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Academic year is from August 1 to July 31 of the next year.

Academic Year 2015-2016

DirectionsOther Year:
8/25/2016
12:30 pm
PhD Defense
Zhennan Yan: Dept. of Computer Science
Defense Committee: Prof. Dimitris Metaxas (Chair), Prof. Kostas Bekris, Prof. Konstantinos Michmizos and Prof. Xiaolei Huang (Lehigh University)
8/23/2016
10:00 am
PhD Defense
Faisal Khan: Dept. of Computer Science
Defense Committee: Prof. Casimir Kulikowski (Chair), Prof. Konstantinos Michmizos, Prof. Kevin Chen, Prof. Georgios Mitsis (McGill University)
7/19/2016
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Prof. Ivan Varzinczak: Universite d Artois & CNRS, France
Faculty Host: Alex Borgida
7/8/2016
10:00 am
Pre-Defense
Faisal Khan: Dept. of Computer Science
Defense Committee: Prof. Casimir Kulikowski (Chair), Prof. Konstantinos Michmizos, Prof. Kevin Chen, Prof. Georgios Mitsis (McGill University)
7/7/2016
01:00 pm
Pre-Defense
Babak Saleh: Dept. of Computer Science
Defense Committee: Prof. Ahmed Elgammal (Chair), Prof. Jacob Feldman, Prof. Kostas Bekris, Prof. Devi Parikh (Virginia Tech)
7/1/2016
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Sidharth Jaggi: Chinese University of Hong Kong
Faculty Host: Swastik Kopparty
6/24/2016
02:00 pm
Pre-Defense
Mohamed H. Elhoseiny: Dept. of Computer Science
Defense Committee: Prof. Ahmed Elgammal (Chair), Prof. Casimir Kulikowski, Prof. Abdeslam Boularias, Prof. Abhinav Gupta (Carnegie Mellon University)
6/21/2016
01:00 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Christos Noutsos: Cold Spring Harbor Lab
Faculty Host: Konstantinos Michmizos
6/9/2016
04:00 pm
Pre-Defense
Sejong Yoon: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. Vladimir Pavlovic (chair), Prof. Dimitris Metaxas, Prof. Mubbasir Kapadia and Prof. Norman I. Badler (University of Pennsylvania)
6/3/2016
02:00 pm
Pre-Defense
Zhennan Yan: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. Dimitris Metaxas (Chair), Prof. Kostas Bekris, Prof. Konstantinos Michmizos and Prof. Xiaolei Huang (Lehigh University)
6/3/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Vijay Nagarajan: University of Edinburgh
Faculty Host: Santosh Nagarakatte
5/27/2016
11:00 am
PhD Defense
Amr Naguib Bakry: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. Ahmed Elgammal (Chair), Prof. Casimir Kulikowski, Prof. Vladimir Pavlovic, Dr. Oncel Tuzel (Outside Member)
5/13/2016
11:00 am
Qualifying Exam
Qiong Hu: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Prof. Tomasz Imielinski (Chair), Prof. Alex Borgida, Prof. Shan Muthukrishnan and Prof. Mubbasir Kapadia
5/12/2016
11:00 am
Distinguished Lecture Series
Ruzena Bajcsy: UC Berkeley
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
5/6/2016
10:30 am
Qualifying Exam
Yuanzhen Gu: Rutgers
Examination Committee: Chairman: Prof. Michael Fredman; Prof. William Steiger; Prof. Bahman Kalantari and Prof. Konstantinos Michmizos
4/27/2016
11:00 am
Seminar
Daniel Hsu: Columbia University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Pranjal Awasthi, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
4/26/2016
11:00 am
Distinguished Lecture Series
Gabriel H. Loh: AMD Research
Faculty Host: Abhishek Bhattacharjee
4/25/2016
01:00 pm
Qualifying Exam
Ioannis Manousakis: Rutgers
Examination Committee: Thu D. Nguyen (chair), Abhishek Bhattacharjee, Santosh Nagarakatte, David Cash, Ricardo Bianchini (External, Microsoft Research)
4/22/2016
02:00 pm
PhD Defense
Qiang Ma: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: S. Muthukrishnan (chair), Badri Nath, Tomasz Imielinski and Satyen Kale (Yahoo! Labs)
4/20/2016
11:00 am
Seminar
Pranjal Awasthi: Rutgers University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Pranjal Awasthi, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
4/19/2016
04:30 pm
Qualifying Exam
Chintan Dalal: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Dimitris Metaxas (Chair), Vladimir Pavlovic, Ahmed Elgammal, Badri Nath
4/18/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Robert LiKamWa: Rice University
Faculty Host: Uli Kremer
4/13/2016
11:00 am
Seminar
Rocco Servedio: Columbia University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Pranjal Awasthi, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
4/12/2016
02:00 pm
Pre-Defense
Amr M Bakry: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Ahmed Elgammal (Chair), Casimir Kulikowski, Vladimir Pavlovic and Oncel Tuzel (Senior Principal Research Scientist in MERL)
