CSE Biweekly Roundup - May 6, 2022


Every other week, the School of Computational Science and Engineering shares a roundup of news, accomplishments, and events from across the School. Here is the roundup for May 6, 2022:

  • Congratulations to our Spring 2022 CSE graduates! M.S. graduates include Byeongsoo Ahn, Jiayi Chen, Daniel Marchetto, Dheeraj Pailla, Pengda Xie, Yixu Yang, Tongzhou Yu, and Haowen Zhang. Kasimir Gabert is our sole Ph.D. graduate this semester. Congratulations to all and good luck in your future endeavors!

  • CSE Assistant Professor Srijan Kumar was featured in the latest edition of Nature. Learn more about Kumar’s work on combating online malicious activities and actors, including misinformation and anti-Asian hate speech here.

  • CSE faculty and students authored nine papers presented at the Tenth International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR 2022), April 25-29. Presenters included: CSE Ph.D. student Tianfan Fu, CSE Ph.D. student Ruilin Li, CSE Associate Professor B. Aditya Prakash, CSE Ph.D. student Alexander Rodriguez, ML Ph.D. student Harshavardhan Kamarthi, CSE Adjunct and ISyE Assistant Professor Tuo Zhao, CSE Adjunct Associate Professor Jimeng Sun, and CSE Adjunct Professor Hongyuan Zha.

  • CSE faculty and students presented two papers at The Web Conference, April 25-29. Computer science undergraduate Manoj Niverthi, CSE Ph.D. student Gaurav Verma, and CSE Assistant Professor Srijan Kumar presented Characterizing, Detecting, and Predicting Online Ban Evasion. CSE Ph.D. students Harshavardhan Kamarthi, Lingkai Kong, Alexander Rodriguez, CSE Assistant Professor Chao Zhang, and CSE Associate Professor B. Aditya Prakash presented CAMul: Calibrated and Accurate Multi-view Time-Series Forecasting.

  • CSE faculty and students presented two papers at the 2022 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, April 30- May 5. CS Ph.D. student Seongmin Lee, CS Ph.D. student Haekyu Park, ML Ph.D. student Zijie (Jay) Wang, CS undergraduate Omar Shaikh, and CSE Associate Professor Duen Horng (Polo) Chau presented MisVis: explaining Web Misinformation Connections via Visual Summary. CSE M.S. student Zhengyang (Victor) Chen was an author that presented Semantic Gap in Predicting Mental Wellbeing through Passive Sensing.

  • ACM SIGCHI presented an Outstanding Dissertation Award to CSE alum Fred Hohman for his work Interactive Scalable Interfaces for Machine Learning Interoperability at CHI 2022. Hohman is one of only three recipients for the award this year.

  • Provided is this week’s edition of The Compiler.

  • Grade submission deadline is noon on Monday, May 9.

  • Center for Teaching and Learning is hosting a Teaching and Learning Forum Monday, May 9. The forum is 10:00am – 2:00pm at Exhibition Hall room 242. Registration link is available on the event website.

  • There will be a PACE Applications of Machine Learning seminar on Tuesday, May 10. The seminar time is 2:00pm – 3:45pm.

  • There will be a Town Hall for Georgia Tech’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan Wednesday, May 11. The event is held virtually 11:30am – 1:00pm. Registration link is available on the event website.

  • Online Master of Science in Analytics (OMSA) is hosting an analytics webinar, Love of the Game: The Role of Sports Analytics, Wednesday, May 11. The webinar is 1:00pm – 2:00pm and requires registration.

  • First day of all summer classes begins May 16.