GradFest 2022 Schedule

Students will receive a personalized schedule with individual faculty meetings. Due to our move to a virtual open house to protect the safety of our students, staff, and guests, some changes may occur.

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Thursday, February 24

      3:30 p.m. | Department Welcome

      4:00-5:00 p.m. | Student Poster Session
   GradFest participants & current graduate students

Friday, February 25

      11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m | Faculty Research Area Presentations I
  Talks by Texas Computer Science Faculty

11:00-11:15 Justin Hart
11:15-11:30 David Wu
11:30-11:45 Warren Hunt
11:45-12:00 David Harwath
12:00-12:15 Joydeep Biswas

      1:00-2:15 p.m. |Faculty Research Area Presentations II
 Talks by Texas Computer Science Faculty

1:00-1:15 Amy Pavel
1:15-1:30 Peter Stone
1:30-1:45 Shuchi Chawla
1:45-2:00 Swarat Chaudhuri
2:00-2:15 Aditya Akella

      3:00-4:30 p.m. |  Research Area Meet & Greets 

Algorithms and Computational Theory
Scott Aaronson, Shuchi Chawla, Anna Gal, Adam Klivans, Dana Moshkovitz, Greg Plaxton, Eric Price, Vijaya Ramachandran, Brent Waters, David Wu, David Zuckerman
Autonomous Robots and Learning Agents
Joydeep Biswas, Justin Hart, Peter Stone, Yuke Zhu
Lab for Advanced Systems Research (LASR), UT Systems and Storage Lab, UT Networked Systems Lab
Aditya Akella, Vijay Chidambaram, Chris Rossbach, Hovav Shacham, Emmett Witchel, Neeraja Yadwadkar
Natural Language Processing
Eunsol Choi, Greg Durrett, David Harwath, Ray Mooney
Programming Languages & Formal Methods
James Bornholt, Isil Dillig, and Ken McMillan
Automated Theorem Proving and Rapid Single-Flux Quantum Computing
Warren Hunt
Graphics & Visualization
Chandrajit Bajaj, Qixing Huang, Alex Huth, Etienne Vouga
Machine Learning Lab/IFML
Adam Klivans, Eric Price, Qiang Liu
Predictive Machine Learning, Dynamical Systems, Inverse Game Design
Chandrajit Bajaj and the CVC team
Kristen Grauman and Philipp Krähenbühl

Human-Computer Interaction
Amy Pavel

Trustworthy Intelligent Systems
Swarat Chaudhuri

      4:30-5:30 p.m. | Bull Session 
     Students-only session

      6:00-7:30 p.m. | Trivia Night
      GradFest participants, current students, and faculty

Monday, February 28

By Appointment| Final One-on-one Meetings
One-on-one meetings between participants and professors will be scheduled throughout GradFest based on availability. Some professors offer additional meeting times on Monday to accommodate as many students as possible. Please indicate your availability and meeting preferences on your registration survey.