4/12/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Mohit Bansal: Toyota Technological Institute, Chicago
Faculty Host: Vladimir Pavlovic
4/11/2016
11:00 am
Qualifying Exam
Benjamin Lund: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Shubhangi Saraf (advisor), Swastik Kopparty, Mario Szegedy and Santosh Nagarakatte
4/11/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Nivan Ferreira: University of Arizona
Faculty Host: Vladimir Pavlovic
4/8/2016
01:15 pm
PhD Defense
Rodrigo Franco Toso: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Casimir Kulikowski (chair), Ahmed Elgammal, Apostolos Gerasoulis and Panos Pardalos (University of Florida)
4/8/2016
01:00 pm
PhD Defense
Md E. Haque: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Thu D. Nguyen (Chair), Ricardo Bianchini, Abhishek Bhattacharjee and David Meisner (Facebook)
4/8/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Ndapa Nakashole: Carnegie Mellon University
Faculty Host: Vladimir Pavlovic
4/7/2016
03:00 pm
Masters Defense
Mayank Gupta: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Bahman Kalantari (chair), Pranjal Awasthi and William Steiger
4/6/2016
11:00 am
Seminar
Yingyu Liang: Princeton University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Pranjal Awasthi, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
4/5/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Alexander Schwing: University of Toronto
Faculty Host: Vladimir Pavlovic
4/4/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Hossein Mobahi: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Faculty Host: Vladimir Pavlovic
4/1/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
James Wright: University of British Columbia
Faculty Host: Vladimir Pavlovic
3/30/2016
11:00 am
Seminar
Aravindan Vijayaraghavan: Northwestern University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Pranjal Awasthi, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
3/29/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
William Wang: Carnegie Mellon University
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
3/28/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Manu Sridharan: Samsung Research America
Faculty Host: Vinod Ganapathy
3/25/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Desheng Zhang: University of Minnesota
Faculty Host: Uli Kremer
3/24/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Ethan Katz-Bassett: University of Southern California
Faculty Host: Rich Martin
3/23/2016
11:00 am
Seminar
Andrew McGregor: University of Massachusetts
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Pranjal Awasthi, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
3/22/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Gerard de Melo: Tsinghua University, Beijing
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
3/21/2016
10:30 am
Faculty Candidate Talk
Lorenzo De Carli: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Faculty Host: Thu D. Nguyen
3/9/2016
11:00 am
Seminar
Neil Lutz: Rutgers University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Pranjal Awasthi, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
3/7/2016
10:30 am
Distinguished Lecture Series
Mihalis Yannakakis: Columbia University
Faculty Host: Eric Allender
3/4/2016
11:00 am
Qualifying Exam
Amey Bhangale: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Swastik Kopparty (advisor) , Shubhangi Saraf, Mario Szegedy and Ahmed Elgammal
3/4/2016
10:30 am
Research Talk
Troy McMahon: Texas A&M University
Faculty Host: Kostas Bekris
3/3/2016
11:00 am
Qualifying Exam
Chaolun Xia: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Prof. S. Muthukrishnan (Chair), Prof. Badri Nath, Prof. Martin Farach-Colton and Prof. William Steiger
3/2/2016
02:00 pm
PhD Defense
Chetan Tonde: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Ahmed Elgammal (chair), Pranjal Awasthi, Tina Eliassi-Rad, Lee Dicker (Department of Statistics, Rutgers University)
3/2/2016
11:00 am
Seminar
Morteza Monemizadeh: Charles University, Prague
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Pranjal Awasthi, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
2/26/2016
02:00 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
El-Sayed H. Ibrahim, PhD: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
2/24/2016
11:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
David Surovik: University of Colorado
Faculty Host: Kostas Bekris
2/19/2016
01:30 pm
Distinguished Lecture Series
