Seminars

Spring 2017 Seminars and Presentations

Thursday, February 16, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Dr. Roberto Palmieri
Research Assistant Professor
Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Virginia Tech
Distributed Synchronization: One Problem, Different Deployments, Different Solutions

Monday, February 13, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Tom Williams
Ph.D. Candidate
Computer Science and Cognitive Science Program
Tufts University
Genuine Helpers: Enabling natural language capabilities for interactive robots

Thursday, February 9, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Yanick Fratantonio
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Science
University of California, Santa Barbara
Program Analysis to Secure the Mobile Ecosystem

Wednesday, February 1, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
David Crandall
Associate Professor
School of Informatics and Computing
Indiana University Bloomington
Egocentric computer vision, for fun and science

Fall 2016 Seminars and Presentations

Monday, November 7, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Joy Chakraborty
Distributed System Architect
Bloomberg LP
Data Analytics and Data Science Using Big Data Platforms

Thursday, October 6, 4:00 PM
Herbert A. Roemmele ’53 Global Commons, Williams Hall
Florence D. Hudson
Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer
Internet2
IT: The Endless Frontier

Monday, September 19, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Panos Ipeirotis
Professor and George A. Kellner Faculty Fellow
Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences
Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
Targeted Crowdsourcing with a Billion (Potential) Users

Thursday, September 8, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Albert D. Diaz
Vice President, Data Center Group
Intel Corporation
Data Center: The Center of Possibility

Spring 2016 Seminars and Presentations

Tuesday, May 3, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Dr. Jianying Hu, Distinguished Research Staff Member
and Program Director of Center for Computational Health
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Data Driven Healthcare Analytics

Thursday, April 28, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 416
Dr. Joann J. Ordille, Senior Research Scientist
Avaya Labs
Emergency and Urgent Response Services: from Innovation to Impact

Monday, April 25, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Foster Provost, Professor
NYU Center for Data Science
Stern School of Business
New York University
The Predictive Power of Massive Data about our Fine-Grained Behavior

Wednesday, April 6, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 508
Eric. P. S. Baumer, Research Associate
Cornell University
Good Friends and Bad Habits: Why it’s (Not) Easy to Quit Social Media

Monday, April 4, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Brent Harrison, Research Scientist
Georgia Tech
Using Human Data to Improve AI-Human Interaction

Tuesday, March 29, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Miaomiao Zhang, Postdoctoral Associate
MIT
CSAIL
Bayesian Models on Manifolds for Image Registration
and Statistical Shape Analysis

Thursday, March 24, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 360
Yu Lin, Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University Of California, San Diego
Genome Assembly for Third-Generation Sequencing

Monday, March 21, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Ali Gholipour, Assistant Professor
Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Motion-Robust Super-resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Early Brain Development

Wednesday, March 9, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 508
Tao B. Schardl, Ph.D. Candidate
MIT
CSAIL
Deterministic Parallel Random-Number Generation, Science-Based Performance Engineering,
and the End of Moore's Law

Tuesday, March 8, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Florin Rusu, Assistant Professor
School of Engineering
University of California, Merced
GLADE: A Scalable Big Data Analytics System

Monday, March 7, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 416
He Wang, Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
I am a Mobile Device and I can Sense my User's Location

Monday, February 29, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Arti Ramesh, Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Science
University of Maryland, College Park
A Probabilistic Approach to Modeling Socio-Behavioral Interactions

Monday, February 22, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
William Rand, Assistant Professor & Director
Center for Complexity in Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland, College Park
Using Trace Data, Social Networks, and Agent-Based Modeling to Understand Information Diffusion

Thursday, February 18, 4:00 PM
STEPS 101
Sihong Xie, Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Chicago
Decision Fusion via Consensus Maximization: Synthesizing the power of multiple sources

Monday, February 15, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Allen Lavoie, Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Science
Washington University in St. Louis
Quantifying Incentives in Collective Intelligence

