Faculty Recruiting Support CICS

Candidate Friday

Friday, March 1, 2019

8:45 AM Breakfast, Computer Science Building Room 150/151. This will also be an opportunity to discuss questions of a general nature and to provide an introduction to the day's activities.

9:00 AM Welcome & Research Posters with Faculty, Computer Science Building Room 150/151

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Overlapping Activities:

Meetings with faculty members, Faculty Offices

Faculty members will be available in their offices to talk with candidates about research.

Lab Open HouseRobotics Demos, Research Labs in CS and LGRC buildings,  Robotics Labs: LGRC 3rd floor demos

Computer Science research labs will be open and staffed with graduate students set to give demos and talk about their research with the candidates. A list of the research labs and brief descriptions of their research activities is available from this link.

12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch Buffet, Computer Science Building Atrium

Candidates, faculty, and graduate students share a buffet lunch.

1:00 - 1:30 PM Graduate Program Director Comments, Rm 150/151, Computer Science Colloquium Room

GPD, will discuss our graduate program.

1:30 - 3:00 PM Graduate Student Panel Discussion, Rm 150/151, Computer Science Colloquium Room

Graduate students will discuss living in the Pioneer Valley and life as a CICS PhD student!

3:00 - 5:00 PM Overlapping Activities:

Meetings with faculty members (cont.) Faculty Offices

Faculty members will be available in their offices to talk with candidates about research. 

Lab Open House, Robotics Demo, Research Labs in CS and LGRC buildings,  Robotics Labs: LGRC 3rd floor demos

Computer Science research labs will be open and staffed with graduate students set to give demos and talk about their research with the candidates. A list of the research labs and brief descriptions of their research labs and brief descriptions of their research activities is available from this link.

3:00 PM Afternoon Break, Refreshments will be available in the Computer Science Atrium

5:00 PM Campus/Area Tour, Check out the sights of Amherst and the UMass campus on your way to dinner.

5:45 PM Dinner, University Club, Stockbridge Road, On-Campus

Candidates, graduate students and faculty members will sit down to dinner at round tables to facilitate interactions with each other.

8:00 PM Activities, Events

Evening activity with UMASS CICS students.