CMU Graduate Student Seminar

Spring 2018

Organizer

If you would like to give a talk, please email me.

Meeting Times

Tuesday, 4:00–4:50pm, in Pearce 227.

Schedule

Date Speaker Title (click Title for Abstract or scroll down)
1/16/2017 C-Y. Jean Chan (CMU) Organizational Meeting at PE 206D
1/23/2018 Tim Rey (Data Scientist, Paystr) Paystr: A start up business with Analytics at it's Core
1/30/2018
3:00 -- 4:00
Jordan Watts (University of Colorado) Department Colloquium (3:00 -- 4:00 in PE 203)
2/6/2018 ... ...
2/13/2018 ... ...
2/20/2018 ... ...
2/27/2018 ... ...
3/6/2018 Spring Break Spring Break
3/13/2018 Dr. Drew Swartz (Data Scientist, IRI) TBA
(See below for a brief preliminary description.)
3/20/2018 Vladimir Vinogradov (Ohio State University) Department Colloquium
3/27/2018 ... ...
4/3/2018 ... ...
4/10/2018 ... ...
4/17/2018 ... ...

Abstracts

Speaker: C-Y. Jean Chan (January 16)
Title: Organizational Meeting
Abstract: Students who registered MTH 693 for the current semester or are planning or interested in doing so should come to PE 206 D for the course policy and essential guidelines for the assignments. Notice that this meeting does not take place in the usual seminar room!!

Speaker: Tim Rey (January 23)
Title: Paystr: A start up business with Analytics at it's Core
Abstract: Paystr understands that entrepreneurs have valuable knowledge and experience operating in the global digital marketplace.
We're here to improve their efficiencies and help them capitalize in two areas: Content Management (helping them manage and present their product), and Network Management (helping them engage with potential customers).
Our proprietary technologies, MyMarket and FindEngine, are designed to help them accelerate their online business and fill in the gaps, maximizing their revenue potential. Leveraging external and internal data sources, along with Social Media, Paystr's FindEngine utilizes Cloud based Advanced Analytics methods to increase brand awareness and provide revenue growth.

Speaker: Jordan Watts (January 30)
Title: Department Colloquium
Abstract: Click here for Title and Abstract. This colloquium takes place in PE 203 at an unusual time 3:00 -- 4:00 pm.

Speaker: Drew Swartz (March 13)
Title: TBA
Abstract: TBA. (Dr. Swartz will share his personal experiences on the path from academia through industry, and introduce topics related to the careers and researches in data science. Precise Title and Abstract will be provided by the speaker and announced later. )

Speaker: Vladimir Vinogradov (March 20)
Title: Department Colloquium
Abstract: Click here for Title and Abstract.

Past seminars: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014