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2014-2015 Scheduled Seminars


Thursday May 14, 2015
01:30 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Lewis Johnson, Alelo
Title:"Personalized Learning using Virtual Role-Play"
Host: Dr. James Lester, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Friday May 01, 2015
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Lingjia Tang & Jason Mars , EECS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Title:"Sirius: An Open End-to-End Voice and Vision Personal Assistant (Like Siri) and Its Implications for Future Warehouse Scale Computers"
Host: Xipeng Shen, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday April 20, 2015
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Mike Langston, Computer Science, University of Tennessee
Title:"Uncovering Latent Relationships in High Dimensional Data: Parameterized Graph Algorithms and Applications"
Host: Blair D. Sullivan, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Friday April 17, 2015
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Milind Kulkarni, ECE, Purdue University
Title:"Automatically enhancing locality in irregular applications"
Host: Xipeng Shen, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Tuesday April 07, 2015
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Monique Morrow, CTO-Evangelist New Frontiers Development and Engineering, Cisco
Title:"Why a Career In Technology Matters for Women"
Host: ,
Location: 1231, EB2,
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Monday April 06, 2015
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Thomas W. Reps, Computer Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title:"Automating Abstract Interpretation"
Host: Jan Prins, UNC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday April 06, 2015
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: CANCELLED - Claire Monteleoni, Computer Science, George Washington University
Title:"CANCELLED - Climate Informatics: Algorithms, Advances, and Open Problems"
Host: Blair D. Sullivan, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Wednesday April 01, 2015
09:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Lennart Nacke, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Title:"Exploring Engaging Experiences: Tales of Affective Gaming Systems and Physiological Research"
Host: Dr. Michael Young, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday March 30, 2015
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Leslie Greengard, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Title:"Fast and Accurate Physical Modeling in Complex Geometry"
Host: Xiaobai Sun, Duke
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday March 30, 2015
12:30 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Peter Mawhorter, Computer Science, University of California Santa Cruz
Title:"Generating Poetic Choices for Interactive Narrative"
Host: Dr. Michael Young, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday March 30, 2015
09:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Dola Saha, NEC Labs America
Title:"Re-thinking MAC-PHY Interactions in Wireless Networks"
Host: Dr. Rudra Dutta, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Wednesday March 25, 2015
01:30 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Boyang Li, Disney Research, Pittsburgh
Title:"Learning Knowledge to Support Domain-Independent Narrative Intelligence"
Host: Dr. Michael Young, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday March 23, 2015
09:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Thomas Shrimpton, Portland State University
Title:"Minding the gap, mining the gap: Two stories about practice-driven cryptography"
Host: Dr. William Enck, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Wednesday March 18, 2015
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Johan Ugander, Microsoft Research Redmond
Title:"Graph cluster randomization: design and analysis for experiments in networks"
Host: Blair D. Sullivan, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Tuesday March 17, 2015
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: John O'Neill, Founder & President, Spark Plug Games
Title:"Shall we play a game?"
Host: ,
Location: 1231, EB2,
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Tuesday March 17, 2015
09:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Kivanc Muslu, University of Washington
Title:"Improving Software Development Techniques"
Host: Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday March 16, 2015
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Neeraj Suri, Computer Science, TU Darmstadt
Title:"Agile Trust: Kicking and Fixing Software"
Host: M. Vouk, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday March 16, 2015
09:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Ashish Patro, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Title:"Building Blocks to Understand Wireless Experience"
Host: Dr. Harry Perros, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Thursday March 12, 2015
10:15 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Muhammad Shahzad, Michigan State University
Title:"Statistical and Learning Algorithms for the Design, Analysis, Measurement, and Modelling of Networking Systems"
Host: Dr. Khaled Harfoush, CSC
Location: 136, MRC, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Wednesday March 11, 2015
10:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Hemanta Maji, University of California - Los Angles
Title:"Resilient Building Blocks for Secure Computation"
Host: Dr. William Enck, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Friday March 06, 2015
01:30 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Baishakhi Ray, University of California - Davis
Title:"Leveraging Big Software Data to Improve Software Quality"
Host: Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Friday March 06, 2015
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Benjamin Lee, ECE, Duke University
Title:"Economic Mechanisms for Managing Risk in Datacenters"
Host: Xipeng Shen, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Wednesday March 04, 2015
09:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Vasileios Kemerlis, Columbia University
Title:"Building Secure Operating Systems"
Host: Dr. William Enck, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday March 02, 2015
10:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Damien Octeau, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Pennsylvania State University
Title:"Analysis of Inter-Component Communication in Mobile Applications through Retargeting"
Host: Dr. William Enck, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Friday February 27, 2015
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Alexandros Kapravelos, University of California - Santa Barbara
Title:"Attacking the Browser"
Host: Dr. William Enck, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Wednesday February 25, 2015
09:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Alexander Zook, Georgia Tech
Title:"Improving and Formalizing Game Design through Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning"
Host: Michael Young, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday February 23, 2015
09:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Milos Gligoric, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChChampaign
Title:"Regression Testing: Theory and Practice"
Host: Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Friday February 20, 2015
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Henry Cohn, Microsoft Research New England
Title:"Sparse graph limits and scale-free networks"
Host: Blair D. Sullivan, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday February 16, 2015
02:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Virgil Gligor, Carnegie Mellon University
Title:"Dancing with the Adversary: A Tale of Wimps and Giants - NOTE TIME CHANGE"
Host: Prof. William Enck, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Friday February 13, 2015
09:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Eric Wustrow, University of Michigan
Title:"Anticensorship in the Network"
Host: Dr. William Enck, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Thursday February 12, 2015
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Jidong Zhai, Tsinghua University
Title:"CYPRESS: Combining Static and Dynamic Analysis for Top-Down Communication Trace Compression"
Host: Xipeng Shen, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Friday February 06, 2015
09:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Jessica Staddon, Google
Title:"Privacy and Inferences: Measurement, Detection and Protection"
Host: William Enck, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday February 02, 2015
05:30 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Gary McGraw, Cigital
Title:"Cyber War, Cyber Peace, Stones, and Glass Houses"
Host: Laurie Williams, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday February 02, 2015
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: David Bader, Georgia Institute of Technology
Title:"Massive-Scale Streaming Analytics"
Host: Prof. Ashok Krishnamurthy, UNC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Thursday January 29, 2015
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Andy Hunt, Programmer, consultant, author and publisher
Title:"It's All In Your Head: Thinking, Programming, and Inventing in the 21st Century."