Wednesday, February 10, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Yanjie Fu, Ph.D. Candidate
Management Science and Information Systems Department
Rutgers University
Real Estate Ranking: from Black Magic to Data Science

Monday, February 8, 3:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Richard Eisenberg, Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania
Type-Safe and Sound in an Inconsistent World

Thursday, February 4, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Pat Langley, Director
Institute for the Study of Learning and Expertise
Department of Computer Science, University of Auckland
Computational Discovery of Scientific Models: Guiding Search with Knowledge and Data

Wednesday, February 3, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Nathalie Japkowicz, Professor
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Ottawa
Class Imbalance and Novelty Detection in Defense and Security: A case study on monitoring
threats to public safety using Gamma-ray spectroscopy

Friday, January 29, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 416
William Regli, Professor of Computer & Information Science
Drexel University
Engineering Informatics: Transforming Design and Manufacturing

Thursday, January 28, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Shouling Ji, Research Faculty
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Evaluating the Security of Anonymized Big Graph/Structural Data

Wednesday, January 27, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Alex J. Bowers, Associate Professor of Education Leadership
Teachers College, Columbia University
Organization-Level Data Analytics: How Data Science can Inform K-12
School Leadership Evidence-Based Improvement Cycles

Fall 2015 Seminars and Presentations

Thursday, December 3, 3:00 PM
STEPS 101
Anwar Walid, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
Mathematics of Networks and Systems Research Department, Bell Labs
Multipath TCP Congestion Control: from Theory to Implementation

Tuesday, November 24, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Lisa Zhang
Distinguished Staff Member
Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent
Utility Optimization for Multi-Transmitter Wireless Data Systems

Thursday, November 19, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Professor John Stasko
School of Interactive Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
The Value of Visualization for Exploring and Understanding Data

Thursday, September 24, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 258
Gordon Wilfong, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
Mathematics of Network Systems group, Bell Labs
Optimal Path Encoding for SDN

Spring 2015 Seminars and Presentations

Thursday, April 30, 3:00 PM
STEPS 101
Dr. Stephen McCamant, Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota
Recovering structure from binary executables for security analysis

Thursday, April 16, 3:00 PM
STEPS 101
Dr. William Craelius, Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Rutgers University
Matching the prosthetic interface to the user

Wednesday, April 15, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Dr. Henry S. Baird
Computer Science and Engineering Department
Lehigh University
How to Work with Creative People

Friday, February 27, 3:10 PM
STEPS Room 101
Dr. Manish Singh
Psychology and Center for Cognitive Science
Rutgers University
Perceptual Organization of Shape: the Role of Parts and Axes

Packard Lab Room 101
Mr. Mark Graff
President/CEO
TellAGraff, LLC
Cyber Security Mistakes I Have Known -- And How They Endanger Our World

Fall 2014 Seminars and Presentations

Tuesday, December 2, 2:35 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Don Holloway
Vice President of Strategic Accounts
TEOCO
Net Neutrality - An Inside View of the Network Realities Underneath the Policies

Thursday, October 16, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Dr. Limin Jia, Assistant Research Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and
Information Networking Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
Proving systems secure against adversaries

Spring 2014 Seminars and Presentations

Tuesday, April 22, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Dr. Jon Bentley
Models of Research: Papers, Patents and Products

Thursday, March 27, 12:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Dr. Steven Reiss, Professor
Computer Science Department
Brown University
Searching for the User Interface: First Steps

Wednesday, March 26, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Dr. Luc Vincent, Director, Engineering
Google, Inc.
Google Street View: Overview & Computer Vision Challenges

Thursday, March 20, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Hongning Wang, Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
Human-centric Big Data Mining: Humans as both Producers and Consumers of Big Data

Monday, March 17, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Tamara Denning, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Washington
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Human-Centered Computer Security: Beyond the Desktop

Monday, February 24, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Ariel Rabkin, Postdoctoral Researcher
Princeton University
Computer Science Department
How Big Data Processing Can Cope with Limited Bandwidth and Complex Code

