*Please Note: Site constantly in progress. Check back frequently*

 


Schedule

All sessions are held in Wean 5409 unless otherwise indicated.

Week One
Breakfast will be provided Monday, August 25 in Wean 5409 starting at 9am.
Lunch will be provided Monday, August 25 - Friday August 29 in NSH 1507 at Noon and Thursday September 4.

In addition to those events scheduled for the IC, incoming students are also invited to:



**NOTES: Schedule changes are likely before and during the IC. Check back often. 

Week One | Week Two | Top
Mon, Aug 25 Tue, Aug 26 Wed, Aug 27 Thu, Aug 28 Fri, Aug 29 Sat , Aug 30

9:00 - 9:30
Breakfast

         
         
9:30 - 9:45
IC Welcome
Alexei (Alyosha) Efros
         
9:45 - 10:00
The Computer Science Department Overview
Peter Lee
         
10:00 - 11:30
Computer Science PhD Overview
Mor Harchol-Balter

Slideshow (PDF)
 


 

10:00 - 11:00
GATES CENTER Overview
Guy Blelloch

 
10:15 - 10:45
HCII Overview
(Dan Siewiorek)
     
10:30 - 11:00
LTI Overview
Jaime Carbonell
10:30 - 11:00
Faculty Talk
Luis von Ahn
 

 

10:45 - 11:15
Faculty Talk
David Garlan
 
11:00 - 11:30
Faculty Talk
Andre Platzer
11:00 - 11:30
Faculty Talk
Edmund Clarke

11:00 - 11:30
Faculty Talk
Roy Maxion

 
11:15 - 11:45
Faculty Talk
Jonathan Aldrich
 
11:30 - 12:00
SCS Overview
Randy Bryant
11:30 - 12:00
Faculty Talk
Randy Bryant
11:30 - 12:00
QoLT Overview
Takeo Kanade
11:30 - 12:00
Faculty Talk
Peter Steenkiste
 
11:45 - 12:00
Facilities Overview
Jim Skees
 
12:00 - 1:30
NSH 1507 - Lunch

 

12:00 - 1:30
NSH 1507 - Lunch

Systems Area Lunch with Faculty
*For all new students only

12:00 - 1:30
NSH 1507 - Lunch

PL & Formal Verification Area Lunch with Faculty
*For all new students only

12:00 - 1:30
NSH 1507 - Lunch

Vision, Graphics & NLP Area Lunch with Faculty
*For all new students only

12:30 - 2:00

New grad student photo session
Room NSH 1109

12:00 - 1:30
NSH 1507 - Lunch

Theory Area Lunch with Faculty
*For all new students only

 

 

 
 

Mattress Factory
and
Warhol Museum
Tour

Where: Pittsburgh's North Side

When: Saturday, August 30th at 1pm until around 5pm

Cost: $0.00 includes free admission and free transportation to and from museums

For additional information contact: Jason Franklin

You must RSVP with Jason Franklin to attend!

Reception to follow after the tours

1:30 - 2:00
MLD Overview
Tom Mitchell
1:30 - 2:30
Introduction to SCS Computing Facilities
Tod Pike
1:30 - 2:00
Faculty Talk
Jessica Hodgins
1:30 - 2:00
CMU Graduate Program Overview
Nancy Klancher
1:30 - 2:00
Faculty Talk
Greg Ganger
2:00 - 2:30
Faculty Talk
Eric Xing
2:00 - 2:30
Faculty Talk
Adrien Treuille
2:00 - 2:30
Faculty Talk
Scott Fahlman

2:00 - 2:30
Faculty Talk
Garth Gibson

2:30 - 3:00
Faculty Talk
Ziv Bar-Joseph

2:30 - 3:00
Faculty Talk
Anupam Datta
2:30 - 3:00
Faculty Talk
Nancy Pollard
2:30 - 3:00
Faculty Talk
Katia Sycara
2:30 - 3:00
Faculty Talk
Dave Andersen
3:00 - 3:15
BREAK
3:00 - 3:15
BREAK
3:00 - 3:15
BREAK
3:00 - 3:15
BREAK
3:00 - 4:00
GRAD STUDENT SURVIVAL TALK

Laura Hiatt

3:15 - 3:45
Faculty Talk
Jeff Schneider
3:15 - 3:45
Faculty Talk
Karl Crary
3:15 - 3:45
Faculty Talk
Tuomas Sandholm
3:15 - 3:45
Faculty Talk

