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Events for the 5th week of September

  • i3: Investigate Industries and Internships

    Mon, Sep 26, 2016 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Wondering what can you do with your major? Looking for an internship? This event is for you!

    Investigate Industries and Internships (i3) is designed for students exploring career options, as well as students looking to take the next step. At an i3 event, you can network with employers looking to hire interns and hear them speak about how they broke into their respective industries. Employers attending have available internships for the current and following semester.

    Featured Speakers (subject to change) include:
    - Accenture -“ 11:00 am
    - Oben - 11:25 am
    - West Monroe Partners -“ 11:50 am
    - Ticketmaster -“ 12:15 pm
    - B2X Global -“ 12:40 pm
    - RG Pacific LLC -“ 1:05 pm
    - The Walt Disney Company -“ 1:30 pm

    Additional Participating Organizations:
    - JMAS Group
    - MK Partners
    - Prologue Immersive
    - Visa
    - Additional companies TBA

    More information on i3 can be found at https://careers.usc.edu/students/info/i3. Reservations are requested for this event. You are not guaranteed unless you register. To reserve a spot, log into connectSC, search for the event under "Events," and click "RSVP".

    Location: Trojans Presentation Room (TPR), Room B-3

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Seminars in Biomedical Engineering

    Mon, Sep 26, 2016 @ 12:30 PM - 01:50 PM

    Biomedical Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Jerry Loeb, MD, USC BME Faculty, CEO SynTouch

    Talk Title: Machine Touch: Strategies anfd Applications for Biomimetic Tactile Sensing

    Location: Olin Hall of Engineering (OHE) - 122

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Mischalgrace Diasanta

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  • EE 598 Cyber-Physical Systems Seminar Series

    Mon, Sep 26, 2016 @ 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Yuankun Xue, University of Southern California

    Talk Title: Data-Centers-on-a-Chip as Enablers for Cyber-Physical Systems: A Scalable Model of Computation Guiding the Design Methodologies of Network-on-Chip based Manycore Platforms

    Abstract: Synergistic coupling of physical and cyber processes with the goal of enabling a closed-loop control, calls for a paradigm shift in processing and mining the large amounts of cross-device data. One of the fundamental issues to be resolved targets the definition of new models of computation that allows us to integrate, interpret / mine and predict massive amount of multisystem data which requires a wide range of heterogeneous algorithmic description in order to provide accurate decision-making and control.

    Towards this end, the complexity of the design-space exploration of large scale networks-on-chip (NoC)-based is exacerbated not only by the ever-increasing number of cores, but also by the increased runtime uncertainties in both the scale and task structure of the emerging applications. As a result, it is crucial to develop rigorous mathematical frameworks for capturing the task dependencies of varied applications to foster the generation of realistic benchmarks that can guide the NoC design. The current NoC benchmark suites either lack portability and poorly scale as they require intensive development efforts on specific architectures and simulation time, or are synthesized based on purely stochastic models that are disconnected from the characteristics of real applications, which may easily lead to biased and/or delayed design choices.

    To address this challenge, we present in this talk a benchmark synthesis framework that not only allows extraction of dynamical task dependencies of the application and synthesize traffic workloads spatio-temporally consistent with realistic traffic behavior, but can also be easily scaled by the proposed complex network inspired metrics for large-scale benchmark generation while preserving key structural features that governs application communication behaviors. We validate the proposed framework via a comparative analysis on a realistic simulation environment by running a set of real application benchmarks. We show the synthesized benchmarks respect the traffic patterns of the original applications and preserve key features of application task structures. This newly proposed model of computation enables the efficient and accelerated design of future data-center-on-a-chip architectures for CPS infrastructures.

    Biography: Yuankun Xue is a Ph.D student working under the supervision of Professor Paul Bogdan in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering at University of Southern California. He received his B.Sc and M.Sc degree from Fudan University in 2007 and 2011, respectively. His research interests include mathematical approaches for causal modeling, analysis and control of Cyber-Physical Systems, large-scale dynamic networked systems modeling, optimization and control, and design methodologies for high performance manycore platforms for computational biology.

    Host: Paul Bogdan

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 248

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Estela Lopez

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  • NL Seminar-POETRY AT THE METAPHORICAL INTERSECTION

    Mon, Sep 26, 2016 @ 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

    Information Sciences Institute

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Andrea Gagliano , (UC Berkeley)

    Talk Title: Poetry at the Metaphorical Intersection

    Series: Natural Language Seminar

    Abstract: This talk will discuss a technique to create figurative relationships using Mikolov et als word vectors. Drawing on existing work on figurative language, we start with a pair of words and use the intersection of word vector similarity sets to blend the distinct semantic spaces of the two words. We conduct preliminary quantitative and qualitative observations to compare the use of this novel intersection method with the standard word vector addition method for the purpose of supporting the generation of figurative language. To showcase this technique, we use it to write computer generated sonnets.

