Dertouzos Distinguished Lecture Series


Tim Berners-Lee, W3C/CSAIL
Dertouzos Distinguished Lecture: From Utopia to Dystopia in 29 Short Years
Speaker(s): Tim Berners-Lee
Date: Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: 32-123/Kirsch Auditorium
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Vladimir Vapnik,
Learning Using Statistical Invariants (Revision of Machine Learning Problem)
Speaker(s): Vladimir Vapnik
Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Kirsch Auditorium 32-123
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

This event has been cancelled. Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman & CEO of Sinovation Ventures, and author of AI Superpowers
The Era of Artificial Intelligence
Speaker(s): Kai-Fu Lee
Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Kirsch 32-123
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Prof. John Hennessy,
John Hennessy: The End of Road for General Purpose Processors & the Future of Computing
Speaker(s): Prof. John Hennessy
Date: Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: 32-123
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman and CEO, Sinovation Ventures
The Era of Artificial Intelligence
Speaker(s): Kai-Fu Lee
Date: Friday, May 03, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Kirsch 32-123
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Yoshua Bengio, Université de Montréal
Yoshua Bengio: Learning High-Level Representations for Agents
Speaker(s): Yoshua Bengio
Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Grier 34-401
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

David Patterson, Univ. of California, Berkeley
David Patterson: Domain Specific Architectures for Deep Neural Networks: Three Generations of Tensor Processing Units (TPUs)
Speaker(s): David Patterson
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: 32-123
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Senator Ron Wyden, U.S. Senate
Fireside with Sen. Ron Wyden
Speaker(s): Senator Ron Wyden
Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Ross Anderson, University of Cambridge, UK
Prof. Ross Anderson: Infrastructure – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Speaker(s): Ross Anderson
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Robert Metcalfe,
Dertouzos Distinguished Lecture: Connectivity, Dr. Robert M. Metcalfe
Speaker(s): Robert Metcalfe
Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Fei-Fei Li,
What we see and what we value: AI with a human perspective
Speaker(s): Fei-Fei Li
Date: Wednesday, November 02, 2022
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 32-123
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Pat Hanrahan, Stanford University
Shading Languages and the Emergence of Programmable Graphics Systems
Speaker(s): Pat Hanrahan
Date: Wednesday, December 07, 2022
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 32-123
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Kate Crawford, Microsoft Research
Generative Machines and Ground Truth
Speaker(s): Kate Crawford
Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 32-123
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Dorit Aharanov, Hebrew University
The search for evidence of quantum advantage
Speaker(s): Dorit Aharanov
Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 32-123
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, lauralyn@csail.mit.edu

Robert Metcalfe,
TURING LECTURE: CONNECTIVITY is a thing, is THE thing
Speaker(s): Robert Metcalfe
Date: Wednesday, November 08, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 32-123
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, events@csail.mit.edu

Daniel Spielman, Yale University
Algorithmic Discrepancy Theory and Randomized Controlled Trials
Speaker(s): Daniel Spielman
Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 32-123
Contact: Lauralyn M. Smith, events@csail.mit.edu