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Information Science Colloquium Archive

If you missed a past Information Science Colloquium and would like to watch the talk on video, please visit our

The Information Science Colloquium Series has been bringing in guest speakers from a variety of fields related to Information Science for almost a decade. Please see our archive for lists of past speakers and the titles and abstracts of their talks (where available).

The Information Science Colloquium Series has been bringing in guest speakers from a variety of fields related to Information Science for almost a decade. Please see our archive for lists of past speakers and the titles and abstracts of their talks (where available). We will post lists of past speakers going back to 2004 here. 

 

* This colloquium has been canceled *

On October 3, 2017, the Tech/Colloquium welcomes one of Info Sci's own, Solon Barocas, an assistant professor within Cornell Information Science.

The Information Science Colloquium speaker for Wednesday, September 27, will be David Shmoys from Cornell's School of Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE) and the Department of Computer Science.

Andrea Won of Cornell's Department of Communication will lead the September 13 Information Science Colloquium.

The Information Science Colloquium series kicks off the Fall 2017 semester with a talk from Georgia Tech's Carl DiSalvo.

René Kizilcec presents "Intervention Science: Making Online Learning Work for Everyone"

Dr. Bradley Hayes presents "Learning to be a good teammate: Algorithms for Efficient Human-Robot Collaboration"

The Information Science Colloquium speaker for Wednesday, February 22, 2017, will be Ming Yin, a computer science PhD at Harvard and a member of

This week's Information Science Colloquium will be jointly held with Cornell's Department of Computer Science during CS's Tuesday colloquium timeslot.

This week's Information Science Colloquium will be jointly held with Cornell's Department of Computer Science during CS's usual Tuesday colloquium timeslot.

The Information Science Colloquium speaker for Wednesday, February 1, 2017, will be Xiang (Anthony) Chen, a fifth-year PhD student in HCI in Carnegie Mellon's

The Information Science Colloquium series welcomes Kyle Harms, a PhD candidate in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at 

Cornell Communication Assistant Professor and Geri Gay Faculty Fellow Drew Margolin will be the Information Science Colloquium speaker at 4 p.m. Wednesday, November 30, in Gates Hall 114.

The Information Science Colloquium series welcomes computational sociologist Bogdan State of Stanford University, where he is Honors Cooperative Program student in the master's of computer science

Williams Woolley presents "Why are Some Teams Smarter Than Others? The Dynamics of Collective Intelligence in Teams"

The Information Science Colloquium Speaker for Wednesday, October 26, will be Jonah Berger.

This presentation explores select works by two contemporary artists to suggest that feminist posthumanisms and new materialisms have antecedents in previous feminist media arts.

Stefanie Mueller is a PhD student working with Patrick Baudisch at the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at Hasso Plattner Institute.

Nisarg Shah is a Ph.D. candidate in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University.

Lydia Chilton is a graduate student in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Washington working with James Landay and Dan Weld.

Mayank Goel is a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science and Engineering in the Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp) Lab at the University of Washington.

Audrey Desjardins is a PhD candidate at Simon Fraser University, School of Interactive Arts + Technology and I conduct research in the Everyday Design Studio.

Dr. William Odom, a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University, is the IS Colloquium speaker for 2/19/16

Please join us for the Information Science colloquium with guest, Solon Barocas is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University.

Please join us for the Information Science colloquium with guest, Jeff Rzeszotarski, a Ph.D. candidate in the Carnegie Mellon University Human-Computer Interaction Institute.

Please join us for the Information Science Department Colloquium with guest speaker, Panos Ipeirotis. Panos Ipeirotis is an Associate Professor and George A.

IS Faculty and IS Field Faculty speakers, Erik Andersen, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu Mizil, Karen Levy - "Three perspectives on data"

Please join us for the Information Science Department Colloquium with IS Faculty speakers, Tanzeem Choudhury, Dan Cosley, and François Guimbretière in a special Internal Panel Discussion on HCI.

Brian Bailey, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois - "Leveraging Online Crowds to Catalyze Individual Design Thinking"

danah boyd, the founder and president of Data & Society, a NYC-based research institute, on Living in a Culture of "Big Data"

Judy Wajcman, the Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology - "Pressed for Time: Everyday Life in the Digital Age"

Morten H. Christiansen, Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Cognitive Science Program at Cornell University as well Senior Scientist at the Haskins Labs and Professor in the Department of Language and Communication at the University of Southern Denmark - "The Now-or-Never Bottleneck: A Fundamental Constraint on Language"

Natalie Bazarova, assistant professor in communication and the director of the Social Media Lab at Cornell University - "Communicating Self in a Networked World"

Please join Information Science Department and The Legal Information Institute (LII) for colloquium guest, Jacob Rosen (MIT, MITRE), speaking on the theme "Articifical Intelligence and Predicting Tax Evasion"

Dean Foster, Marie and Joseph Melone Professor, Professor of Statistics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, has pioneered two areas in game theory: stochastic evolutionary game dynamics and calibrated learning. In both cases he worked on the theory necessary to show convergence to equilibrium.

Please join us for colloquium guest speaker, Helen Nissenbaum.

Carl DiSalvo is an Associate Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he directs the Public Design Workshop: a design research studio exploring socially-engaged design practices and civic media. He is also the co-director of the Intel Science and Technology Center for Social Computing.

