2021 (Virtual) Open House

for prospective PhD Students
March 1 & 2, 2021

WELCOME

Congratulations on your acceptance to the PhD program in Computer Science! To help you decide on the best program for you, we invite you to join us for a (Virtual) Open House. There is an even split between informational group events and one-on-one meetings with faculty and grad students. A customized schedule will be sent to you based on the research areas and interests that you fill out in our informational form that will be emailed to you in February.

Please see the current handbook (2020-2021) , the listing of program requirements, and the Faculty Research Guide.

2021 CSD (Virtual) OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE

- Due to the global pandemic, Open House for 2021 will be held as a virtual event.
- This event is sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University's Computer Science Department.
- This schedule is subject to change.
- A PDF version of this website can be found here
- The following faculty have shared videos discussing their research:
-- Nathan Beckmann: Systems (passcode: +81ic!fV)
-- Randy Bryant: Systems, Verification
-- Robert Harper: PL/FM (audio only)
-- Marijn Heule: PL/FM
-- Jim McCann: Graphics
-- Ryan O'Donnell: Theory
-- Bryan Parno: Security
-- Andre Platzer: PL/FM
-- Pradeep Ravikumar: Artificial Intelligence
-- Dimitrios Skarlatos: Systems, Security
-- David Woodruff: Theory
-- Jun-Yan Zhu: Graphics


Day 0
Sun Feb 28
1:00 - 5:00 pmBoard Games & Socializing
DAY 1
Mon Mar 1, GHC 6115
9:00 - 10:00 am CSD Overview & Welcome - - Srini Seshan, Venkat Guruswami [Video] (pwd: XXH6dtq! )
10:00 - 12:00 am Appointments with Faculty
11:00 - 12:00 am Students of Color Roundtable
12:00 - 1:30 pmConcurrent Area Overviews
AI/ML [Video] (pwd: wiX6&n2J)
Graphics [Video]
PL/FM [Video] (pwd: RBraX8R$)
Systems [Video]
Theory [Video]
Security is assigned based on secondary interests.
1:30 - 2:30 pmGraduate Student Research Talks [Video] (pwd: 1^R*?EDK )
2:30 - 4:00 pmAppointments with Faculty
4:30 - 5:30 pmCSD Tea
DAY 2
Tue Mar 2, GHC 6115
9:00 - 12:00 amAppointments with faculty
11:00 - 12:00 amWomen@SCS & CS4ALL reception
12:00 - 1:30 pm Appointments with faculty
1:00 - 2:00 pmCyLab Security & Privacy Social: CyLab invites admitted PhD students from all departments who are interested in security/privacy research to join us for discussion and meet our students and faculty [Video]
2:00 - 3:30 pmPittsburgh Overview & Grad student panel [Video] (pwd: DUT$3EQ0)
3:30 - 5:00 pmAppointments with faculty
4:00 - 5:00 pmQueer Student Mixer
5:30 - 7:30 pmBoard Games & Socializing

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