    Biography: Andrea Gagliano is a masters student at UC Berkeley's School of Information and the Berkeley Center for New Media. Her research explores the use of computation for creativity - both tools to support creative practices and generation of creative works. Recently, she has been focusing in the field of natural language processing by working on poetry and metaphor generation.

    Previously, Andrea received her BS in Mathematics and BA in Business Administration from the University of Washington in 2013. During her studies, she spent time with the Creative Writing department studying poetry.

    Host: Xing Shi and Kevin Knight

    More Info: http://nlg.isi.edu/nl-seminar/

    Location: Information Science Institute (ISI) - 11th Flr Conf Rm # 1135, Marina Del Rey

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Peter Zamar

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  • USC Stem Cell Seminar: Maksim Plikus, University of California, Irvine

    Tue, Sep 27, 2016 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Biomedical Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Maksim Plikus, University of California, Irvine

    Talk Title: Regeneration of adipocytes in skin scars via reprograming of myofibroblasts

    Series: Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC Distinguished Speakers Series

    Abstract: Regeneration via lineage reprogramming is believed to occur only in fishes and amphibians. We show in mouse that, during wound healing, adipocytes regenerate from myofibroblasts, a cell type thought to be differentiated and non-adipogenic. The transcription factors Zfp423 and Ppary, normally expressed during adipocyte development, are reactivated and are required for adipogenic reprogramming of myofibroblasts. Myofibroblast reprogramming requires the presence of hairs, which trigger BMP signaling and subsequent Zfp423 activation. Adipocytes form from human keloid fibroblasts when treated with either BMP protein or placed in the presence of human hairs in vitro. We conclude that an adult mammal can utilize reprogramming for regeneration and identify the myofibroblast as a plastic cell type.

    Host: USC Stem Cell

    More Info: http://stemcell.usc.edu/events
    Webcast: http://keckmedia.usc.edu/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/StemCellSemina

    Location: Eli & Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Resch. (BCC) - First Floor Conference Room

    WebCast Link: http://keckmedia.usc.edu/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/StemCellSeminar

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Cristy Lytal/USC Stem Cell

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  • Epstein Institute Seminar - ISE 651

    Tue, Sep 27, 2016 @ 03:30 PM - 04:50 PM

    Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Dr. Michael L. Overton, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at the Courant Instittute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

    Talk Title: Nonsmooth, Nonconvex Optimization: Algorithms and Examples

    Abstract: In many applications one wishes to minimize an objective function that is not convex and is not differentiable at its minimizers. We discuss two algorithms for minimization of nonsmooth, nonconvex functions. Gradient Sampling is a simple method that, although computationally intensive, has a nice convergence theory. The method is robust and the convergence theory has recently been extended to constrained problems.
    BFGS is a well-known method, developed for smooth problems, but which is remarkably effective for nonsmooth problems too. Although our theoretical results in the nonsmooth case are quite limited, we have made some remarkable empirical observations and have had broad success in applications. Limited Memory BFGS is a popular extension for large problems, and it is also applicable to the nonsmooth case, although our experience with it is more mixed. Throughout the talk we illustrate the ideas through examples, some very easy and some very challenging. Our work is with Jim Burke U. Washington and Adrian Lewis Cornell.


    Biography: Michael L. Overton is Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1979. He is a fellow of SIAM Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and of the IMA -Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, UK. He served on the Council and Board of Trustees of SIAM from 1991 to 2005, including a term as Chair of the Board from 2004 to 2005. He served as Editor-in-Chief of SIAM Journal on Optimization from 1995 to 1999 and of the IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis from 2007 to 2008, and was the Editor-in-Chief of the MPS Mathematical Programming Society-SIAM joint book series from 2003 to 2007. He is currently an editor of SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications, IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis, Foundations of Computationa Mathematics, and Numerische Mathematik. His research interests are at the interface of optimization and linear algebra, especially nonsmooth optimization problems involving eigenvalues, pseudospectra, stability and robust control. He is the author of Numerical Computing with IEEE Floating Point Arithmetic SIAM, 2001.


