USC-THU 2013 Research Symposium

Agenda of 7th THU-USC Faculty Research Symposium on

Big Data and Cloud

Dates: 21-22 May, 2013 Venue: FIT Building, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Day 1: Tuesday, 21 May, 2013

8:45 – 10:40 AM: Plenary Session and Signing Ceremony Chair: Prof. Jun Li, Executive Deputy Director of TNList, THU
8:45 – 8:50: Welcome Remark from THU SIST (Jiaguang Sun, Dean of SIST, THU)
8:50 – 9:00: Greetings from USC Viterbi School of Engineering Dean Yannis Yortsos
9:00 – 9:10: Greetings from THU Graduate School (Deputy Dean Hong Gao)
9:10 – 9:20: Greetings from the Sponsor (Mr. Feng Deng)
9:20 – 9:25: Signing Ceremony of THU-USC Joint Double Degree Program (Jiaguang Sun, Yannis Yortsos)
9:25 – 9:30: Group Photo
9:30 – 10:05: Plenary speech #1: “The Big Data Solution is Powered by Cloud Computing” Dr. Bill Huang, General Manager of China Mobile Research Institute
10:05-10:40: Plenary speech #2: “Geo-Immersion: A Data Centric (Big Data) Approach Towards Situational Awareness” Prof. Cyrus Shahabi, Director of the NSF's Integrated Media Systems Center (IMSC) at USC
10:40-11:10 : Coffee Break
11:10-12:00: Technical Session on Big Data and Cloud(1) Chair: Prof. Wenguang Chen, Dept. of Computer Science and Technology, THU
11:10-11:35: “Big Data Services for Biomedical Data” Prof. Carl Kesselman, USC
11:35-12:00: “GreenOrbs and CitySee: Lessons Learned from Large Scale Sensor Networks” Prof. Yunhao Liu, School of Software, THU
12:00-14:00: Lunch and Campus Tour
14:00-15:40: Technical Session on Big Data and Cloud (2) Chair: Prof. Yunhao Liu, School of Software, THU
14:00 - 14:25: “Industrial Process Big Data Analytics” Prof. Joe Qin, USC
14:25 - 14:50: “Profit Maximization in Cloud Services” Prof. Junwei Cao, Research Institute of Information Technology, THU
14:50 - 15:15: “Data Driven Predictive Analytics and Applications” Prof. Cauligi Raghavendra, USC
15:15 - 15:40: “Learning Discriminative Representations” Prof. Jun Zhu (Department of Computer Science and Technology, THU)
15:40 - 16:00: Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:40: Technical Session on Big Data and Cloud (2) Chair: Prof. Jun Zhu, Dept. of Computer Science and Technology, THU
16:00-16:25: “When can Goliath help David? Statistical Learning Techniques for Using Big Data to help Small Data Problems” Prof. Fei Sha, USC
16:25-16:50: “Social Influence Analysisin Large Networks” Prof. Jie Tang, Dept. of Computer Science and Technology, YHU
16:50-17:15: “Learning and Mining in Large Scale Time Series Data” Prof. Yan Liu, USC
17:15-17:40: “Trend in Traffic Flow and Detrending Based Traffic Flow Prediction” Prof. Li Li (Department of Automation, THU)

Day 2: Wednesday, 22 May, 2013

Lab Tours
Prof. Zhisheng Niu's Lab : FIT 3-326
Prof Yunhao Liu's Lab : Main Building 11-205
Prof. Junwei Cao's Lab : FIT 3-324
Prof. Jun Zhu's Lab : FIT 4-504, FIT 4-513
Prof. Jie Tang's Lab : FIT 1-308
Prof. Li Li's Lab : Main Building 6-806

Published on June 7th, 2017

Last updated on May 28th, 2024