A monthly series on research, projects and trends
We are honored to welcome regular guest speakers at the Silicon Valley campus to share their work and insights with our community. The lectures are open to faculty, staff, students and the public, and broadcast to colleagues at the Pittsburgh campus and made available for remote attendance. For information on future events in this series, please subscribe to our newsletter and mailing list.
- November 15 — Nir Eyal, "Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products"
- October 18 — Yvonne Cagle, "Making Space for Innovation on Earth"
- September 14 — Alvy Ray Smith, "Innovation: A Quick Guided Tour of Moore's Law and the Group Now Known as Pixar"
- April 19 — Kenji Takahashi, "Global Cyber Threat Intelligence"
- April 12 — Ed Koch, "Telerobotics for Remote Asset Inspection"
- April 5 — Armand Makowski, "Degree distributions in large networks: A little theory and a counterexample"
- February 2 — Fred Baker, "The Internet: where, to what purpose, and why?"
- December 8 — Doug Lenat, "50 Shades of Symbolic Representation and Reasoning"
- November 10 — William Santana Li, "Predict and Prevent Crime with Autonomous Data Machines"
- November 4 — Kostas Tsioutsiouliklis, "Set Cover at Web Scale"
- October 27 — Gerard Holzmann, "Proof or Consequences"
- October 6 — David McLellan, "A Systems Engineering Approach to the Car, its Driver and its Infrastructure in the Digital Age"
- September 29 — Forrest Shull, "Managing Technical Debt in Software Systems"
- September 22 — Timothy Chou, "Next Generation of Enterprise Software and How to Sell It"
- March — Tamer Başar, "Multi-Agent Networked Systems with Adversarial Elements"
- February — Vint Cerf, "Digital Vellum and the Expansion of the Internet into the Solar System"
Past Guests — 2014
- November — Miroslav Krstic, "PDE Control: Designs and Applications"
- October — Lip-Bu Tan, "Semiconductors: Engine of Technology Innovation"
- September — Don Knuth, "All Questions Answered"
- May — Philippe Kruchten, "Why is Software so bad? (Is it?)"
- April — Andrew Ng, "The Online Revolution: Education for Everyone"
- March — H. Vincent Poor, "Games, Privacy and Distributed Inference for the Smart Grid"
- February — Ticky Thakkar, "Pervasive Mobile Computing Vision"
Silicon Valley campus: Distinguished lectures are held in CMU's campus at the NASA Ames Research Park, in Building 23, Room 118. No RSVP is required, but seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please see the visitor information for directions to our campus.
Pittsburgh campus: Please see event details to confirm time and location, as these may change for each lecture.
Web broadcasts: Each lecture is also broadcast live over the Web via Adobe Connect at cmusv.adobeconnect.com/distinguished for remote attendance. Recordings will be available the following week on CMU-SV's YouTube channel.