    Host: Dr. Jong-Shi Pang

    Location: 206

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Angela Reneau

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  • CS Colloquium: Le Song (GATECH) - Discriminative Embedding of Latent Variable Models for Structured Data

    Tue, Sep 27, 2016 @ 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Computer Science

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Le Song, GATECH

    Talk Title: Discriminative Embedding of Latent Variable Models for Structured Data

    Series: Yahoo! Labs Machine Learning Seminar Series

    Abstract: This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Computer Science Research Colloquium. Part of Yahoo! Labs Machine Learning Seminar Series.

    Structured data, such as sequences, trees, graphs and hypergraphs, are prevalent in a number of interdisciplinary areas such as network analysis, knowledge engineering, computational biology, drug design and materials science. The availability of large amount of such structured data has posed great challenges for the machine learning community. How to represent such data to capture their similarities or differences? How to learn predictive models from a large amount of such data, and efficiently? How to learn to generate structured data de novo given certain desired properties?
    A common approach to tackle these challenges is to first design a similarity measure, called the kernel function, between two data points, based on either statistics of the substructures or probabilistic generative models; and then a machine learning algorithm will optimize a predictive model based on such similarity measure. However, this elegant two-stage approach has difficulty scaling up, and discriminative information is also not exploited during the design of similarity measure.

    In this talk, I will present Structure2Vec, an effective and scalable approach for representing structured data based on the idea of embedding latent variable models into a feature space, and learning such feature space using discriminative information. Interestingly, Structure2Vec extracts features by performing a sequence of nested nonlinear operations in a way similar to graphical model inference procedures, such as mean field and belief propagation. In applications involving genome and protein sequences, drug molecules and energy materials, Structure2Vec consistently produces the-state-of-the-art predictive performance. Furthermore, in the materials property prediction problem involving 2.3 million data points, Structure2Vec is able to produces a more accurate model yet being 10,000 times smaller. In the end, I will also discuss potential improvements over current work, possible extensions to network analysis and computer vision, and thoughts on the structured data design problem.

    Biography: Le Song is an assistant professor in the Department of Computational Science and Engineering, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Machine Learning from University of Sydney and NICTA in 2008, and then conducted his post-doctoral research in the Department of Machine Learning, Carnegie Mellon University, between 2008 and 2011. Before he joined Georgia Institute of Technology, he was a research scientist at Google. His principal research direction is machine learning, especially kernel methods and probabilistic graphical models for large scale and complex problems, arising from artificial intelligence, network analysis, computational biology and other interdisciplinary domains. He is the recipient of the AISTATS'16 Best Student Paper Award, IPDPS'15 Best Paper Award, NSF CAREER Award'14, NIPS'13 Outstanding Paper Award, and ICML'10 Best Paper Award. He has also served as the area chair or senior program committee for many leading machine learning and AI conferences such as ICML, NIPS, AISTATS and AAAI, and the action editor for JMLR.

    Host: Yan Liu

    Location: Henry Salvatori Computer Science Center (SAL) - 101

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Assistant to CS chair

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  • Networking Best Practices- Presented by Principal Development Group

    Tue, Sep 27, 2016 @ 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Join a Principal Development Group representative to go over the do's and don'ts of networking. Learn who you should be networking with and where for maximum success.

    Location: Kaprielian Hall (KAP) - 159

    Audiences: All Viterbi Students

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Ericsson Info Session

    Tue, Sep 27, 2016 @ 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    At Ericsson, we strive to connect everyone, wherever they may be. Because by being connected, people can take part in the emerging global collaboration that is the Networked Society - a society in which every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential.

    Our services, software and infrastructure - especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud - are enabling the communications industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve their users' experience and capture new opportunities.

    By enabling the Networked Society, we make a real difference to people's lives, and the world we live in.

    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 101

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Computer Science General Faculty Meeting

    Wed, Sep 28, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

    Computer Science

    Receptions & Special Events


    Bi-Weekly regular faculty meeting for invited full-time Computer Science faculty only. Event details emailed directly to attendees.

    Location TBD.

    Audiences: Invited Faculty Only

    Posted By: Assistant to CS chair

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  • Presentation: Sony SI8000 Live Cell Imaging Platform

    Wed, Sep 28, 2016 @ 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

    Biomedical Engineering

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Location: Eli & Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Resch. (BCC) - First Floor Conference Room

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Cristy Lytal/USC Stem Cell

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  • Navigating the Internship & Job Search

    Wed, Sep 28, 2016 @ 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Are you looking for an industry position and want to know where to begin? This workshop will give you the tips needed to help you find an engineering internship and co-op opportunities!

