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Seminars

Join us for an exciting semester of seminars hosted by the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering.

Spring 2021 invited talks and lectures

Topic and speakerEvent detailsLecture seriesHost
Compositional representations for visual recognition
Assistant Professor Vicente Ordonez-Roman, Department
of Computer Science, University of Virginia
Wednesday, February 3, 4:30 p.m.
Zoom
CIDSE Invited Talk
Frontier Topics in Vision and Language
Tejas Gokhale, Yezhou Yang, Chitta Baral
The measurement and mismeasurement of trustworthy ML
Assistant Professor Sanmi (Oluwasanmi) Koyejo
Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Friday, February 12
1-2 p.m.
Zoom
Joint seminar with LIONS Lunch Seminar and DSE @ CIDSEGiulia Pedrielli and Geun Byeon
Building Agents that can See, Talk, and Act
Abhishek Das, Research Scientist at Facebook AI Research (FAIR)
Monday, February 15, 4:30 p.m.
Zoom
Frontier Topics in Vision and Language: Spring 2021 Seminar SeriesTejas Gokhale, Yezhou Yang, Chitta Baral
Learning in structured MDPs with convex cost functions: Improved regret bounds for inventory management
Assistant Professor Shipra Agrawal, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University
Friday, February 19, 12-1 p.m.
Zoom
IE Decision Systems Engineering Spring '21 Seminar SeriesGiulia Pedrielli
Learning with topological information - Image analysis and label noise
Assistant Professor Chao Chen, Stony Brook University
Friday, February 19, 2:30-4 p.m.
Zoom
CIDSE Invited TalkYalin Wang
Tackling Data Scarcity in Vision and Language
Xin (Eric) Wang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering,
UC Santa Cruz.
Monday, February 22, 4:30 p.m.
Zoom
Frontier Topics in Vision and Language: Spring 2021 Seminar SeriesZhiyuan Fang, Yezhou Yang, Chitta Baral
Characterizing Pareto optima: Sequential Utilitarian Welfare Maximization
Teacher Chris T. Ryan, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Friday, February 26, 12-1 p.m.
Zoom
IE Decision Systems Engineering Spring '21 Seminar SeriesGiulia Pedrielli
Operations Research Models for Local Coronavirus Outbreaks
Edward Kaplan, William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Operations Research, Public Health, and Engineering, Yale University
Thursday, February 25, 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ETOperations Research for COVID-19Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency
Characterizing Pareto optima: Sequential Utilitarian Welfare Maximization
Teacher Chris T. Ryan, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Friday, February 26, 12-1 p.m.
Zoom
IE Decision Systems Engineering Spring '21 Seminar SeriesGiulia Pedrielli
Visual Question Answering and Deep Learning: Are we building a ladder to the moon?
Damien Teney, Senior Research at the Australian Institute for Machine Learning, University of Adelaide.
Monday, March 1, 4:30 p.m.
Zoom
Frontier Topics in Vision and Language: Spring 2021 Seminar SeriesPratyay Banerjee, Yezhou Yang, Chitta Baral
Learning in structured MDPs with convex cost functions: Improved regret bounds for inventory management
Assistant Professor Shipra Agrawal, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University
Friday, March 5, 12-1 p.m.
Zoom
IE Decision Systems Engineering Spring '21 Seminar SeriesGiulia Pedrielli
Understanding Event Processes in Natural Language
Muhao Chen, researcher USC ISI.
Monday, March 8, 4:30 p.m.
Zoom
Frontier Topics in Vision and Language: Spring 2021 Seminar SeriesPratyay Banerjee, Yezhou Yang, Chitta Baral
Novel Supply Chain Network Models Inspired by the COVID-19 Pandemic - From Optimization to Game
Theory

