Department News

Colloquium Sept. 30 – Sonia Roberts, Northeastern University

Sonia Roberts Computer Science Colloquium Friday, September 30 2:35pm in Wege “Walking softly: How compliance can improve locomotion for legged robots” Traditional robots are rigid and operate in well defined, predictable environments. As we have begun to build for and deploy robots in the real world, roboticists have typically… Continue reading »

Colloquium September 16 – Ina Fiterau, UMass Amherst

Computer Science Colloquium Friday, September 16 Wege Auditorium @ 2:35pm Disease Trajectory Modeling from Heterogeneous, Multimodal Data Modeling multimodal data is particularly important in healthcare applications. Chronic conditions such as osteoarthritis, congenital heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease affect a significant segment of the population. According to the CDC, almost… Continue reading »

Welcome Back Colloquium 9/9 @ 2:35pm

Computer Science Colloquium Friday, September 9th @ 2:35pm in TCL 123 Find out what’s in store for this semester, nominate CoSSAC members, and hear short talks from new professors Jim Bern, Katie Keith and Mark Hopkins. Colloquium credit awarded for attendance! Jim Bern: Creating Robotic Art and… Continue reading »

Ward Prize Presentations – Tuesday, May 17

Computer Science Colloquium Ward Prize Presentations Tuesday, May 17 1:30-3:00pm Wege, TCL 123 A presentation by students nominated for the 2022 Rich Ward Prize for Best Student Project in Computer Science. CS colloquium credit will be awarded for attending. Featuring: Jonathan Gellar – “Baba is… Continue reading »

Thesis Defenses – 5/16 in Wege Auditorium

Computer Science Thesis Defenses Monday, May 16 Wege Auditorium – TCL 123 *Colloquium credits offered for attendance: 2 credits for morning session & 2 credits for the afternoon.* 9.30 am:  Maddie Burbage – “A Private, Associative Memory Alternative for RISC Systems” 10.10  am:   Chris Chung – “B-epsilon tree Query Scheduling”… Continue reading »

Colloquium April 29: Brian Brubach, Wellesley

Computer Science Colloquium Friday, April 29 @ 2:35pm Wege (TCL 123)   Gerrymandering, redistricting, and the quest for fairer representative democracy Partisan gerrymandering in the United States is an old problem. However, our most effective tools for measuring and regulating it are fairly new and still not well-understood. This… Continue reading »