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.


2018-2019 Distinguished Lecture Series

September 2018

10 - Monday - 4:10 p.m. (HRBB 124)
End-to-end perceptual video streaming quality
Al Bovik, University of Texas at Austin
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Bovik's presentation.
Faculty Contact: Atlas Wang, atlaswang@tamu.edu

28 - Friday - 4:10 p.m. (ZACH Chevron Room)
Fun research in computer vision and robotics
Takeo Kanade, Carnegie Mellon University
Open reception in the Conoco Phillips Atrium (2nd floor, between Chevron Room and Starbucks) immediately following Kanade's presentation.
Faculty Contact: Dezhen Song and Nancy Amato

October 2018

3 - Wednesday - 4:10 p.m. (HRBB 124)
Cloud security
Rafail Ostrovsky, UCLA
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Ostrovsky's presentation.
Faculty Contact: Juan Garay, garay@cse.tamu.edu

November 2018

28 - Wednesday - 4:10 p.m. (HRBB 124)
Martha Palmer, University of Colorado Boulder
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Palmer's presentation.
Faculty Contact: Ruihong Huang, huangrh@tamu.edu

December 2018

3 - Monday - 4:10 p.m. (HRBB 124)
Mary Czerwinski, Microsoft Research
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Czerwinski's presentation.
Faculty Contact: Theodora Chaspari, chaspari@tamu.edu


2017-2018 Distinguished Lecture Series

January 2018

29 Monday - 4:10pm (Room 124 HRBB)
Nikos Papanikolopoulos, University of Minnesota
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Papanikolopoulos' presentation.
Faculty Contact: Nancy M. Amato, amato@cse.tamu.edu

Febuary 2018

19 - Monday - 4:10pm (Room 124 HRBB)
Aidong Zhang, University at Buffalo
Open reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Zhang's presentation.
Faculty Contact: Xia (Ben) Hu, hu@cse.tamu.edu


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.
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.

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. 
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.
Faculty Contact: Jeff Huang, jeff@cse.tamu.edu

April 2017

17 - Monday - 4:10pm (Room 124 HRBB)
Zoran ObradovicTemple UniversityOpen reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Obradovic's presentation.
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
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.
Faculty Contact: Nancy M. Amato, amato@cse.tamu.edu