The computer science departments at Duke UniversityNorth Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have joined forces to create the Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series. The series, which began in the 1995-1996 academic year, has been made possible with a number of grants from the U.S. Army Research Office, rotated between the departments.

Schedule Of TCSDLS Talks: 2019-2020

Click on “More Details” below for the speaker’s biography and talk abstract. The speaker will be visiting the host school on Monday, and folks from the other campuses are welcome to join for meetings and meals. The order of schools in the schedule below indicates the order of these visits. If you wish to meet with the speaker at any of the schools, contact the host.

 

Monday,
16 September 2019
4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Margaret Martonosi, Princeton University
Title:
Seismic Shifts: Challenges and Opportunities in the “Post-ISA” Era of Computer Systems Design
Host School:
UNC (Cynthia Sturton)
Location:
SN011
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Monday,
21 October 2019
4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Gillian Smith, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Title:
Computational Craft: Weaving together Computer Science, Design, and Art
Host School:
NCSU (Chris Martens)
Location:
3211 EB2
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Monday,
4 November 2019
4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Frederick P. Brooks Jr., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Retired)
Title:
A Personal History of Computing
Host School:
UNC (Kevin Jeffay)
Location:
Nelson Mandela Auditorium (1015), FedEx Global Education Center
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Monday,
2 December 2019
4:00 p.m.
This talk has been canceled due to weather.
Speaker: Christopher Ré, Stanford University
Title:
If You Want to Be Rich, Get a Lot of Money: Theory and Systems for Weak Supervision
Host School:
Duke (Sudeepa Roy)
Location:
LSRC D106
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Monday,
16 December 2019
4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Gul Agha, Stanford University
Title:
Scalable Formal Methods
Host School:
NCSU (Munindar Singh)
Location:
3211 EB2
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Monday,
3 February 2020
4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Kathleen McKeown, Columbia University
Title:
TBA
Host School:
UNC (Mohit Bansal)
Location:
SN011
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Monday,
10 February 2020
4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Hany Farid, University of California, Berkeley
Title:
Digital Forensics: From Photoshop to Deep Fakes
Host School:
UNC (David Luebke)
Location:
SN011
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Monday,
13 April 2020
4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Ariel Procaccia, Harvard University
Title:
Putting Ethical AI to the Vote
Host School:
Duke
Location:
LSRC D106
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Additional lectures will be added as they are scheduled.
Dates and titles are subject to change

Times And Locations

All TCSDLS talks take place at 4:00 p.m. on Mondays in the locations indicated below, unless otherwise noted. Each talk will be broadcast live over the NC-REN network.

Duke University Information
  • Talks: Room D106, Levine Science Research Center (LSRC D106) (4:00 p.m.)
  • Directions
  • Contact: Debmalya Panigrahi, Assistant Professor, (919) 660-6545 (debmalya at cs.duke.edu)
N.C. State University Information
  • Talks: Room 3211, Engineering Building II, NCSU Centennial Campus (3211 EB2) (4:00 p.m.)
  • Receptions: Room 3211 EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus (3:30 p.m.)
  • Directions
  • Parking Information
  • Contact: Mladen Vouk, Professor, (919) 513-0348 (vouk at csc.ncsu.edu)
UNC-Asheville Information
UNC-Chapel Hill Information

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