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 2017 Speakers

Date
(Link to Calendar)
Speaker Lecture Title
9/11


Tim Roughgarden, Stanford University

How Computer Science Informs Modern Auction Design
9/18


Aude Oliva, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mapping the Spatio-Temporal Dyanmics of Vision in the Human Brain
9/25


Ben Raphael, Princeton University

Computational Problems in Cancer Genomics
10/9


Eva Tardos, Cornell University

Learning with Low Approximate Regret with Partial Feedback
10/16


Leslie Kaelbling, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Intelligent Robots in an Uncertain World
10/30


Andreas Zeller, Saarland University

Mining Input Grammars for Massive Security Testing
11/6


Alex Aiken, Stanford University

Legion - Programming Heterogeneous, Distributed Parallel Machines
11/13


Maneula Veloso, Carnegie Mellon University

Human-AI Interaction - Autonomous Service Robots
11/27


Laura Haas, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Leveraging Data and People to Accelerate Data Science