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Events for March 2014

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  1. Week of March 2, 2014

    1. Monday, March 3, 2014

      1. 10:00 amPurnamrita Sarkar, UC Berkeley
        Purnamrita Sarkar: "Link Prediction: Theory and Practice"
        2405 Siebel Center
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Thenkurussi ‘Kesh’ Kesavadas - Director, Virtual Reality Laboratory; Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University at Buffalo
        CSL Spotlight Lecture: "Design, Development and Validation of a Robotic Surgery Simulator"
        CSL Auditorium, B02
    2. Tuesday, March 4, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Jagan Varadarajan - ADSC Researcher
        ADSC Seminar: How Rich Interpretations of Scene Activities Can Be Obtained from Videos in an Unsupervised Fashion
        Coordinated Science Laboratory, Room 141
      2. 5:00 pmENG/TE 360/460 Lectures in Engineering Entrepreneurship
        1404 Siebel Center
      3. 6:15 pmPizza & Networking with Silicon Valley Bank
        Siebel Center Atrium
    3. Wednesday, March 5, 2014

      1. 10:00 amGabe Cohn of the University of Washington
        ECE Faculty Candidate Seminar: Gabe Cohn - "Building Embedded Sensor Systems to Bring Ubicomp to Life"
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      2. 12:00 pmABInBev Technology and Innovation Overview
        EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive Champaign, IL 61820
    4. Thursday, March 6, 2014

      1. 10:00 amDafna Shahaf, Stanford University
        Dafna Shahaf: "The Aha! Moment: From Data to Insight"
        2405 Siebel Center
      2. 5:00 pmGrad Seminar - How to Read, Write, and Present Papers
        2405 Siebel Center
    5. Friday, March 7, 2014

      1. 10:00 amWalter Willinger - Niksun, Inc., Princeton, NJ
        Big Data Lecture Series: “When less is more: Internet topology research and Big Data"
        CSL Auditorium B02
      2. 1:00 pm   Central TimeLang Tong, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University
        TCIPG Seminar: Lang Tong: "Dynamic Data Attacks on Real-Time Power System Operations"
        NCSA Auditorium | Webcast
      3. 2:00 pmDistributed Optimization Over Decentralized Network Systems
        SC 3405
      4. 3:00 pmCSL Social Hour
        369 Coordinated Science Laboratory
  2. Week of March 9, 2014

    1. Monday, March 10, 2014

      1.  TA self-evaluations and Fall Planning document process starts
      2. 10:00 amMiroslav Pajic of the University of Pennsylvania
        "Closing the Loop with Medical Cyber-Physical Systems"
        Coordinated Science Laboratory, Room 301
      3. 10:00 amKarthik Sridharan, University of Pennsylvania
        Karthik Sridharan: "Online Learning : From Theory to Algorithms and Applications"
        2405 Siebel Center
      4. 11:30 amHalliburton Tech Talk
        3405 SC
    2. Tuesday, March 11, 2014

      1. 5:00 pmLaura Frerichs
        ENG/TE 360/460 Lectures in Engineering Entrepreneurship
        1404 Siebel Center
    3. Wednesday, March 12, 2014

      1. 10:00 amMohammad Alizadeh – Cisco Systems, San Jose, CA
        "Packet Transport Mechanisms for Data Center Networks"
        CSL Auditorium B02
      2. 3:00 pmCS Grad Academic Council Monthly Meeting
        3403 Siebel Center
    4. Thursday, March 13, 2014

      1. 11:00 amBarna Saha, AT&T-Shannon Labs
        Barna Saha: "Perfecting the Imperfect: Reasoning with ''real'' Data via a Probabilistic Lens"
        2405 Siebel Center
      2. 5:00 pmGrad Seminar - Entrepreneurship Resources
        2405 Siebel Center
      3. 5:00 pmIllinois Cyber Security Scholars Program (ICSSP) informational session
        3403 Siebel Center
    5. Friday, March 14, 2014

