2020-2021

Date Speaker University/Organization Title
Friday, November 6, 2020 Dr. Su Lin Blodgett Postdoctoral researcher in the Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics (FATE) group at Microsoft Research Montréal Language and Justice: Understanding Harms in NLP Systems and Practices
Friday, December 18, 2020 Dr. Yang Liu Assistant professor of Computer Science and Engineering at University of California, Santa Cruz Consequential Machine Learning
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Dr. Geoffrey Goodhill

Professor, Queensland Brain Institute

Learning about Learning in the Brain Using Mathematical and Statistical Models

 

2019-2020

Date Speaker University/Organization Title
09/13/19
Dr. Edith Elkind Professor of Computing Science
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford
NSF
"Representation, Stability and Diversity in Group Decision-making"
10/04/19
Dr. Dmitrii Pasechnik Senior Research Fellow
Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford
"Nonlinear Optimization, Dimension Reduction, Representation Theory, Reproducibility"
10/18/19
Dr. David Crandall Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies at School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Indiana University
"Egocentric computer vision, for fun and for science"
11/15/19
Dr. Kira Goldner NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellow; Data Science Institute Postdoctoral Fellow "Mechanism Design for Social Good"
11/2219
Dr. Phebe Vayanos
Assistant Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering and Computer Science
University of Southern California
"Robust Active Preference Elicitation to Learn the Priorities of Policy-Makers at the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority"
Cancelled
Friday, January 17, 2020
Dr. Patrick McDaniel William L. Weiss Professor of Information & Communications Technology; School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Pennsylvania State University
The Challenges of Machine Learning in Adversarial Settings
Friday, January 24, 2020 Dr. Guy Van den Broeck Assistant Professor and Samuel Fellow of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science; University of California, Los Angeles Towards a New Synthesis of Reasoning and Learning
Friday, January 31, 2020 Dr. Pavithra Prabhakar Peggy and Gary Edwards Chair in Engineering; Associate Professor; Department of Computer Science; Kansas State University Scalable Formal Verification of Cyber-Physical Systems
Friday, February 21, 2020 Sanorita Dey Ph.D. Candidate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Promises and Perils of Social Platforms
Monday, March 2, 2020 Dr. Arpan Gujarati Visiting Researcher, University of British Columbia Towards Ultra-Reliable Cyber-Physical Systems: Reliability Analysis of Distributed Real-Time Systems
Friday, March 6, 2020 Dr. Ruoxi Jia Postdoc, University of California-Berkeley Towards an Equitable and Trustworthy Data Economy
Monday, March 16, 2020 Dr. Rupert Freeman Postdoc, Microsoft Research New York City Human Compatible: Making Decisions From Human Knowledge and Preferences
Friday, March 20, 2020 Aastha Mehta Ph.D. Candidate, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems Policy Compliance in Online Services
Monday, March 23, 2020 Dr. Yen-Chia Hsu Project Scientist, CREATE Lab at Carnegie Mellon University Designing Interactive Systems for Community Citizen Science
Friday, March 27, 2020 Dr. James Weimer Research Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania Personalizing Health in an Impersonal World: Design and Analysis for Safe Autonomous Medical Systems
Monday, March 30, 2020 Fan Zhang Ph.D. Candidate, Cornell University Connecting Blockchains to the Real World

 

