CIS Events

CIS talks are held on either Tuesday or Thursday, 3:00PM – 4:00PM unless otherwise noted. 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 2021 Colloquium Series


Special Time for this event 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Date: January 19, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Fransescka Xhakaj
Org: Human-Computer Interaction Institute School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Talk: “Hash Tables Lecture”
Zoom Recording:
TBA

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Date: February 4, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Suraj Rampure
Org: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley

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Date: February 16, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Alekh Agarwal
Org: Principal Research Manager, Microsoft
Talk: “Structural Foundations of Efficient Reinforcement Learning”

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Date: February 17, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Andrew Head
Org: Computer Science Department, University of California, Berkeley

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Date: February 18, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Akshitha Sriraman
Org: Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan

Talk:“Enabling Hyperscale Web Services”

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Date: February 23, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Aayush Jain
Org: Computer Science Department, University of California, Los Angeles

Talk: “Provably Secure Indistinguishability Obfuscation”

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Date: February 24, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Anna Fariha
Org: College of Information and Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Talk: Enhancing Usability and Explainability of Data Systems

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Date: February 25, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Riad Wahby
Org: Computer Science Department, Stanford University
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Date: March 2, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Fraser Brown
Org: Computer Science Department, Stanford University

Talk: “Exterminating bugs in real systems”

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Date: March 3, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Sanmi Koyej
Org: Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Talk: The Measurement and Mismeasurement of Trustworthy ML

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Date: March 4, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Yongshan Ding
Org: Department of Computer Information Science, University of Chicago

Talk: Architecting Quantum Computing Systems in the Presence of Noise

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Date: March 9, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Ben Fisch
Org: Computer Science Department, Stanford University

Talk: “Proof systems for governance, transparency, and privacy”

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Date: March 16, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Amy Pavel 
Org: Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University

Talk: “Human-AI Systems for Making Video Useful”

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Date: March 18, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Danaë Metaxa
Org: Computer Science Department, Stanford University

Talk: “Bias and Representation in Sociotechnical Systems”

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Date: March 23, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Kexin Rong
Org: Computer Science Department, Stanford University
Talk: “Prioritizing Computation and Analyst Resources in Large-scale Data Analytics”

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Date: March 25, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Wengong Jin
Org: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, MIT CSAIL
Talk: “Graph representation learning for drug discovery”

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Date: March 30, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Mingmin Zhao
Org: Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

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Date: March 31, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Makrand Sinha
Org: Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science Amsterdam

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Date: April 1, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Caroline Lemieux
Org: Computer Science Department, University of California, Berkeley
Talk: “Expanding the Reach of Fuzzing”

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Date: April 6, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Dylan Foster
Org: Institute for Foundations of Data Science, MIT
Talk: “Bridging Learning and Decision Making”

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Date: April 7, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Toby Li
Org: Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
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Date: April 8, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Bryan Wilder
Org: Computer Science, Harvard University
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Date: April 14, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Aniket Bera
Org: Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland at College Park
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Date: April 15, 2021
Colloquium Speaker: Amy Zhang
Org: McGill University and the Mila Institute