Tuesday, February 18, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Yinqian Zhang, Ph.D. Candidate
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Computer Science Department
Security Threats and Defenses in Multi-Tenant Public Clouds

Thursday, January 16, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Willy R. Wriggers, Ph.D.
Member, D. E. Shaw Research, New York
Associate Professor of Computational Biomedicine and Biophysics,
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
From Atoms to Living Organisms: Emergent Complexity of Multiscale Computational Modeling

Fall 2013 Seminars and Presentations

Wednesday, December 4, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Anthony Cowley, Ph.D. Candidate
GRASP Lab, University of Pennsylvania
Rendering Solutions to Vision Problems

Tuesday, December 3, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
I-Ting Angelina Lee, Postdoctoral Associate
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT
Memory Abstractions for Parallel Programming

Tuesday, December 3, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
I-Ting Angelina Lee, Postdoctoral Associate
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT
Memory Abstractions for Parallel Programming

Friday, November 22, 12:00PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Christopher G. Chute, M.D., Dr. P.H.
Professor of Medical Informatics
Mayo Clinic
Big Data meets Healthcare: The case for comparability and consistency

Thursday, November 14, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Xiaodong Zhang, Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Ohio State University
Overcoming Major Hurdles of Paralleling in Big Data Analytics 

Tuesday, October 29, 4:00 PM
Lewis Lab Room 316
R. Michael Young, Professor
Department of Computer Science
North Carolina State University
Building a science of narrative: Computational contributions to the study of stories and their telling

Wednesday, October 23, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 208
Gordon Wilfong, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
Mathematics of Network Systems group, Bell Labs
Modeling Routing Problems as Graph Orienting Problems

Friday, September 13, 12:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Paul Oh, Professor and Associate Department Head
Department of Mechancial Engineering and Mechanics
Drexel University
Robotics: Passing the Tipping Point

 Spring 2013 Seminars and Presentations

Wednesday, July 17, 2:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Philippe Cudre-Mauroux, Director at eXascale Infolab
Associate Professor, Department of Informatics
University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Entity-Centric Data Management

Friday, May 24, 11:00 AM
Packard Lab Room 466
Archan Misra, Associate Professor
School of Information Systems
Singapore Management University
The LiveLabs Platform & Advances in Real-time Mobile Sensing/Analytics

Tuesday, April 23, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Dinghao Wu, Assistant Professor
College of Information Sciences and Technology
The Pennsylvania State University
Lock-free Concurrent Security Monitoring

Tuesday, April 9, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Jianying Hu, Ph.D., Manager, Healthcare Analytics Research
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Data Driven Analytics for Personalized Healthcare

Monday, April 1, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab, Room 466
Erin Solovey, Postdoctoral Fellow
Humans and Automation Lab (HAL)
MIT
Enhancing Interactive Systems with Real-time Brain Input

Wednesday, March 27, 3:00 PM
Packard Lab, Room 466
Munmun De Choudhury, Postdoctoral Researcher
Microsoft Research, Redmond
Mining Social Behavior Online: Towards Improved Health and Wellness

Monday, March 25, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab, Room 466
Jeff Huang, Ph.D. Candidate
Information Science
University of Washington
Interaction Data in Search and Beyond: By People, For People

Monday, March 18, 12:00 PM
Packard Lab, Room 466
Eugene Agichtein, Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Emory University
Mining Online User Behavior: from Improving Search to Detecting Cognitive Impairment

Monday, February 11, 4:10 PM
Whitaker Auditorium
Robert Kahn, Co-Founder of the Internet
"Past, Present, and Future of the Internet"
Co-sponsored by the LU/UN Partnership, Teaching, Learning and Technology, LTS and the Global Union

Friday, February 1, 3:00 PM
Packard Lab, Room 416
Li-Ching Lee, PhD
Departments of Epidemiology and Mental Health
John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Epidemiologic Research and Findings on Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Update

Wednesday, January 23, 4:00 PM - rescheduled from October 31
Packard Lab, Room 466
Trent Jaeger, Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
Adversary Accessibility: The Key to Finding and Preventing Vulnerabilities

