EXPLORE: The Student Experience

Students are invited to celebrate the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing by enjoying a thought-provoking film series on computing and AI, participating in workshops and interactive demonstrations that illustrate ways in which MIT is advancing computing, and creating connections between disciplines in one of the Computing Connections Challenges hosted before Tuesday, February 26, 2019.

February 21–24

Computing Connections Challenges

February 22–24

Computing Film Festival


MIT Lecture Series Committee

Ex Machina
The Imitation Game
Hidden Figures

February 26

Computing Connections Challenges Showcase

Connect Arts, Community, and Computing Challenge
Sam Hunter Magee, Manager of Student Arts Programs, Arts at MIT
Katherine Higgins, Producer of Artists in Residence and Public Programs, Arts at MIT
Stacy Pyron DeBartolo, Manager Student Art Association; Finance and Operations Manager, Arts at MIT

Machine Learning Across Disciplines Challenge
Hal Abelson, Class of 1922 Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT
Nicholas Roy, Director of the Bridge, The MIT Quest for Intelligence; Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT

MIT FinTech Challenge 2019
Visit http://www.mitfintech.com/2019-fintech-challenge
Bill Aulet, Managing Director, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship; Professor of the Practice, MIT Sloan School of Management
Will Sanchez, Entrepreneur in Residence, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

March Madness NCAA Predictions Challenge
Anette (Peko) Hosoi, Associate Dean, School of Engineering; Neil and Jane Pappalardo Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT

2:00–4:30 pm

Computing Exposition


Arts at MIT, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Martin Trust Center, MIT.nano, MIT School of Engineering, The MIT Quest for Intelligence, and Undergraduate Association

5:00–6:30 pm

Perspectives from Luminaries—A Panel on Computing and Cognition at Huntington Hall, Building 10-250

Barbara Liskov, Institute Professor at MIT
Pattie Maes, Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT
Laura Schulz, Professor of Cognitive Science at MIT
Jaime Teevan, Chief Scientist for Microsoft‘s Experiences and Devices
Jeannette Wing, Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute; Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University

A special thanks to the Computing Launch Committee, EECS Graduate Student Association; Graduate Women’s Group of Course 6; the Machine Intelligence Community, especially Natalie Lao, Nikhil Murthy, and Moin Nadeem; the MIT Graduate Student Council; the MIT Lecture Series Committee, especially Kelsey Becker, Liam Herndon, and Jose Zavala; the MIT Undergraduate Association; the Student Advisory Group for Engineering; and the UA BetterMIT Student Life Makeathon, especially Jocasta Lewis, Kaila Pfrang, and Yaateh Richardson.