CRA Women Webinars

All virtual and web events

Virtual Undergrad Town Hall: High Performance Computing at Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Careers, Research Opportunities, and State-of-the-Art Technology

During the Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will join students from around the world in a virtual mentoring event where you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of computing. In this talk, Verónica G. Vergara Larrea will discuss the research being conducted at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall: Speeding up Deep Reinforcement Learning via Transfer and Multitask Learning

During the Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will join students from around the world in a virtual mentoring event where you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of computing. In this talk, Yunshu Du will review the basics of reinforcement learning and deep learning, and then describe some of the challenges associated with training a DeepRL agent.

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall: Planning Motions for Robots, Crowds and Proteins

During the Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will join students from around the world in a virtual mentoring event where you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of computing. In this talk, Nancy Amato will discuss the wide reaching applications of motion planning, including robotics, animation, virtual prototyping and training, and even protein folding and drug design.

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall: Privacy in Today’s World

During the Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will join students from around the world in a virtual mentoring event where you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of computing. In this talk, Rebecca will overview the challenges of privacy in today’s world as well as presenting some privacy solutions that can enable data to be used without violating individual privacy.

Virtual Undergrad Town Hall: Enabling Science Breakthroughs Using Computer Science

During the Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will join students from around the world in a virtual mentoring event where you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of computing. In this talk Deb Agarwal, Sr. Data Science & Technology Head at LBNL, will describe some of the challenges we as computer scientists are helping to solve and some of the next challenges that need to be tackled. This event will conclude with a mentoring session on 'Becoming a Leader'.

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall: Accelerated Cloth Simulation for Virtual Try-On

During the Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will join students from around the world in a virtual mentoring event where you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of computing. The state of the art in cloth simulation can produce highly realistic cloth, but requires extremely high computation time, on the order of hours or even days.