Inaugural Distinguished Lecture Series in Data Science

The series is organized to showcase the cutting edge of data analytics and data-driven research at large corporations and government organizations.

The speakers will share their experience of leading data research teams and making data-driven policy decisions. In accordance with the mission of the Data Science Institute, the talks will be of interest to a wide audience of undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and faculty from across disciplines.

SPRING 2015 SPEAKERS

Thursday, April 23 5:00pm
Minor Hall 125
Joaquin Quiñonero Candela
Director of Engineering at Facebook
Chinmay Karande
Engineering Manager at Facebook
 
Wednesday, March 25 4:00pm
Rice Hall 130 (Auditorium)
Chief Economist at Google
 

2014 FALL SPEAKERS

Thursday, November 20, 2014 11:00am
Auditorium of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the US Department of Justice
Professor of Economics and Marketing, Northwestern University
 
Friday, October 17, 2014 3:30pm
Rice Hall 130 (Auditorium)
Chief Economist at Zillow
 
Steve Tadelis (co-sponsored by the McIntire School of Commerce)
Senior Director of Economics and Distinguished Scientist at eBay
Associate Professor, Barbara & Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellow, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
EVENT CANCELED-TO BE RESCHEDULED 2015-2016
 
For more information contact arlyn.burgess@virginia.edu