Featured Lectures

CS @ ILLINOIS has two named lecture series. The Donald B. Gillies Memorial Lecture honors the memory of a renowned CS faculty member. The Robert Mueller-Thuns Lecture honors the memory of a graduate who died at a young age, but whom always strove for excellence.

Distinguished Lecture Series

The CS @ ILLINOIS Distinguished Lecture Series brings prominent leaders and experts to campus to share their ideas and promote conversations about important challenges and topics in the discipline. 

Fall 2016 Speakers

Date
(Link to Calendar)
Speaker Lecture Title
8/29


John Ousterhout, Stanford University

Designing for Understandability: The Raft Consensus Algorithm
9/12


Martial Herbert, Carnegie Mellon University

Toward Robust Perception
9/22


David Blei, Columbia University

Probabilistic Topic Models and User Behavior
9/26


Mihai Pop, University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

Unraveling How the Human Microbiome Impacts Health and Disease
10/3


David Garlan, Carnegie Mellon University

Self-Adaptive Systems
10/10


Eric Horvitz, Microsoft Research

Data, Predictions, and Decisions in Support of People and Society
10/24
Jeanette Wing, Microsoft Research
Research at Microsoft: Beyond the Horizon
11/7


Daniel Jackson, MIT

 
11/14


William Nobel, University of Washington

 
11/28


Aude Oliva, MIT

 
12/5


Ronitt Rubinfeld, MIT