John F. Smith Memorial Professor Anna Nagurney, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Thursday, March 11, 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ETOperations Research for COVID-19Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency
Sparsifying To Optimize Over Multiple Information Sources: An Augmented Gaussian Process Based Algorithm
Assistant Professor Antonio Candelieri, Department of Economics, Management and Statistics, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Friday, March 19, 12-1 p.m.
Zoom
IE Decision Systems Engineering Spring '21 Seminar SeriesGiulia Pedrielli
Human Factors and Cognitive Decision Support for Aircraft Pilots
Kendra Befort, Associate Technical Fellow in Human System Integration
Tuesday, March 23, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Zoom
CIDSE Invited TalkJ. Caviedes, T. Wu, B. Li
Friends Don’t Let Friends Deploy Black-Box Models: The Importance of Intelligibility in Machine Learning
Rich Caruana, Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft
Tuesday, March 23, 1:30-3 p.m.
Zoom
CIDSE Invited TalkJ. Caviedes, T. Wu, B. Li
Design of COVID-19 Staged Alert Systems to Ensure Healthcare Capacity with Minimal Closures
Sachs Professor and Department Chair Dave Morton, Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences, Northwestern University
Thursday, March 25, 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ETOperations Research for COVID-19Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency
On the Tightness and Scalability of the Lagrangian Dual of Structured Nonconvex Optimization”
Kibaek Kim, computational mathematician, Argonne National Laboratory
Friday, March 26, 12-1 p.m.
Zoom
IE Decision Systems Engineering Spring '21 Seminar SeriesGeunyeong Byeon
Learning Visual Knowledge from Image-Text Pairs
Yin Li, assistant professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Monday, March 29, 4:30 p.m.
Zoom
Frontier Topics in Vision and Language: Spring 2021 Seminar SeriesZhiyuan Fang, Yezhou Yang, Chitta Baral
Connectome Imaging for Mapping Fiber Pathways in Aging
Yonggang Shi, Associate Professor
Neurology, Electrical & Computer Engineering & Biomedical Engineering
University of Southern California
Friday, April 16, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Zoom
CIDSE Invited TalkYalin Wang
Building Load Control using Distributionally Robust Binary Chance-Constrained Programs with Right-Hand Side Uncertainty and the Adjustable Variants”
Yiling Zhang, Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering
University of Minnesota
Friday, April 9, 12-1 p.m.
Zoom
IE Decision Systems Engineering Spring '21 Seminar SeriesGeunyeong Byeon
Connectome Imaging for Mapping Fiber Pathways in Aging
Yonggang Shi, Associate Professor
Neurology, Electrical & Computer Engineering & Biomedical Engineering
University of Southern California
Friday, April 16, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Zoom
CIDSE Invited TalkYalin Wang
Fusing Machine Learning and Optimization for Engineering Applications”
Pascal Van Hentenryck
Chair and Professor
H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Friday, April 16, 12-1 p.m.
Zoom
IE Decision Systems Engineering Spring '21 Seminar SeriesGeunyeong Byeon
Contextual Optimization: Bridging Machine Learning and Operations
Adam Elmachtoub
Associate Professor
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Data Science Institute
Columbia University
Friday, April 23, 12-1 p.m.
Zoom
IE Decision Systems Engineering Spring '21 Seminar SeriesGiulia Pedrielli
Fall 2020 invited talks and lectures
Topic and speakerEvent detailsLecture seriesHost
Annotation-efficient Deep Learning for Computer-aided
Diagnosis in Medical Imaging

Associate Professor Jianming Liang, ASU, and adjunct associate professor of radiology, Mayo Clinic
Zongwei Zhou, Ph.D. candidate in biomedical informatics, ASU
Friday, November 6, 2 p.m.
Zoom
CIDSE Invited TalkYalin Wang
Practical Solutions to Internet Experimentation with
High-Dimensional Action Spaces Using Bayesian
Optimization

