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Speakers in 2017

Prof. Mike Eisenberg

Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder
"Designing for Irrational Curiosity"
Hosted by: CS Division & CSLS Graduate Program

Dr. Huck Bennett

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

Prof. Andy Ko

Associate Professor, University of Washington
"Learning to Code: Why We Fail, How We Flourish"
Hosted by: Prof. Haoqi Zhang

Prof. Dan Roth

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

Dr. Shuo Chen

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

Dana Berman

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

Dr. Ioan Raicu

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

Prof. Matthias Scheutz

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

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Speakers in 2016

Prof. Nick Montfort

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

Prof. Lenhart Schubert

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

Leilani Battle

PhD Student, CSAIL Database Research Group at MIT
"Behavior-Driven Optimization Techniques for Scalable Data Exploration"
Hosted by: Prof. Jennie Rogers

Prof. Arvind Krishnamurthy

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

Dr. Peter Clark

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

Prof. Matthias Felleisen

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

Prof. Karen Livescu

Assistant Professor, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago at the University of Chicago
"Toward Neural Segmental Sequence Models"
Hosted by: Prof. Doug Downey

Johan de Kleer

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

Prof. Jack Lutz

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

Prof. Daniel Jackson

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

Dr. Pablo Sprechmann

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

Prof. Arjun Guha

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

Dr. Manuel Serrano

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

Prof. Siddhartha Jonnalagadda

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

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