Interview with Aarti Singh

Aarti Singh is an Assistant Professor in the Machine Learning Department at the School of Computer Science. Prior to joining CMU in 2009, Aarti was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics at Princeton University. Her current research falls at the intersection of statistics, machine learning, and signal processing. We talked to Aarti about her research, teaching, outreach, thoughts on the growing field of machine learning, hobbies, and more. Read the interview here!

Minors Event

If you are wondering what minor to take - or even what it means to do a minor - come and hear from your fellow students! SCS4ALL is hosting a minors event on Wednesday, Apr. 1st at 4:30pm in GHC 4405. Make your required minor worthwhile! Come ask questions and learn about the pros, cons, opinions, and general advice that upperclassmen have to offer about the different minors. (There will also be free food!)

Notable Women in Computing Card Deck Featuring Manuela Veloso

Notable Women in Computing Card Deck, which started as a Kickstarter project, features 54 notable women in computer science. The women in the card deck were selected after receiving multiple, high-level awards from more than one institution. The deck seeks to portray the true diversity of women in computing both current and historical, showcasing professionals from a variety of nations, backgrounds, gender identities, orientations, and abilities. Among those chosen to be featured is CMU's very own Manuela Veloso, a Herbert A. Simon University Professor of Computer Science and an IEEE and AAAS Fellow.

Microsoft Panel: Women in Technology

Join several women from Microsoft for a panel regarding women in technology on Tuesday, Mar. 31st at 5pm in GHC 4405. The panel will include Robin Goldstein who is a Principal Group Program Manager for the Windows Development Platform; Rane Johnson who is a Principal Research Director for Microsoft Research Outreach; Katie Contos who is on the Microsoft University Recruiting team; and Clara Tsao who is a Business Development Manager for Microsoft Worldwide Education. Bring your questions, your resume, and an appetite!