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Academic Year 2013-2014

DirectionsOther Year:
4/22/2014
01:00 pm
Qualifying Exam
Mohamed Elhoseiny: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Prof. Ahmed ELgammal (advisor), Prof. Casimir Kulikowski, Prof. Tina Eliassi-Rad and Prof. William Steiger
4/22/2014
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Thomas Ball: Microsoft Research
Faculty Host: Santosh Nagarakatte
4/21/2014
02:00 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Arrvindh Shriraman: Simon Fraser University (Canada)
Faculty Host: Santosh Nagarakatte
4/18/2014
11:30 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Yun Raymond Fu: Northeastern University
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
4/18/2014
10:00 am
Qualifying Exam
Babak Saleh: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Dr. Ahmed Elgammal (advisor), Dr. Casimir Kulikowski, Dr. Kostas Bekris and Dr. Eric Allender
4/17/2014
04:10 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Dr. Alexandru Niculescu-Mizil: NEC Research
Faculty Host: Tina Eliassi-Rad
4/17/2014
03:20 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Dr. Alexandru Niculescu-Mizil: NEC Research
Faculty Host: Tina Eliassi-Rad
4/17/2014
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Kai Shen: University of Rochester
Faculty Host: Thu D. Nguyen
4/16/2014
11:00 am
Seminar
Yuval Filmus: IAS
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
4/15/2014
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Jude Shavlik: University of Wisconsin
Faculty Host: Tina Eliassi-Rad
4/14/2014
11:00 am
PhD Defense
Qingyuan Deng: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Ricardo Bianchini (chair), Thu Nguyen, Abhishek Bhattacharjee and Margaret Martonosi (Princeton University)
4/11/2014
10:00 am
Pre-Defense
Mingchen Gao: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Dimitris Metaxas (Chair), Ahmed Elgammal, Kostas Bekris and Dimitris Samaras (Stony Brook University)
4/10/2014
02:00 pm
PhD Defense
Hans Christian Woithe: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Ulrich Kremer (Advisor), Ricardo Bianchini, Thu Nguyen, Oscar Schofield and Frank Bellosa (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
4/10/2014
10:00 am
Pre-Defense
Monica Babes-Vroman: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Michael Littman, Tina Eliassi-Rad, Alex Borgida and Brian Ziebart (University of Illinois, Chicago)
4/9/2014
11:00 am
Seminar
Aditya Bhaskara: Google
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
4/8/2014
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Matthew Green: Johns Hopkins University
Faculty Host: David Cash
4/8/2014
10:00 am
Pre-Defense
Jinyun Yan: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: S. Muthukrishnan (chair), Badri Nath, Tina Eliassi-Rad and Graham Cormode (University of Warwick)
4/3/2014
11:00 am
Faculty Candidate Talk
Mubbasir Kapadia: Disney Research, Zurich
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
4/2/2014
11:00 am
Seminar
Aaron Roth: University of Pennsylvania
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
4/1/2014
11:00 am
Faculty Candidate Talk
Dr. Stelian Coros: Disney Research, Zurich
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
3/28/2014
01:30 pm
Pre-Defense
Mudassir Shabbir: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: William Steiger (advisor/chair), Jeff Kahn, Mario Szegedy and Boris Aronov (Polytechnic School of Engineering, NYU)
3/27/2014
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Zhigang Deng: University of Houston
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
3/26/2014
11:00 am
Seminar
Ran Raz: Weizmann Institute, IAS
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
3/25/2014
11:00 am
Faculty Candidate Talk
Gordon Wetzstein: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
3/24/2014
01:30 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Ping Tan: National University of Singapore
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
3/24/2014
11:00 am
Faculty Candidate Talk
Byron Boots: University of Washington
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
3/13/2014
11:00 am
Faculty Candidate Talk
Rahul Narain: University of California, Berkeley
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
3/12/2014
11:00 am
Seminar
Siu Man Chan: Princeton University
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
3/10/2014
11:00 am
Faculty Candidate Talk
Cynthia Matuszek: University of Washington
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
3/10/2014
11:00 am
Pre-Defense
Md Pavel Mahmud: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Alexander Schliep (advisor), Kevin Chen and Martin Farach-Colton
3/6/2014
11:00 am
Faculty Candidate Talk
Junaed Sattar: University of British Columbia
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
3/5/2014
11:00 am
Seminar
Anindya De: IAS
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
3/4/2014
11:00 am
Faculty Candidate Talk
Nils Napp: Harvard University
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
3/4/2014
09:00 am
PhD Defense
Sergiu Goschin: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. Michael Littman (chair), Prof. Haym Hirsh (co-chair), Prof. Swastik Kopparty and Prof. Shie Mannor (Technion Israel Institute of Technology)
3/3/2014
03:00 pm
Qualifying Exam
