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2015-2016 Colloquium Series Planning Page

All Colloquia are from 11am until noon, unless otherwise stated. Potential and actual colloquium speakers should look at the FAQ for answers to typical questions about their visit. The Colloquium Coordinators for the 2015-2016 academic year are Professors Venkatasubramanian and Korkin.

| Fall 2015 | Spring 2016 |

Fall 2015

Date Room Speaker Talk Title
28 Aug. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Marie DesJardins,
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Subgoal Discovery and Language Learning in Reinforcement Learning Agents

4 Sep. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. George Heineman,  WPI, Computer Science
Addressing the physical and intellectual challenges of product lines
11 Sep. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320   No Colloquium N/A
18 Sep. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Dmitri Krioukov
Northeastern University
First principles behind network structure, function, and dynamics
25 Sep. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Michael Casey
Dartmouth College
Imagination Machines: Movies and Music in the Mind Revealed via Neural Decoding
2 Oct. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320 Prof. Eugene Eberbach
WPI
A Uniform Approach to Automatic Problem Solving in the Context of Process Calculi of Self-modifying Algorithms and Bounded Rational Agents
9 Oct. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320   Dr. Boris Duedder
TU Dortmund
Combinatory Synthesis of Classes using Feature Grammars
16 Oct. 2015
Friday
11 am
-
No Colloquium N/A
23 Oct. 2015
Friday
TBD
TBD
Dr. Joseph Jay Williams,
Harvard University

Personalizing online education using the MOOClet Framework: Designing technology to enable collaborative experimentation by instructors and researchers in statistical machine learning, psychology, and education
30 Oct. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320 Prof. Alexandra Meliou
UMass, Amherst
Data X-Ray: Diagnoses, explanations, and insights into data-driven processes

6 Nov. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Tim Kraska
Brown University
Towards Human-In-The-Loop Data Exploration

13 Nov. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320   Omer Tene
College of Management, School of Law, Rishon Le'zion, Israel
Theory of Creepy
20 Nov. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Honggang Wang
UMass, Dartmouth

Towards Wireless Health
27 Nov. 2015
Friday
11 am
-
Thanksgiving Holiday
(
No Colloquium)
N/A
4 Dec. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320   No Colloquium
N/A
11 Dec. 2015
Friday
11 am
Fuller Labs, 320   No Colloquium
N/A



Spring 2016

Date Room Speaker Talk
15 Jan. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Micha Hofri, WPI, Computer Science Combinatorics of the binary series-parallel graphs
22 Jan. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Greg Conti,
Army Cyber Institute, US Military Academy, West Point
Pen Testing a City
29 Jan. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   Jacob Whitehill,
Harvard University
The Many Faces of Machine Learning
5 Feb. 2016
Friday
11am
Fuller Labs, 320 Briana Morrison,
Georgia Tech
The High Cognitive Load of Learning to Program
9 Feb. 2016
Tuesday
11am
Fuller Labs, 320 Benjamin Samuel,
UC Santa Cruz
Crafting Stories Through Play
11 Feb. 2016
Thursday
11am
Fuller Labs, 320 Alok Baikadi
University of Pittsburgh
Discovery-based Goal Recognition in Narrative-Centered Learning Environments
12 Feb. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   Florian Schaub,
CMU
Making Privacy Usable: Effective Privacy Management for Internet of Things
19 Feb. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   Sameer Patil,
NYU
Understanding Privacy Preferences and Behaviors of Users of Location Sharing Services
23 Feb. 2016
Tuesday
11am
Fuller Labs, 320 
Julia Rubin,
MIT
The Secret Life of Mobile Applications
26 Feb. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   No Colloquium N/A
1 Mar. 2016
Tuesday
11am
Fuller Labs, 320
Frederico Araujo,
UT Dallas
Engineering Cyber-Deceptive Software
3 Mar. 2016 Thursday
11am
Fuller Labs, 311
John Thomas,
MIT
A New Approach to Developing Security-Critical and Safety-Critical Cyber-Physical Systems
4 Mar. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   Alvitta Otley,
Tufts University
Toward Personalized Visualizations
11 Mar. 2016
Friday
11am  
- Spring Break
(
No Colloquium)
N/A
18 Mar. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Eugene Vasserman,
Kansas State University
Safety and Security Challenges for Next-Generation Compositional Medical Systems

22 Mar. 2016
Tuesday
11am
Fuller Labs, 320
Robert Walls,
Pennsylvania State University
From Forensics to Security: Securing Complex Systems through Data-driven Investigation
25 Mar. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Tommaso Melodia,
Northeastern University
Sonar Inside Your Body: Toward Implantable Intra-Body Networks of Biomedical Devices
28 Mar. 2016
Monday
11am
Goddard Hall 227
Nikos Triandopoulos
Boston University
How to Secure your Outsourced Data and Computations without Harming Utility
1 Apr. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Scott Kuindersma,
Harvard University
Optimizing robot motions through contact: reduced models to full dynamics
8 Apr. 2016
Friday
11am 
Fuller Labs, 320   CS Project Pitch Day
N/A
15 Apr. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Alexander Rush,
Harvard University
Deep Learning and Linguistic Structure
22 Apr. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   No Colloquium
N/A
29 Apr. 2016
Friday
11am  
Fuller Labs, 320   Prof. Emmanuel Agu,
WPI, Computer Science
TBD
 
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