 2018-2019

Date Speaker University/Organization Title
09/21/18 Dr. Deepankar Medhi Program Director in the Computer & Network Systems Division
NSF
"Quality of Experience with Video and Immersive Content Delivery"
09/28/18 Dr. Stefan Muller
Postdoctoral Fellow
Carnegie Mellon University
"Cost Models for Parallel Programs"
10/26/18 Dr. Jason Hartline
Associate Professor in the McCormick School of Engineering
Northwestern University
"Data Science and Mechanism Design"
11/02/18 Dr. Josh Levine
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science
University of Arizona
"Visualizing Scalar Data with Computational Topology and Machine Learning"
11/16/18 Dr. Alec Koppel Research Scientist in Computational and Information Sciences Directorate
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
"Machine Learning for Time Series via Optimally Compressed Bayesian Methods"
11/30/18 Dr. Augustin Chaintreau Associate Professor of Computer Science Columbia University "Algorithmic Fairness in Large Networks"
12/07/18 Dr. Umut Acar Associate Professor of the Computer Science Department
Carnegie Mellon University
"Efficient and Functional Parallelism"
01/25/19 Dr. Dennis Goldfarb Postdoctoral Research Associate; University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill "Novel Data Analysis and Acquisition Methods to Improve Protein Sequencing by Mass Spectrometry"
02/08/19 Dr. Alan Burns Professor; Department of Computer Science
University of York, U.K
"A Timeband Framework for Modelling Real-Time Systems"
03/01/19 Dr. Ting Wang Assistant Professor; Computer Science and Engineering Department
Lehigh University
"Trustworthy Machine Learning from Untrusted Models"
03/04/19 Dr. Yu Cheng Postdoctoral Researcher; Department of Computer Science
Duke University
"Robustness and Strategic Concerns in Machine Learning"
03/08/19 Dr. Jaideep Vaidya RBS Deans Research Professor; MSIS Department
Rutgers University
"Engineering Secure and Privacy-preserving Systems"
03/15/19 Chuchu Fan PhD Candidate; Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Verification and Synthesis Algorithms for Safe Autonomy"
03/18/19 Anrin Chakraborti PhD Candidate; Department of Computer Science
Stony Brook University
"Fast, Scalable Systems for Data Privacy"
03/22/19 Qi Li Postdoc and Adjunct Professor; Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
"Pattern-Based Mining of Entity/Relation Structures from Massive Text"
03/25/19 Ashay Rane PhD Candidate; Department of Computer Science
University of Texas, Austin
"Broad-Based Side-Channel Defenses for Modern Microarchitectures"
03/29/19 Dr. Netanel Raviv Postdoc; Department of Computer Science
California Institute of Technology
"Codes, Computation, and Privacy in Data Science"
04/01/19 Shuochao Yao PhD Candidate
Department of Computer Science; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"Deep Learning for the Internet of Things"
04/12/19 Dr. Peter Stone David Bruton, Jr. Centennial Professor and Associate Chair of Computer Science; Chair of the Robotics Portfolio Program
University of Texas at Austin
"Efficient Robot Skill Learning: Grounded Simulation Learning and Imitation Learning from Observation"

 

2017-2018

Date Speaker University/Organization Title
09/22/17 Dr. Kevin Leyton-Brown Professor
Computer Science
University of British Columbia
"Incentive Auctions and Spectrum Repacking: A Case Study for "Deep Optimization"
10/06/17 Dr. Leslie Valiant

T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor

Computer Science & Applied Mathematics

Harvard University
"Where Computer Science Meets Neuroscience"
10/20/17 Dr. Emilee Rader
Associate Professor & AT&T Scholar
Department of Media and Information
Michigan State University
"Conceptualizing Digital Privacy as a Social Dilemma"
10/27/17 Dr. Hui Lei CTO
IBM Watson Health Cloud
"IBM Watson for Smart Healthcare"
11/10/17 Dr. Ilya O. Ryzhov

Associate Professor

Department of Decision, Operations & Information Technologies

University of Maryland
"Toward a New Convergence Rate Theory for Offline Learning"
12/01/17 Dr. Ziv Bar-Joseph FORE Systems Professor Computational Biology and Machine Learning
Carnegie Mellon University
"Reconstructing Regulatory Networks from scRNA-Seq Data"
12/08/17 Dr. Yevgeniy Vorobeychik

Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics

Vanderbilt University
"The Art and Science of Adversarial Machine Learning"
01/19/18 Dr. Ryan Baker

Associate Professor;

Director of the Penn Center for Learning Analytics

University of Pennsylvania
"Towards Development of Better Real-Time Sensor-Free Detectors of Student Affect"
01/26/18 Dr. Rahul Mangharam

Associate Professor;

Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering and Department of Computer & Information Science

