Events

Aug22

Salesforce Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
Ready to launch your career at the #1 Company on Fortune’s 100 Best Company on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list? Join Salesforce for an info session with Amit Das, Principal Database Architect, from our Kernel and Productivity team. He will be talking about connecting the basic system metrics with Machine Learning to predict the best optimized infrastructure, which provides the...
Aug23

Accenture Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
  • Accenture
Meet us for a casual Q&A dinner session! Accenture Labs incubates and prototypes new concepts through applied R&D projects that are expected to have a significant strategic impact on Accenture and its clients. Our dedicated team of technologists and researchers work with leaders across the company and business partners to invest in, incubate, and deliver breakthrough ideas and solutions that...
Aug24

There's Plenty of Room at the Top

390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
  • Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu, UC Berkeley, EECS
The virtuous cycle of integrated-circuit "microchip" technology advancement has been sustained for over 50 years, resulting in the proliferation of information technology (IT) with dramatic economic and social impact. Although there is still some “room at the bottom” today to manipulate and control matter at ever smaller scales, physics and economics limit the benefits of further transistor...
Aug24

Micron Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
Come learn about the vital importance of memory in the artificial intelligence age! Hosted by Micron and Senior Fellow Mark Helm. Bring your curiosity and initiative. We'll bring the food.
Aug27

Airbnb Tabling in 3rd Floor, Soda Hall

In front of HP Auditorium (306 Soda Hall) Soda Hall
Stop by and get to know our team of engineers and hear what they love about Airbnb! We'll also tell you more about our Software Engineering New Grad and Internship opportunities. Bring a resume to receive our awesome prizes and swag. We hope to see you there :)
Aug27

Arista Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
TBA
Aug29

Enzian: making systems software research relevant in the face of custom hardware

430, Wozniak Lounge Soda Hall
  • Prof. Timothy Roscoe, ETH Zurich
Academic research in rack-scale and datacenter computing today is hamstrung by lack of hardware. Cloud providers and hardware vendors build custom accelerators, interconnects, and networks for commercially important workloads, but university researchers are stuck with commodity, off-the-shelf parts. Enzian is a research computer being developed at ETH Zurich (in collaboration with Cavium and...
Aug29

Likelihood Ratio Test for Stochastic Block Models with Bounded Degrees

1011 Evans Hall
  • Yang Feng, Columbia University
A fundamental problem in network data analysis is to test whether a network contains statistical significant communities. We study this problem in the stochastic block model context by testing H0: Erdos-Renyi model vs. H1: stochastic block model. This problem serves as the foundation for many other problems including the testing-based methods for determining the number of communities and...
Aug29

IXL Learning Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
IXL LEARNING Shaping the Future of Edtech Sidney Peng -Front End Software Engineer Learn how IXL is advancing education through online technology! Join Sidney and other IXL’ers as they talk about their experiences post-graduation, why they chose to work in Edtech, and how you can join our team. ABOUT IXL LEARNING At IXL Learning, we’re passionate about creating the best educational...