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 211

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Repeating EventBiotechnology Lecture Series

    Thu, Sep 29, 2016 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Biomedical Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Various, Amgen

    Talk Title: R&D Insights from Lab Bench to Patient Bedside

    Abstract: USC researchers have the opportunity to gain research and development insights with a new biotechnology lecture series sponsored by Amgen and the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC.

    The weekly lecture series, "R&D Insights from Lab Bench to Patient Bedside" takes place Thursdays at 10:30AM-12:00PM at USC's Health Sciences Campus from September 1, 2016 through November 10, 2016.

    The talks will feature Amgen scientists speaking about:

    Identifying a possible therapeutic target and its role in disease
    Increasing therapeutic efficacy and safety
    Process development, devices and manufacturing
    Case studies from bench to clinic

    Lectures will take place at the BCC First Floor Seminar Room or ZNI Herklotz Seminar Room.

    RSVP at http://www.usc.edu/esvp (use code: amgenlecture). Space is limited. Preference will be given to SCRM master's students, PhDs, and postdocs, and attending all lectures is mandatory.

    Please contact qliumich@usc.edu or karenw03@amgen.com for further details.

    Host: USC Stem Cell/Amgen

    More Info: https://calendar.usc.edu/event/biotechnology_lecture_series_rd_insights_from_lab_bench_to_patient_bedside?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=USC+Event+Calendar#.V8dKNLX8vW4

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

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    Posted By: Cristy Lytal/USC Stem Cell

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  • Get Connected for Maximum Job Search Success

    Thu, Sep 29, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Join us to get tips on how to make successful connections.

    Attend this workshop and learn how to build relationships & connections to assist you in your academic career & in your job search. Develop the 30 Second Commercial you need to interact with employers. Discover how much networking you already do!

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 132

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Lyman L. Handy Colloquia

    Thu, Sep 29, 2016 @ 12:45 PM - 01:50 PM

    Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Dr. Vinayak Dravid, Northwestern University

    Talk Title: Statics and Dynamics of Energy Materials: From Waste Heat Conversion to Electrochemical Storage

    Series: Lyman Handy Colloquia

    Host: Professor Jayakanth Ravichandran

    Location: James H. Zumberge Hall Of Science (ZHS) - 159

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Martin Olekszyk

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  • CS Colloquium and RASC seminar: Ankur Mehta (UCLA) - Pervasive Personal Robots

    Thu, Sep 29, 2016 @ 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

    Computer Science

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Ankur Mehta, UCLA

    Talk Title: Pervasive Personal Robots

    Series: RASC Seminar Series

    Abstract: This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Computer Science Research Colloquium.

    Creating and using new robotic systems has typically been limited to experts, requiring engineering background, expensive tools, and considerable time. Instead, I am working to create systems to automatically design, fabricate, and control functional robots from a simple description of the problem at hand. By enabling the on-demand creation of integrated electromechanical systems by casual everyday users, we can get to a point where we can say for any real-world task, "there's a robot for that."

    I have moved towards this vision with a system that can create programmed printable robots from high-level task descriptions. A software-defined-hardware abstraction allows the algorithmic compilation of fabricable subsystem designs from a structural specification; this is in turn generated from a user assisted grounding of a Structured English behavioral specification. The compiled designs are then manufactured using novel printable manufacturing processes, and programmed with autogenerated code. Advanced wireless protocols and communication hardware enable swarms of such robots to interact with each other and users. In this way, fully functional printable robots can be quickly and cheaply designed, fabricated, and controlled to solve custom tasks by casual users.

    Biography: Prof. Ankur Mehta is an assistant professor in the Electrical Engineering department of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at UCLA. Pushing towards his visions of a future filled with robots, his research interests involve printable robotics, rapid design and fabrication, control systems, and wireless sensor networks.

    Prof. Mehta was most recently a postdoctoral scholar at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratories investigating design automation for printable robots. Prior to that, he conducted research as a UC Berkeley graduate student in wireless sensor networks and systems, small autonomous aerial robots and rockets, control systems, and micro-elctro-mechanical systems (MEMS).

    Prof. Mehta has received best paper awards in the 2015 IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine and the 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, and was named a UCLA Samueli Fellow in 2015.

