Foundation Lectures

 Delaram Kahrobaei

Founding the Foundry is a programme of exciting events and activities to celebrate the opening of the Computational Foundry, including the Foundation Lecture series, residencies by leading researchers and industrialists, and agenda setting symposia.


Medical diagnostic based on encrypted medical data by Dr Delaram Kahrobaei

Date: Monday 5th March

Time: 12:00pm 

Venue: Talbot 909, Ground floor of Talbot Building

Light refreshments will be provided 

These lectures are aimed at a general audience and open to the public


About Dr Delaram Kahrobaei

Dr. Delaram Kahrobaei is a Full Professor at the City University of New York. She has a joint appointment at CUNY Graduate Center in the PhD Program in Computer Science as well as the M.S. Program in Data Science and at NYCCT (CUNY) in the Mathematics Department. Besides her position at CUNY, she is also an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the New York University as well as the President/co-founder of a university start-up Infoshield, Inc.

Her main research area is Post-Quantum Algebraic Cryptography, Information Security, Data Science, Computational/Algorithmic Group Theory. Her research has been partially supported by grants ($1.160 M) from the Office of Naval Research (ONR, $900K), American Association of Advancement in Sciences (AAAS), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Security Agency (NSA), Research Foundation of CUNY (RF), City Tech Foundation, London Mathematical Society, Edinburgh Mathematical Society, Swiss National Foundation, Institut Henri Poincare, Association for Women in Mathematics (AMM). She has 41 publications in prestigious journals and conference proceedings including 4 edited books in AMS (3) and De Gruyter (1), since 2004 when she obtained her PhD. During her PhD studies, she was a member of New York Group Theory cooperative as well as Center for Algorithmic and Scientific Software both founded by her PhD advisor Gilbert Baumslag.

Her educational effort had been partially supported by grants from NASA and NSF ($400K). Delaram is the director of C-LAC, Center for Logic, Algebra and Computation. She is in the Advisory Committee for the newly created CUNY Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Kahrobaei is a member of faculty advisory board of the Data Science @CUNY. She is the founder of New York Women in Mathematics and Computing Network and received NSF grant ($230K) to support such activities. She is in the board of advisory at LifeNome, Inc.

 

Foundation Lectures

Tim KindbergFounding the Foundry is a programme of exciting events and activities to celebrate the opening of the Computational Foundry, including the Foundation Lecture series, residencies by leading researchers and industrialists, and agenda setting symposia.


What Computers Can Do: A Sceptical, Unreasonable and Creative Approach by Tim Kindberg

Date: Tuesday 16th January

Time: 12:30pm

Venue: Science Central, Wallace Building

Light refreshments will be provided from 12:30pm at Science Central

These lectures are aimed at a general audience and open to the public

Please follow this link to view the presentation given at this lecture  'Founding the Foundry' presentation

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Tim Kindberg - Residency

From Monday 15th February to Friday 26th February 

Throughout this two week period a series of events will be hosted by Cherish Digital Economy Research Centre and the Computational Foundry -   Tim Kindberg residencies

Follow these links to view the presentations from the Workshops held throughout the Residency:

Workshop presentation - InnovationWorkshop presentation - Research

 

Foundation Lectures

 The Future of Familiar Technology

Founding the Foundry is a programme of exciting events and activities to celebrate the opening of the Computational Foundry, including the Foundation Lecture series, residencies by leading researchers and industrialists, and agenda setting symposia.


Search: The Future of a Familiar Technology by Professor Richard Harper

Date: Wednesday 29th November

Time: 1:30pm

Venue: Wallace Lecture Theatre

Light refreshments will be provided from 12:30pm at Science Central

These lectures are aimed at a general audience and open to the public

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About Professor Richard Harper

Professor Harper is an expert in user-focused technical innovation in academic, corporate, and small company settings.

He combines a wealth of academic and industry experience, having led research groups at Xerox (Euro) Parc and Microsoft, and has founded and jointly led start-up companies with clients such as Hewlett Packard and Vodafone.

A visiting professor at Swansea University, Professor Harper was the director and founder of the Digital Research World Centre at the University of Surrey. He is currently Co-Director of the Institute of Social Futures at the University of Lancaster and Professor of Computer Science at the same institution.

Having written 13 books, including the award-winning ‘The Myth of the Paperless Office’, he has also published over 160 scientific articles on topics covering a wide range of topics, from the social impact and design of mobile phones, to the future of search engines, to the latest incarnation of artificial intelligence.