BIDS Data Science Research Seminars - Spring 2020 speakers announced

February 19, 2020

BIDS Data Science Research Seminars feature Berkeley faculty and BIDS collaborators doing visionary research that illustrates the character of data science in this new decade. The series is offered to engage our diverse campus community and to enrich connections, discourse, and discovery among colleagues. Stay tuned: additional speakers will be added to the schedule as the term progresses.

All seminars are open to the public, and campus community members are especially encouraged to attend. All seminars will be held at BIDS in 190 Doe Memorial Library, UC Berkeley. Arrive half-an-hour early for light refreshments and discussion prior to the formal presentation.

Niek Veldhuis

Wednesday, March 4 4:00-5:00 PM

Data Science for Hard Core Humanists: Opportunities and Challenges from Computational Assyriology

Niek Veldhuis
Professor of Assyriology, Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley
Sharmila Majumdar

Tuesday, March 17 4:00-5:00 PM

CANCELLED - Integrated Intelligent Imaging: AI Applied Biomedical Imaging from Acquisition to Interpretation

Sharmila Majumdar
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF School of Medicine
Marta Gonzalez

Tuesday, March 314:00-5:00 PM

CANCELLED - Urban Computing for Planning Energy Efficient and Healthier Cities

Marta Gonzalez
Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
Joshua Blumenstock

Tuesday, April 74:00-5:00 PM

CANCELLED - Manipulation-Proof Machine Learning: An Experiment with Consumer Credit in Kenya

Josh Blumenstock
Assistant Professor, School of Information, UC Berkeley
Angela Bowman

Tuesday, April 21 — 4:00-5:00 PM

CANCELLED - Advancements in Food and Water Security through Data Science

Angela Bowman
Senior Research Scientist, John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group
Laura Waller

Wednesday, May 6 2:30-3:30 PM

CANCELLED - Computational 3D microscopy

Laura Waller
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley

 

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Page updates: April 21, March, 31, March 2, 2020.



Featured Fellows

Niek Veldhuis

Assyriology, Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley
BIDS Faculty Council

Sharmila Majumdar

Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Orthopedic Surgery, Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF
BIDS Faculty Council

Marta C. González

City and Regional Planning, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley; Energy Analysis & Environmental Impacts Division, LBNL
BIDS Faculty Council

Joshua Blumenstock

School of Information, UC Berkeley
BIDS Faculty Council

Laura Waller

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley
BIDS Faculty Council