Host: ,
Location: 1231, EB2,
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Monday January 26, 2015
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Vijay Kumar, University of Pennsylvania
Title:"Aerial Robot Swarms - CANCELLED DUE TO INCREMENT WEATHER"
Host: Professor Ming Lin, UNC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Wednesday January 21, 2015
10:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Peter Winkler, Dartmouth
Title:"New Directions for Random Walk on a Graph"
Host: Blair D. Sullivan, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Tuesday January 20, 2015
02:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Bruce Northcote, University of Adelaide
Title:"Research at the Centre for Defense Communications & Information Networking (CDCIN) at the University of Adelaide"
Host: Douglas Reeves, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday January 12, 2015
04:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: William T. Freeman, MIT
Title:"The World of Tiny Motions"
Host: Carlo Tomasi, Duke
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Thursday December 04, 2014
09:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Jean Camp, Indiana University
Title:"Beyond Usability and Economics: Translucent Security"
Host: M. Vouk, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday November 24, 2014
01:30 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: John Harer, Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University
Title:"Topological Data Analysis"
Host: Rada Chirkova, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday November 24, 2014
10:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: K. (Mani) Subramani, Dept Comp Sci and EE, West Virginia University
Title:"Modeling Reactive Systems through Mathematical Programs"
Host: Matthias (Matt) Stallmann, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Thursday November 20, 2014
10:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Brendan Murphy, Microsoft Research
Title:"The Role of Data Analytics in Reliability and Security Verification"
Host: Laurie Williams, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Wednesday November 19, 2014
10:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Hemanta Maji, Department of Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles
Title:"Secure Computation over Leaky Channels"
Host: William Enck, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday November 17, 2014
10:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Mason Porter, Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
Title:"There's Something About Networks"
Host: Blair D. Sullivan, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Thursday November 13, 2014
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Jim Goodnight, Co-founder & CEO, SAS
Title:"An Epic Entrepreneurial Journey: How Creating a Unique Culture for Innovation Leads to Unlimited Possibilities"
Host: ,
Location: Auditorium, Hunt Library,
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Friday November 07, 2014
10:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Radhika Kulkarni, SAS
Title:"Succeeding with Business Analytics - Key Challenges"
Host: Rada Chirkova, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday November 03, 2014
10:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Felix Reidl & Fernando Sánchez Villaamil, RWTH Aachen
Title:"Fun with Parameterized Algorithms"
Host: Blair D. Sullivan, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Alan Dabbiere, Co-founder & Chairman, AirWatch
Title:"From Startups to Billion Dollar Exits: Principles for Building Successful Businesses"
Host: ,
Location: 1231, EB2,
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Tuesday October 28, 2014
11:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Lars Nyland, NVIDIA
Title:"Practical Parallel Programming Issues on NVIDIA GPUs"
Host: Xipeng Shen, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday October 20, 2014
10:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Travis Humble, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Title:"Quantum Computing Systems and Software"
Host: Blair D. Sullivan, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Thursday October 09, 2014
10:30 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Margaret Heil, Computer Science
Title:"An Overview of the Operation of the NCSU CSC Senior Design Center"
Host: Dennis Bahler, CSC
Location: 1231, EBII (EB2), NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday September 22, 2014
02:30 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Yuguang Fang, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering - University of Florida
Title:"Control Your Privacy: Privacy-preserving Content Sharing over Geosocial Networks"
Host: William Enck, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Monday September 22, 2014
01:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Biplav Srivastava, IBM
Title:"Open Innovation - From Government Open Data to Societal Applications that Matter"
Host: Munindar Singh, CSC
Location: 3211, EBII, NCSU Centennial Campus
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Tuesday September 16, 2014
06:00 PM (talk begins)
Speaker: Russ Koste, SVP, Cyber Intelligence and Operations, Fidelity Investments
Title:"Get Over It! Embracing the Scale of Cloud: A Cyber Security Practitioner's Point-of-view"
Host: ,
Location: 1231, EB2,
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Friday August 08, 2014
10:00 AM (talk begins)
Speaker: Chad Steed, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Title:"Visual Analytics For Extreme Scale Science"
Host: Christopher G. Healey, Computer Science, NC State University
Location: Teaching & Visualization Lab, Hunt Library, NCSU Centennial Campus
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