Mon, Feb 05, 2018 @ 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science
Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars
Speaker: Dr. Harry Shum, Microsoft
Talk Title: TBA
Series: MASCLE NVIDIA Distinguished Lecture Series
This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Research Colloquium. Please note, due to limited capacity in MCB 101, seats will be first come first serve.
Biography: Harry Shum is executive vice president of Microsoft\'s Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Research group. He is responsible for driving the company\'s overall AI strategy and forward-looking research and development efforts spanning infrastructure, services, apps and agents. He oversees AI-focused product
groups -” the Information Platform Group, Bing and Cortana product groups -” and the Ambient Computing and Robotics teams. He also leads Microsoft Research, one of the world\'s premier computer science research organizations, and its integration with the engineering teams across the company.
Previously, Dr. Shum served as the corporate vice president responsible for Bing search product development from 2007 to 2013. He received his Ph.D. in robotics from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. In 2017, he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering of the United States.
Host: Yan Liu
Audiences: Everyone Is Invited
Contact: Computer Science Department