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Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will take place in the 6th floor conference room of Donald Bren Hall (DBH 6011). Refreshments will be served at 10:50am, and the seminar talks will run from 11:00am until noon.

For additional information, please contact CS Seminar Administrative Coordinator, Mare Stasik, at or (949) 824-7651.

Seminar Series Archive

Spring 2019

April 12, 2019 Yunhan Jia
Baidu X-Lab
Threat to Real-world Deep Learning Systems: Practical Attacks and Security Measures Abstract/Bio
Alfred Chen
April 19, 2019 Andreas Molisch
University of Southern California
Caching-enabled Device-to-device Communications for Video Transmission Abstract/Bio
NetSys / Ender Ayanoglu
May 10, 2019 Nambi Seshadri
University of California, San Diego
Modern Story of Wireless - A Personal Perspective Abstract/Bio
NetSys / Ender Ayanoglu
May 17, 2019 Tarek Abdelzahar
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Towards an Internet of Battlefield Things Abstract/Bio
Nalini Venkatasubramanian
May 24, 2019 Felix Xiaozhu Lin
Purdue University
Supercharge analytics over large IoT data: an OS approach Abstract/Bio
Ardalan Amiri Sani
May 31, 2019 Narayan Srinivasa
Intel Labs
Deep Learning for Computer Vision Abstract/Bio
Nikil Dutt and Jeff Krichmar
June 7, 2019 Yasamin Mostofi
University of California, Santa Barbara
Robotics Meet Wireless Communications: Opportunities and Challenges Abstract/Bio
Ender Ayanoglu

Winter 2019

January 11, 2019 Ronitt Rubenfeld
MIT and Tel Aviv University
Local Computation Algorithms Abstract/Bio
Sandy Irani
January 18, 2019 Somesh Jha
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Towards Semantic Adversarial Examples Abstract/Bio
Michael Franz
January 22, 2019 Lenore Blum
Carnegie Mellon University
Alan Turing and the Other Theory of Computation Abstract/Bio
Vijay Vazirani
February 1, 2019 Jeff Ullman
Stanford University
Data Science: Is it Real? Abstract/Bio
Sharad Mehrotra
February 8, 2019 Daniela Tuninetti
University of Illinois, Chicago
Codes for Caching and Data Shuffling Abstract/Bio
Ender Ayanoglu
February 22, 2019 Vikram Adve
A Case for Shipping ALL Software Using Virtual Instruction Sets: The ALLVM Project Abstract/Bio
Michael Franz
March 1, 2019 Muriel M├ędard
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Reliable Communication over Noisy Channels by Guessing Random Additive Noise Decoding (GRAND) Abstract/Bio
Ender Ayanoglu
March 8, 2019 Shlomi Dolev
Ben-Gurion University
Overlay Security Quantum Safe Communication Over the Internet Infrastructure Abstract/Bio
Sharad Mehrotra
March 15, 2019 Danijela Cabric
University of California, Los Angeles
Learning Shared Spectrum Occupancy: Wireless Networks Footprints, Topologies, and Radio Fingerprints Abstract/Bio
Ender Ayanoglu

Fall 2018

September 28, 2018 Qi Alfred Chen
University of California, Irvine
Ghost Cars and Fake Obstacles: Automated Security Analysis of Self-driving Car and Smart Traffic Light Systems Abstract/Bio
Ardalan Amiri Sani
October 5, 2018 Sang-Woo Jun
University of California, Irvine
Cheaper, faster computers: Affordable Big Data analytics using hardware accelerators and NVM storage Abstract/Bio
Ardalan Amiri Sani
October 12, 2018 Maliheh Shirvanian
Visa Research
Device Enhanced Authentication: Passwords and Second Factors Abstract/Bio
Qi Alfred Chen
October 19, 2018 William Gropp
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Challenges in Programming Extreme Scale Systems Abstract/Bio
Eric Mjolsness and Prof. Alex Veidenbaum
October 26, 2018 Daniel Marino
Symantec Research Labs
Observing Cyber Threats in New Habitats Abstract/Bio
Athina Markopoulou
November 2, 2018 Sushant Jain
Large scale and low latency data distribution from database to servers Abstract/Bio
Sharad Mehrotra
November 9, 2018 Tara Javidi
University of California, San Diego
Fundamental Limits of Active Learning and Optimization for Next Generation Wireless Abstract/Bio
Ender Ayanoglu
November 16, 2018 Les Valiant
Harvard University
What Needs to be Added to Machine Learning? Abstract/Bio
Vijay Vazirani
November 30, 2018 Atilla Eryilmaz
Ohio State University
Leveraging Side-Information for Learning and Optimization under Uncertainty with Applications in Social and Communication Networks Abstract/Bio
Ender Ayanoglu
December 7, 2018 Cheng-Hsin Hsu
National Tsing-Hua University
Internet-of-Things Analytics in the Era of Cloud-to-Things Continuum Abstract/Bio
Nalini Venkatasubramanian