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Events for September 19, 2023

  • Managed GPUs for AI Education

    Tue, Sep 19, 2023 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    DEN@Viterbi

    Workshops & Infosessions


    We are inviting you to a webinar with Vocareum to learn about their new AI Notebook for hands-on AI education. Since adopting Vocareum in 2015, USC has integrated the Vocareum platform into nearly 100 courses, with around 2,000 students benefiting each year from its powerful capabilities. The Vocareum AI Notebook seeks to add to this impact, making AI education more engaging and efficient for professors and students.

    In the webinar, we'll introduce the Vocareum AI Notebook's key features, including cost-effective GPU Batch Processing, OpenAI Integration, and simplified deployment and collaboration tools. We'll also touch on training job scheduling, efficient large dataset delivery, persistent data storage, a comprehensive assessment suite for streamlined grading, and seamless integration with popular Learning Management Systems.

    Register below using the Zoom link.

    Location: Zoom

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Jairo Delgado

    Event Link: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MYz25GFdT62LF3MS-qV5bA

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  • Intel Engineering Day

    Tue, Sep 19, 2023 @ 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    IMPORTANT NOTE: This is an on-campus, outdoor tabling event. RSVP to let Intel know you are coming, but know that an RSVP does not guarantee you will meet an Intel rep. Students are met on a first-come first-serve basis.

    The Intel Engineering Day Tabling event is geared towards students stopping by to learn more about Intel and the Semiconductor industry. With many technological advances created by Intel, we're only beginning to create the greatest technology in history.

    We encourage engineering students to stop by and learn more about Intel, and meet with our team.

    We are especially interested in the following majors and all degree levels:

    Electrical Engineering
    Electrical & Computer Engineering

    We look forward to meeting you!"

    Location: Epstein Family Plaza

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • How to Develop an Effective Resume and Cover Letter

    Tue, Sep 19, 2023 @ 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    THIS EVENT WILL BE HOSTED HYBRID: IN-PERSON & ONLINE SIMULTANEOUSLY

    Learn how to develop a strong and effective resume & cover letter to ensure you stand out by reflecting your greatest strengths, skills, and accomplishments. Find out what employers look for, review tips and samples, and explore different resume formats. Have your resume ready to take notes and make modifications in real-time!

    This presentation will cover the following topics:

    How to Make Your Resume Stand Out
    Writing a Stellar Resume and Cover Letter
    How Important is Your Resume in Your Job Search?
    Building and Tailoring Resumes for Job Search Success
    How to Write Your Resume to Get Interviews



    To access the ZOOM link and for more information on this workshop, log into Viterbi Career Gateway>> Events>>Workshops: https://shibboleth-viterbi-usc-csm.symplicity.com/sso/

    For more information about all workshops, please visit viterbicareers.usc.edu/workshops.

    For In-Person: Attendance is limited to room capacity

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

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • PHD Thesis Proposal (Shushan Arakelyan)

    Tue, Sep 19, 2023 @ 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

    Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science

    University Calendar


    Thesis proposal committee members:
    Xiang Ren (Chair)
    Nenad Medvidovic
    Weihang Wang
    Jay Kuo
    Mukund Raghothaman

    Abstract:
    Successful deployment of any AI model requires generalization to previously unseen, real-world scenarios. Lack of generalization in models can lead to outcomes ranging from reduced performance to potential legal liabilities. In this thesis, I explore generalization challenges in large language models for code processing. I will discuss three different generalization concerns that language models for code processing can exhibit, and present my progress in building models that can overcome those. 1) I will start by discussing compositional generalization issues, where models must adapt to previously unseen instruction combinations 2) Next I will talk about out-of-domain generalization, and how distribution shifts within single projects or corporations can affect model performance, and how to overcome it. 3) Finally, I will talk about generalization of advanced models to programming languages with fewer resources.

    Location: https://usc.zoom.us/j/7195147935?pwd=SU5oS1MrQUxURC9tSFd2Y3VuUDdoQT09

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Asiroh Cham

    Event Link: https://usc.zoom.us/j/7195147935?pwd=SU5oS1MrQUxURC9tSFd2Y3VuUDdoQT09

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  • Epstein Institute, ISE 651 Seminar Class

    Tue, Sep 19, 2023 @ 03:30 PM - 04:50 PM

    Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Dr. Zeyu Zheng , Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley

    Talk Title: Non-stationary A/B Tests

    Host: Dr. Renyuan Xu

    More Information: September 19, 2023.pdf

    Location: Social Sciences Building (SOS) - SOS Building, B2

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Grace Owh

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  • MATT Construction Information Session

    Tue, Sep 19, 2023 @ 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    MATT Construction is coming to Viterbi! Come join our info session to speak with our team. We will be providing information about who MATT is and the types of projects we work on, including the ones at USC!

    - We are interested in undergraduate students

    - We are open to all civil engineering, construction management, and mechanical Majors

    - we do not offer visa sponsorship and we are not able to hire students on CPT or OPT

    - We are a general contactor in the Los Angeles County area who works on unique and complex projects in a multitude of market sectors.

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

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • DEN@Viterbi: How to Apply Virtual Info Session

    Tue, Sep 19, 2023 @ 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    DEN@Viterbi, Viterbi School of Engineering Graduate Admission

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Join USC Viterbi representatives for a step-by-step guide and tips for how to apply for formal admission into a Master's degree or Graduate Certificate program. The session is intended for individuals who wish to pursue a graduate degree program completely online via USC Viterbi's flexible online DEN@Viterbi delivery method.

    Attendees will have the opportunity to connect directly with USC Viterbi representatives and ask questions about the admission process throughout the session.

    Register Now!

    WebCast Link: https://uscviterbi.webex.com/weblink/register/r38ae2acfb4f2fcde381f61edc5d06e9f

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Corporate & Professional Programs

    Event Link: https://uscviterbi.webex.com/weblink/register/r38ae2acfb4f2fcde381f61edc5d06e9f

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