University of Pennsylvania
"Two Challenge Problems with Intelligent Physical Systems"
02/09/18 Dr. Baba C. Vemuri
Professor
Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville
"Efficient Algorithms for Statistical Analysis of Manifold-valued Data with Applications to Neuro-imaging and Computer Vision"
02/16/18 Dr. Sebastian Zimmeck
Postdoc
Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University- Institute for Software Research
"Improving Privacy Policy Compliance ̶ An Interdisciplinary Approach"
02/19/18 Dr. XiaoFeng Wang
James H. Rudy Professor of Computing
Indiana University
Co-director; IU’s Center for Security & Privacy in Informatics, Computing and Engineering
Vice Chair of the ACM SIGSAC
"System Security Research: From Discovery to Innovation"
02/26/18 Qi (Alfred) Chen
Ph.D. Candidate
EECS Department
University of Michigan
"Securing Smart, Connected Systems through Systematic Problem Analysis and Mitigation"
03/02/18 Paige Rodeghero Ph.D. Candidate
Computer Science and Engineering Department
University of Notre Dame
"Behavior-Informed Algorithms for Automatic Documentation Generation"
03/05/18 Dr.Yevgeniy Vorobeychik Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics

Vanderbilt University
"Adversarial AI for Social Good"
03/09/18 Yangfeng Ji University of Washington "Bringing Structural Information into Neural Network Design"
03/19/18 Dr. Ning Zhang

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
"Attack and Defense of Trusted Execution Environment"
03/21/18 Dr. Taejoong Chung Postdoctoral Researcher
College of Computer & Information Science
Northeastern University
"A Data-driven Approach to Identifying Internet Security Challenges"
03/23/18 Dr. Ehab Al-Shaer Professor, Computer Science;
Director, Cyber Defense & Network Assurability (CyberDNA) Center; Director, NSF IUCRC Center on Configuration Analytics & Automation
University of North Carolina Charlotte
"Towards Autonomous Cyber Defense for Effective Attack Mitigating"
03/26/18 Dr. Mark Bun Postdoctoral Researcher

Computer Science Department

Princeton University
"Finding Structure in the Landscape of Differential Privacy"
03/30/18 Dr. Allison Chaney IC Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Computer Science Department
Princeton University
"The Social Side of Recommendation Systems: How Groups Shape Our Decisions"
04/06/18 Dr. Miaomiao Zhang Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Lehigh University
"Low-dimensional Manifold Models for Image Registration and Bayesian Statistical Shape Analysis"
04/09/18 Dr. Gao Huang Postdoctoral Researcher

Department of Computer Science

Cornell University
"On the Redundancy in Deep Learning"

 