      1.  Last day to drop a semester course on Web Self-Service
      2.  Spring Qualifying Exams End
      3. 2:00 pmYangqiu Song
        Text Understanding with Latent and Explicit Semantics
      4. 3:00 pmCSL Social Hour
        369 Coordinated Science Laboratory
    6. Saturday, March 15, 2014

      1.  Applications for the BS/MS 5 year program application due
      2.  Spring Qualifying Exams End
      3. 9:00 am - 3:00 pmBlue Waters Supercomputer Tour
        National Petascale Computing Facility, 1725 S. Oak St., Champaign
  3. Week of March 16, 2014

    1. Monday, March 17, 2014

      1.  TA Faculty Student Evaluations Start
      2. 10:00 amRichard Socher, PhD student at Stanford University
        Richard Socher: "Recursive Deep Learning for Modeling Compositional Meaning in Language"
        2405 Siebel Center
      3. 4:00 pmEmil Stefanov - University of California at Berkeley
        "Oblivious Computation and Storage: Building a More Secure Cloud"
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
    2. Tuesday, March 18, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmFinal Exam of John Criswell
        4407 Siebel Center
      2. 5:00 pmEduardo Torrealba
        ENG/TE 360/460 Lectures in Engineering Entrepreneurship
        1404 Siebel Center
    3. Wednesday, March 19, 2014

      1. 10:00 amECE Faculty Candidate Michael Bailey, University of Michigan
        "The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly: An Exploration of the Interplay between Networks and Malice"
        Coordinated Science Laboratory, Room 301
      2. 12:00 pmRuby Mendenhall, African American Studies
        Research brown bag: Ruby Mendenhall, African American Studies
        Room 1040, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, IL
      3. 12:30 pmFinal Exam of Adrian Nistor
        2124 Siebel Center
      4. 4:00 pmMuhammad Naveed, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        TSS Seminar: Muhammad Naveed, "Towards secure cloud storage: Blind Storage and Dynamic Searchable Encryption"
        2405 Siebel Center
      5. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmSocialFuse
        Courtyard Cafe
    4. Thursday, March 20, 2014

      1. 3:00 pmECE faculty candidate - Rishabh Singh of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
        "Program Synthesis for the Masses"
        Coordinated Science Laboratory, Room 301
      2. 5:30 pmEngineering at Illinois in Dallas Reception
        Cru Food and Wine Bar - West Village, 3699 McKinney Avenue, Suite 107, Dallas, Texas
    5. Friday, March 21, 2014

      1.  Spring Qualifying exam results due from faculty
      2. 3:00 pmCSL Social Hour
        369 Coordinated Science Laboratory
    6. Saturday, March 22, 2014

      1.  Spring Break
  4. Week of March 23, 2014

    1. Sunday, March 23, 2014

      1.  Spring Break
    2. Monday, March 24, 2014

      1.  Spring Break
    3. Tuesday, March 25, 2014

      1.  Spring Break
    4. Wednesday, March 26, 2014

      1.  Spring Break
      2. 11:00 amJeffrey C. Mogul, Google
        The Infrastructure Behind Google’s Cloud (especially, the network)
        3403 Siebel Center
    5. Thursday, March 27, 2014

      1.  Spring Break
    6. Friday, March 28, 2014

      1.  Spring Break
      2. 11:00 amPallav Kumar Baruah, associate professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Sri Sathya sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prasanthinilayam, India
        GPUs: An Enabling Force for Real-time Application Development
        Room 1030, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, IL
      3. 3:00 pmCSL Social Hour
        369 Coordinated Science Laboratory
    7. Saturday, March 29, 2014

      1.  Spring Break
  5. Week of March 30, 2014

    1. Sunday, March 30, 2014

      1.  Spring Break
    2. Monday, March 31, 2014

      1.  Graduate students can access their Graduate Student Self-Evaluation
      2. 10:00 amJonathan Huang
        2405 Siebel Center
      3. 4:00 pmECE Faculty Candidate Lara Waldrop, University of Illinois
        "Space Plasma Sensing for a Sustainable, Technology-Reliant Society"
        CSL Auditorium (B02)