Russell H. Taylor: The Johns Hopkins University
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
2/16/2016
02:00 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Eric Vigoda: Georgia Tech
Faculty Host: Eric Allender
2/16/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Anwar Walid: Mathematics of Networks and Systems Research Department, Bell Labs (Murray Hill, N.J)
Faculty Host: Thu Nguyen
2/10/2016
11:00 am
Seminar
Lin F. Yang: Johns Hopkins University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Pranjal Awasthi, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
2/8/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Nicholas (Nick) Stiffler: University of South Carolina
Faculty Host: Kostas Bekris
2/3/2016
11:00 am
Seminar
Siyao Guo: Courant Institute (New York University)
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Pranjal Awasthi, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
2/2/2016
01:30 pm
Distinguished Lecture Series
Partha Mitra: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
2/2/2016
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Shaolei Ren: University of California
Faculty Host: Thu D. Nguyen
1/27/2016
11:00 am
Seminar
Periklis Papakonstantinou: Rutgers Business School
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Pranjal Awasthi, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
1/22/2016
02:00 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Toufiq Parag: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
1/22/2016
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Dinesh Manocha: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas and Mubbasir Kapadia
1/21/2016
11:00 am
Qualifying Exam
Vilelmini Kalampratsidou: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Elizabeth B. Torres(advisor), Dimitris Metaxas, Manish Singh and Naftaly Minsky
12/21/2015
02:45 pm
Pre-Defense
Rodrigo Franco Toso: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Casimir Kulikowski (chair), Ahmed Elgammal and Apostolos Gerasoulis
12/10/2015
03:30 pm
Qualifying Exam
Menglin Jiang: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Dimitris N. Metaxas (Chair), Konstantinos Michmizos, Kostas Bekris and Richard P. Martin
12/10/2015
10:30 am
Qualifying Exam
Jingjing Liu: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Dimitris N. Metaxas(chair), Kostas Bekris, Konstantinos Michmizos and Santosh Nagarakatte
12/10/2015
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Laks V.S. Lakshmanan: The University of British Columbia
Faculty Host: Badri Nath
12/9/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Rafael Oliveira: Princeton University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
12/2/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Avishay Tal: IAS
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
12/1/2015
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Allison Chaney: Princeton University
Faculty Host: Tina Eliassi-Rad
11/30/2015
01:30 pm
Qualifying Exam
Adarsh Yoga: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Santosh Nagarakatte (Chair), Vinod Ganapathy, Thu Nyugen, Michael Fredman
11/30/2015
11:00 am
PhD Defense
Binh Q. Pham: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. Abhishek Bhattacharjee (Chair), Prof. Thu Nguyen, Prof. Ricardo Bianchini, Prof. Martha Kim (Columbia) and Dr. Gabriel H. Loh (AMD Research)
11/24/2015
12:00 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
J M Landsberg: Texas A&M University
Faculty Host: Eric Allender
11/24/2015
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Prof. Iulian Neamtiu: NJIT
Faculty Host: Santosh Nagarakatte
11/23/2015
04:00 pm
PhD Defense
Mark Dilsizian: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. Dimitris Metaxas (Chair), Prof. Ahmed Elgammal, Prof. Casimir Kulikowski, Prof. Gavriil Tsechpenakis (Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis)
11/20/2015
01:30 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Georgios Z. Papadakis, MD, MPH: National Institute of Health/ Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
11/19/2015
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Massimo Vespignani: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Faculty Host: Kostas Bekris
11/18/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Amey Bhangale: Rutgers University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
11/16/2015
03:00 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Shahriar Shariat: Turn Inc.
