Institute of Information Science
2013 – 2014 Distinguished Lecture Series
Date: Monday, April 21st, 2014 10:00am      Auditorium 106
Topics: Computational Insights and the Theory of Evolution
C. Lester Hogan Professor of EECS, University of California at Berkeley
Research Areas:
  • Theory of algorithms and complexity
  • Applications to databases, optimization, AI, the Internet, game Theory and evolution
  • Wen-mei Hwu
    Date: Monday, May 5th, 2014 10:00am       Auditorium 106
    Topics: Warehouse-scale Computers: Opportunities and Challenges
    Owen R. Cheatham Professor, Department of Computer Science, The University of Virginia
    Research Areas:
  • Optimizing compilers
  • Virtual execution environments
  • Software testing
  • Program analysis
  • Software security
  • Software systems for multi-core architectures
  • Wen-mei Hwu
    Date: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 10:00am       Auditorium 106
    Topics: Real-time Discovery and Decision Making from Big Data
    Chancellor's Professor, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department
    Research Areas:
  • Game theory
  • Network science
  • Online learning
  • Big Data
  • Multimedia
  • Wen-mei Hwu
    Date: TBD
    Dean of the college of engineering, University of California at Berkeley
    Research Areas:
  • Embedded and autonomous software
  • Computer vision and computation in novel substrates such as DNA
  • Nonlinear and adaptive control
  • Robotic telesurgery
  • Control of hybrid systems
  • Sensor networks and biological motor control
  • Wen-mei Hwu
    Date: Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 10:00      Auditorium 106
    Topics: 50 Years of Biometric Research:The Solved, The Unsolved, and The Unexplored
    University Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Michigan State University
    Research Areas:
  • Pattern recognition
  • Computer vision
  • Biometric recognition
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    Date: Monday, October 7th, 2013 10:00      Auditorium 106
    Topics: Selected topics from 40 years of my research on speech processing
    Professor, Department of Computer Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Research Areas:
  • Analysis of speaker characterization information in speech waves
  • Application to speaker recognition
  • Interspearker normalization and adaptation in speech recognition
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    Date: Monday, November 11th, 2013 10:00      Auditorium 106
    Topics: Teaching Computational Abstractions through Musical Abstractions
    Professor, Computer Science, Yale University
    Research Areas:
  • Programming languages (in particular functional programming)
  • Computer Music
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    Date: Monday, December 9th, 2013 10:00am      Auditorium 106
    Topics: The Global Impact of Integer Programming
    A. Russel Chandler III Chair, Georgia Tech
    Research Areas:
  • Solving large-scale mixed-integer programming problems
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    Date: Wednesday, February 19th, 2013 10:00am       Auditorium 106
    Topics: Efficiency and Parallelism: The Challenges of Future Computing
    Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, Stanford University Chief Scientist and Senior Vice President of Research, NVIDIA Corporation
    Research Areas:
  • Instruction Cached Organizations
  • Power optimization
  • Parallel Computing
  • Parallel Algorithms
  • Dynamic Networks
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