Seminars (Spring 2023)

Departmental Seminars (COMP 6911 & COMP 6912) Spring 2023

The regular seminar time slot is Monday, 4-5pm, except as otherwise indicated. These seminars are included in COMP 6911 & COMP 6912. Students should attend at least 7 seminars in each semester in order to pass COMP 6911 & COMP 6912. Seminars held in other time slots are listed below in Other Departmental Seminars and are not included in COMP 6911 & COMP 6912.

Note: For regular seminars held in real-time online mode (online via Zoom), you must sign in to the Zoom application with your HKUST Zoom account before joining the meeting, or else, your attendance would not be recorded.

Date & Time (HKT) Venue Title Speaker Host
06 Feb 2023, Mon (15:00-16:00) Zoom Meeting Robust and conditional deep learning based medical image registration Prof. Albert Chung
Univ. of Exeter
C.L. Tai
06 Feb 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) [Rescheduled to 6 Feb 2023, Mon, 3pm on Zoom Meeting]
09 Feb 2023, Thu (10:00-11:00) Zoom Meeting Next-generation Interactive Video Streaming: Latency Variation Matters! Zili Meng
Tsinghua Univ.
W. Wang
13 Feb 2023, Mon (10:00-11:00) Zoom Meeting Adaptive and Effective Fuzzing in Data-driven Approach Dongdong She
Columbia Univ.
C. Zhang
13 Feb 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) [Rescheduled to 13 Feb 2023, Mon, 10am on Zoom Meeting]
20 Feb 2023, Mon (10:00-11:00) Zoom Meeting Securing IOT Devices Via Protocol Reduction And Formal Analysis Jianliang Wu
Purdue Univ.
S. Wang
20 Feb 2023, Mon (15:00-16:00) Zoom Meeting Reducing the Ever-growing Cost of Machine Learning Services Dr. Binhang Yuan
ETH Zurich
D. Papadias
20 Feb 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) [Rescheduled to 20 Feb 2023, Mon, 3pm on Zoom Meeting]
27 Feb 2023, Mon (10:00-11:00) Rm1511 Sample Complexity of Optimal Auctions Dr. Zhiyi Huang
S. Arya
27 Feb 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) [Rescheduled to 27 Feb 2023, Mon, 10am in Rm1511]
02 Mar 2023, Thu (10:00-11:00) Zoom Meeting Towards Resource-Efficient Natural Language Processing Dr. Junxian He
Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ.
Y. Song
06 Mar 2023, Mon (10:00-11:00) Zoom Meeting Omni-Stream: High Performance Stream Processing in All Ways Dr. Shuhao Zhang
Singapore Univ. of Technology and Design
K. Yi
06 Mar 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) [Rescheduled to 6 Mar 2023, Mon, 10am on Zoom Meeting]
09 Mar 2023, Thu (15:00-16:00) Zoom Meeting Systems Software in the New Computing World Dr. Diyu Zhou
W. Wang
13 Mar 2023, Mon (10:00-11:00) Zoom Meeting Chasing Sparsity: From Model, to Algorithm, to Science Tianlong Chen
Univ. of Texas at Austin
F. Lin
13 Mar 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) LTF Robust and Sparse Interpretation of Deep Neural Networks Dr. Farzan Farnia
R. Wong
14 Mar 2023, Tue (14:00-15:00) Rm2503 D-Adaptation for learning rate free optimization Dr. Aaron Defazio
Meta AI
T. Zhang
20 Mar 2023, Mon (10:00-11:00) Zoom Meeting Efficient Zero-Knowledge Proofs: Theory and Practice Jiaheng Zhang
Univ. of California, Berkeley
D. Papadopoulos
20 Mar 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) [Rescheduled to 20 Mar 2023, Mon, 10am on Zoom Meeting]
22 Mar 2023, Wed (10:30-11:30) Rm2405 Cancer Care in the Age of AI: Imaging, Molecule, and Beyond Dr. Mu Zhou
SenseTime / Rutgers Univ.
H. Chen
27 Mar 2023, Mon (09:00-10:00) Zoom Meeting Enhancing Language Models for Program Synthesis Using Execution Ansong Ni
Yale Univ.
J. Shen
27 Mar 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) [Rescheduled to 27 Mar 2023, Mon, 9am on Zoom Meeting]
03 Apr 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) No Seminar
10 Apr 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) No Seminar (Public Hoilday)
11 Apr 2023, Tue (16:00-17:00) LTF An Overview of Social-Technical Research Issues in Social Robots Prof. Patrick Hung
Ontario Tech Univ.
S.C. Cheung
14 Apr 2023, Fri (10:00-13:00) Zoom Meeting HKUST CSE Special Seminar (poster) Dr. Huan Zhao, 4Paradigm Inc.
Prof. Umang Mathur, NUS
X. Ma & A. Goharshady
17 Apr 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) LTF Learning Over-parameterized Linear Models via Stochastic Gradient Descent Dr. Difan Zou
M. Cheng
24 Apr 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) LTF Understanding human cognition through machine learning methods and its implications for explainable artificial intelligence Prof. Janet Hsiao
N.L. Zhang
27 Apr 2023, Thu (16:00-17:00) Rm2303 Themes in Temporal and Spatio-Temporal Data Management and Analytics—A Personal Retrospective Prof. Christian Jensen
Aalborg Univ., Denmark
R. Wong
01 May 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) No Seminar (Public Hoilday)
02 May 2023, Tue (15:00-16:30) IAS Lecture Theatre Personal Digital Data: Challenges and Opportunities [IAS Distinguished Lecture] Dr. Alon Halevy
X. Ma
04 May 2023, Thu (16:00-17:00) Rm1409 Towards Fast and Resource-Efficient Serverless Computing with vHive Prof. Dmitrii Ustiugov
Nanyang Technological Univ.
W. Wang
08 May 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) LTF Generative AI for Data Visualization and Analysis (poster) Dr. Aoyu Wu
Harvard Univ.
K. Chen
09 May 2023, Tue (15:30-16:30) Rm2304 Graph reachability algorithms for Program Analysis Prof. Qirun Zhang
Georgia Tech
C. Zhang

