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March 2019

IDSS Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Sanjeev Arora

March 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sanjeev Arora (Princeton University)


Detailed information will be posted soon. About the Speaker: Sanjeev Arora is the Charles C. Fitzmorris Professor in Computer Science. He joined Princeton in 1994 after earning his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley. He was a visiting professor at the Weizmann Institute in 2007, a visiting researcher at Microsoft in 2006-07, and a visiting associate professor at Berkeley during 2001-02. Professor Arora’s honors include the D.R. Fulkerson Prize in Discrete Mathematics (awarded by the American Mathematical Society and…

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April 2019

A Particulate Solution: Data Science in the Fight to Stop Air Pollution and Climate Change | IDSS Distinguished Speaker Seminar

April 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Francesca Dominici (Harvard University)


Abstract: What if I told you I had evidence of a serious threat to American national security – a terrorist attack in which a jumbo jet will be hijacked and crashed every 12 days. Thousands will continue to die unless we act now. This is the question before us today – but the threat doesn’t come from terrorists. The threat comes from climate change and air pollution. We have developed an artificial neural network model that uses on-the-ground air-monitoring data…

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May 2019

IDSS Distinguished Speaker Seminar – May

May 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm



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