Darja Krushevskaja: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: S. Muthukrishnan (advisor), Prof Badri Nath, Prof Michael Saks and Prof Matthew Stone
2/27/2014
11:00 am
Faculty Candidate Talk
Matthew Walter: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Faculty Host: Kostas Bekris
2/25/2014
03:00 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Armando Fox: University of California, Berkeley
Faculty Host: Richard Martin
2/25/2014
11:00 am
Faculty Candidate Talk
Ross Knepper: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Faculty Host: Kostas Bekris
2/21/2014
02:00 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Christoph H. Lampert: Institute of Science and Technology, Austria
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
2/19/2014
11:00 am
Seminar
Joshua Grochow: University of Toronto
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
2/18/2014
12:00 pm
Qualifying Exam
Chetan Tonde: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Prof. Ahmed Elgammal (Advisor), Prof. Swastik Kopparty, Prof. Tina Eliassi-Rad and Prof. Amélie Marian
2/12/2014
11:00 am
Seminar
Bernard Chazelle: Princeton University
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
2/11/2014
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Brian Y. Chen: Lehigh University
Faculty Host: Kostas Bekris
2/5/2014
11:00 am
Seminar
Avi Wigderson: IAS
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
1/29/2014
11:00 am
Seminar
Aleksandar Nikolov: Rutgers University
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
1/28/2014
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Sudipto Guha: University of Pennsylvania
Faculty Host: Eric Allender
1/21/2014
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Dr. Dashun Wang: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Faculty Host: Tina Eliassi-Rad and Sucheta Soundarajan
12/19/2013
04:00 pm
PhD Defense
Brian Thompson: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Muthu Muthukrishnan (advisor), Rebecca Wright, Paul Kantor, Hanghang Tong (CUNY City College) and Danfeng Yao (Viriginia Tech)
12/18/2013
10:30 am
Qualifying Exam
Xiang Yu: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Prof. Dimitris N. Metaxas, Prof. Ahmed Elgammal, Prof. Kostas Berkris and Prof. Michael D. Grigoriadis
12/17/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Dr. Theodore Johnson: AT&T Labs - Research
Faculty Host: Tina Eliassi-Rad and Sucheta Soundarajan
12/16/2013
01:00 pm
Qualifying Exam
Zhennan Yan: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Prof. Dimitris Metaxas (advisor), Prof. Ahmed Elgammal, Prof. Kostas Bekris and Prof. Michael Fredman
12/12/2013
03:00 pm
PhD Defense
Ishani Chakraborty: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. Ahmed Elgammal (chair), Prof. Casimir Kulikowski, Prof. Tina Eliassi-Rad and Dr. Raia Hadsell (SRI International)
12/12/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Manish Parashar: Rutgers University
Faculty Host: Thu D. Nguyen
12/11/2013
03:15 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Zhizhen (Jane) Zhao: NYU
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
12/10/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Don Porter: Stony Brook University
Faculty Host: Santosh Nagarakatte
12/9/2013
10:00 am
Masters Defense
Gaurav Kharkwal: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Matthew Stone (Chair), Smaranda Muresan and Alex Borgida
12/6/2013
10:30 am
Qualifying Exam
Faisal Khan: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Casimir Kulikowski (Advisor), Alexander Schliep, Ahmed Elgammal and Richard Martin
12/6/2013
10:30 am
Pre-Defense
Hans Christian Woithe: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Ulrich Kremer (Advisor), Ricardo Bianchini, Thu Nguyen, Oscar Schofield and Frank Bellosa
12/4/2013
11:00 am
Seminar
Kostas Bekris: Rutgers University
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
12/3/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Joe Devietti: University of Pennsylvania
Faculty Host: Santosh Nagarakatte
11/26/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Xiaoming Liu: Michigan State University
Faculty Host: Dimitris Metaxas
11/21/2013
11:00 am
Qualifying Exam
Erick Chastain: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Eric Allender (chair), Eduardo Sontag, Shubhangi Saraf and Casimir Kulikowski
11/20/2013
01:15 pm
Pre-Defense
Qingyuan Deng: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Ricardo Bianchini (advisor/chair), Thu Nguyen, Abhishek Bhattacharjee and Margaret Martonosi (Princeton University)
11/20/2013
11:15 am
Pre-Defense
Minji Wu: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Amélie Marian, Thu Nguyen, Alex Borgida and Dr. Xin Luna Dong (Google)
11/20/2013
11:00 am
Seminar
Gillat Kol: IAS
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
11/20/2013
10:00 am
Qualifying Exam
Polina Yanovich: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Prof Dimitris Metaxas, Prof Ahmed Elgamal, Prof. Kostas Bekris, Prof. Elizabeth Torres and Prof. Naftaly Minsky
11/19/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Jonathan Katz: University of Maryland
Faculty Host: Eric Allender and David Cash
11/18/2013
03:15 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
M. Ani Hsieh: Drexel University
Faculty Host: Kostas Bekris
