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Computer Science

Talks and Workshops

Upcoming

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 4 PM 

Guest talk: Data Science and Product Analytics at Yammer/Microsoft
Katrina Glaeser, Data Scientist, Yammer
Co-sponsored by the Mills Math Club

Thursday, November 6, 2014 | 4 PM | NSB 213
Guest talk and workshop: Learn to Build Mobile Apps 
Samantha Ready and Lisa Tenorio, Salesforce

Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 4 PM | CPM205
Student report on summer internships by Renee Johnston, Colin Lockard, and Fiona Robinson

Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 4 PM | TBA
Guest talk: Laying the Groundwork For Your Technical Career
Sidnie Davis,
Google

Thursday, December 4, 2014 | 4 PM | CPM205
Thesis talk: A Neural Network Approach to Detecting the Occupancy State of a Home from Electricity Usage
Kathyrene Villariba, ICS MA candidate

2014-15

Hugo Haas, Flickr Distinguished Architect, Yahoo, Inc.
Guest talk: A Look Inside Flickr
October 23, 2014

Ümit Yalçιnalp and Ellen Spertus, Mills CS faculty
Career workshop: Resume review and interview preparation
October 2, 2014

Heidi Williams, Senior Director, Platform Engineering, Box
Guest talk: Navigating Your Career Jungle Gym
September 25, 2014

Karen Catlin, Advocate for Technical Women, Karen Catlin Consulting
TEDx talk and Q&A: Women in Tech: The Missing Force
September 4, 2014

2013–14

Zaida Mejia, ICS MA candidate
Thesis talk: Alumnae/i Database and Website
April 24, 2014

Rich Mironov, software consultant and serial entrepreneur
Career talk: Product Management and other 
    
(Non-Developer) Career Paths at Tech Companies
April 3, 2014

Ümit Yalçιnalp, PhD, Chan-Norris Endowed Visiting
Professor in Computer Science
Career workshop: Resume review and interview preparation
March 20, 2014

Guido van Rossum (creator of Python programming language)
Guest talk: So you want to create your own language?
March 13, 2014

AJ Parmidge, ICS MA candidate
Thesis Talk: Finding Neuro: Development of the Neuron-
to-Environment Pixel Intensity Calculator
March 6, 2014

Susan Dray '72
Guest Talk: Mobile Apps for International Development Work
March 6, 2014

Jessica Gonzalez (Mills Class of 2013)
ThoughtWorks recruiting event and career talk
October 24, 2013

Amy Lightholder, Mills alumna
Interactive presentation: From Student to Working Professional: Bridging the Gap
October 3, 2013

2012–13

Ümit Yalçιnalp, PhD, Architect, Adobe Systems
Guest lecture: Knock Knock... Who is There... (Identity management and the Web)
May 9, 2013

Andrew Grumet, PhD, Co-Founder and CTO at Bravo Your City! 
Guest lecture: Topics in Business Intelligence
May 2, 2013

David Thau, PhD, Project Manager for Earth Engine and Software Engineer at Google
Guest lecture: Computer Science Challenges in Geospatial Analysis and Why You Should Care
April 23, 2013

Barbara Simons, PhD, Past President of Association for Computing Machinery
Guest lecture: I Can Bank Online; Why Can't I Vote Online?
April 11, 2013

JuLee Burdekin ('95), Senior Manager of Content at Adobe Systems, Inc.
Cloud Force ('00), Vice President of Analytics IT at MSCI, Inc.
Claudia Medina, (MA '95), Founder and Principal Consultant at EdAscent, Program Analyst at the Stanford Center for Professional Development
Marion Spector ('07), Senior Project Manager for Amyris Biotech
Career Conversations: Careers in Technology panel presentation featuring Mills alumnae
March 7, 2013

Olga Karpenko, PhD
Guest lecture: Sketching Interfaces for 3D 
February 28, 2013

Ellen Spertus, PhD, CS Professor at Mills
Presentation: Getting a Software Engineering Job: Resumes and Technical Interviews
February 7, 2013

