CIS Events

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

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Fall 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”

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
Dimitrios Skarlatos
Computer Science Department
University of Illinois at
Title “Rethinking Operating System and Hardware Abstractions for Good and Evil”

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
Sharath Chandra Guntuka
School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Title “User Generated Content: Opportunities to Inform Healthcare”


*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”

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Jacob Gardner
Uber AI Labs San Francisco
Title” Risk-Aware Machine Learning at Scale”

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
Paul Grubbs
Dept. of Computer Science
Cornell University
“Breaking and Building End-to-End Encrypted Systems”

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”


*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”


Thursday, March 19th, 2020
Adji Bousso Dieng
Department of Statistics
Columbia University
Title:”Deep Probabilistic Graphical Modeling”

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
Sara Achour
Department of Computer Science
Title:”New Compilation Techniques for Reconfigurable Analog Devices”

*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”

Tuesday, March 31st
Murat Kocaoglu
Research Staff Member
MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab