CIS Events

Unless otherwise noted, CIS lectures are held weekly on Tuesday and/or Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall.

A calendar of upcoming CIS events is available here. For all school events, visit the Penn Engineering Events Calendar.

If you need further information please contact cherylh@cis.upenn.edu.

Spring 2020 Colloquium Series

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
Arvind Krishnamurthy
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Washington
Title: “Networked Systems in the Era of Programmable Dataplanes”
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Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
Dimitrios Skarlatos
Computer Science Department
University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign
Title “Rethinking Operating System and Hardware Abstractions for Good and Evil”
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Thursday, February 13th, 2020
Sharath Chandra Guntuka
School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Title “User Generated Content: Opportunities to Inform Healthcare”

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*Special day and time*
Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Maia Jacobs
Center for Research on Computation and Society
Harvard University
“One Size Doesn’t Fit Anyone: Tailoring Digital Tools for Personal Health Journeys”
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Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Jacob Gardner
Uber AI Labs San Francisco
Title” Risk-Aware Machine Learning at Scale”
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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
Paul Grubbs
Dept. of Computer Science
Cornell University
“Breaking and Building End-to-End Encrypted Systems”
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Tuesday, March 5th, 2020
Saugata Ghose
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Title”Building Data-Driven Computers:Reimagining Systems to Reduce the High Costs of Large-Scale Data Processing”

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*Special Day and time*
Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Dylan Hadfield-Menell
Computer Science Dept.
University of California, Berkeley
Title:”The Value Alignment Problem in Artificial Intelligence”

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Thursday, March 19th, 2020
Adji Bousso Dieng
Department of Statistics
Columbia University
Title:”Deep Probabilistic Graphical Modeling”
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Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
Sara Achour
Department of Computer Science
MIT
Title:”New Compilation Techniques for Reconfigurable Analog Devices”
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*Special Day and time*
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Qian Yang
Human-Computer Interaction Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
Title:” Harnessing the Power of People: Human-AI Interaction Design in Healthcare, Language, and Beyond”
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Tuesday, March 31st
Murat Kocaoglu
Research Staff Member
MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab