Candidate’s Day 2017
Welcome to Candidate’s Day 2017 @ UNC-CH Dept. of Computer Science
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Travel & Reimbursement Info.
AIRPORT: RDU is the most convenient airport to UNC-CH. Current graduate students will be providing transportation.
INFORMING US OF TRAVEL PLANS: Once you have made travel plans, please complete and submit this Travel Information Form.
Complete and submit the following forms to receive reimbursement for travel expenses:
FW-9 (Domestic Candidate’s)
It is best to turn in these forms while here. If mailing in the completed forms, send to:
The Department of Computer Science
ATTN: Travel Coordinator
Sitterson Hall, CB 3174
201 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3175
Hotel Accommodations: The Hampton Inn, Chapel-Hill – Carrboro
370 East Main Street, Unit 100, Carrboro NC 27510
Reservations are under Computer Science Recruiting Group.
Check in: 3:00pm
Check out: 12:00pm
CSSA President: Aniket Bera (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Student Services Coordinator: Jodie Gregoritsch (email@example.com) 919-444-470 (mobile number)
Candidate’s Day Email List: Candidates2017firstname.lastname@example.org (activated soon)
During Your Visit
Wireless Access: UNC-Guest
This is a public “guest” network requiring no password. Access on this network is limited to web and a few other protocols and to the internet outside the unc.edu domain.
Thursday, 30 March
6:00pm – Meet at Sitterson Hall
6:30pm – Annual Women in Computing Research Symposium – Poster + Demo Session + Dinner
9:00pm – Bar Night – Top of the Hill (Tentatively)
Friday, 31 March
08:15am – Shuttle from Hampton Inn to Sitterson
8:30am – Breakfast
9:00am – Welcome from the Chair & Introductions
9:45am – Academic Program Overview
10:00am – “Why I am Glad I Came to UNC” Graduate Student Panel
10:30am – Graduate Women in Computer Science Student Group (GWiCS)
10:45am – Break
11:00 – Faculty Research Presentations
12:30 – Sign up begins for meeting with faculty
01:00 – LUNCH = small groups including faculty & current students (groups TBA)
03:00 – Questions for the DGS (Dir. of Graduate Studies)
03:00-06:00 – Potential Meetings with Individual Faculty (Research Meetings).
OPTION: Current Graduate Students will hold office hours. Feel free to stop in if you find you have free or down time. List of students & offices coming soon.
06:00-07:00 – Foosball Tournament
07:00 – Dinner & Social Event
08:00 – Game Night
Saturday, 1 April (Tentative and may be subject to change)
8:30am – WiCS Breakfast
10:00am – Hike – Occoneeche Mountain (weather permitting)
11:30 – Ice Cream Social – Maple View Farm
Noon – Lunch with Current Students
Afternoon – Campus Tour followed by Tour of Chapel Hill & selected apartments
6:00 – Dinner
Mohit Bansal: Natural Language Processing & Machine Learning
David Plaisted: Theorem Proving & Formal Methods in Computer Science
Martin Styner: Medical Image Computing for Neuro-Imaging
Ron Alterovitz: Computing Motions for Medical & Assistive Robot
Ashok Krishnamurthy: (presented by Stan Ahalt): Health Informatics & Science Data Cyber-Infrastructure
Steve Pizer: Medical Image Analysis & Software for Shape Modeling & Statistic
Jan Prins*: Single-Cell Genomics
Marc Niethammer: Medical Image Analysis
Cynthia Sturton: Enforcing Security-Critical Properties of Hardware Designs
Mike Reiter: (presented my M. Fern): Security & Networking
Jim Anderson & Sanjoy Baruah: (presented by Don Smith): Real-Time Computing at UNC
Stan Ahalt: Data Translator
Prasun Dewan: Distributed Collaborative Systems
Shahriar Nirjon: Smart & Connected Systems
Jan-Michael Frahm: Making Sense of the World from Photos
Henry Fuchs: Virtual & Augmented Reality, Telepresence, & Medical Applications
Montek Singh: Frameless Imaging
Ming Lin**: From Physical World to Virtual Environments
Dinesh Manocha**: GAMMA Research in Sound, Crowds, Robotics
*Jan Prins’ meeting slots are available for questions about graduate student academics and degree requirements, or research questions
**Candidates who are interested in Professor Lin and Professor Manocha’s research are also invited to attend the GAMMA group meeting from 2:30 p.m – 4:00 p.m.