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Conversations with Cabrera: Dr. Ayanna Howard

Join President Ángel Cabrera Wednesday, Nov. 18 in conversation with Dr. Ayanna Howard, Chair of the School of Interactive Computing and author of Sex, Race, and Robots: How to Be Human in the…

From  Katie Gentilello on January 21st, 2021 1 plays 0  

Conversations with Cabrera: Enric Sala

Join President Ángel Cabrera in conversation with conservationist Enric Sala, current National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and author of The Nature of Nature: Why We Need the Wild, which…

From  Katie Gentilello on January 20th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Predrag Cvitanović, Erin Wells-Bonning - Understanding the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics + Q&A

Georgia Tech School of Physics professor and Glen P. Robinson Chair in Nonlinear Sciences Chair Predrag Cvitanović and Emory University Senior Lecturer and Director of the Planetarium Erin Wells…

From  Katie Gentilello on January 20th, 2021 3 plays 0  

Jia-Bin Huang - Bringing Visual Memories to Life

Photography allows us to capture and share memorable moments of our lives. However, 2D images appear flat due to the lack of depth perception and may suffer from poor imaging conditions such as…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 9th, 2020 16 plays 0  

ML@GT Lab presents LAB LIGHTNING TALKS 2020

Labs affiliated with the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) will have the opportunity to share their research interests, work, and unique aspects of their lab in three minutes or less to…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 9th, 2020 16 plays 0  

Evan W. Glover - Building a Strategic Privacy Program

Privacy is a multi-faceted challenge for organizations – to be successful, they must take a holistic approach to protecting the personal data and information of all stakeholders. Privacy…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 7th, 2020 54 plays 0  

Lauren O'Connell - Ecological resources and the evolution of parent-offspring interactions

Animal behavior is a key component of biological adaptations, where fitness relies on the ability to find mates, acquire food, and avoid predation. Variation in the availability of key ecological…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 1st, 2020 5 plays 0  

Michael P. Brenner - Machine Learning for Partial Differential Equations

When Newton's laws are applied in every point in space we arrive at a set of nonlinear partial differential equations describing the world. We often marvel at the complexity of the solutions,…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 30th, 2020 25 plays 0  

Jesse Thaler - Collision Course: Artificial Intelligence Meets Fundamental Interactions

Modern machine learning has had an outsized impact on many scientific fields, and fundamental physics is no exception. What is special about fundamental physics, though, is the vast amount of…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 30th, 2020 7 plays 0  

Anna Schapiro - Learning distributed representations in the human brain

The remarkable success of neural network models in machine learning has relied on the use of distributed representations — activity patterns that overlap across related inputs. Under what…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 30th, 2020 6 plays 0  

Let's Talk About Bias and Diversity in Data, Software, and Institutions

Bias and lack of diversity have long been deep-rooted problems across industries. We discuss how these issues impact data, software, and institutions, and how we can improve moving forward.The panel…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 30th, 2020 11 plays 0  

Jan Peters - Robot Skill Learning: Quo Vadis?

Autonomous robots that can assist humans in situations of daily life have been a long standing vision of robotics, artificial intelligence, and cognitive sciences. A first step towards this goal is…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 24th, 2020 13 plays 0  

Huimin Zhao - Challenges and Opportunities at the Nexus of Synthetic Biology, Machine Learning, and Automation

Inspired by the exponential growth of the microelectronic industry, my lab has been attempting to build a biofoundry that integrates biology, automation and artificial intelligence (AI)/machine…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 23rd, 2020 4 plays 0  

Henry Tong, Larry LaMont - Mobilizing mmWave to Realize the Full 5G Potential

5G NR mmWave opens doors to vast amounts of network capacity, fiber-like speeds and ultra-low latencies that promise to bring new and enhanced experiences to the masses, as well as inherent security…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 23rd, 2020 9 plays 0  

Georgia Tech’s First-Generation College Celebration: A Panel Discussion

Join us for a panel discussion with Georgia Tech faculty and staff as they share their experiences of being the first student in their family to graduate from college. Through this event, we will…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 23rd, 2020 6 plays 0  

John Reynolds - Spontaneous travelling cortical waves gate perception in behaving primates

Perceptual sensitivity varies from moment to moment. One potential source of this variability is spontaneous fluctuations in cortical activity that can travel as waves. Spontaneous travelling waves…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 18th, 2020 22 plays 0