Department Colloquium Series

Dedicated to hosting presentations at the intersection of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, the EECS Colloquium offers a mix of short talks by faculty describing their latest research results as well as internationally distinguished speakers.  It provides an opportunity for an exchange of ideas between our department's community and the outside world.

Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 PM, HP Auditorium, 306 Soda Hall (unless otherwise noted)
Light refreshments served at 3:30 pm

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Fall 2018

Please note that the lectures from September 19 through November 14 will be given by the Berkeley ACM A.M. Turing Laureates.

 Paul Debevec, Google VR & USC ICT

 Fiat Lux: Creating Photoreal Digital Actors (and Environments) for Movies, Games, and Virtual Reality

 August 29, 2018


 Mary Lou Jepsen, Openwater

Using Light to see deep inside our bodies and brains

September 5, 2018


 Ranveer Chandra, Microsoft Research

FarmBeats: Empowering Farmers with  Artificial Intelligence Agriculture Solutions

September 12, 2018


 Robert Full, UC Berkeley

BioDesign: Using Diversity to Understand Nature, Transform Education, and Invent the Future

  September 19, 2018


Berkeley ACM A.M. Turing Laureate Lecture Series: Shafi Goldwasser

From Basic Idea to Impact: the story of modern cryptography

 September 26, 2018  3 PM  (same day as Fick lecture)
 Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall


 Dave Fick, Mythic, Inc.

The Benefits of Mixed-Signal Computing for Artificial Intelligence

 September 26, 2018 4 PM   (same day as Goldwasser lecture)


Berkeley ACM A.M. Turing Laureate Lecture Series: Silvio Micali

Proofs, Knowledge, and Computation

 October 3, 2018

 Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall


Berkeley ACM A.M. Turing Laureate Lecture Series: David Patterson

A new Golden Age for Computer Architecture

 October 10, 2018

 Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall


Berkeley ACM A.M. Turing Laureate Lecture Series: Manuel Blum

Towards a Conscious AI: A Computer Architecture Inspired by Neuroscience

 October 17, 2018

 Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall


Berkeley ACM A.M. Turing Laureate Lecture Lecture Series: Richard Karp

Computational Complexity in Theory and in Practice

 October 24, 2018

 Location: 306 Soda Hall


Berkeley ACM A.M. Turing Laureate Lecture Series: Michael Stonebraker

The Land Sharks are on the Squawk Box

 October 31, 2018

 Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall


Berkeley ACM A.M. Turing Laureate Lecture Series: William Kahan

A Numerical Analyst Thinks about Deep Learning

 November 7, 2018

HP Auditorium, 306 Soda Hall


Berkeley ACM A.M. Turing Laureate Lecture Series: Andrew Chi-Chih Yao

Game Theory in Auction and Blockchain

 November 14, 2018

 Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall

Andrew Yao speaks on "Game Theory in Auction and Blockchain," 11/14/18


  Jeff Dean, Google Inc.

  Deep Learning to Solve Challenging Problems

 November 28, 2018