2016-2017

Date Speaker University/Organization Title

09/23/16

Dr. Petros Drineas

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science

Purdue University
"RandNLA: Randomization in Numerical Linear Algebra"
10/14/16 Dr. David Woodruff Research Scientist
IBM Almaden Research Center
"Sketching as a Tool for Linear Algebra"
10/28/16 Dr. Gabe Parmer Associate Professor
George Washington University
"Integrating Time into System Design"
11/04/16 Dr. Jim Kurose
Assistant Director
National Science Foundation
Directorate of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE)
"An Expanding and Expansive View of Computing"
11/11/16 Dr. Adam Smith
Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Pennsylvania State University
"Privacy, Information and Generalization in Adaptive Data Analysis"
11/18/16 Dr. Joseph Devietti
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania
"Automatically Finding & Fixing Cache Contention Bugs"
02/10/17 Dr. Xiao Fu
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
"From Geometric Matrix Factorization to Anchor-Free Topic Mining"
02/13/17 Junyi Jessy Li Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania
"Assessing Text Intelligibility with Discourse Structure"
02/20/17 Dr. Dorian Arnold Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of New Mexico
"The SMURFS Project: Simulation and Modeling for Understanding Resilience and Faults at Scale"
02/24/17 Dr. Sofya Raskhodnikova Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Pennsylvania State University
"Sublinear-Time Algorithms"
02/27/17 Brian Kocoloski
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Southern California
"Scalability in the Presence of Variability"
03/03/17 Steven Wu
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Science
University of Pennsylvania
"Protecting People from Algorithms (and Vice Versa)"
03/06/17 Dr. William Yeoh Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
New Mexico State University
"Distributed Constraint Optimization: Model, Algorithms, and Applications"
03/10/17 Kangjie Lu Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Science
Georgia Institute of Technology
"Defeating Advanced Memory-Error Exploits by Preventing Information Leaks"
03/13/17 Ang Chen
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania
"Secure Diagnostics and Forensics with Network Provenance"
03/20/17 Keval Vora Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of California, Riverside
"Efficient Large-Scale Graph Processing"
03/24/17 Dr. David Jurgens Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Computer Science
Stanford University
"People in Context: Social Understanding through Linguistic and Network Analysis"
03/27/17 Yufei Ding Ph.D. Candidate
Computer Science Department
North Carolina State University
"High-Level Program Optimizations for Data Analytics"
03/31/17 Mohit Iyyer Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Science
University of Maryland, College Park
"Using Deep Learning to Understand Creative Language"
04/03/17 Dr. Daniel Larremore Omidyar Postdoctoral Fellow
Santa Fe Institute
"Stochastic Generative Models for Complex Networks"
04/07/17 Dr. Alice Gao Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Computer Science
University of British Columbia
"Eliciting and Aggregating High-Quality Information from the Crowd"
04/10/17 Dr. Chien-Ju Ho Postdoctoral Associate
Cornell University
"Learning and Incentives in Systems with Humans in the Loop"
04/12/17 Dr. Ulugbek S. Kamilov
Research Scientist
Computational Sensing Team
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)
"SEAGLE: Robust Computational Imaging under Multiple Scattering"
04/14/17 Hyunwoo Kim
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Statistical Machine Learning on Manifolds for Structured Data (Without the Pain)"
04/17/17 Dr. Ayan Chakrabarti Research Assistant Professor
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
"Learning Visual Inference and Measurement"
04/21/17 Dr. Heng Huang Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Texas at Arlington
"Large-Scale Machine Learning for Imaging Genetics"
04/28/17 Dr. Victor Bahl
Director of the Mobility & Networking Research (MNR) Group
Microsoft Research
"Distributed Video Analytics the Perfect Edge Computing Application"

 

2015-2016

Date Speaker University/Organization Title
09/11/15 Dr. Lorrie Faith Cranor Professor of Computer Science\Engineering and Public Policy; Carnegie Mellon University "Conducting Usable Privacy and Security Studies:
It's Complicated"
09/18/15 Dr. Guozhu Dong Professor-Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Wright State University "Pattern Aided Regression Modeling"
10/07/15 Dr. Samantha Kleinberg Assistant Professor-Computer Science
Stevens Institute of Technology
"From EHRs to Body-Worn Sensors: Finding Causes of Health and Disease"
10/30/15 Dr. Madhu Sudan
Gordon MacKay Professor
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University
"Communication Amid Uncertainty"
11/06/15 Dr. Santosh Venkatesh Associate Professor-Electrical and Systems Engineering at University of Pennsylvania "Spin Glasses with Attitude: Opinion Formation in a Partisan World, Connections to the Littlewood-Offord Problem, and the Limits of Wireless Communication"
11/13/15 Dr. Milind Kulkarni Associate Professor-Purdue University

"Regularizing the Irregular: Analyses and Transformations for Recursive, Irregular Applications"
11/20/15 Dr. Michael Terry Associate Professor- Computer Science
University of Waterloo
"Say What You Want to Do"
02/01/16
John Dickerson
Ph.D. Candidate-Department of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
"Better Matching Markets via Data and Optimization: Evidence from Fielding a Nationwide Kidney Exchange"
02/05/16 Dr. Leslie McIntosh Research Assistant Professor-Department of Pathology and Immunology/Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics
Washington University in St.Louis
"Biomedical Data at WashU Medical School"
02/19/16 Dr. Wei Xu


Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania
"Multiple Instance Learning from Unlimited Text"
02/26/16 Vera Liao PhD Candidate-Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
"Understanding and Designing for Information Behavior Nudging"

