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Spring 2019 Computer Science and Engineering Colloquia


January 18

Speaker: Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau, UW-Madison
Title: Measure, then build
Location: W201 Westgate Building (Cybertorium)
Time: 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Faculty Host: Aasheesh Kolli
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January 25

Speaker: Leslie Valiant, Harvard University
Title: James F. Kelly Distinguished Lecture: What needs to be added to machine learning?
Location: W201 Westgate Building (Cybertorium)
Time: 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Faculty Host: Gang Tan
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February 15

Speaker: Minh Hoai Nguyen, Stony Brook University
Title: Attentive human action recognition
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Faculty Hosts: Robert Collins and Yanxi Liu
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February 18

Speaker: Danyang Zhuo, CSE Faculty Candidate - University of Washington (Ph.D. student)
Title: Towards efficient and reliable data center systems 
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Faculty Host: Bhuvan Urgaonkar
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February 21

Speaker: David Pennock, CSE Faculty Candidate - Microsoft - Principal Researcher
Title: Wagering mechanisms for probability elicitation and surprising other applications 
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Daniel Kifer
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February 21

Speaker: Shasha Wen, CSE Faculty Candidate - College of William and Mary (Ph.D. student)
Title: Squeezing software performance via eliminating wasteful operations  
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 3:00 p.m. 
Faculty Host: Aasheesh Kolli


February 22

Speaker: Anand Padmanabha Iyer, CSE Faculty Candidate - UC Berkeley (Ph.D. Student)
Title: Scalable systems for large-scale dynamic connected data processing 
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Anand Sivasubramaniam
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February 25

Speaker: Heba Aly, CSE Faculty Candidate - University of Maryland (Ph.D. Student)
Title: Intelligent mobile systems for social good
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Wang-Chien Lee
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February 27

Speaker: Sehoon Ha, CSE Faculty Candidate - Google Brain/Georgia Tech
Title: Computational methods for developing agile and intelligent robots
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Robert Collins
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March 1

Speaker: Mengjia Yan, CSE Faculty Candidate - UIUC
Title: Secure computer hardware in the age of pervasive security attacks
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Jack Sampson
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March 13

Speaker: Arzoo Katiyar, CSE Faculty Candidate - Cornell
Title: Learning structured information from language
Location: E210 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Rebecca Passonneau
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March 15

Speaker: Yu Cheng, CSE Faculty Candidate - Duke University
Title: Robustness and strategic concerns in machine learning
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Antonio Blanca
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March 18

Speaker: John Wright, CSE Faculty Candidate - MIT
Title: How to learn a quantum state
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Sean Hallgren
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March 22

Speaker: Kent Richard Quanrud, CSE Faculty Candidate - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Title: From discrete to continuous and back: modern algorithmic techniques for some classical problems in optimization
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Antonio Blanca
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March 25

Speaker: Di Wang, CSE Faculty Candidate - Georgia Tech
Title: Graph partitioning via local flow methods
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Antonio Blanca
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March 26

Speaker: Zechao Shang, CSE Faculty Candidate - University of Chicago
Title: Scaling machine learning and analytics with understanding isolation
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Timothy Zhu
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March 27

Speaker: Mahdi Cheraghchi, - Imperial College London, UK
Title: Coding theory in the big data era
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Martin Fürer 
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March 29

Speaker: Lin Yang, CSE Faculty Candidate - Princeton University 
Title: Learn policy optimally via efficiently utilizing data
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Mehrdad Mahdavi
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April 1

Speaker: Yihan Sun, CSE Faculty Candidate - Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Parallel balanced binary trees
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Mingfu Shao
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April 2

Speaker: Lior Eldar
Title: Approximation of the permanent with vanishing mean
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:30 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Sean Hallgren
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April 3

Speaker: Ilya Volkovich, CSE Faculty Candidate - University of Michigan
Title: Computer algebra algorithms: The frontier of efficient randomized computation
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Sean Hallgren
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April 5

Speaker: Khanh Nguyen, CSE Faculty Candidate - UCLA
Title: Runtime supports for scalable and efficient big data processing
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10:00 a.m. 
Faculty Host: Mahmut Kandemir
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April 8

Speaker: Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Washington University in St. Louis
Title: Is robust ML really robust?
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 2 p.m. 
Faculty Host: Patrick McDaniel
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April 11

Speaker: Yongjoo Park, University of Michigan (CSE Faculty Candidate)
Title: Bringing statistical tradeoffs to data systems
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10 a.m.
Faculty Host: Wang-Chien Lee
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April 12

Speaker: Hyung-Sin Kim, UC Berkeley (CSE Faculty Candidate)
Title: Bringing low-power wireless network to reality
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10 a.m.
Faculty Host: Gang Tan
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April 22

Speaker: Nandita Vijaykumar, Carnegie Mellon University (CSE Faculty Candidate)
Title: Rethinking the hardware-software contract: Enabling practical and general cross-layer optimizations
Location: W375 Westgate Building 
Time: 10 a.m.
Faculty Host: Jack Sampson
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