Daniel Neill
3:45 - 4:15
Faculty Talk
Alexei (Alyosha) Efros
3:45 - 4:15
Robotics Institute Overview
Matt Mason
3:45 - 4:15
Faculty Talk
Carlos Guestrin
3:45 - 4:15
Faculty Talk
Dave Touretzky
 
         
       

4:30
Welcome TG & Picnic

(Dec-5)

NSH 1507


     
         
         
         
         

6:00 - 7:00
NEW SCS STUDENT INTRODUCTIONS - Open to ALL SCS incoming PhD students

NSH 3305
*PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE

       
       
       
    l;  

7:00
Introduction to Living in Pittsburgh
NSH 3305
(Scott Fahlman)
(Munchies, beverages)

*THIS TALK IS OPEN TO ANYONE WHO WISHES TO ATTEND

   

7:00
"Start the Year with the Chair" Party

(Peter Lee)

Map (PDF)

Bus Directions
61A and 61B are preferred buses to take to minimize walking

   





   
       
       
           
Week One | Week Two | Top
Mon, Sep 1 Tue, Sep 2 Wed, Sep 3 Thu, Sep 4 Fri, Sep 5 Sat, Sep 6
LABOR DAY
University is Closed
10:00 - 10:30
ISRI Overview
(Bill Scherlis)
10:00 - 10:30
Faculty Talk
M. Satyanarayanan
10:00 - 10:30
Faculty Talk
John Lafferty
10:00 - 10:30
Faculty Talk
Gary Miller

 

Hike

meeting at 10am at the UC turn around

Questions should be directed to
Kami Vaniea

 

10:30 - 11:00
Faculty Talk
Anupam Gupta
10:30 - 11:00
Faculty Talk
Srini Seshan
10:30 - 11:00
Faculty Talk
Martial Hebert
10:30 - 11:00
Faculty Talk
Brad Myers

11:00 - 11:30
Faculty Talk
Guy Blelloch

11:00 - 12:00
"How to Compute Like a Grad Student"
Michael Ashley-Rollman
11:00 - 11:30
Faculty Talk
Srinivasa Narasimhan
11:00 - 11:30
Faculty Talk
Lorrie Cranor
11:30 - 12:00
Faculty Talk
Stephen Smith
11:30 - 12:00
Faculty Talk
Fernando De la Torre
11:30 - 12:00
Faculty Talk
Norman Sadeh
12:00 - 1:30
Lunch
12:00 - 1:30
Lunch
12:00 - 1:30
NSH 1507 - Lunch

AI & Learning Area Lunch with Faculty
*For all new students only

12:00 - 1:30
Lunch
1:30 - 2:00
Faculty Talk
Mor Harchol-Balter
1:30 - 2:00
Faculty Talk
Bob Harper
1:30 - 2:00
Faculty Talk
Reid Simmons
1:30 - 2:00
Faculty Talk
Roni Rosenfeld
2:00 - 2:30
Faculty Talk
Ryan O'Donnell
2:00 - 2:30
Faculty Talk
Frank Pfenning
2:00 - 2:30
Faculty Talk
Manuela Veloso
2:00 - 2:30
Faculty Talk
Jason Hong

2:30 - 2:45
Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence
Deanna Matthews
2:30 - 3:00
Faculty Talk
Avrim Blum
2:30 - 3:00
V-Unit Overview
(Manuela Veloso)
2:30 - 3:00
Faculty Talk
Venkat Guruswami
2:45 - 3:15
Library Overview
Missy Harvey
 
3:00 - 3:15
BREAK
3:00 - 3:30
Faculty Talk
Roger Dannenberg

3:00 - 3:25
Epicurean in Pittsburgh
Alexei (Alyosha) Efros

 

 

3:15 - 3:45
BREAK


3:15 - 3:30
GSA Overview
Patrick Kelley
3:30 - 5:00
Graduate Student Panel (Closed Door)
Laura Hiatt
   
 
3:45 - 4:30
Faculty Talk
Seth Goldstein
   
   
4:30 - 6:30
Intel Labs Tour
CIC Building

Seth Goldstein and Jason Campbell
  4:30 - 5:15
Pretty Good Race
(Dirk Kalp)
 
   
    5:15
PGR TG
NSH Perlis Atrium

(Dec-5)
 
     
   

6:45 - 9:45
CSD Clipper Cruise
Gateway Clipper


6:45-7:15: Boarding
7:15: Departure
9:45: Return to Dock

Directions & Map

*NOTE: NEW STUDENTS - Please contact Amar Phanishayee for Transportation

 
     
     
     
       
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