Special talk on cloud computing and big data
By ACM Distinguished Speaker Dr. Mukesh Mohania
Two of today's most important trends in computing are cloud computing and big data. Together they are driving new discoveries in healthcare and science, support advanced services like machine translation and speech understanding, make global social media environments like Facebook possible, and will be the foundation of exciting new computing applications in the coming decade.
You are invited to a special talk on these and related topics by ACM distinguished speaker Dr. Mukesh Mohania of IBM at 2:30 Friday 11/30 in lecture hall 8 (ITE 120).
This is the second event in the UMBC ACM Student Chapter's Tech Talk Series -- a set of lectures especially aimed at UMBC students about important topics in the computing fields. Students will also have a chance to meet and interact with Dr. Mohania over light refreshments outside of ITE 325 after the talk.
Dr. Mukesh Mohania is a Senior Technical Staff Member and IBM Master Inventor in IBM Research - India. He has worked extensively in the areas of distributed databases, data warehousing, data integration, and autonomic computing. He has published more than 120 papers and also filed more than 50 patents in these or related areas, and more than 14 have already been granted. He received the best paper awards in CIKM 2004 and CIKM 2005. His work on Data Quality, Information Integration, and Autonomic Computing has led to the development of new products and also influenced several existing IBM products. He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist, and a member of IBM Academy of Technology.
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