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January 2016

Amit Surana, PhD; United Technologies Research Center – MIDAS Seminar Series

January 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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  Title: Koopman Operator Theoretic Framework for Dynamic Data Analytics  Abstract: Recent technological advances in ubiquitous sensing, networking, storage and computing technology is leading to emergence of new paradigms such…

Perry Samson, PhD, University of Michigan, Climate and Space – MIDAS Seminar Series

January 29, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Prof. Perry Samson Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Atmospheric Science Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering University of Michigan           Title: Learning Analytics: Mining Student Behaviors During…

February 2016

Kevin Ward, MD, University of Michigan, Emergency Medicine – MIDAS Seminar Series

February 5, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Kevin R. Ward, M.D. Professor of Emergency Medicine Executive Director, Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC) Executive Director, Fast Forward Medical Innovation (FFMI) University of Michigan Medical…

Danai Koutra, PhD, University of Michigan, CSE – MIDAS Seminar Series

February 12, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Bio: I develop fast and principled methods for exploring and understanding one or more massive graphs. In addition to fast algorithmic methodologies, my research also contributes graph-theoretical ideas and models, and…

Tim McKay, PhD, University of Michigan, Physics, Astronomy – MIDAS Seminar Series

February 19, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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"Personalizing Education at Scale" Video, Slides Abstract: During the 20th century, public higher education exploded in scale. By necessity, this expansion was achieved using industrial approaches - treating students in uniform…

March 2016

Michael Jordan, PhD, University of California, Berkeley – MIDAS Seminar Series

March 24, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Michael I. Jordan, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Statistics University of California, Berkeley Title and Abstract are coming. Bio: Michael I. Jordan is the Pehong Chen Distinguished Professor…

April 2016

Mark Newman, PhD, University of Michigan, Complex Systems, Physics – MIDAS Seminar Series

April 1, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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  Mark Newman, Ph.D. Anatol Rapoport Distinguished University Professor of Physics Professor in the Center for the Study of Complex Systems University of Michigan   "Structure and Function in Complex…

October 2016

Gary King, PhD, Harvard, Institute for Quantitative Social Science – MIDAS Seminar Series

October 7, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Gerald Ford Library, 1000 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Gary King, PhD Harvard University 'Big Data is Not About the Data!' Abstract: The spectacular progress the media describes as "big data" has little to do with the data.  Data, after…

Gary King, PhD, Harvard, Institute for Quantitative Social Science – MIDAS Seminar Series

October 7, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Gary King, PhD Harvard University   'Big Data is Not About the Data!' Abstract: The spectacular progress the media describes as "big data" has little to do with the data.  Data,…

September 2017

MIDAS Seminar: Jimmy Soni & Rob Goodman, authors of “A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age”

September 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, 4th Floor, 915 E. Washington
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Authors Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman will talk about their new book on U-M alum Claude Shannon: "A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age." The talk will…