    Host: CS Department

    Location: Henry Salvatori Computer Science Center (SAL) - 101

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Assistant to CS chair

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  • EE 598 Computer Engineering Seminar

    Thu, Sep 29, 2016 @ 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Tarek A. El-Ghazawi, Professor, George Washington University

    Talk Title: Hierarchical Locality and Parallel Programming in the Extreme Scale Era

    Abstract: Modern high-performance computers are characterized with massive hardware parallelism and deep hierarchies. Hierarchical levels may include cores, dies, chips, and nodes to name a few. Locality exploitation at all levels of the hierarchy is a must as the cost of data transfers can be high. Programmer's knowledge and the expressivity of locality-aware programming models such as the Partitioned Global Address Space (PGAS) can be very useful. However, locality awareness can come at a high cost. In addition, asking programmers to worry about expressing locality relations at multiple architecture hierarchy levels is detrimental to productivity and systems and hardware must provide adequate support for exploiting hierarchical locality.
    In this talk I will discuss a framework for understanding and exploiting hierarchical locality in preparation for the next era of extreme computing. The role of system and hardware support will be highlighted will be stressed and examples will be shared.


    Biography: Tarek El-Ghazawi is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The George Washington University, where he leads the university-wide Strategic Academic Program in High-Performance Computing. His research interests include high-performance computing, computer architecture, reconfigurable computing and parallel programming.
    He is the founding director of The GW Institute for Massively Parallel Applications and Computing Technologies (IMPACT) and was a founding Co-Director of the NSF Industry/University Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing (CHREC). He is one of the principal co-authors of the UPC parallel programming language and the primary author of the UPC book from John Wiley and Sons. He has received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from New Mexico State University in 1988. El-Ghazawi has published well over 250 refereed research publications in this area. Dr. El-Ghazawi has served and is serving in many editorial roles including an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Computing and IEEE Transactions on Computers. He chaired and co-chaired many international conferences and symposia. He has served on many advisory boards and in consulting roles including service as a consultant at NASA GSFC and NASA Ames. Dr. El-Ghazawi's research has been frequently supported by Federal agencies and industry including DARPA/DoD, NSF, DoE/LBNL, AFRL, NASA, IBM, HP, Intel, AMD, SGI, and Microsoft. El-Ghazawi is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Research Faculty Fellow of the IBM Center for Advanced Studies, Toronto; a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Research Award; and a recipient of the Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technical Innovation and the GW SEAS Distinguished Researcher Award. He also served as a U.S. Senior Fulbright Scholar.


    Host: Xuehai Qian

    Location: OHE 100D

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Estela Lopez

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  • USC Machine Learning Retreat

    Fri, Sep 30, 2016

    Computer Science

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Attached is the flyer and a preliminary program of the event. If you're interested in participating, we would greatly appreciate your RSVP to our invitation using the following link: tinyurl.com/hedylre.

    8:30am - 8:40am Opening remarks

    8:40am - 10:30am Research highlight presentations (10min each)
    -Modeling (8:40am - 9:10am): Fei Sha, Yan Liu, Aram Galstyan
    -Theory (9:10am-9:30am): Ilias Diakonikolas, Rahul Jain
    -Optimization (9:30am-10:00am): Mahdi Soltanolkotabi, Jason Lee, Meisam Razaviyayn
    -High-Dimensional statistics (10:00am - 10:30am): Jinchi Lv, Yingying, Stanislav Minsker

    10:30am- 10:45am Break

    10:45am -11:45am Keynote Talk: Prof. Jaime Carbonell (CMU)
    Title: Machine Learning under Label Sparsity: Transfer, Multitask and Proactive Learning

    11:45am - 12:00pm Lunch Break

    12:00pm-1:00pm Panel - The future of AI and Big Data
    Panelist: Kevin Knight, Shri Narayanan, Ram Nevatia, Milind Tambe, Cyrus Shahabi, Stefan Schaal

    1:00pm - 2:30pm Industry leader talks (30min each)
    Ulas Bardak (Chief Technology Officer at Whisper App)
    Maria Zhang (VP of Engineering at Tinder, Inc.)
    Robert Crovella (NVIDIA)

    2:45pm - 3:00pm Break

    3:00pm - 4:30pm Panel, Announcement and Reception

    Location: Charlotte S. & Davre R. Davidson Continuing Education Conference Center (DCC) - Vineyard Room

    Audiences: Registration Required

    Posted By: Assistant to CS chair

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  • Ming Hsieh Institute Seminar Series on Integrated Systems

    Fri, Sep 30, 2016 @ 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Prof. Nader Behdad, University of Wisconsin, Madison

    Talk Title: Affordable Phased-Array Antenna Technology Exploiting Reconfigurable Metamaterials

    Host: Prof. Hossein Hashemi, Prof. Mike Chen, and Prof. Mahta Moghaddam

    More Information: MHI Seminar Series IS - Nader_Behdad_Flyer.pdf

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 132

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Jenny Lin

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