Fall 2014 Computer Science Research Review and Career Fair

Computer Science Research Review and Career/Internship Fair

Thursday, October 30, 2014, CS 150/151

RESEARCH REVIEW: Faculty will discuss the latest research being undertaken within our School. Lunch provided for our industrial affiliates and faculty to network.

CAREER/INTERNSHIP FAIR:  Undergrad and grad students from computing disciplines (CS, ECE, CSE, Informatics, IT) will have the opportunity to connect with company members of the School's Industrial Affiliates Program (IAP) and get advice on careers in computing.  Great chance for networking.

Schedule:

 

8:15 - 9:00 a.m.

Company Registration and Career Fair Booth Set-up

 CS Building Atrium

9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break: 10:45 - 11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Research Review 

CS Faculty will discuss the latest research being undertaken within the School of Computer Science at UMass Amherst.

Faculty Talks Scheduled:

*   Lori Clarke, CS Chair, Professor and co-Director of the Laboratory for Advanced Software Engineering Research - "School of Computer Science Overview"
*    James Allan, Professor and co-Director of the Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval -  "Recognizing Controversy on the Web"
*    Arjun Guha, Assistant Professor and member of the  Programming Languages And Systems at MAssachusetts Laboratory (PLASMA)  - "Securing Untrustworthy JavaScript on the Web"
*    David Jensen, Associate Professor and Director of the Knowledge Discovery Laboratory - "Data Science for Decision Making"
*    Erik Learned-Miller, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Vision Lab -  "Recent Results in Face Recognition"
*    Brian Levine, Professor and Director of the Center for Forensics - "Security and Performance Analysis of Large-Scale Internet Systems"
*    Benjamin Marlin, Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Machine Learning for Data Science Lab -  "Machine Learning for Health Data Analytics"
*    Andrew McGregor, Associate Professor and member of the Theory Group -  "Streaming and Sketching Massive Graphs"
*    Ramesh Sitaraman, Associate Professor and an Akamai Fellow - "Building Next-Generation Internet-scale Systems"
*    Arun Venkataramani, Associate Professor and Director of the Advanced Networked Systems Research Group -  "A Blueprint for a Cloud-Controlled Internetnetwork Architecture"

CS 150/151

12:15 - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Networking

For Industrial Affiliates Program partners and CS Faculty.

David W. Stemple Common Room

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Computer Science Career/Internship Fair


Meet with IAP company representatives now working in industry who research, develop, or use leading-edge computing technology, applications, and services.

IAP companies registered: Akamai, BBN/Raytheon, Cisco, EMC, Facebook, Fiksu, Google, HP, Juniper Networks, Liberty Mutual, Pegasystems, TripAdvisor, Vistaprint, Yahoo!.

CS 150/151

 

For more information on this event or on becoming a member of our Industrial Affiliates Program, contact us at outreach@cs.umass.edu.