Faculty Host: Vladimir Pavlovic
11/16/2015
12:00 pm
PhD Defense
Chathra Hendahewa: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. Chirag Shah (chair), Prof. Tomasz Imielinski, Prof. Apostolos Gerasoulis, Dr. Daniel Russell (Google)
11/12/2015
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Francesco Bonchi: Research Leader at ISI Foundation (Turin, Italy) and Eurecat, Technological Center of Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain)
Faculty Host: Tina Eliassi-Rad
11/11/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Shipra Agrawal: Columbia University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
11/10/2015
12:00 pm
Pre-Defense
Qiang Ma: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. S. Muthukrishnan (Chair), Prof. Badri Nath, Prof. Tomasz Imielinski and Dr. Satyen Kale (Yahoo! Labs)
11/9/2015
10:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Santosh Nagarakatte: Rutgers University
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
11/4/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Vasilis Gkatzelis: Stanford
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
11/3/2015
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Soraia Raupp Musse and Claudio Rosito Jung: Pontificial Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul and Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Faculty Host: Mubbasir Kapadia
11/2/2015
11:00 am
Qualifying Exam
Mrinal Kumar: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Shubhangi Saraf and Swastik Kopparty (advisers), Eric Allender and Ulrich Kremer
10/28/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Pooya Hatami: IAS
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
10/27/2015
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Marilyn Wolf: Georgia Tech
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
10/23/2015
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Dr Kazjon Grace: University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Faculty Host: Ahmed Elgammal
10/22/2015
01:00 pm
Qualifying Exam
Meng Li: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: William Steiger (Chair), Mario Szegedy, Shan Muthukrishnan and Alex Borgida
10/21/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Abhishek Bhrushundi: Rutgers University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
10/20/2015
02:00 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Evangelos (Vagelis) Papalexakis: Carnegie Mellon University
Faculty Host: Tina Eliassi-Rad
10/20/2015
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Anna Choromanska: Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas/George Moustakides
10/19/2015
02:00 pm
Pre-Defense
Chetan Tonde: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Ahmed Elgammal (chair), Pranjal Awasthi and Tina Eliassi-Rad
10/19/2015
10:00 am
Qualifying Exam
David Menendez: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Santosh Nagarakatte (chair), Vinod Ganapahty, Uli Kremer and Shan Muthukrishnan
10/16/2015
02:00 pm
PhD Defense
Tarek El-Gaaly: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Professor Ahmed Elgammal (Chair), Professor Kostas Bekris, Professor Abdeslam Boularias and Professor Damian Lyons (Fordham University)
10/16/2015
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Prof. Damian M. Lyons: Fordham University
Faculty Host: Prof. Ahmed Elgammal
10/14/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Vladimir Braverman: Johns Hopkins University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
10/13/2015
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Navin Goyal: Microsoft Research, Bangalore
Faculty Host: Eric Allender
10/7/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Alexandr Andoni: Columbia University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
9/30/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Pranjal Awasthi: Rutgers University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
9/29/2015
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Marko Grobelnik: Jozef Stefan Institute
Faculty Host: Tina Eliassi-Rad
9/23/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Periklis Papakonstantinou: Rutgers Business School
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
9/22/2015
03:00 pm
PhD Defense
Darja Krushevskaja: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. S. Muthukrishnan (Chair), Prof. Martin Farach-Colton, Prof. Badri Nath and Prof. Yaron Singer (Harvard University)
9/21/2015
10:00 am
Qualifying Exam
Long T. Le: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Prof. Chirag Shah (chair), Prof. Ahmed Elgammal, Prof. Amélie Marian and Prof. Eric Allender
9/17/2015
10:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Vladimir Pavlovic: Rutgers University
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
9/16/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Noga Ron-Zewi: DIMACS/IAS
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
9/14/2015
11:30 am
PhD Defense
Minji Wu: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. Amélie Marian, Prof. Thu Nguyen, Prof. Alex Borgida, and Luna Xin Dong (Google)
9/14/2015
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Ahmed Elgammal: Rutgers University
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
9/14/2015
10:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Abhishek Bhattacharjee: Rutgers University
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
9/10/2015
10:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Kostas Bekris: Rutgers University
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
9/9/2015
01:30 pm
Pre-Defense
Binh Q. Pham: Rutgers
Defense Committee: Prof. Abhishek Bhattacharjee (Chair), Prof. Thu Nguyen, Prof. Ricardo Bianchini, Dr. Gabriel H. Loh (AMD Research), Prof. Martha Kim (Columbia, External Member)
9/9/2015
11:30 am
Pre-Defense
Md E. Haque: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Thu D. Nguyen (Chair), Ricardo Bianchini, Abhishek Bhattacharjee, David Meisner (Facebook, External member)
9/9/2015
11:00 am
Seminar
Ramprasad Saptharishi: Tel Aviv University
Organizer(s): Eric Allender, Michael Saks and Mario Szegedy
9/4/2015
11:00 am
Pre-Defense
Tarek El-Gaaly: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Professor Ahmed Elgammal, Professor Kostas Bekris, Professor Abdeslam Boularias and Professor Damian Lyons (Fordham University)
9/4/2015
09:00 am
PhD Defense
Xiang Yu: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Professor Dimitris N. Metaxas (advisor), Professor Ahmed Elgammal, Professor Kostas Bekris and Professor Norman I. Badler (University of Pennsylvania)
8/11/2015
02:00 pm
PhD Defense
Rezwana Karim: Rutgers
Defense Committee: Prof. Vinod Ganapathy (Chair), Prof. Ulrich Kremer, Prof. Santosh Nagarakatte and Prof. Long Lu (Stony Brook University)
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