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CSE@50 - Schedule of events

All events occur in the new Computer Science and Engineering Building, First Floor, in Tishman Hall, or the auditorium (1670 CSE).

Wednesday, May 7

7:00 pm Welcome Reception and Registration
Tishman Hall
Food, refreshments and cash bar

Thursday, May 8

7:45 am Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:30 am Opening Remarks: David C. Munson, Jr., Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering
8:45 am Welcoming Remarks: Farnam Jahanian, Interim Chair of CSE
9:00 am Speaker: John Holland (PhD CCS 59) U-M Professor of EECS and Psychology
10:00 am BREAK
10:30 am Panel Discussion: History of CSE
  • Arden, Bruce (PhD, EE 65) Former Chair of CCS
  • Davidson, Ed (MS CE 62) Professor Emeritus of EECS, former Chair of EECS.
  • Scott, Norman Professor Emeritus of EECS
  • Teorey, Toby Professor Emeritus of EECS, Director of CoE Academic Programs
1:30 pm Panel Discussion: Computer Engineering
  • Abel, Mark (BSE EE 79) General Manager, Software Pathfinding and Innovation, Intel Software and Solutions Group
  • Olukotun, Kunle (BSE EE 85, MSE CSE 87, PhD 91) Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University
  • Rutenbar, Rob (MSE 79, PhD 84) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Shen, John P. (BS, EE, 73) Head of Nokia Research Center, Palo Alto
2:45 pm BREAK
3:00 pm Speaker: Dan Atkins, EECS faculty member, Former Interim Dean of College of Engineering, Former Dean of School of Information, head of NSF Office of Cyberinfrastructure
4:00 pm Panel Discussion: CSE in the Real World
  • Benovich Gilby, Nancy (BSE CE 85, MSE CSE 87) Executive at Asurion Mobile Applications
  • Frank, Randy (BSE, CE 73) Vice President and Chief Architect/FCAT at Fidelity Investments
  • Howes, Tim (MS 87, PhD 96) Vice President and CTO HP Software
  • Wilens, Michael P. (MS in CS & MBA) Executive Vice - President, Strategy, Technology & Innovation Thomson Reuters Corporation
5:15 pm BREAK
7:00 pm Reception and Banquet, Tishman Hall

Friday, May 9

7:45 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Speaker: Mark Guzdial (MS CSE 86) Professor, College of Computing at Georgia Tech
9:15 am Panel Discussion: Interactive and Social Systems
  • Blinn, James (MSE CICE, 72) Graphics Fellow, Microsoft Corporation
  • Page, Carl (BSE CE 86, MSE CSE 88) Co-founder and CTO of Handheld Entertainment
  • Rubin, Avi (BS CS 89, MSE CSE 91, PhD 94) Professor and Technical Director of the Information Security Institute at Johns Hopkins University
  • Siewiorek, Daniel (BSE EE 68) Buhl University Professor and Director of Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Tedrake, Russ (BSE, CE 99) Assistant Professor in EECS at MIT
10:30 am BREAK
11:00 am Invited Speaker: Usama Fayyad (BSE CE and EE 84, MSE CSE 86, PhD 91) Chief Data Officer and Executive VP of Research & Strategic Data Solutions at Yahoo!.
Noon Closing