Invited Speaker Series

Invited Speaker Series

The Computer Science Department hosts leading researchers who are making exciting and influential contributions in a variety of important areas. The talks are open to students, staff and faculty. 

Friday, March 29, 2024

Headshot Dr. Sajal Das

Dr. Sajal Das

From Smart Sensing to Smart Living, The Era of IoT, AI and Data Science

Past talks

Thursday, November 30

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Dr. Gary Tan
Professor at Penn State's Institute for Networking and Security Research
Debugging Machine Learning for Fairness

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023


Professor Raj Jain
Washington University - St. Louis
Effect of Quantum Computing on Blockchains at noon

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022


Sarit Kraus
Bar-Ilan University
Intelligent Agents That Learn to Collaborate with People at 9 a.m.

Friday, Nov. 4, 2022


Thomas Eiter
Vienna University of Technology
Enhancing AI Capabilities by Rules: Applications and Opportunities at 10 a.m.

Friday, March 11, 2022


Rogerio Schmidt Feris
Principal scientist and manager at the MIT-IBM Watson AI lab
Computational Visual Pathways for Multi-Task Learning and Simulation at 12 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 15, 2021


Huan Liu
Arizona State University 
Social Media Mining: A Bountiful Frontier in AI and Data Science  at 12 p.m. 

Oct. 8, 2021


Eugene Santos Jr.
Dartmouth College
Inferring and Understanding Team Behavior Through Learning Rewards and Reward Structures: Interference and Human-Machine Teams at 12 p.m.

Dec. 11, 2020

Emery Berger

Emery Berger
Professor, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Performance (Really) Matters at noon

Oct. 16, 2020


Jinjun Xiong
Researcher and Program Director for AI and Hybrid Clouds Systems, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
A Statistical Distribution-based Deep Neuron Network Model – A New Perspective on Effective Learning, 1 p.m.

Nov. 26, 2019


Steven Loscalzo
Principal Associate Data Scientist, Capital One
Extrapolating from one data point: a data scientist's career trajectory
UU room 108, 1:30 p.m.

Nov. 22, 2019

El Naqa

Issam El Naqa
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Towards a Practical Implementation of Artificial Intelligence in Oncology
FA room 258, 12 p.m.

Nov. 1, 2019

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Ruofei "Bruce" Zhang
Cognitive Services and Deep Learning in Search Advertising
FA room 258, 12 p.m.

Oct. 18, 2019

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Daniel Williams
IBM T.J. Watson Research Lab
From Unikernels to Nabla Containers
EB room T-1, 12 p.m.

April 29, 2019

Peter Stone

Peter Stone
University of Texas at Austin
Efficient Robot Skill Learning; Grounded Simulation Learning and Imitation Learning from Observation
LH 07, 12 p.m.

April 5, 2019

Patrick Groeneveld

Patrick Groeneveld
Stanford University
Engineering Efficient Electric Vehicles
EB 110, 12 p.m.

Feb. 13, 2019

Chang Wen Chen
Chang Wen Chen

University at Buffalo
Internet of Video Things (IoVT): Next Generation IoT with Visual Sensors
EB 110, 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 7, 2018

Beth Plale
Beth Plale

Indiana University - Bloomington
Capsule Computing: Safe Open Science
EB 110 at noon

Oct. 19, 2018

Nael Abu-Ghazaleh
Nael Abu-Ghazaleh

University of California - Riverside
Computer System Security - An Architecture Perspective
Fine Arts 258 at noon

Sept. 28, 2018

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Srini Devadas

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Secure Speculative Execution Processors
Fine Arts 258 at noon

Sept. 12, 2018

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Yi Wang

Cornell University
Quantitative susceptibility mapping (QSM): physics, algorithm and applications
EB R15 at noon

April 20, 2018

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Stephen Chong
Harvard University
Software contracts for fun and profit (and security and microservices)
EB 110 at noon

March 30, 2018

Eduard Dragut
Eduard Dragut

Temple University
Leveraging Social Media Signals for Record Linkage
EB R15 at noon

March 9, 2018

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Hanan Samet

University of Maryland
Reading News with Maps by Exploiting Spatial Synonyms
EB 110 at noon

November 6, 2017

Qiang Ji
Qiang Ji
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Integrating Prior Knowledge and Data for Efficient Visual Learning
UU 206 at noon

November 2, 2017

Henry Kautz
Henry Kautz
University of Rochester
Mining Social Media to Improve Public Health
AA G021 at 4:00 p.m.

October 30, 2017

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Prashant Shenoy
University of Massachusetts
Designing Systems and Applications for Transient Computing
UU 206 at noon

October 20, 2017

R. Sekar

Chenyang Lu
Washington University in St.Louis
Dependable Internet of Things
FA 258 at noon

October 13, 2017

Geoffrey Fox
Geoffrey Fox

Indiana University
Designing a Big Data Toolkit spanning HPC, Grid, Edge and Cloud Computing
FA 258 at noon

September 27, 2017

R. Sekar

David Kaeli
Northeastern University
A Cross-layer Approach to Accelerating Heterogeneous Computing
Lecture Hall 7 at noon

April 25, 2017

R. Sekar

R. Sekar
Stony Brook University
Provenance-Based Policy Enforcement: A Unified Approach for Vulnerability Mitigation, Malware Defense and Attack Scenario Reconstruction
Lecture Hall 10 - 1:15 p.m.

March 31, 2017

Donald Porter

Donald Porter
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BetrFS: Write-Optimization in a Kernel File System
FA 258 (Fine Arts Building) - 1:30 p.m.

December 2, 2016

Edward Suh

Edward Suh
Cornell University
Secure Multi-Core Processors with Comprehensive and Verifiable Information Flow Control
EB 110 (Engineering Building) - 12 p.m.

November 18, 2016

Trent Jaeger

Trent Jaeger
Penn State University
Fine-Grained Control-Flow Integrity for Kernel Software
EB 110 (Engineering Building) - 12 p.m.

November 1, 2016

David Wentzlaff

David Wentzlaff
Princeton University
Processors for the Data Center and Cloud of the Future
FA 258 (Fine Arts Building) - 12 p.m.

October 28, 2016

James Anderson

James Anderson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The One-Out-Of-m Multicore Problem
EB 110 (Engineering Building) - 12 p.m.

October 11, 2016

Santosh Nagarakatte

Santosh Nagarakatte
Rutgers University
Lightweight Formal Methods for LLVM Verification
FA 258 (Fine Arts Building) - 1:30 p.m.

September 30, 2016

Josep Torrellas

Josep Torrellas
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Toward Extreme-Scale Manycore Architectures
EB 110 (Engineering Building) - 12 p.m.

September 16, 2016

Serge Belongie

Serge Belongie
Cornell Tech.
Fine Grained Visual Category Recognition and Perceptual Embedding
EB 110 (Engineering Building) - 12 p.m.

May 2, 2016

Heng Yin

Heng Yin
Syracuse University (now at UC Riverside)
Semantics-Centric Approach to Fight Android Malware
R15 (3rd Floor, Engineering Building) - 12 p.m.