Northwestern Events Calendar

Jan
5
2023

Junior Theorist Workshop - Thurs & Fri. Jan.5 & 6, 2023, 9:00 am-5:00 pm Central Time in NU & TTIC

When: Thursday, January 5, 2023
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM Central

Where: Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library), 3514, 2233 Tech Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: free

Contact: Xiaolin Wang  

Group: Department of Computer Science (CS)

Category: Lectures & Meetings, Academic

Description:

Synopsis

The 2022 Chicago Junior Theorists Workshop is being held jointly by Northwestern University and Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago on Jan 5-6, 2023. The focus of this workshop will be on junior researchers in all areas of theoretical computer science.

Speakers

Maryam Aliakbarpour, BU and Northeastern University
Robert Andrews, UIUC
Bhaskar Ray Chaudhury, UIUC
Li Chen, Georgia Tech
Zongchen Chen, MIT
Yang Liu, Stanford
Tamalika Mukherjee, Purdue University
Mingda Qiao, Stanford
Jessica Sorrell, UPenn
Min Jae Song, NYU
Ewin Tang, University of Washington
Roei Tell, DIMACS/IAS
Clayton Thomas, Princeton University
Lydia Zakynthinou, Northeastern University

Logistics

Date: Thursday, Jan 5 & Friday, Jan 6, 2023

Organizers: Ali Vakilian and Suprovat Ghoshal

Location:  Mudd 3514  Northwestern University (Thursday) ; Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (Friday)

Registration: click here to register

Schedule (Tentative)

Thursday at NU:

9:00-9:25 – Breakfast
9:25-9:35 – Welcome Remarks
9:35-10:05 – Maryam Aliakbarpour
10:05-10:35 – Clayton Thomas
10:35-11:00 – Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 – Ewin Tang
11:30-12:00 – Yang Liu Discrepancy Minimization via a Self-Balancing Walk
12:00–1:00 – Lunch
1:00-1:30 – Zongchen Chen 
1:30-2:00 – Robert Andrews
2:00-2:30 – Coffee Break
2:30-3:00 – Lydia Zakynthinou
3:00-3:30 – Min Jae Song
3:30-4:00 – Coffee Break
4:00-5:00 – Local Talks

Friday at TTIC:

9:00-9:25 – Breakfast
9:25-9:35 – Welcome Remarks
9:35-10:05 – Roei Tell Non-black-box Derandomization: Avoiding Classical PRGs, Opening New Directions of Study
10:05-10:35 – Li Chen
10:35-11:00 – Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 – Jessica Sorrell
11:30-12 – Bhaskar Ray Chaudhury
12:00-2:00 – Lunch
2:00-2:30 – Tamalika Mukherjee
2:30-3:00 – Mingda Qiao
3:00-3:30 – Coffee Break
3:30-4:30 – Local talks 

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