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  • Feb
    12

    EECS Seminar Speaker: Xi He, Ph.D. Candidate, CS Dept. at Duke University, "Leave No Trace - Personal Data with Provable Privacy Guarantees"

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

    2:00 PM ITW Room, Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center

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    Sanjay Krishnan

    The EECS Department welcomes Xi He, Ph.D. Candidate, CS Dept. at Duke University.

    He will present a talk entitled "Leave No Trace - Personal Data with Provable Privacy Guarantees" on Monday, February 12 at 2:00 PM in Ford ITW Room.

    Abstract: Companies such as Google or Lyft collect a substantial amount of data about their users to provide useful services. The release of these datasets for general use can enable numerous innovative applications and research. However, such data contains sensitive information about the users, and simple anonymization-based techniques have been shown to be ineffective to ensure users’ privacy. These privacy concerns have motivated many leading technology companies and researchers to develop algorithms that collect and analyze data with formal provable privacy guarantees including differential privacy. This talk will first present our end-to-end practical systems that use differential privacy with real-world data to provide provable privacy guarantees while ensuring aggregate properties of the data are preserved for learning. Besides differential privacy, there exist many other provable privacy guarantees. I will show a unified framework that can (a) enhance a better understanding about these provable privacy guarantees; and (b) allow flexible trade-offs between privacy, accuracy, and performance, based on the application’s requirements. I will also describe some exciting new research about provable privacy guarantees for handling advanced settings involving complex queries or datasets in emerging data-driven applications, and conclude with directions for future privacy research in big-data management and analysis.

    Bio: Xi He is a Ph.D. student at Computer Science Department, Duke University. Her research interests lie in privacy-preserving data analysis and security. She has also received an M.S from Duke University and a double degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Singapore. Xi has been working with Prof. Machanavajjhala on privacy since 2012. She has published in SIGMOD, VLDB, and CCS, and has given tutorials on privacy at VLDB 2016 and SIGMOD 2017. She received best demo award on differential privacy at VLDB 2016 and was awarded a 2017 Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Privacy and Security.

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    TIME Monday, February 12, 2018 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    CONTACT Brianna Mello    brianna.mello@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

  • May
    28

    Memorial Day (no classes)

    University Academic Calendar

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    TIME Monday, May 28, 2018

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    CONTACT Office of the Registrar    nu-registrar@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • May
    30

    Meet the Faculty Talk: Prof. Josiah Hester, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at Northwestern University, "Computation and Sensing without Reliable Power"

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

    2:00 PM ITW Room, Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center

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    TIME Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    CONTACT Lana Kiperman    lana@ece.northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

  • May
    31

    Symposium on Regenerative Engineering

    Center for Advanced Regenerative Engineering

    7:30 AM LSouth/LNorth, Prentice Women's Hospital

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    TIME Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM

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    CONTACT Tara Sadera    tara.sadera@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR Center for Advanced Regenerative Engineering

  • Jun
    4

    ME 512 Seminar - Prashant Purohit - Elasticity as the basis of allosteric interactions in DNA and membranes

    McCormick - Mechanical Engineering

    3:00 PM L211, Technological Institute

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    TIME Monday, June 4, 2018 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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    CONTACT Theresa Santos    tami.santos@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Mechanical Engineering

  • Jun
    9

    Spring classes end

    University Academic Calendar

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    TIME Saturday, June 9, 2018

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  • Jun
    11

    Spring examinations begin

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    TIME Monday, June 11, 2018

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  • Jun
    16

    Spring examinations end

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    TIME Saturday, June 16, 2018

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  • Jun
    22

    Commencement

    University Academic Calendar

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    TIME Friday, June 22, 2018

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  • Jun
    22

    Northwestern Engineering - PhD Hooding Ceremony

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    2:00 PM Ryan Family Auditorium, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, June 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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    CONTACT Bruce Lindvall    b-lindvall@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

  • Jun
    22

    McCormick Dean's Graduation Tent Reception

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    4:00 PM East Lawn, Norris University Center

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    TIME Friday, June 22, 2018 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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    CONTACT Northwestern Engineering Event    mccormick-events@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Jun
    23

    Northwestern Engineering Undergraduate Convocation

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    8:00 AM Ryan Field

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    TIME Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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    CONTACT Ann Anderson    ann.anderson@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Jun
    23

    McCormick Master's Recognition Ceremony*

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    11:00 AM Ryan Family Auditorium, Technological Institute

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    TIME Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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    CONTACT Bruce Lindvall    b-lindvall@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Jun
    23

    McCormick Master's Recognition Ceremony**

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    2:00 PM Ryan Family Auditorium, Technological Institute

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    TIME Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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    CONTACT Bruce Lindvall    b-lindvall@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Jun
    29

    EECS Seminar Speaker: Dr. Bahram Javidi, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor at University of Connecticut, "Multi-Dimensional Optical Sensing and Imaging Systems (MOSIS)"

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

    11:00 AM Room L440, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, June 29, 2018 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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    CONTACT Lana Kiperman    lana@eecs.northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

  • Jul
    4

    Independence Day (no classes)

    University Academic Calendar

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    TIME Wednesday, July 4, 2018

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