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Date & Time Event
Fri., 09/22/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Distinguished Seminar
Topic: Resurrecting Laplace's Demon: The Case for Deterministic Models
Speaker: Prof. Edward A. Lee, University of California, Berkeley
Host: Cheng
Thu., 07/06/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: A Short Tour of Randomized Techniques in Algorithm Design
Speaker: Prof. Sandeep Sen, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Host: Verma
Fri., 06/23/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Tools for Detection of Fault Vulnerabilities in Cryptographic Ciphers
Speaker: Prof. Chester Rebeiro, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Host: Verma
Mon., 05/08/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Molecular Underpinning of Postsynaptic Calmodulin-dependent Calcium Signaling
Speaker: Prof. Margaret Cheung, University of Houston
Host: Gabriel
Thu., 05/04/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Challenges and Methods in Games User Research
Speaker: Prof. Pejman Mirza-Babaei from University of Ontario, Canada
Host: Deng
Fri., 04/28/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Subject Book: Reforming Data Management in Human Experiments
Speaker: Dr. Ioannis Pavlidis, University of Houston
Host: Solorio
Mon., 04/24/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Finding Interesting Regions in Spatial and Spatio-temporal Datasets
Speaker: Dr. Christoph Eick, University of Houston
Host: Shah
Fri., 04/21/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Ethics in Science Lecture Series
Topic: Behavioral Concepts and the Sciences of Human Behavior
Speaker: Professor Helen Longino, Stanford University
Host: Pavlidis
Mon., 04/10/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Towards Exascale Programming Models and Runtime Systems
Speaker: Dr. Zoran Budimlic, Rice University
Host: Gabriel
Fri., 04/07/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Towards Privacy-Preserving and Secure Mobile Crowd Sensing
Speaker: Prof. Ming Li, University of Nevada, Reno
Host: Gnawali
Mon., 04/03/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Human-Centered data science for Crisis Informatics
Speaker: Marina Kogan, University of Colorado Boulder
Host: Pavlidis
Mon., 03/27/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Towards Efficient Architecture Design in IoT Big Data Era: Integrating Intelligence into the Communication Path
Speaker: Yang Hu, University of Florida
Host: Gabriel
Fri., 03/24/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Towards Practical Program Analysis: Introspection and Adaptation
Speaker: Shiyi Wei, University of Maryland
Host: Shah
Wed., 03/22/17

CANCELLED
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Detecting Software Faults Using Graphs
Speaker: Prof. Anirban Ghosh, University of Central Missouri
Host: Rizk
Mon., 03/20/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Addressing Cybersecurity Risks by Considering Physical, Human, and Economic Aspects
Speaker: Prof. Aron Laszka, Vanderbilt University
Host: Gnawali
Fri., 03/10/17
Hilton Hotel
Shamrock AB
3:00 PM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Hacking Oil Rigs for Profit
Speaker: Weston Hecker, Principal Application Security Engineer/Principal Pentester at NCR Corporation
Host: Shi
Fri., 03/10/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Security Analytics for Defeating Automated Internet-scale Threats
Speaker: Dr. Aziz Mohaisen, University at Buffalo
Host: Gnawali
Mon., 03/06/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Secure Geometric Search on Encrypted Spatial Data
Speaker: Boyang Wang, University of Arizona
Host: Huang
Fri., 03/03/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: High Performance Computing at Extreme Scale: Resilience, Energy Efficiency, and Scalability
Speaker: Panrou Wu, University of California Riverside
Host: Pandurangan
Mon., 02/27/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Distinguished Seminar
Topic: The Lovasz Local Lemma and its Algorithmic Aspects
Speaker: Prof. Aravind Srinivasan, University of Maryland
Host: Pandurangan
Fri., 02/24/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Automated Testing for Large Software Systems
Speaker: Dr. Amin Alipour, Oregon State University
Host: Rizk
Mon., 02/20/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Breaking the Monolith: Rethinking Storage System Design
Speaker: Yue Cheng, Virginia Tech
Host: Gabriel
Mon., 02/20/17
PGH 563
10:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Real-Time Reachability for Safety of Autonomous Systems
Speaker: Professor Taylor Johnson, Vanderbilt University
Host: Cheng
Fri., 02/17/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Ethics in Science Lecture Series
Topic: Insane Asylums and Genetics: How Human Heredity Became a Data Science
Speaker: Professor Theodore M. Porter, University of California
Host: Pavlidis
Mon., 01/23/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Ethics in Science Lecture Series
Topic: The Nature of Pride: The Emotional Origins of Social Rank
Speaker: Dr. Jessica Tracy, University of British Columbia
Host: Pavlidis
Wed., 01/18/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science in Practice
Topic: NoSQL Databases, Advantages and Trade-Offs
Speaker: Mr. Pramod Sadalage, ThoughtWorks
Host: Ordonez
Wed., 11/30/16
PGH 563
10:30 AM
Computer Science in Practice
Topic: Cyber Security and the Computer Scientist - How the Fields Meet
Speaker: Mr. James M. Morrison, FBI
Host: Verma
Mon., 11/21/16
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Distinguished Seminar
Topic: Material Appearance Modeling
Speaker: Dr. Holly Rushmeier, Yale University
Host: Solorio
Fri., 11/18/16
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: The Communication Complexity of Distributed Set-Joins
Speaker: Dr. Qin Zhang, Indiana University
Host: Pandurangan
Mon., 11/14/16
F 154
1:00 PM
Computer Science in Practice
Topic: Challenges and Opportunities for Utilizing Cloud Computing at NASA/JSC
Speaker: Mr. Michael Koester, NASA JSC
Host: Shi
Fri., 11/04/16
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Rephil: Text to Concepts with Machine Learning
Speaker: Mr. Russell Howes, Software Engineer, Google
Host: Ordonez
Mon., 10/17/16
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Distinguished Seminar
Topic: Computational Sociolinguistics
Speaker: Prof. Rada Mihalcea, University of Michigan
Host: Solorio
Wed., 10/05/16
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science in Practice
Topic: Internet of Things: Unlimited Opportunities
Speaker: Mr. Jeremy Jones, Comfort Systems USA Inc.
Host: Rizk
Mon., 10/03/16
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Distinguished Seminar
Topic: Cloud services for the Internet of Things
Speaker: Dr. Dilma Da Silva
Host: Solorio
Mon., 09/19/16
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Modelling Socio-Emotional Embodied Conversational Agent
Speaker: Dr. Catherine Pelachaud, Telecom ParisTech
Host: Deng
Fri., 09/16/16
10:00 AM
PGH 563
Special Event
Topic: Faculty Mini-Talks
Speaker: Computer Science Faculty
Host: Shah
Mon., 09/12/16
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Image Segmentation by Spatially Varying Gaussian Mixture Models
Speaker: Prof. Christophoros Nikou
Host: Kakadiaris
Wed., 09/07/16
PGH 563
11:30 AM
Computer Science in Practice
Topic: Developing Apps Using Xamarin Forms
Speaker: Mr. Muhammad Naviwala & Mr. Anthony Sicignano
Host: Rizk
Mon., 08/29/16
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Effective Teaching Based on Designing and Modeling of 3D Printed Artifacts
Speaker: Dr. Stefan Andrei, Chairman of Department of Computer Science, Lamar University
Host: Cheng
Fri., 08/05/16
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Computer Networking Experiments on Protocol Behavior
Speaker: Dr. Deniz Gurkan
Host: Leiss

Ph.D. students should plan to attend Computer Science Faculty Seminar, Distinguished Lecture, and Computer Science Seminar.

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