Joseph Klein, ICS Master's Thesis Presentation: Rendering Textures Up Close in a 3D Environment Using Adaptive Micro-Texturing
Helen Tompkins, ICS Master's Thesis Presentation: RegAdmin Request Web Application
December 6, 2012

Joshua Bloch, PhD, Software Engineer (formerly at Google)
Guest lecture: Java Puzzlers
Ian Lance Taylor,
Programmer at Google 
Guest lecture: The Go Programming Language
Trevor Adams
, ICS Master's Thesis Presentation: Adding Music to Android App Inventor
Kate Feeney, ICS Master's Thesis Presentation:  Encouraging Collaborative Development Using App Inventor
November 29, 2012

Joshua Bloch, PhD, software engineer (formerly at Google) Guest lecture: API Design
November 20, 2012

Shannon Thompson, ICS Master's Thesis Presentation: Creating and Documenting Android Web Apps
November 8, 2012

Felby Chan, Career Counselor at Mills: Career Planning for Computer Science
Kehontas Rowe
, student report on Grace Hopper Conference 2012; and student report on REU at UC Berkeley TRUST Center, summer 2012: An evaluation of bug finding approaches
Jessica Gonzalez
, student report on REU at Utah State University, summer 2012: Bug Wars: Software Testing Using Artificial Intelligence Planning Methods
October 25, 2012

AJ Parmidge, student report on summer internship at Google Inc.: Adventures of a Boiled Frog
Ching Yu, student report on summer internship at Stanford University: Static Analysis of Mobile Programs Project
September 27, 2012

2011–12

Kendra Arimoto, Executive Search at Facebook.
Workshop: Demystifying the Tech Recruiting Process
April 26, 2012

Alexandra Holloway, PhD Candidate, UC Santa Cruz Assistive Technology Lab.
Guest lecture: The Prepared Partner: Can a video game teach labor and childbirth support techniques?
April 10, 2012

Ian Baker, Wikimedia Foundation.
Guest lecture: My Flamethrower vs Your Encyclopedia: How the lessons from large-scale industrial art can help build a better Wikipedia
March 15, 2012

Jesse Martin, student report on DREU at the University of Maryland at Baltimore County, summer 2011: Investigating the relationship between puzzles and learning in mathematics,
Shannon Thompson, student report on DREU at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, summer 2011: Creating Technology that Supports Aging-In-Place
February 21, 2012

Jodessa Lanzaderas, student report on SACNAS and Grace Hopper Conferences 2011 and Research Experience for Undergraduates (REUs)
Emerald Templeton, Career Counselor at Mills: CAREER PLANNNG for the Computer Science Major
November 17, 2011

David Lu, student report on summer 2011 internship at Equipster
Jodessa Lanzaderas, student report on summer 2011 internship at QEM Network NSF Science Student Internship Program at Washington DC
October 13, 2011

Arthur Benjamin, PhD, Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College.
Guest presentation: Mathematical Card Tricks
September 28, 2011

Arthur Benjamin, PhD, Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College.
Guest lecture: The Art of Mental Calculation
September 27, 2011

Kehontas Rowe, student report on Summer 2011 Undergraduate Research Program at UC Berkeley: CommunitySourcing: Engaging Local Crowds to Perform Expert Work Via Physical Kiosks, Intel and SRC (Semi-Conductor Research Corporation)
Joe McKenney, student presentation: Musings on summer bicycle trip adventures
September 15, 2011

2010–11

Jeff Johnson, PhD, Principal Consultant at UI Wizards, Inc. Guest lecture: Designing with the Mind in Mind: The Psychological Basis for User Interface Design Rules
March 17, 2011

Ellen Siegel, PhD, Principal at Practical Privacy Consulting LLC.
Guest lecture: Keep Your Data Safe and Secure: Understanding and Reducing Risks
March 3, 2011

Joe Cancilla, ICS Master’s Thesis Presentation:  Pennyrun: A GPS-Enabled Exercise-Tracking and Micro-Giving Application
December 2, 2010

Cory Burke, ICS Master’s Thesis Presentation:  Planchette: An iOS Ouija Board Emulator
November 22, 2010

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