 Fall 2012 Seminars and Presentations

Monday, December 10, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab, Room 466
Christian Wietfeld,  Professor, Head of the Communication Networks Institute
TU Dortmund University, Germany
Cognitive Networking for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Swarms

Tuesday, November 27, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab, Room 466
Steven Fortune, Technical Manager of the Algorithms Research Group
Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent
Towards Massively Scalable IP Routers

Wednesday, October 31, 2:00 PMPOSTPONED
Packard Lab, Room 416
Trent Jaeger, Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
Adversary Accessibility: The Key to Finding and Preventing Vulnerabilities

Tuesday, October 23, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Edwin J. Kay Retirement

Monday, October 15, 4:10 PM
Packard Lab Room 466
Dr. Tom Mitchell, Carnegie Mellon University/Machine Learning
Neural Representations of World Meanings
Co-sponsored by Integrative Cognitive Neuroscience Cluster Group, Cognitive Science Program, Department of Economics and Department of Psychology



Spring 2012 Seminars and Presentations

Wednesday, May 2, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Linderman Library Room 200
Donald J. Hillman Retirement Symposium

Tuesday, April 24, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 416
Lynn Stein, Professor of Computer and Cognitive Science
and the Director of the Computers and Cognition Laboratory
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Challenging the Computational Metaphor: Implications for How We Think

Thursday, March 29, 4:00 PM
STEPS 101
Dana Nau, Professor
Department of Computer Science and the Institute for Systems Research
University of Maryland
Building and using game-theoretic agent models from observed behavior

Monday, March 26, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 416
Daniel Mellinger, GRASP Lab
University of Pennsylvania
Control Methods for Quadrotor Helicopters

Wednesday, March 20, 4:00 PM
STEPS 101
Lydia E. Kavraki, Harding Professor of Computer Science and
Professor of Bioengineering
Rice University
Motion Planning for Physical Systems 

Wednesday, March 14, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Richard Zanibbi, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
Rochester Institute of Technology
Recent Developments in Math Recognition and Retrieval



Fall 2011 Seminars and Presentations

Thursday, December 1, 4:00 PM
STEPS 101
Lillian (Boots) Cassel, Professor, Computing Sciences
Villanova University
No Discipline is an Island: Where Computing and Other Disciplines Meet

Thursday, November 17, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Kostas Daniilidis, Professor, Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania
Shape-based object recognition for manipulation and navigation

Tuesday, November 8, 4:00 PM
STEPS 101
Tina Eliassi-Rad, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
Rutgers University 
Learning and Mining in Large-Scale Complex Network

Wednesday, September 7, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Rachel Greenstadt, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
Drexel University
Privacy & Stylometry: Exploring the Limitations and Potential
of Automated Authorship Recognition

Tuesday, September 6, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Ed Kay, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Lehigh University
A Fulbright Year in Africa



Spring 2011 Seminars and Presentations

Tuesday, April 19, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Bart Lamiroy, Nancy Université - Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine
Visiting Scientist, Lehigh University
The DAE Project: A Next-Generation Framework for Experimental Pattern
Recognition Research

Monday, March 28, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
James S. Duncan, Ebenezer K. Hunt Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Electrical Engineering
Yale University
Model-Based Strategies for Biomedical Image Analysis

Wednesday, March 23, 4:00 PM (rescheduled from February 2)
Packard Lab 466
Mary Fernández,  Executive Director, Distributed Computing Research,
AT&T Labs Research
Infrastructure for the Future Cloud

Wednesday, March 16, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Amarda Shehu, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science,
George Mason University
A Probabilistic Framework for the Characterization of the Protein Native State

Thursday, February 10, 4:00 PM
Packard Lab 466
Jim Hendler, Tetherless World Professor of Computer and Cognitive Science,
and the Assistant Dean for Information Technology and Web Science,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
We are the Web: The future of the social machine
Co-sponsored by the Cognitive Science Program

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