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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

    LOCATION ITW Room, Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center    map it

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    CONTACT Brianna Mello    brianna.mello@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

  • Feb
    23

    McCormick Robotics Seminar: Matthew Turpin

    Master of Science in Robotics

    1:30 PM Room M228, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, February 23, 2018 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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    CONTACT Jarvis Schultz    jschultz@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR Master of Science in Robotics

  • Feb
    26

    EECS Seminar Speaker: Dr. Manos Athanassoulis, PhD Candidate, Postdoctoral Researcher at DASlab, the Data Systems Laboratory at Harvard University, "Tuning, Optimizing, & Selecting the Right Way to Access Data"

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

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

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    TIME Monday, February 26, 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

  • Feb
    26

    ME 512 Seminar - Heng Chi - Mimetic-Informed Computational Mechanics: Theory, Method Development and Applications

    McCormick - Mechanical Engineering

    3:00 PM L211, Technological Institute

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    TIME Monday, February 26, 2018 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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    CONTACT Theresa Santos    tami.santos@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Mechanical Engineering

  • Feb
    26

    Segal Design Leadership Series presents: Every Day is a Prototype

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    4:00 PM McCormick Auditorium, James L Allen Center

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    TIME Monday, February 26, 2018 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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    CONTACT Northwestern Engineering Events    northwestern-engineering-events@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

  • Feb
    28

    CS Seminar: Dr. Laura Hiatt, Research Scientist at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, "Exploiting Cognitive Priming in Autonomous Systems"

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

    12:00 PM Room L440, Technological Institute

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    TIME Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    CONTACT Carrie Ost    carrie.ost@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

  • Feb
    28

    EECS Distinguished Speaker: Prof. Magdalena Balazinska, Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at University of Washington, "Performance SLAs for Cloud Data Analytics"

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

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

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    TIME Wednesday, February 28, 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

  • Mar
    1

    CS + X: Journalism Colloquium - Prof. Saiph Savage, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at West Virginia University, "Using Computer-Based Collective Action for Citizen Journalism"

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

    2:00 PM Room L440, Technological Institute

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    TIME Thursday, March 1, 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

  • Mar
    1

    Northwestern Engineering Dean's Seminar Series presents: Blockchain for the Enterprise: So Much More than Cryptocurrencies

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    4:00 PM ITW Classroom, 1-350, Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center

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    TIME Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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  • Mar
    12

    EECS Seminar Speaker: Joy Arulraj, Ph.D. candidate at Carnegie Mellon University, "Data Management on Non-Volatile Memory"

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

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

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    TIME Monday, March 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

  • Mar
    12

    Mechanical Engineering- Simpson Lecture: Ares Rosakis

    McCormick - Mechanical Engineering

    3:00 PM L211, Technological Institute

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    TIME Monday, March 12, 2018 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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    CONTACT Theresa Santos    tami.santos@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Mechanical Engineering

  • Mar
    15

    CS + X: Journalism Colloquium - Prof. Jessica Hullman, Assistant Professor in the Information School at University of Washington, "Improving Data Reasoning Using Visualization and Automation"

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

    2:00 PM Room L440, Technological Institute

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    TIME Thursday, March 15, 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

  • Mar
    17

    Winter Classes End

    University Academic Calendar

    All Day

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    TIME Saturday, March 17, 2018

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

    CALENDAR University Academic Calendar

  • Mar
    19

    Winter Examinations Begin

    University Academic Calendar

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    TIME Monday, March 19, 2018

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

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