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Events for November

  • CS Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Gregory D. Hager (Johns Hopkins University)

    Tue, Nov 04, 2014 @ 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

    Computer Science

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    Speaker: Dr. Gregory D. Hager, Johns Hopkins University

    Talk Title: Shaping the Future of Computing Research: Renaissance, Enlightenment, or Diaspora?

    Series: CS Distinguished Lectures

    Abstract: In 1822, Charles Babbage did an amazing thing - he realized that machines designed to perform physical work could process information. It would be over 100 years before electronic devices would allow effective realizations of his ideas. It would take an additional 40 years before computers became household devices, but only another 20 years until smart mobile devices revolutionized the connection between people, information, and the world around them. In those 60 years, computing has forged new industries, reshaped the workforce, invented new ways to interact and recreate, and reshaped society.

    What are the implications of these trends for the computing research community? Where might new drivers for the field emerge, and where will they lead us? How can we frame future challenges and opportunities to ensure the continued health and growth of the field?

    In this talk, I will offer some perspectives on computing research, how it is evolving, and some of the forces at work in shaping its future. I will relate some examples of how the Computing Community Consortium has successfully catalyzed efforts at creating new national computing initiatives and offer some perspective on new opportunities going forward.

    Streaming for this talk will be available HERE at 3:30 PM.

    Biography: Gregory D. Hager is Professor and Chair of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University. He is also Chair of the Computing Community Consortium which has the mission of catalyzing the computing research community and enable the pursuit of innovative, high-impact research. He received his MSE and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986 and 1988, respectively. After a year as a Fulbright scholar at the University of Karlsruhe, he joined the faculty of Yale University in 1990. He moved to Johns Hopkins in 1999. His research interests include image-guided robotics, human-machine collaboration, and medical applications of image analysis and robotics. He has served as the Deputy Director of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology, he serves on board of the International Federation of Robotics Research and is a fellow of the IEEE for his contributions to vision-based robotics.

    Host: Wyatt Lloyd

    Webcast: https://bluejeans.com/73776386

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

    WebCast Link: https://bluejeans.com/737763866

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Assistant to CS chair

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  • Celebration of Life - John Choma

    Fri, Nov 21, 2014 @ 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

    Receptions & Special Events


    USC VITERBI SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND
    USC MING HSIEH DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    INVITE YOU TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF JOHN CHOMA
    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2014
    CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE AND RECEPTION
    4:00 - 6:00 PM (Arrive between 3:30 - 3:50pm)
    UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    DAVIS AUDITORIUM - ANDRUS GERONTOLOGY CENTER
    3715 MCCLINTOCK AVENUE
    ROOM 124
    LOS ANGELES, CA 90089

    Location: Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center (GER) - 124

    WebCast Link: http://geromedia.usc.edu/Gerontology/Play/a65aa35b07774498bdd20f48078809aa1d

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Marilyn Poplawski

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