03/04/16 Dr. Linh Phan
Assistant Research Professor-
Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania
"Timing Guarantees for Cyber-Physical Systems"
03/07/16 Alvitta Ottley Ph.D. Candidate-Department of Computer Science
Tufts University
"Toward Personalized Visualizations"
03/11/16
Dr. Andreas Haeberlen
Raj and Neera Singh Assistant Professor-Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania
"Accountability for Distributed Systems"
03/21/16 Dr. Janardhan Kulkarni Postdoctoral Researcher
Microsoft Research, Redmond
"Schedules, Games, and their Interplay"
03/28/16 Dr. Qixing Huang Research Assistant Professor
Toyota Technical Institute Chicago
"Visual Computing Using Big 3D Data"
04/18/16 Dr. Bjoern Hartmann Associate Professor-Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
University of California at Berkeley
"Interactive Design Tools for the Maker Movement"
04/29/16 Dr. Alexander Schwing Postdoctoral Fellow-Department of Computer Science
University of Toronto
"Towards Effective Inference and Learning with Deep Structured Distributions"

 

2014-2015

Date Speaker University/Organization Title
09/12/14 Dr. Jie Chen Professor-Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2V4
"Pulsed-Wave Technology for Renewable Biofuel, Tissue Engineering and Cell Therapy"
09/19/14
Dr. Henry Zhihai
Professor-Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Missouri at Columbia
"Sensing the Wild"
09/26/14 Dr. Jan-Michael Frahm Associate Professor/Director of Computer Vision at RENCI (RENaissance Computing Institute)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Internet Imagery for Dense 3D Modeling of Static and Dynamic Structures"
10/03/14 Dr. Daniel Leon-Salas Assistant Professor
Purdue University
"Reconfigurable Pixels for Energy Harvesting"
10/10/14 Dr. Nathan Fisher Associate Professor
Wayne State University
"Allocation, Isolation, & Dynamics in Compositional Real-Times Systems and Applications to Control System Design"
10/24/14 Dr. Derek Hoiem Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Interpreting Indoor Scenes"
11/07/14 Dr. Craig Boutilier Professor
University of Toronto
"Addressing the Practical Challenges of Group Decision Support in a Data-rich World"
11/14/14 Dr. Jeremy Fineman
Assistant Professor
Georgetown University
"How to Fix Exponential Backoff: Achieving Constant Throughput and Robustness with Polylog Attempts"
11/21/14
Dr. Steven Weber
Associate Professor and Associate Department Head
Drexel University
"Incentivizing Adoption of Social Network Services Through Service Bundling and Subsidies"
01/16/15 Dr. Richard Souvenir Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
"Supporting Large-Scale Ethnography with Automated Human Activity Analysis"
01/30/15 Dr. Sanjoy Baruah Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Scheduling Theory for Real-Time Systems"
02/13/15 Dr. Sameer Sonkusale Associate Professor
Tufts University
"Low Cost Paper-based Optical and Electrochemical Sensors for Health and Environment"
02/20/15
Dr. Klara Nahrstedt
Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Trustworthy Cyber-Physical Systems for Electromobility"
04/03/15
Dr. Todd Margolis, MD
Alan A. and Edith Wolff Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Washington University School of Medicine
"Low Cost Screening and Documentation of Retinal Disease "

04/10/15
Dr. Qixing Huang
Research Assistant Professor
Toyota Technical Institute Chicago
"Structure-Aware-Single-View Reconstruction via Joint Analysis of Image and Shape Collections"
04/17/15 Dr. Erzsébet Merényi
Research Professor
Department of Statistics and Electrical & Computer Engineering
Rice University
"Learning Complex Cluster Structure with Neural Maps and CONN Measure"

 

2013-2014

Date Speaker University/Organization Title
09/06/13
Dr. Matthew Caesar
Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Computer Network Verification"
09/13/13 Dr. Stavros Tripakis

