Inaugural Mary Jean Harrold Memorial Lecture - Deborah Estrin, SCS Distinguished Lecturer

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    • Thursday November 20, 2014 - Friday November 21, 2014
      10:00 am - 11:59 am
  • Location: Clough Commons Auditorium 144, 1st Floor
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Summary Sentence: The 2014-2015 SCS Distinguished Lecture Series will be hosted by the College of Computing and will feature Deborah Estrin as the inaugural Mary Jean Harrold Memorial Lecturer.

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2014-2015 Distinguished Lecturer:

Deborah Estrin (Cornell-NYC) - Inaugural Mary Jean Harrold Memorial Lecture, Nov. 20, 2014

Biography: Deborah Estrin currently serves as a Professor of Computer Science at Cornell NYC Tech. Prior to her professorship at Cornell NYC Tech, Estrin served for 13 years as a Professor of Computer Science at UCLA, where she was the Founding Director of the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS). She received her Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her B.S. from U.C. Berkeley. 

Estrin's current research is focused on participatory sensing systems, leveraging the location, activity, image, and user-contributed data streams increasingly available from mobile phones. She has served as a co-PI on various NSF and DARPA funded projects and has chaired the Sensors and Sensor Networks subcommittee of the NEON Network Design Committee. Estrin has served on the Advisory Committees for the NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) and Environmental Research and Education (ERE) Directorates. She is currently a member of the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB) of The National Research Council (NRC). 

Estrin was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2007 and into the National Academy of Engineering in 2009.

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Deborah Estrin, Mary Jean Harrold Memorial Lecture, SCS Distinguished Lecture Series
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