CITRIS Research Exchange - Sarah Kurtz

Banatao Auditorium Sutardja Dai Hall
Creating Positive Feedback Loops to Accelerate the Energy Transition About the Talk Photovoltaic solar electricity has grown much faster than was expected. Continuation of the historical growth rate would enable solar to generate as much electricity as the entire world uses by ~ 2030. California, in particular, has taken a leading role; 19% of electricity generated in 2018 in the state of...

Dissertation talk: Structured Models for Vision-and-Language Reasoning

1th floor Berkeley Way West
  • Ronghang Hu, Berkeley AI Research (BAIR) Lab
With the help of larger datasets and more computation resources, we have witnessed significant progress in joint visual and linguistic reasoning (such as referring expression comprehension, visual question answering and embodied instruction following). However, is solving these vision-and-language tasks as simple as making the models larger and training them on more data?...

CITRIS Research Exchange - Karina Edmonds

Banatao Auditorium Sutardja Dai Hall
  • Karina Edmonds, Google
CITRIS Research Exchange with Karina Edmonds Google Cloud AI University Lead, Google About CITRIS Research Exchange: Launched in 2008, CITRIS Research Exchange delivers fresh perspectives on information technology and society from distinguished academic, industry, and civic leaders. CITRIS Research Exchange is free and open to the public. Each one-hour seminar starts at 12 pm and is...

CITRIS Research Exchange - Solomon Hsiang

Banatao Auditorium Sutardja Dai Hall
  • Solomon Hsiang, UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy
CITRIS Research Exchange with Solomon Hsiang Associate Professor, UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy About the Speaker Solomon Hsiang combines data with mathematical models to understand how society and the environment influence one another. In particular, he focuses on how policy can encourage economic development while managing the global climate. His research has been published...

Snap!Con 2020

Sibley Auditorium Bechtel Engineering Center
What? For three days researchers, educators, makers and enthusiasts of Snap! from all over the world will gather in the iconic Berkeley, California to share ideas, experiences, schemes and artifacts around the beauty and joy of computing. Come and join us! Engage in lively demos, discussions, talks and pitches, and prepare to mingle with actual young thinkers. Where? The Conference will take...