Faculty Recruiting Support CICS

Candidate Friday 2020

Congratulations on your acceptance to the College of Information and Computer Sciences PhD program! We are really looking forward to showcasing our research, faculty, students, and the campus environment! All travel, reimbursement, and host information will be emailed directly to you. 

If you have any questions about Candidate Friday please email Malaika Ross at maross@cs.umass.edu or Eileen Hamel at ehamel@cs.umass.edu

For those not able to attend you can view the 9:00 am welcome and 9:15-10:00am faculty talks at  https://zoom.us/join <https://zoom.us/join> and enter meeting ID 927-467-2434 to view the presentation.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

6:00 PM CS Women's Dinner at Pasta E Basta  26 Main Street,  Amherst

8:00 - 10:00 PM PhD Social at Bistro 63,  63 North Pleasant Street, Amherst

Friday, March 6, 2020

8:30 AM Breakfast, Computer Science Building, Room 150/151. 

9:00 AM  Dean's Welcome 

9:15 AM Faculty Talks

  • Highlighting research by members of our faculty: Deepak Ganesan, Alexandra Meliou, Mohit Iyyer

10:00 AM Poster Session

11:00 AM Faculty Meetings  (faculty offices are located in the computer science building and the LGRC)

Computer Science research labs will be open and staffed with graduate students set to 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.

12:15 PM Lunch with Faculty and PhD students

1:30 PM PhD Student Panel

2:45 PM Teaching at CICS

3:30 PM Faculty Meetings (faculty offices are located in the computer science building and the LGRC)

Refreshments are available in the CS Building Room 203 and the LGRC Room 215 between 3:30-5:00 PM

Computer Science research labs will be open and staffed with graduate students set to 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.

5:15 PM Campus Tour 

  • Begin in the Computer Science Building Atrium or the LGRC at our first stop on the tour

6:00 PM Dinner at the Marriott Room 11th floor, UMass Campus Center

8:00 PM PhD Hosted Social at CICS PhD student home