Interview with Aarti Singh

Aarti Singh is an Assistant Professor in the Machine Learning Department at the School of Computer Science. Prior to joining CMU in 2009, Aarti was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics at Princeton University. Her current research falls at the intersection of statistics, machine learning, and signal processing. We talked to Aarti about her research, teaching, outreach, thoughts on the growing field of machine learning, hobbies, and more. Read the interview here!

Capital One Panel & Guest Speaker Julie Elberfeld

On Wednesday, Feb. 4th from 5pm-6pm in NSH 1507, Julie Elberfeld, Divisional CIO for Commercial Banking Technology at Capital One, will be hosting a presentation and panel discussion on "Technology and Why Gender Diversity Matters." A panel of women working in technology at Capital One will explore topics and issues related to technology innovation in banking, the gender gap, career path lessons, as well as what Capital One is doing to elevate women in technology. Men and women are invited to attend! Dinner and iPad raffle will be included.

Outreach Roadshow

The SCS Outreach Roadshow introduces children, teachers, and parents to the many areas within computer science. This is a highly interactive presentation by undergrads and grads who talk about why/how they began studying the area, their current experiences, what CS means to them now, and their future hopes and expectations.

TechNights Special Hour of Code (Open House)

On Monday, Feb. 2nd, TechNights will kick off its Spring Open House from 7pm-8:30pm in GHC 4105 for a Special Hour of Code organized by Anita Borg Scholars' Community, W@SCS, and Google. Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. It is intended to be a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event.