Distinguished Lecture Series

Each year the Department of Computer Science and Engineering invites prominent computer scientists and computer engineers to visit Texas A&M and speak about their research. This distinguished lecture series is sponsored by academia and industry.

Reception Invitation: Everyone is invited to attend an open reception for the guest speaker immediately preceding or following the lecture.


2016-2017 Distinguished Lecture Series

January 2017

25 Wednesday - 4:10pm (Room 124 HRBB)
Haesun Park, Georgia Institute of Technology
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Park's presentation.
Constrained Low Rank Approximations for Scalable Data Analytics
Faculty Contact: Nick Duffield, duffieldng@tamu.edu

30 - Monday - 4:10pm (Room 124 HRBB)
Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Kumar's presentation.

Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning and Data Mining
Faculty Contact: Nick Duffield, duffieldng@tamu.edu

February 2017

8 Wednesday - 4:10pm
Charles Leiserson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Dr. Leiserson's presentation. 
The Resurgence of Software Performance Engineering
Faculty Contact: Lawrence Rauchwerger

13 Monday - 4:10pm (Room 124 HRBB)
Tom Ball, Microsoft Research
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Ball's presentation.
Physical Computing for Everyone
Faculty Contact: Jeff Huang, jeff@cse.tamu.edu

April 2017

17 - Monday - 4:10pm (Room 124 HRBB)
Zoran ObradovicTemple University
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Obradovic's presentation.
Fusion of Qualitative Knowledge and Big Data for Predictive Analytics in Dynamic Networks
Faculty Contact: Nick Duffield
 

December 2016

6 Tuesday - 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
The Texas A&M Cybersecurity Distinguished Lecture Series 
Michael Reiter, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Side Channels in Multi-Tenant Environments
Faculty Contact: Riccardo Bettati, bettati@cse.tamu.edu

7 Wednesday - 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Nikos Papanikolopoulos, University of Minnesota
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Papanikolopoulos' presentation.
Solar Robot UAVs and their Application to Agriculture and Environmental
Faculty Contact: Nancy M. Amato, amato@cse.tamu.edu