University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Students from all institutions were invited to attend this one-day workshop. Participants learned about the graduate school application process and the opportunities that exist for those who pursue graduate work in this impactful discipline. The workshop included research highlights from faculty, one-on-one interactions with current graduate students, and a writing clinic with tips for writing a strong statement of purpose.

AGENDA

9:30am – 10:00am
Registration and Breakfast
10:00am – 11:00am
Welcome & Research Highlights
11:00am – 12:00pm
Student Panel
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Lunch with Graduate Students & Faculty
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Lab Tours
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Faculty Panel
3:15pm – 3:45pm
Writing Clinic - Tips for Writing a Strong Statement of Purpose
3:45pm – 5:00pm
Writing Clinic - One-on-One Feedback Sessions


SESSION LEADERS / PANELISTS



Valeria Bertacco
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Michigan

Research interests in computer architecture, hardware security assurance, reliability and computer-aided design.


Kevin Fu
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Michigan

Research interests in computer system security, ultra-low power computing, and healthcare safety.


Jason Mars
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Michigan

Research interests in cross-layer systems architectures for emerging applications, datacenter and warehouse-scale computer architecture, and hardware / software co-design.


Kathryn S. McKinley
Principal Researcher, Microsoft. Adjunct Professor, The University of Texas at Austin

Research interests in designing and building systems that substantially improve the programmability, performance, energy, reliability, correctness, and security of applications.  


Jenna Wiens
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Michigan

Research interests in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational healthcare, and sports analytics.

Photos from the 2015 Workshop

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This effort is supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. CNS-1330142.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.