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Rising Stars in CS Lecture Series

The UMass Amherst CICS Rising Stars in Computer Science lecture series highlights the stellar work of young computer scientists about to launch into careers in academia. Join us for our inaugural flight to hear from four stars working to solve pressing terrestrial problems in systems, human-computer interaction, and security.

2018 Lectures 

Helena: A Web Automation Language for End Users
Presenter: Sarah Chasins, PhD Candidate, University of California Berkeley 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 4:00 pm, CS Building, Rm. 151 
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Personalized Behavior-Powered Systems for Guiding Self-Experiments 
Presenter: Nediyana Daskalova, PhD Candidate, Brown University  
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 4:00 pm, CS Building, Rm. 151 
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Paradise Unplugged: How We Create a More Empathetic and Helpful Online Community  
Presenter: Denae Ford, PhD Candidate, North Carolina State University 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:00 pm, CS Building, Rm. 151 
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Learning from the People: From Normative to Descriptive Solutions  
to Problems in Security, Privacy, and Machine Learning

Presenter: Elissa Redmiles, PhD Candidate, University of Maryland College Park 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm, CS Building, Rm. 151 
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