Shutterstock Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS)

The Department of Computer Science is pleased to announce that Shutterstock is now the sponsor of the Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS). Thank you Shutterstock!

The Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS)  is an ongoing program in the Department of Computer Science where distinguished leaders of the field are invited to present lectures to the computing community in the university. Since it began in Fall 2000, DLS has been very successful in inviting many prominent computer scientists to campus. 

Everyone is welcome to join us for this year's series:

Nov. 1 2017
Steven Salzberg, 
Johns Hopkins University
Transcriptome Assembly:
Computational Challenges of Next-Generation Sequence Data

Nov. 17 2017
Nir Shavit, 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
High Throughput Connectomics:
The Making of a Brain Scope

Feb. 9 2018
Noah Smith, 
University of Washington
New Applications of Natural Language Processing:
Measuring Ideas and Machine-in-the-Loop Creativity

Mar. 2 2018
Lydia Kavraki, 
Rice University
From Robots to Biomolecules:
Computing Meets the Physical World

Apr. 20 2018
Jon Oringer, 
The Art, Science, and Commerce of Image Search

May. 4 2018
Tuomas Sandholm, 
Carnegie Mellon University
Super-Human AI for Strategic Reasoning:
Libratus Beats Top Pros in Heads-Up No-Limit Texas Hold'em

Past DLS

   DLS 2016-2017    DLS 2015-2016    DLS 2014-2015    DLS 2013-2014


For any questions, please contact Professor (Jie Gao)


Current and Past DLS in Google 

All department events 2012-present