11/18/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Phu H. Phung: University of Gothenburg, Sweden and University of Illinois, Chicago
Faculty Host: Vinod Ganapathy
11/13/2013
01:00 pm
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Amin Sadeghi: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Faculty Host: Ahmed Elgammal
11/13/2013
11:00 am
PhD Defense
Peter Borosan: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Andrew Nealen (advisor/chair), Ahmed Elgammal, Kostas Bekris and Keenan Crane (Columbia University)
11/13/2013
11:00 am
Seminar
Rocco Servedio: Columbia University
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
11/12/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Lance Fortnow: Georgia Institute of Technology
Faculty Host: Eric Allender
11/8/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Prof. Thomas Gross: ETH Zurich
Faculty Host: Zheng Zhang and Uli Kremer
11/6/2013
11:00 am
Seminar
Mark Lewko: IAS
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
11/5/2013
04:15 pm
Seminar
Novi Quadrianto: University of Cambridge
Organizer(s): Dimitris Metaxas
11/5/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Duen Horng (Polo) Chau: Georgia Tech
Faculty Host: Tina Eliassi-Rad and Sucheta Soundarajan
11/4/2013
04:30 pm
PhD Defense
Gayatree Ganu: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Amélie Marian (Chair), Alex Borgida, Tina Eliassi-Rad and Daniel Tunkelang (Head of Query Understanding, LinkedIn)
10/29/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Anwar Walid: Bell Labs
Faculty Host: Thu D. Nguyen
10/23/2013
11:00 am
Seminar
Sergey Yekhanin: Microsoft Research Silicon Valley
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
10/22/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Kirk Pruhs: University of Pittsburgh
Faculty Host: Martin Farach-Colton
10/16/2013
11:00 am
Seminar
Brendan Juba: Harvard University
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
10/15/2013
01:00 pm
Qualifying Exam
Zhe Wang: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Prof. Naftaly Minsky, Prof. Badri Nath, Prof. Rebecca Wright and Prof. Eric Allender
10/15/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Sucheta Soundarajan: Rutgers University
Faculty Host: Kostas Bekris
10/9/2013
11:00 am
Seminar
Noga Alon: Tel Aviv University, IAS
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
10/8/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Kedar Namjoshi: Bell Labs
Faculty Host: Santosh Nagarakatte
10/4/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Dr. Divya Kurthakoti Chandrashekhara: Siemens Corporation
Faculty Host: Ricardo Bianchini
10/2/2013
11:00 am
Seminar
Xi Chen: Columbia University
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
10/1/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Michael A. Bender: SUNY Stony Brook and Tokutek, Inc.
Faculty Host: Martin Farach-Colton
9/30/2013
10:00 am
PhD Defense
Fei Yang: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Dimitris Metaxas (chair), Tina Eliassi-Rad, Kostas Bekris and Xiaolei Huang(Lehigh University)
9/27/2013
02:15 pm
Qualifying Exam
Yixin Xu: Rutgers University
Examination Committee: Prof. Mario Szegedy (chair), Prof. Alex Borgida, Prof. Swastik Kopparty and Prof. Michael Saks
9/25/2013
03:00 pm
Pre-Defense
Sergiu Goschin: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Prof. Michael Littman, Prof. Haym Hirsh, Prof. Swastik Kopparty, Prof. Shie Mannor (Technion Israel Institute of Technology)
9/25/2013
11:00 am
Seminar
Yevgeniy Dodis: NYU
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
9/25/2013
11:00 am
PhD Defense
Ari Weinstein: Rutgers University
Defense Committee: Michael L. Littman, Kostas Bekris, Alex Borgida, Jacob Feldman, William D. Smart (Oregon State University)
9/24/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Devin Balkcom: Dartmouth College
Faculty Host: Kostas Bekris
9/18/2013
11:00 am
Seminar
Rotem Oshman: Princeton University, Tel Aviv University
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
9/17/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Canturk Isci: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Faculty Host: Abhishek Bhattacharjee
9/11/2013
11:00 am
Seminar
Aravindan Vijayaraghavan: CMU
Organizer(s): Swastik Kopparty and Shubhangi Saraf
9/10/2013
11:00 am
Rutgers University, Computer Science Department Colloquium
Rafael Pass: Cornell University (Cornell Tech, NYC)
Faculty Host: Eric Allender and Rebecca Wright
9/9/2013
04:00 pm
Pre-Defense
Gayatree Ganu: Rutgers
Defense Committee: Amélie Marian (Chair), Alex Borgida, Tina Eliassi-Rad, Daniel Tunkelang (Head of Query Understanding, LinkedIn)
8/14/2013
01:00 pm
Seminar
Dan Kushnir: Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs
Organizer(s): Vladimir Pavlovic
8/14/2013
11:00 am
PhD Defense
Edinah K. Gnang: Rutgers
Defense Committee: Ahmed Elgammal(Chair), Vladimir Retakh(co-Chair), Mario Szegedy, Neil Sloane (President of the On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (OEIS) Foundation)
8/13/2013
10:00 am
Qualifying Exam
John Robert Yaros: Rutgers
Examination Committee: Tomasz Imielinski (Advisor), Vladimir Pavlovic, S. Muthukrishnan, Liviu Iftode
8/8/2013
10:00 am
PhD Defense
Darakhshan J. Mir: Rutgers
Defense Committee: Rebecca Wright (advisor), David Cash, S. Muthukrishnan and Cecilia M. Procopiuc (AT&T labs)
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