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Department of Computer Science


Colloquia is a weekly seminar series with guest speakers discussing research challenges and recent advances in Computer Science. They are held weekly on Thursdays, from 3:00-4:00pm unless otherwise noted. Due to COVID-19, these events will take place virtually. Please join us in Halligan (Sococo) 102 or via Zoom for these events. *Because the seminars will begin promptly at 3:00, please plan to join a few minutes early.

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March 18, 2021
3:00 PM ET

"Developing Robot Teammates that Enhance Social Dynamics and Performance in Human-Robot Teams"
Speaker: Sarah Sebo, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago
Host: Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor Elaine Short

March 25, 2021
3:00 PM ET

"Routing in Geometric Graphs"
Speaker: Jit Bose, Chancellor's Professor, Carleton University
Host: Professor Diane Souvaine

April 1, 2021
3:00 PM ET

"Efficient and Secure Approaches to Investigating System Intrusions"
Speaker: Adam Bates, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Host: Assistant Professor Dan Votipka

April 8, 2021
3:00 PM ET

"From Medical Device Cybersecurity to Physics of Embedded Security"
Speaker: Kevin Fu, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
Host: Professor Susan Landau

April 15, 2021
3:00 PM ET

"Tales of Malicious Online Activity"
Speaker: Jeremiah Onaolapo, Research Assistant Professor, University of Vermont
Host:  Assistant Professor Dan Votipka

April 22, 2021
3:00 PM ET

Speaker: Jennifer Wei
Host: Professor Soha Hassoun

April 29, 2021
3:00 PM ET

Speaker: Shiqi Zhang, SUNY Binghamton
Host: James Schmolze Assistant Professor Jivko Sinapov