CS Colloquium Series

Upcoming Speakers

December, 2017

"Designing for Irrational Curiosity"
Prof. Mike Eisenberg
Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder
Date: Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 2:00pm
Location: Ford ITW Auditorium
Hosted by: CS Division & CSLS Graduate Program

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November, 2017

"On the Quantitative Hardness of the Closest Vector Problem"
Dr. Huck Bennett
Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University
Hosted by: CS Division

October, 2017

"Learning to Code: Why we Fail, how we Flourish"
Prof. Andy Ko
Associate Professor, University of Washington
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Haoqi Zhang

"Natural Language Understanding with Incidental Supervision"
Prof. Dan Roth
Eduardo D. Glandt Distinguished Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Doug Downey

september, 2017

"Reflections about Security Research in an Industrial Lab"
Dr. Shuo Chen
Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research
Hosted by: CS Division

May, 2017

"Haze Lines for Single Image Dehazing & Color Restoration"
Dana Berman
PhD Candidate at Tel Aviv University
Hosted by: Prof. Oliver S. Cossairt

"Big Data System Infrastructure at Extreme Scales"
Dr. Ioan Raicu
Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science (CS) at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Hosted by: CS & CE Dept.

April, 2017

"Towards an Integrated Architecture for Open-World Human-Robot Interactions"
Prof. Matthias Scheutz
Professor, Cognitive & Computer Science, Tufts University
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Kenneth D Forbus

december, 2016

"Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities"
Prof. Nick Montfort
Professor of Digital Media, MIT
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Ian Horswill

November, 2016

"From Semantic Parsing to Knowledge-Based Reasoning"
Prof. Lenhart Schubert
Professor, CS Dept. at University of Rochester
Hosted by: EECS Ken Forbus

"A Software Defined Data Plane for Datacenters"
Prof. Arvind Krishnamurthy
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Fabian Bustamante

mAY, 2016

"Project Aristo: Towards a System that can Answer Elementary Science Questions"
Dr. Peter Clark
Senior Research Manager at the Allen Institute for AI
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Ken Forbus

"Types for Untyped Languages"
Prof. Matthias Felleisen
Trustee Professor, College of CIS at Northeastern University
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Robby Findler

"Toward Neural Segmental Sequence Models"
Prof. Karen Livescu
Assistant Professor, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago & Dept. of at University of Chicago
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Doug Downey

aPRIL, 2016

"A New Paradigm for Design"
Johan de Kleer
Director, Systems & Practices Laboratory at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Ken Forbus

"50 Shades of Symbolic Representation and Reasoning"
Prof. Jack Lutz
Professor of Computer Science, Iowa State University
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Ming-Yang Kao

February, 2016

"What are the Elements of Software Design?"
Prof. Daniel Jackson
Professor of Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Robby Findler

"Solving Inverse Problems in Image & Audio Processing: From Sparse Models to Deep Learning"
Dr. Pablo Sprechmann
Postdoctoral Researcher, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Bryan Pardo

"Reclaiming Security for Web Programmers"
Prof. Arjun Guha
Assistant Professor of CS, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Robby Findler

january, 2016

"Programming the Diffuse Web with Hop.js & HipHop.js"
 Dr. Manuel Serrano
Senior Scientist at INRIA
Hosted by: EECS Prof. Robby Findler

"Natural Language Processing Applications in Biomedicine"
Prof. Siddhartha Jonnalagadda
Assistant Professor in Preventive Medicine-Health & Biomedical Informatics at Northwestern
Hosted by: Prof. Robby Findler