Institute of Information Science
2011 – 2012 Distinguished Lecture Series
Date: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011        Auditorium 106
Topics: Mining Heterogeneous Information Networks
Speaker:
Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Research Areas:
  • Knowledge Discovery
  • Data Mining
  • Database Systems
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    Date: Thursday, August 25th, 2011        Auditorium 106 Video WMV Video for IE
    Topics: Face Recognition (Cancelled)
    Speaker:
    University Distinguished Professor, Departement of Computer Science & Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering, Michigan State University
    Research Areas:
  • Pattern recognition
  • Computer vision
  • Biometric recognition
  • Wen-mei Hwu
    Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011        Auditorium 106
    Topics: Participatory mHealth: Opportunities and Challenges
    Speaker:
    Professor, Computer Science Department, University of California Los Angeles Director, Center for Embedded Networked Sensing
    Research Areas:
  • Design of network and routing protocols for very large, global networks
  • Embedded networked sensing systems, with emphasis on environmental monitoring applications
  • Participatory sensing systems, leveraging the location
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    Date: Thursday, October 13th, 2011        Auditorium 106
    Topics: Towards Trustworthy Systems
    Speaker:
    Scientia Professor and John Lions Chair of Operating Systems, School of Computer Science and Engineering, The University of New South Wales Sydney
    Research Areas:
  • Operating systems
  • Virtualization
  • Embedded systems
  • Real-time systems
  • Trustworthy systems
  • Energy management
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    Date: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011        Auditorium 106
    Topics: The Time-Triggered Architecture
    Speaker:
    Professor, Real-Time Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
    Research Areas:
  • Intersection of real-time systems, fault-tolerant systems, and distributed systems.
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    Date: Monday, January 16th, 2012 10:00am       Auditorium 106
    Topics: The Power of Abstraction
    Speaker:
    Institute Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Research Areas:
  • Programming methodology
  • Distributed computing
  • Programming languages
  • Operating systems
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    Date: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 10:00am       Auditorium 106
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    Speaker:
    Research Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Southern California
    Research Areas:
  • Natural Language Processing; Computational Linguistics; Human Language Technology
  • Ontologies; Text Mining or Harvesting ; Lexical Semantics
  • Digital Government
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    Date: Monday, April 9th, 2012 10:00am       Auditorium 106
    Topics: New Frontiers in Formal Software Verification
    Speaker:
    Faculty Associate in Computer Science at California Institute of Technology Fellow at NASA/JPL
    Research Areas:
  • Software reliability and software analysis methods
  • Formal verification
  • Logic model checking
  • Distributed systems design
  • Analysis of multi-threaded software
  • Requirements capture and analysis
  • Algorithms
  • Text processing
  • Image processing
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    Date: Monday, May 7th, 2012 10:00am       Auditorium 106
    Topics: Technical Computing: Past, Present, Future
    Speaker:
    Corporate Vice President, Technology Policy Group, Microsoft Corporation
    Research Areas:
  • Computer security
  • Cryptography
  • Operating system design
  • Parallel programming models
  • Cloud software
  • Data center architectures
  • Natural user interfaces
  • Specialty hardware accelerators
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