Fall 2017 Computer Science Graduate Skills Seminar

Fall 2017 Schedule: Wednesdays at 10AM at Amos Eaton 215
Date Time Location Topic Speaker Slides
Sep 6 10 AM Eaton 215 Graduate school Sibel Adali PDF
Sep 13 10 AM Eaton 215 What is research M. Zaki PDF
Sep 20 10 AM Eaton 215 Fellowship applications Alice Broussard PDF
Sep 20 10 AM Eaton 215 Professional Development and Leadership Opportunities Colleen Smith PDF
Sep 27 10 AM Eaton 215 Writing papers Fran Berman PDF
Oct 4 10 AM Eaton 215 Giving talks Elliot Anshelevich PDF
Oct 11 10 AM Eaton 215 Reading research papers Alex Gittens PDF
Oct 25 10 AM Eaton 215 Writing proposals Jim Hendler PDF
Nov 8 10 AM Eaton 215 Career paths after graduate school Chuck Stewart To be posted
Nov 15 10 AM Eaton 215 Graduate Student Panel Speakers are below  
Nov 29 10 AM Eaton 215 Faculty Panel Speakers: Alex Gittens, George Slota, Jianxi Gao, TBA  

Graduate Student Panel


  • Maksim Tsikhanovich: A search for a good PhD research topic: from evaluating topic models to privacy in distributed computation.
  • Salles Viana Gomes de Magalhaes: Exact and parallel intersection of 3D triangular meshes
  • Caitlin Ross: Performance Analysis of Extreme-scale Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations
  • Aritra Chowdhury: Reduction and quantification of error in image classification pipelines
  • Jun Dong: Robot Learning from Virtual Demonstrations
  • Chander Iyer: Randomized Algorithms for Mining Massive Matrices : Design & Implementation at Terascale and beyond