2020 Online REU Schedule*


Day Date Start Time End Time Event Host Speaker(s) Audience
M June 01 11:00 13:30 Orientation Ioannis Kakadiaris REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
F June 05 11:00 11:45 Lunch 'n Learn: 1 - World of Research REU Coordinator Ioannis Pavlidis REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
F June 05 11:45 13:15 Evaluation: 1 - Pre-focus Groups REU Coordinator Catherine Horn REU Trainees (UHCS)
W June 10 10:00 11:00 Lunch 'n Learn, NSF REU Mentors Ioannis Kakadiaris Catherine Horn REU Mentors (NSF Sites)
W June 10 18:00 19:00 Team Building 1: Introductions REU Coordinator REU Trainees (UHCS)
F June 12 11:00 11:45 Ask Me Anything: 1 REU Coordinator Ernst Leiss REU Trainees (UHCS)
F June 12 12:00 13:00 Virtual Tour 1: University of Houston REU Coordinator UH Ambassador REU Trainees (UHCS)
W June 17 17:30 18:15 Ask Me Anything: 2 REU Coordinator Rakesh Verma REU Trainees (UHCS)
F June 19 11:00 11:45 Lunch 'n Learn: 2 REU Coordinator Stephen Huang REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
F June 19 11:45 12:45 Virtual Tour 2: - HMNS Virtual Dicovery Dome, Night Sky Tour Ioannis Kakadiaris HMNS Curator REU Trainees & Mentors (NSF Sites)
W June 22 16:00 17:00 COP: Automated Document Classification for Effective Data Protection at Scale Tingting Chen Lei Ding REU Trainees & Mentors (NSF Sites)
W June 24 17:30 18:30 Team Building 2: Share A Picture/Share A Story REU Coordinator REU Trainees (UHCS)
F June 26 11:00 11:45 Lunch 'n Learn: 3 REU Coordinator Ernst Leiss REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
F June 26 11:45 12:30 Lunch 'n Learn: 4 REU Coordinator Rakesh Verma REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
W July 1 17:30 18:30 Team Building 3: COVID19 The New Normal REU Coordinator REU Trainees (UHCS)
W July 8 11:30 12:30 Lunch 'n Learn: 5 - Journal Paper Writing Club Ioannis Kakadiaris Mark Nixon REU Trainees & Mentors (NSF Sites), Students & Faculty (UHCS)
W July 8 17:30 18:30 Personal Development 1 - Diversity in CL/NLP: My Stories/My Insights Ioannis Kakadiaris Mona Diab REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
T July 9 13:00 14:00 Lunch 'n Learn 6: Curiosity Rover Update and Preview of the Mars 2020 Mission Stephen Huang Elizabeth Rampe REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
F July 10 11:00 14:00 REU Midterm Presentation Ioannis Kakadiaris UHCS REU Trainees REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
W July 15 11:30 12:15 Lunch 'n Learn 7: REU Coordinator Ioannis Kakadiaris UHCS REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
W July 15 12:15 01:00 Ask Me Anything 3 REU Coordinator Ioannis Kakadiaris UHCS REU Trainees (UHCS)
W July 15 17:30 18:30 Team Building 4: Online Cards Against Humanity REU Coordinator REU Trainees (UHCS)
F July 17 11:00 13:00 Graduate Study Workshop: CS Career Stephen Huang Stephen Huang, Ernst Leiss REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
W July 22 11:30 12:30 Lunch'n Learn - Data Presentation REU Coordinator Stephen Huang REU Trainees (UHCS)
W July 22 17:30 18:30 Team Building 5: Pictionary REU Coordinator REU Trainees (UHCS)
F July 24 11:00 12:00 Graduate Study Workshop: Faculty Panel Ioannis Kakadiaris Thamar Solorio, Shah Shishir, Giulia Toti REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
M July 27 17:30 18:30 Team Building 6: REU Got Talent REU Coordinator REU Trainees (UHCS)
W July 29 17:30 18:30 Team Building 7: Online Scavenger Hunt REU Coordinator REU Trainees (UHCS)
F July 31 11:00 12:00 Graduate Study Workshop: Student Panel REU Coordinator Ernst Leiss, TBD REU Trainees (UHCS)
F July 31 12:00 12:45 Lunch 'n Learn: 8 REU Coordinator Ioannis Pavlidis REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
W August 5 11:45 13:15 Evaluation: 2 - Post Focus Group REU Coordinator Catherine Horn REU Trainees (UHCS)
T August 6 11:30 15:30 REU Poster Session REU Coordinator REU Trainees (UHCS) REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS), Trainees from UHCS Mentors Labs
F August 7 11:30 14:00 REU Q&A on Final Presentations Ioannis Kakadiaris REU Trainees (UHCS) REU Trainees & Mentors (UHCS)
* The schedule is subject to change.
Acknowledgement: This project is sponsored by NSF under CNS-1551221 and CCF-1950297. Special thanks to the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics for its financial support. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.