU).

•  “Board Mayhem! Making with Microcomputer for the Internet of Things”, November 5, 2015 (Thursday), 12:30~1:30PM, at Room V615, by Charles Hamilton, HudsonWerks LLC (, New York NY.

•  “NYI: Data Center Explained”, May 12, 2015 (Tuesday), 12:30~1:30PM, at Room V615, by Chris Cable and Ryan Kennedy, NYI (, New York NY.

•  “3D Robotics”, Oct. 20, 2012, 12:30~1:30PM, at Voorhees Learning Center, by Dr. Jizhong Xiao, Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, City College of New York/CUNY, NY (

•  “3D Map Building in Indoor Environments”, April 28, 2011, 12:30~1:30PM, at room V610, by Dr. Ravi Kaushik from PRISM Research Center, City College of New York, New York NY.

•  “Embedded Control System Design in Automotive Applications”, May 12, 2011, 12:30~1:30PM, at Atrium Amphitheater, by Dr. Z. Cai from Caterpillar Inc., Peoria IL. 

City TECH robotics Club

City Tech Robotics Club is a student association operated by City Tech undergraduate students under the guidance of faculty advisors from City Tech Robotics Research Lab. The club hosts various events and conducts a broad range of student projects through the semesters.

The Club welcomes everyone from the entire City Tech community to join, regardless his or her major. Please contact the club advisor, Dr. Li (, on details of club activities.

Last update: October 2023.