Other Departmental Seminars Spring 2023

Date & Time (HKT) Venue Title Speaker Host
10 May 2023, Wed (11:00-12:00) Rm2463 Trusted Decision-Making for Sports Analytics Prof. Jin-Song Dong
S.C. Cheung
15 May 2023, Mon (16:00-17:00) Rm4504 System Performance Analysis at Scale Prof. Kingsum Chow
W. Wang
25 May 2023, Thu (11:00-12:00) Rm5564 Advancing Understanding and Interaction in Conversational AI Prof. Vivian Chen
National Taiwan Univ.
X. Ma
26 May 2023, Fri (11:00-12:00) Rm3523 Meta-metaprogramming Dr. James Koppel
J. Shen
29 May 2023, Mon (11:00-12:00) Rm5566 Systematic and Lightweight Techniques to Preempt Flaky Tests Dr. Wing Lam
George Mason Univ.
S.C. Cheung
31 May 2023, Wed (16:00-17:00) Rm5508 Recent Advances in Graph Partitioning for Increasing the Performance of Large-Scale Distributed Graph Processing Prof. Hans-Arno Jacobsen
Univ. of Toronto
C. Zhang
01 Jun 2023, Thu (15:00-16:00) Rm2463 A Geometric Understanding of Generative Model in Deep Learning Prof. David Xianfeng Gu
Stony Brook Univ.
X. Zhou
15 Jun 2023, Thu (10:30-11:30) LTG Towards Application-oriented Big Data and ML Systems Dr. Hong Zhang
Univ. of Waterloo
K. Chen

Nevin Zhang is the seminar coordinator for Spring 2023.

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