Adjunct Associate Professor and Researcher
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of California Berkeley
"Compositionality in Cyber-Physical Systems: Interfaces Everywhere!"
09/20/13 Dr. Sven Koenig Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Southern California
"Making Good Decisions"
09/27/13
Dr. Hooman Mohseni
Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Northwestern University
"Novel High-Performance Infrared Cameras: Inspired by Nature and Enhanced with Meta-Material"
10/04/13 Dr. Shantanu Chakrabartty Associate Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering
Michigan State University
"Expeditions in Floating-Gate Circuits and Systems: From Self-Powered Sensors to Nano-Watt Analog Processors"
10/15/13 Dr. Suvrit Sra Senior Research Scientist
Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems
"Leveraging Inexactness for Scalability"
10/16/13 Dr. Stefanie Jegelka Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, Berkeley
"Efficient Learning and Inference with Combinatorial Structure"
10/18/13 Dr. Yefeng Zheng Research Scientist
Siemens Corporate Research
"Marginal Space Learning for Efficient Detection and Segmentation of 2D/3D Anatomical Structures in Medical Images"
10/25/13 Dr. James H. Anderson Kenan Distinguished Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"An Emerging Theory of Soft Real-Time on Multicore"
11/01/13 Dr. Uzi Vishkin Professor-Institute for Advanced Computer Studies
University of Maryland
"General-Purpose Many-Core Parallelism"
11/06/13 Dr. Ben Moseley Research Assistant Professor
Toyota Technical Institute at Chicago
"MapReduce Algorithmics"
11/13/13 Dr. Mahesh Viswanathan Associate Professor
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
"Safety and Stability of Cyberphysical Systems"
11/15/13 Dr. Ganesh Gopalakrishnan Professor
School of Computing
University of Utah
"When Concurrency Bugs are Sequential Bugs, and When They Aren't, and What to Do Then"
11/22/13 Dr. David Crandall Assistant Professor
School of Informatics and Computing
Indiana University at Bloomington
"Observing the World by Mining Photo-Sharing Websites"
12/06/13 Dr. Nina Amenta Professor of Computer Science
University of California at Davis
"Topological Hints for Interpreting 3D-Sketches"
01/17/14 Dr. Jüri Reimand Post-Doctoral Researcher
Donnelly Centre
University of Toronto
"Pathway and Network Analysis of Genomic Data"
01/24/14 Haiyi Zhu PhD Candidate
Human Computer Interaction Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
"Challenges and Opportunities: Building Successful Large Online Collaboration Projects"
02/14/14 Dr. Dilan Gorur Machine Learning Scientist "Scalable Bayesian Hierarchical Representations"
02/17/14 Dr. Jian Peng Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Mathematics
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Unraveling the Mechanism of Chaperone-Mediated Protein Folding"
02/21/14 Dr. Ben Moseley Research Assistant Professor
Toyota Technical Institute at Chicago
"New Developments and Insights
in Resource Allocation"
02/28/14 Dr. Miroslav Pajic Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering
PRECISE Center
University of Pennsylvania
"Closing the Loop with Medical Cyber-Physical Systems"
03/03/14 Dr. Angelina Lee Postdoctoral Associate
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Linguistic and System Support for Structured Parallel Programming"
03/07/14
Anbang Xu
Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Designing with Crowds"
03/10/14
Dr. Brendan Juba
Postdoctoral Researcher
Harvard University
"Knowledge Farming"
03/17/14
Shahriar Nirjon
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Science
University of Virginia
"A Smartphone as Your Third Ear"
03/21/14
Dr. Michel Kinsy
Research Assistant
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Towards a New Computer Architecture:
Athena and the Concept of Cognitive Computing"
03/24/14 Scott Sanner Principal Researcher and Adjunct Faculty
NICTA and Australian National University
"Data-Driven Decision-Making"
03/28/14
Dr. Roman Garnett
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Knowledge Discovery and Machine Learning Group
University of Bonn
"Active Discovery in Big Data"
03/31/14
Ryan Henry
PhD Candidate
Cheriton School of Computer Science
University of Waterloo
"Practical PIR for Electronic Commerce"
04/04/14
Fengbo Ren
PhD Candidate
University of California Los Angeles "VLSI Design to the Rescue: Building Future Application Drivers with Energy Efficiency"
04/07/14 Barna Saha Senior Member of Technical Staff Research
AT&T-Shannon Labs
"Clean Data and Unlimited Resources: A Probabilistic Journey to a Fantasyland"
04/14/14 Dr. Rahul Narain Postdoctoral Scholar
University of California Berkeley
"Adaptive Methods for Physical Simulation"