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2008-2009 Scheduled Seminars

Date About Speaker and the Talk When and Where
Wednesday June 03, 2009
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Chris Hazard
Hazardous Software Inc. & North Carolina State University
Innovative Gameplay Using Time Travel and Time Manipulation
Room EB2, 3211, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:30 AM (talk begins)
Future of Games Series
Friday May 29, 2009
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Sebastian Matyas
Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg
Geogames -- Getting Gamers on the Move
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:30 AM (talk begins)
Future of Games Series
Tuesday May 26, 2009
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Cees de Laat
University of Amsterdam
Challenges for enabling Grid Computing over optical networks
Room 3211, EB 2, NCSU Centennial Campus
03:30 PM (talk begins)
Thursday April 23, 2009
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Nigel Paver
ARM
Modeling and analyzing high performance system on a chip architectures
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:30 AM (talk begins)
System Research Seminar series
Tuesday April 21, 2009
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Ilia Baldine
RENCI
RTP's Breakable Experimental Network (BEN) as a GENI island
Room 3211, EB 2, NCSU Centennial Campus
02:00 PM (talk begins)
Wednesday April 08, 2009
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Xiaolan Zhang
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Building an Open Virtual Machine Image Library: Security Challenges and Opportunities
Room 3211, EB II, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:00 AM (talk begins)
Monday April 06, 2009
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David Patterson
Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Director, U.C. Berkeley Parallel Computing Laboratory (Par Lab)
Director, U.C. Berkeley Reliable Adaptive Distributed systems Laboratory (RAD Lab)
The Parallel Revolution Has Started:
Are You Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem?

Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Tuesday March 24, 2009
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Jim Tobin
President, Ignite Social Media
Social Media is a Cocktail Party
Room 1231, EB2,
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Fidelity Investment Speaker Series
Monday March 23, 2009
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Marc Levoy
Computer Science, Stanford University
Light field photography and microscopy
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Monday March 16, 2009
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Sarah Heckman
NCSU
OpenSeminar: A Web-Based Collaboration Tool for Open Educational Resources
Room 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Friday March 13, 2009
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Suzanne Balik
NCSU
The (hopefully not) Last Lecture: Lessons Learned in Nine Years of Teaching
Room 1226, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Wednesday March 11, 2009
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Ali Butt
Virginia Tech
Mitigating the effect of storage system errors on system serviceability and energy consumption
Room 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:00 AM (talk begins)
System Research Seminar series
Tuesday March 10, 2009
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David Roberts
Georgia Institute of Technology
Computational Approaches to Shaping Player Experiences in Interactive Narratives
Room 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
09:45 AM (talk begins)
Friday February 20, 2009
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Nathan Sturtevant
Computer Science Department, Univeristy of Alberta
New Forms of Memory-Based Heuristics
Room 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:15 AM (talk begins)
Thursday February 19, 2009
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Joe Freddoso
President & CEO, MCNC
Education & Innovation @ Internet Speed
Room 1231, EB2,
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Fidelity Investment Speaker Series
Thursday February 19, 2009
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Tamara Clegg
School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
The Power of a Rich Learning Context for Fostering Computer Science Identities
Room 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
02:30 PM (talk begins)
Thursday February 19, 2009
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Schulz Martin
LLNL
Performance Modeling Techniques to Characterize and Optimize Scaling
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:00 AM (talk begins)
System Research Seminar series
Monday February 16, 2009
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Yannis Smaragdakis
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Software Challenges: Analysis and Modularity
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
02:30 PM (talk begins)
Friday February 13, 2009
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Sam Midkiff
Purdue
Parallel Programming with (almost) No Parallel Programming
Room 1231, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
02:20 PM (talk begins)
System Research Seminar series
Friday February 13, 2009
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Christopher Hazard
Computer Science, NCSU
A Fresh Look at Trust and Reputation Systems
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:45 AM (talk begins)
Friday February 13, 2009
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Anita Sarma
Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Coordination in Software Engineering by Bridging Formal and Informal Practices
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
09:30 AM (talk begins)
Thursday February 12, 2009
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Rance Necaise
Computer Science, Washington and Lee University
Using Python as a Teaching Language
Room 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:15 AM (talk begins)
Monday February 09, 2009
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Sanjeev Arora
Computer Science, Princeton University
Semidefinite Programming and its applications to Approximation Algorithms
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Monday February 09, 2009
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Reid Holmes
Computer Science, University of Washington
Pragmatic Software Reuse
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
09:45 AM (talk begins)
Friday February 06, 2009
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Owen Astrachan
Duke University
Problems are the Essence of the Computing Vernacular
Room 3211, EB 2, NCSU Centennial Campus
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Tuesday February 03, 2009
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Elizabeth Belding
University of California, Santa Barbara
GROWMesh: Organic Growth Mesh Networks for Developing Regions
Room 3211, EB 2, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:15 AM (talk begins)
Monday February 02, 2009
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Deb Woods
Ingres Corporation
Open Source Benefits For All
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
01:55 PM (talk begins)
Open Source Software Series
Monday February 02, 2009
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Michael DeHaan
Red Hat
Participating in Fedora
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:40 AM (talk begins)
Open Source Software Series
Thursday January 29, 2009
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Dr. Diana Oblinger
President & CEO, EDUCAUSE
Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good
Room 1231, EB2,
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Fidelity Investment Speaker Series
Thursday January 29, 2009
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Jasleen Kaur
UNC Chapel Hill
RAPID: RTT-fair Congestion-control for Terabit Networks
Room 3211, EB 2, NCSU Centennial Campus
02:00 PM (talk begins)
Monday January 26, 2009
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Mario Gerla
Computer Science, UCLA
Vehicular Urban Sensing: Dissemination and Retrieval
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Wednesday January 21, 2009
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Scott Klasky
ORNL
End to End Computing research on Petascale Computers
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:30 AM (talk begins)
Friday January 16, 2009
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Jianchun Jiang
Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Constructing Trustworthy Intrusion Detection System with Attack Contexts
Room 3211, EB II, NCSU Centennial Campus
02:00 PM (talk begins)
Tuesday January 13, 2009
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Byrav Ramamurthy
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Resource Scheduling in Lambda Grid Environments
Room 3211, EB 2, NCSU Centennial Campus
02:00 PM (talk begins)
Thursday January 08, 2009
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Sandro Morasca
University of Insubria, Como, Italy
The Trustworthiness of Open Source Software Products and Components--The QualiPSo Project
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:00 AM (talk begins)
Open Source Software Series
Thursday December 04, 2008
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Arun Iyengar
IBM T. J. Watson Research
Achieving High Performance and Availability for Transaction Processing on the Web
Room 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
02:30 PM (talk begins)
System Research Seminar series
Tuesday November 25, 2008
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Jerry Heneghan
Virtual Heroes, Inc.
Designing Serious Games for Measurable Performance Outcomes
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:00 AM (talk begins)
Future of Games Series
Monday November 24, 2008
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Ken Birman
Computer Science, Cornell University
Live Distributed Objects
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Thursday November 20, 2008
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Xiaofeng Wang
Informatics and Computer Science, Indiana University at Bloomington
Mitigating Program Authorization Failures with Automatic Program Analysis
Room 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
02:30 PM (talk begins)
System Research Seminar series
Monday November 17, 2008
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Andrew McCallum
Computer Science, U. Massachusetts Amherst
Information Extraction, Data Mining and Joint Inference
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Thursday November 06, 2008
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Giovanni Pacifici
IBM Research
Virtualization and Image Management: Foundation Technologies for IT Simplification, Scalability and Optimization
Room 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
09:30 AM (talk begins)
System Research Seminar series
Tuesday November 04, 2008
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Marshall Brain
Author, TV Personality, and Founder of HowStuffWorks.com
The Accidental Entrepreneur
Room 1231, EBII,
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Fidelity Investment Speaker Series
Tuesday November 04, 2008
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Haym Hirsh
NSF and Rutgers University
Artificial, Natural, and Social Intelligence
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
02:00 PM (talk begins)
Monday November 03, 2008
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Madhu Sudan
Computer Science, MIT
Communicating Computers and Computing Communicators:
A need for a new unifying theory

Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Friday October 31, 2008
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James Horey
U. of New Mexico
A Hierarchical Programming Model for Sensor Networks
Room 1212, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
11:00 AM (talk begins)
System Research Seminar series
Thursday October 30, 2008
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Lars Nyland
nVidia
High-performance Computing on NVIDIA GPUs
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
02:30 PM (talk begins)
System Research Seminar series
Tuesday October 14, 2008
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Jim Davis
Sr. VP & Chief Marketing Officer, SAS Institute
Executive Insights
Room 1231, EB2,
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Fidelity Investment Speaker Series
Thursday October 02, 2008
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Xiaoming Li
Institute of Network Computing and Information Systems, Peking University, China
On the SSS of WWW
Room 3211, EB II, NCSU Centennial Campus
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Monday September 22, 2008
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William Swartout
Institute for Creative Technologies,USC
Toward the Holodeck: Integrating Graphics, Artificial Intelligence, Entertainment and Learning
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Thursday September 18, 2008
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Michael Capps
President, Epic Games
Building the Perfect Team
Room 1231, EB2,
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Fidelity Investment Speaker Series
Monday September 15, 2008
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Hector Garcia-Molina
Com. Science and Elec. Eng., Stanford U.
Flexible Recommendations in CourseRank
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Friday September 12, 2008
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Michael Mateas
Computer Science, UC Santa Cruz
Automated Support for Game Design
Room EB2, 3211, NCSU Centennial Campus
01:30 PM (talk begins)
Future of Games Series
Monday September 08, 2008
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Jayadev Misra
Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin
Structured Wide-Area Programming
Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Friday August 29, 2008
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Chris Paul
IBM, Director, Lotus Experience Group
Inside the Belly of the Beast:
Designing and Building the User Experience at IBM

Room 3211, EB2, NCSU Centennial Campus
10:45 AM (talk begins)