Upcoming Events

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  • Friday, September 22, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 7:00pm
    Vilas Park

    CS Department Picnic! Brought to you by SACM (CS graduate student org):

    The CS department Fall Picnic will be on Friday, Sept 22nd at 5 pm in Vilas Park! This picnic is for all CS undergraduates, graduates, faculty and staff. Families are also invited. Past picnics have featured volleyball, frisbee, touch football, soccer, and croquet in addition to the food and drink. The picnics are well attended by faculty and students alike.

    Come join us for food, conversation, and sports. SACM will be providing burgers, brats, soda, and snacks. More details will be sent later.

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  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017 -
    9:30am to 10:30am
    Orchard View Room, Discovery Building
    Casey Greene
    University of Pennsylvania

    This is an exciting time in biomedical data science. It is now possible to collect substantial information about individuals and their encounters with health care. Our ultimate goal is to integrate this data, along with data and findings from those engaged in basic science, to identify new opportunities to improve health. Broad data sharing will further our progress towards this goal. However, data sharing poses both cultural and technological challenges. I'll discuss our work to address technical issues, including analysis approaches that lift techniques from the field of software... Read More

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017 -
    5:00pm to 6:00pm
    1240 Computer Sciences
    Jackson

    tba

  • Monday, October 2, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 7:30pm
    CS 1240
    Hal Marz
    Google

    more details to come

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
    1:00pm to 2:00pm
    1325 CS
    Muthian Sivathanu
    Microsoft Research India

    Can we speed up a CPU-bound server application that does complex in-memory processing under tight latency budget, by moving most of its in-memory state to Flash storage / SSD (which is ~500x slower than RAM) ? Can we achieve crash-tolerance via online process-pair replication and consistent virtual memory snapshotting in a CPU-bound system, while incurring negligible common-case performance hit? Can we speed up petabyte-scale “big data” query processing in a cluster by orders of magnitude while simultaneously reducing cost?

    Common knowledge and years of systems research indicate... Read More

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
    1:00pm to 5:00pm
    Union South, Varsity Hall

    This is the place to go to meet representatives of top companies, big and small, who are hiring computer science and engineering graduates.

    You can interview for full-time, part-time, and internship positions, at all degree levels.

    More details can be found at http://www.cs.wisc.edu/connect/job-fair

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
    6:00pm to 7:30pm
    CS 1240
    tba
    VMware

    more details to come

  • Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
    5:30pm to 8:00pm
    CS 1240
    facebook reps
    facebook

    TBA

  • Monday, October 9, 2017 -
    9:00am to 4:00pm
    CS Lobby (near main elevators)
    n/a
    Capital One
  • Monday, October 9, 2017 -
    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    1240 Computer Sciences
    Karan Bhatia
    Capital One

    “Micro services” refers to modernization of legacy processes with fundamentally enhanced resiliency and monitoring. How do we build a micro services ecosystem with the right frameworks that interact seamlessly and have the right fault tolerance built-in with data available for reporting, auditing, alerting and monitoring? Our seminar will overview our new micro services ecosystem for credit card acquisitions, a real-world solution to this problem in the context of Fintech.

    We will focus on the major design considerations and guiding principles for creating micro services,... Read More