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Michael A. Filler - Celebrating Silicon: Its Success, Hidden History, and Next Act

The history of silicon is usually told as a history of electronic materials and devices. However, it is better told as a history of manufacturing innovation. This talk will take a journey through the…

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Andrea S. Rutledge - Construction Management is Leadership Development

Construction managers lead the complex process of creating elements of the built environment. These skills are qualitative and interpersonal and call on each of us to think creatively about people.…

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Galyna Livshyts - A Tight Net with Respect to a Random Matrix Norm and Applications to Estimating Singular Values

In this talk we construct a net around the unit sphere with good properties. We show that with exponentially high probability, the value of |Ax| on the sphere can be approximated well using this net,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 6 views 0  

Tuo Zhao - Towards Understanding First Order Algorithms for Nonconvex Optimization in Machine Learning

Stochastic Gradient Descent-type (SGD) algorithms have been widely applied to many non-convex optimization problems in machine learning, e.g., training deep neural networks, variational Bayesian…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 7 views 0  

Éva Tardos - Learning and Efficiency of Outcomes in Games

Selfish behavior can often lead to suboptimal outcome for all participants, a phenomenon illustrated by many classical examples in game theory. Over the last decade we have studied Nash equilibria…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 11 views 0  

Dana Buntrock - What Could Go Wrong?

Her lecture, titled, "What Could Go Wrong?" asks, "What’s architecture?" Who we are and what we do gets reinvented in response to economic or legal change. In the 1960s and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 23 views 0  

Martin Bechthold - Multi-Scalar Design: Material Matters

Advances in material science, computation, and robotics are empowering the role materials can take in shaping buildings towards novel aesthetics and performative outcomes. Work at Harvard’s…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 7 views 0  

Hibba Abugideiri - Midwives, Housewives and Nationalism: Egypt in the Making of Colonial Medicine

Speaker Hibba Abugideri is an historian of postcolonial and Islamic feminism and women in the Middle East. Currently an assistant professor at Villanova University, she has published articles in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 6 views 0  

Hibba Abugideiri - Islamic Feminism: Speaking from Behind the Veil

Speaker Hibba Abugideri is an historian of postcolonial and Islamic feminism and women in the Middle East. Currently an assistant professor at Villanova University, she has published articles in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 5 views 0  

Computer Science in Six-Tenths of a Second: What Happens After Hitting ENTER in a Google Search - Lance Fortnow

What is computer science? Ask Google or Alexa, and you'll get an answer like "the study of the principles and use of computers." That doesn't really capture the breadth of the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 13 views 0  

In Conversation with Ernő Rubik - Ernő Rubik

In a rare public appearance, Ernő Rubik will give a public lecture, discussing a wide range of topics including design and architecture, the role of curiosity in the human condition, and his…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 31 views 0  

Legion — Programming Heterogeneous, Distributed Parallel Machines - Alex Aiken

Programmers tend to think of parallel programming as a problem of dividing up computation, but often the most difficult part is the placement and movement of data. As machines become more complex and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 22 views 0  

NNCI_REU_Convocation_Session_J_2:10pm_8/08/2017

Session J: Global Learning Center Room 222

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NNCI_REU_Convocation_Special_Presentation_2:15pm_8/07/2017

Special Presentation: international REU program at the National Institute for Materials Science Tsukuba, Japan

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NNCI_REU_Convocation_Session_F_1:00pm_8/07/2017

Session F: Global Learning Center Room 222

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