CRCS AI for Social Impact Seminar Series

CRCS hosts the CRCS AI for Social Impact Seminar Series weekly seminar from 11 AM – 12 noon on Mondays. CRCS fellows, faculty and friends are encouraged to join us. See here for information about past seminars.

CRCS also hosts regular internal events - professional development panels on topics including interviewing for jobs; putting together application packages; and fostering interdisciplinary collaboration.

CRCS Spring 2021 Seminar Schedule

January 25 through April 19: AI for Social Impact Seminar Series

January 7 and 8: IJCAI 2020 AI for Social Good workshop

CRCS Fall 2020 Seminar Schedule

August 24 through December 14: AI for Social Impact

July 20th and 21st: AI for Social Good workshop

CRCS Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule

  • Monday, March 2nd: Jukka-Pekka (JP) Onnela of HSPH: "Smartphone-based Digital Phenotyping"
  • Wednesday, March 4th: Google Research India: A Peek at Research Activities in Fundamental and Applied CS Research (please RSVP at
  • Monday, March 9th: Ece Kamar of Microsoft Research: In the Pursuit of Responsible AI: Developing AI Systems for People with People
  • Monday, March 23rd: Stefano Ermon of Stanford: Measuring Economic Development from Space
  • Wednesday, March 25th: Speaker and Details TBA
  • Monday, March 30th: Francesca Dominici of HSPH: Can Data Science save the Environment?
  • Monday, April 6th: Harvard Global Health Institute: Details TBA
  • Monday, April 13th: Shahin Jabbari of CRCS: Details TBA
  • Monday, April 20th: Rohini Pande of Yale: Details TBA
  • Monday, April 27th: Eric Rice of USC: Details TBA
2021 Apr 19

Michael J. Mina, MD, PhD (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School)

11:00am to 12:00pm


Zoom conference - Register at

Title: Advances in virology, immunology, and computation to monitor and control outbreaks

Abstract: Advances in biological and computational sciences have enabled massive leaps in basic research and medicine over the recent decades. Relative to these medical advances, advances in public health and particularly infectious diseases have been modest. The SARS-CoV2 pandemic has shown us the consequences of investing so fully in medicine without a strong foundation of public health. This talk will provide examples of the...

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2021 Apr 20

Rising Stars Speaker Series

Repeats every 3 weeks every Tuesday, 1 times . Also includes Thu Apr 08 2021, Tue Apr 20 2021, Thu Apr 29 2021.
12:00pm to 1:30pm


Virtual (See registration links below)

Spring 2021 update: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be hosting a full in-person or virtual CRCS Rising Stars workshop in March 2021. We hope to return to hosting the in-person version of the Rising Stars Workshop in Spring 2022.

Instead, this year we are excited to host a virtual CRCS Rising Stars Speaker Series! Each talk in the series will feature 12 minute presentations from 4 PhD students and postdoctoral candidates who were nominated by experts in the field as having...

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