Dean's Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Dean's Lecture
Speaker: Gert Lanckriet
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
With millions of songs available through the Internet, recommendation algorithms are a must. Dr. Gert Lanckriet discusses the state of the art in automated music analysis and the potential for context-aware recommendations.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Dean's Lecture
Speaker: Paul Laskowski, Visiting Assistant Professor
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Dean's Lecture
Speaker: Cynthia Dwork
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
“Your data will only be used in aggregated form.” — what does this statement mean, and why is it so often included in privacy policies? And does this practice actually protect your privacy?
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Dean's Lecture
Speaker: Gabriela Marcu, Drexel University
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm

Gabriela Marcu designs health information systems that fit social practices and workflow, to alleviate the strain that chronic conditions place on our healthcare system.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Dean's Lecture
Speaker: Jessica Staddon
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Jessica Staddon is a research scientist and privacy product lead at Google working on leveraging data for better security and privacy.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Dean's Lecture
Speaker: Lynda Weinman, Lynda.com
202 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm

Lynda Weinman is co-founder and executive chair of lynda.com

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Dean's Lecture
Speaker: Michael Houseman
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
It works for marketing. It works for finance. And now, big data and predictive analytics are working for HR.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Dean's Lecture
Speaker: Dr. Fred Chang
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Frederick R. Chang is the director of SMU’s Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security and the former director of research at the National Security Agency.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Dean's Lecture
Speaker: Julie Samuels
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Julie Samuels discusses recent battles for patent reform and recounts lessons learned.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Dean's Lecture
Speaker: Arnold Lund
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
The new frontier in user interfaces is a constellation of wearable gadgets, tablets, smart phones, appliances, and more that can communicate with one another autonomously.