|The Department of Computer Science’s Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Carnegie Mellon University Professor and DGP Alumnus, Brad Myers. He will be speaking on Tuesday, September 30th at 11:00 am at the Bahen Centre for Information Technology in Room 1170.|
Daniel Wigdor has been asked to give an Invited Talk at GI 2015 in Halifax, NS, June 3-5, 2015. Hope to see you there.
Daniel Wigdor will be giving an invited talk at Yahoo! Research in Sunnyvale on August 8 entitled “Vertical Software Design & Cross-Device Software Tools”.
Matt O’Toole, John Mather, and Kyros Kutulakos were presented with Best Paper Honorable Mention Award at CVPR 2014 for their work on “3D Shape and Indirect Appearance by Structured Light Transport.” Out of 1807, their paper was one of only three to have won an award. Congratulations!
Students interested in taking Daniel Wigdor’s capstone design course (CSC490): between August 1 and August 31, send Daniel Wigdor an email with the subject line “capstone petition”, with the following additional details:
Your program of study
A 1-paragraph description of why you would like to take the course, including how it fits-in to your career goals
A 1-paragraph description of a position you have held in which you have demonstrated an ability to work effectively without direct supervision
Daniel Wigdor will be speaking at Microsoft Research in Redmond on June 10, entitled “Enabling a Symphony of Devices”.
2014 saw the introduction to CHI of the People’s Choice Best Talk Awards. The top 8 talks among hundreds were chosen by the audience. Daniel Wigdor is proud to say 2 of those selected were given by students on his projects: Xiang Anthony Chen for Duet, and Jishuo Yang for Panelrama. Congratulations to them both!
Conductr, a startup from the lab seeking to commercialize our work on the Symphony of Devices, was recently discussed in the MIT Technology Review.
Daniel Wigdor was selected as a recipient for an Ontario Early Researcher Award.
The CHI advance program has been posted online. Daniel Wigdor’s collaborators will be presenting 6 papers at the conference:
Monday: Mike Glueck presents Splash! at 4pm in 701A
Monday: Anthony Chen presents Duet at 11:00am in Exhibit Hall G
Tuesday: Ricardo Jota presents Let’s Kick It at 11am in Exhibit Hall G
Wednesday: Peter Hamilton presents Conductor at 2pm in 714AB
Wednesday: Jishuo Yang presents Panelrama at 2pm in 714AB
Thursday: Thariq Shihipar presents Slide to X at 11am in 701B