Dean Eckles, social scientist, statistician, and member of the Data Science team at Facebook - "Peer effects and interventions in networks: Causal inference with and without experiments"

Chinmay Kulkarni, PhD candidate in Stanford University’s Computer Science department - "Structuring Peer Interactions for Learning at Scale"

Nicola Dell, Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle - "Designing Mobile Technologies for Underserved Communities"

Çağatay Demiralp, researcher at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center - "Visual Data Analysis: Perceptual Foundations and Biomedical Applications"

Juho Kim, Ph.D. candidate at MIT CSAIL - "Learnersourcing: Improving Video Learning with Large-Scale Interaction Data"

Chiara Farronata, PhD Candidate in the Department of Economics at Stanford University - "Outsourcing Tasks Online: Matching Supply and Demand on Peer-to-Peer Internet Platforms" (joint with Zoe Cullen)

Walter S. Lasecki, a Computer Science Ph.D. candidate at the University of Rochester working with Jeffrey Bigham (CMU) and James Allen (Rochester) - "Crowd-Agents: Creating Crowd-Powered Interactive Systems"

Morgan Dixon, a PhD student in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington working with James Fogarty - "Unlocking Interaction via Pixel-Based Reverse Engineering"

Melissa Gregg, a Principal Engineer at Intel Corporation researching the future of work - "This productive life"

Julie A. Kientz, Associate Professor in the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington - "Understanding and Reducing the User Burdens in Applications for Health and Wellbeing"

Todd Schifeling, PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Michigan - "Categorical Opportunity, Eclectic Authenticity, and Gourmet Food Trucks: Advancing Organizational Research with Data from Social Media"

Karen Levy, postdoctoral fellow at New York University's Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and the NYU School of Law's Information Law Institute - “The Automation of Compliance: Techno-Legal Regulation in the U.S. Trucking Industry”

Malte Ziewitz, Assistant Professor of Science & Technology Studies at Cornell University - "A Not Quite Random Walk, Steps Towards a Mundane Sociology of Algorithms"

Batya Friedman, professor in the Information School, adjunct professor in the Department of Computer Science, and adjunct professor in the Department of Human-Centered Design and Engineering at the University of Washington - "Technology of Value: Principles, Policy and Practice"

Bilge Mutlu, assistant professor of computer science, psychology, and industrial engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison - "Human-Centered Principles for Designing Robotic Technologies"

Please join us for the Informaiton Science Colloquium with guest, Noshir Contractor and co-sponsored by Yahoo!.

Matt Slaganik, Professor of Sociology at Princeton University - "Wiki Surveys"

Shiri Azenkot, Assistant Professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech - "Eyes-Free Input on Mobile Devices"

Duncan Watts, Cornell University Andrew Dickson White Professor-at-Large and Principal Research Scientist at Microsoft Research Lab in New York City - "Long-run Learning in Games of Cooperation"

Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil of the Max Planck Institute SWS - "Language and Social Dynamics"

This week Erik Andersen of the University of Washington, will be the joint IS and CS Colloquium Speaker.

This week's Information Science Colloquium speaker is Lana Yarosh from AT&T Research Labs.

This week's Information Science Colloquium Speaker is Peter Asaro from the School of Media Studies at the New School.

Tapan Parikh is an Assistant Professor at the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley, where his research interests

Jason Chuang received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University, and is now a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Washington.

Colloquium Speaker Gabe Cohn, PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering in the Ubiquitous Computing Lab at the University of Washington, will be giving a talk jointly sponsored by the Information Sci

Please join us on, Friday February 7th from 3:00- 4:15pm in Gates Hall, Room 310- to hear Brendan O’Connor speak on “Statistical Text Analysis for Social Science.”

Please join us for the Information Science Colloquium with guest, Megan Finn, a Post Doctoral Researcher, at Microsoft Research New

Beki Grinter from Georgia Tech's College of Computing will be the Information Science Colloquium speaker for Nov. 20, 2013.

This week's Information Science Colloquium speaker is Gregory Abowd, a Regents' and Distinguished Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. 

Please join us for the Information Science Colloquium with guest, Edith Law, a post doctoral fellow from the School of E

Please join us for the Information Science Colloquium with guest, Robert Kleinberg from Cornell's Computer Science department.

Please join us for the Information Science Colloquium with guest, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil from MPI-SWS.

Please join us for the Information Science Colloquium with guest, Jofish Kaye, Senior Research Scientist, Human Computer Interaction Research Group, Yahoo!

Please join us on Monday, August 26th   from 3:00pm – 4:15pm at Uris Hall Room 320 to hear Ingmar Weber speak on “Secular vs. Islamist Polarization in Egypt on Twitter”

Please join us for the Information Science Colloquium with guest, Gina Neff, Associate Professor, Department of Communication at the University of

Please join us for the Information Science Colloquium with guest, Malte Jung.

Please join us for the Information Science Colloquium with guest, Ranjitha Kumar from Stanford, who will be speaking on Design Mining the Web.

Please join us for the Information Science Colloquium with guest, Leo Zhicheng Liu, from Stanford, who will be speaking on Enabling Data Enthusiasts.

Please join us for the Information Science Colloquium with guest, Deidre Mulligan, Assistant Professor at the School of Information at UC Berkeley, and a Faculty Director at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.

Information Science Colloquium talks are free and open to the public.

Information Science Colloquium talks are free and open to the public.

Deborah Estrin, Professor of Computer Science, Cornell NYC Tech, will speak this week.

Mor Naaman, Asst Prof, Rutgers University, School of Communication and Information will speak this week.

Below is a list of the Information Science Colloquium series speakers and talk titles from 2012.