Eytan Bakshy, principal scientist, Facebook
Friday, November 6, 1–2 p.m.
Zoom
IE Decision Systems Engineering Fall ‘20 Seminar Series in
Collaboration with LIONS Seminar Series
Giulia Pedrielli
Spring 2020 invited talks and lectures
Topic and speakerEvent detailsLecture seriesHost
Biomarker detection, brain response characterization and outcome prediction for ASD
James Daniel, Ebenezer K. Hunt Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Yale University
Friday, February 7, 11 a.m.
BYAC 110, Tempe campus
CIDSE Distinguished Lecture SeriesTeresa Wu, Yalin Wang, Jing Li
Resource-constrained neural machine translation
Research Assistant Professor Jonathan May, Computer Science Department, University of Southern California
Thursday, January 30, 1 p.m.
BYENG 510, Tempe campus
CIDSE Invited TalkYezhou Yang
Gender, productivity and prestiges in faculty hiring networks
Associate Professor Aaron Clauset, Department of Computer Science and the BioFrontiers Institute, University of Colorado Boulder
Wednesday, January 29, noon
BYENG Mezzanine M1-09, Tempe campus
CIDSE Invited TalkStephanie Forrest
Hash-based digital signatures for the post-quantum world
Ahto Truu, Guardtime
Thursday, January 23, 11 a.m.
BYENG 510, Tempe campus
CIDSE Invited TalkRida Bazzi
Automated proof synthesis for propositional logic with deep neural networks
Associate Professor Kohei Suenaga, Graduate School of Informatics at Kyoto University, and ASU Visiting Scholar
Friday, January 17, 2 pm
BYENG 210, Tempe campus
CIDSE Invited TalkGeorgios Fainekos
Fall 2019 lectures

Distinguished Lecture Series

DetailsSpeakerFlier
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
1:30–3:30 p.m.
BYENG 209
Nancy Lynch
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Robust ant colony algorithms: Density estimation and house-hunting

CIDSE Faculty Talks

DetailsSpeakerFlier
Friday, November 22
2:10 p.m.
BYAC 110, Tempe campus
Dimitri Bertsekas
Fulton Chair of Computational Decision Making
Ten key ideas for reinforcement learning

CIDSE Invited Talks

DetailsSpeakerFlier
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
1:30 p.m.
BYAC 110
Roberto Calandra
Facebook AI Research
Rethinking model-based reinforcement learning
Wednesday, October 23, 2019Zhiwei (Tony) Qin
DiDi AI Labs
Deep reinforcement learning in ride-sharing marketplace
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
11 a.m.
BYENG 510
Jianming Liang
Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic
Artificial intelligence for computer-aided diagnosis in medical imaging
Monday, November 4, 2019
10:30-11:30 a.m.
CAVC Auditorium
Daniel Goldman
Georgia Institute of Technology
Robophysics: Physics meets robots
Friday, November 15, 2019
10 a.m.
BYENG 510
Roni Khardon
Indiana University Bloomington
Stochastic planning and probabilistic inference
Friday, November 15, 2019
2:20 p.m.
BYAC 110
John Doyle
CalTech
Universal laws and architectures in complex networked systems with applications to sensorimotor control
Monday, November 18, 2019
10:30 a.m.
BYENG 510
Michael G. Wagner
Drexel University
Taking computer games seriously: Of game-based learning and eSports

IE Decision Systems Engineering Seminars

DetailsSpeakerFlier
August 23, 2019
Noon
BYENG 510
Kirsten Lux
TU Kaiserslautern, Germany
Optimal inflow control in supply systems with uncertain demands
September 13, 2019
Noon
BYENG 510
Lars Mönch
University of Hagen, Germany
Energy-aware scheduling of jobs on batch processing machines
September 20, 2019
Noon
BYENG 510
Jonathan F. Bard
The University of Texas at Austin
Determining the long-term requirements for powered industrial vehicles within mail processing and distribution centers
November 1, 2019
Noon
BYENG 210
Sujeevraja Sanjeevi
Sabre
A team orienteering problem for fixed-wing drones
November 8, 2019
Noon
BYENG 510
Dennis K.J. Lin
The Pennsylvania State University
Order of addition experiments: Design and analysis
November 15, 2019
Noon
BYENG 510
Peter Frazier
Cornell University
Grey-box Bayesian optimization
November 22, 2019
Noon
BYENG M1-09
Daniel R. Jeske
University of California, Riverside
Discussion of the March 2019 Special Issue of The American Statistician on Alternatives to P < .05
December 6, 2019
Noon
BYENG 210
Sila Çetinkaya, Southern Methodist UniversityProcess re-engineering and optimization for treating the uninsured and chronically ill

AMCII Invited Talks

 

DetailsSpeakerFlier
Thursday, October 24, 2019
1:50 p.m.
BYENG 210
Matthew Kupinski
The University of Arizona
Image science in medicine