List of Seminars

   
 
 

Dr. Andrew Hartnett

Researcher, Argo AI


Learning to Play Defense


Time: Friday, October 26, 2018 | 1:00pm

Location: Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
 

Dr. Daniele Quercia

Research Scientist, Nokia Labs


Good City Life


Time: Friday, March 28, 2018 | 2:00pm

Location: Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor


 
 

Dr. Adam Perer

Research Scientist, IBM Research


Visual Analytics for Exploration, Prediction, and Clustering of Clinical Data


Time: Friday, November 17, 2017 | 2:00pm (talk video)

Location: Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
Dr. Dan Cosley
Associate Professor,

Information Science, Cornell University

Program Officer, National Science Foundation

Examples of time, domain, and system effects on the data we hope to learn from


Time: 
Friday, October 27, 2017 | 1:00pm (talk video)

Location: Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
 

Dr. Leman Akoglu

Assistant Professor,

Information Systems

Heinz College of Carnegie Mellon University


Discovering Communities and Anomalies in Attributed Graphs: Interactive Visual Exploration and Summarization


Time: Friday, September 29, 2017 | 1:00pm

Location: Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
 
Dr. Ole-Christoffer Granmo

Director,

Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR)

University of Agder

The Surprising Power of Thompson Sampling – Advances in Bandit Driven Learning and Optimization of Complex Stochastic Systems


Time: Monday, September 25, 2017 | 10:30am

Location: Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
 

Dr. Peter Carr

Research Scientist

Disney Research, Pittsburgh


Modeling Sequential Decision Making in Team Sports using Imitation Learning


Friday, March 31, 2017 | 1:00pm

Location: Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

** This event is also featured in the Computational Sports Informatics Speaker Series.

 
 

Dr. Jen Golbeck

Associate Professor

University of Maryland


Foretold Futures from Digital Footprints: Artificial Intelligence, Behavior Prediction, and Privacy


Friday, March 24, 2017 | 1:30pm

Location: Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
 

Dr. Xiaoran Yan

Assistant Research Scientist 

Indiana University Network Science Institute


Centralities, communities and dynamical processes on networks: the Z-Laplacian framework


Thursday, March 2, 2017 | 1:00pm

Location: Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
 

Dr. Christos Faloutsos

Professor

Dept. of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University


Anomaly detection in large graphs


Friday, February 24, 2017 | 2:00pm

Location: Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
 

Dr. Pavel Dmitriev

Principal Data Scientist 

Microsoft's Analysis and Experimentation


A/B Testing at Scale


Thursday, December 8, 2016 | 1:00pm
Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
 

Dr. Ying Ding

Associate Professor of Informatics

Associate Director of Data Science Online Program

School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University


Data-Driven Science of Science


Friday, November 4, 2016 | 1:00pm
Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
 

Dr. Kevin S. Xu

Assistant Professor, University of Toledo 


Link prediction in dynamic networks: statistical models and evaluation metrics


Monday, October 3, 2016 | 1:00pm
Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
 

Dr. Adam Perer

Research Scientist, IBM Research 


Data-Driven Healthcare: Visual Analytics for Exploration and Prediction of Clinical Data


Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 1:10am
Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 


 

Dr. Rasu Shrestha, MD, MBA

Chief Innovation Officer, UPMC
Executive Vice President, UPMC Enterprises 



Friday, January 29, 2016 | 11:10am
Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 


 

Dr. Martijn de Jongh

Data Scientist, Facebook


Managing Large-Scale Cloud Infrastructure with Data Science and Analytics


Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 1:30pm

Information Sciences Building, 3rd Floor

 
 

Dr. Fei Wang

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering, University of Connecticut



Friday, April 10, 2015 | 1:15pm

Information Sciences Building, 501

** This event is proudly co-sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Pitt.

 
 

Dr. Jack Mostow

Director of "Project LISTEN"
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University


Friday, January 9, 2015 | 2:00 pm lecture | 1:30 pm coffee + meet the speaker
Information Sciences Building, 501
 
 

Dr. Bruno Ribeiro

Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University


Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 12:00-1:30 pm
Information Sciences Building, Third Floor
 
 

Dr. Jimeng Sun

Associate Professor
School of Computational Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology


Thursday, October 16 | 12:00 pm
Information Sciences Building, Third Floor
 
 

Dr. Brian Uzzi

Richard L. Thomas Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University


Spring 2014
 
 

Dr. Jurgen Pfeffer

Assistant Research Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Network Structures Tell Stories

Thursday, November 14, 2013
12:00 pm; 3rd Floor Student Collaboration Center
 
 
Professor, Northeastern University


Thursday, November 7, 2013
12:00 pm; 3rd Floor Student Collaboration Center