Colloquium announcement for Shannon Quinn (CS faculty candidate) on Monday, Mar. 17

Shannon Quinn (4th-year graduate student in the joint Carnegie Mellon-University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. program in computational biology) will give a talk titled "Distributed Spectral Graph Methods for Analyzing Large-Scale Unstructured Biomedical Data"  on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m at Room 328 Boyd GSRC. Refreshments will be served at 3:00 p.m. in Room 409, Boyd GSRC



Colloquium announcement for Dr Jun Kong (CS faculty candidate) on Friday, March 7

Dr Jun Kong (a senior research scientist in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Emory University) will give a talk titled "Analysis and Integration of Large-scale Microscopy Imaging Data for Biomedical Translational Research" on Friday, March 7,  10:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m at Room 328 Boyd GSRC. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. in Room 409, Boyd GSRC 



Colloquium announcement for Dr Metin Aktulga (CS faculty candidate) on Friday, Feb. 28

Dr Metin Aktulga (Postdocotoral Researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) will give a talk titled "Parallel Algorithms and Software Systems for Data-Intensive Scientific Computing" on Friday, February 28, 2014, 10:10 – 11:10 a.m at Room 328 Boyd GSRC. Refreshments will be served in Boyd Room 409 at 9:30 a.m.



Rapidly growing importance of computational and data-centric methods in science and engineering, as well as the drastic transformations in computer architecture open up exciting opportunities for research in

Colloquium announcement for Xiangnan Kong (CS faculty candidate) for Monday, Feb. 24

Xiangnan Kong (Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago) will give a talk titled "Taming Big Data Variety: From Social Networks to Brain Networks" on Monday, February 24, 2014 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Room 328 Boyd GSRC. Refreshments will be served on Boyd 409 at 3:00p.m.



Over the past decade, we are experiencing big data challenges in various research domains. The data nowadays involve an increasing number of data types that need to be handled differently from conventional data records,

The Future of Robotics

This talk will discuss the current state of the art in robotics and particularly focus on the directions that robotics is taking and the impact it will have on our society in the near future. Exciting robotics research will be briefly surveyed. The talk will additionally discuss the National Robotics Initiative whose goal is to accelerate the development and use of robots in the United States that work beside, or cooperatively with, people. This initiative was recently launched by President Obama and has significant participation from all major funding agencies.

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