CSE Graduate Student Visit

The University of Michigan looks forward to welcoming prospective PhD students to the Computer Science and Engineering visit event. We are excited to host you for a close look at the research, community, and student life that you can be a part of as a grad student here. Participants will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with faculty, hear about CSE’s exciting research, socialize with current PhD students, and learn about life at U-M from graduate student organizations.

This event will take place March 10 – 12, 2022.

We invite you to participate in any or all of the events below. You’ll be provided with further details as the date gets closer. Please contact the CSE Graduate Programs Office with any questions at csegradstaff@umich.edu.

Agenda

All times listed in Eastern Standard Time.

Thursday, March 10

3:00pm – 5:00pm
Registration
Arbor Room (located just past the lobby on the right)

  • Upon arrival at the DoubleTree by Hilton – Ann Arbor North  (formerly Holiday Inn), check in at the front desk, obtain your room key, and drop your luggage off in your room
  • After settling in, come to the Arbor Room to check in with staff from the Office of Student Affairs and obtain your name tag, a welcome packet, and student organization information

3:00pm – 7:00pm
Welcome Social

Wolverine Rooms A-C

  • Enjoy refreshments and relax with current CSE Ph.D. students

5:40pm
Meet to Catch Bus to North Campus

DoubleTree by Hilton – Hotel Lobby

  • Ride bus to the Lurie Engineering Center (North Campus)

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Reception with CSE faculty

Masco Commons

  • Enjoy learning more about the CSE faculty and their research

8:00pm
Catch direct bus back to DoubleTree by Hilton Ann Arbor North

LEC (North Campus)

7:00pm – 12:30am
Shuttle between Central Campus and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

  • Bus leaves the Rackham Graduate School on central campus at the following times and drops off at the DoubleTree by Hilton – Ann Arbor North
    • 7:30pm, 8:00pm, 8:30pm, 9:00pm, 9:30pm, 10:00pm, 10:30pm, 11:00pm, 11:30pm, 12:00am, 12:30am
  • Bus leaves the DoubleTree by Hilton – Ann Arbor North at the following times and drops off at the Rackham Graduate School on Central Campus
    • 7:00pm, 7:30pm, 8:00pm, 8:30pm, 9:00pm, 9:30pm, 10:00pm, 10:30pm, 11:00pm, 11:30pm, 12:00am

Friday, March 11

6:30am – 8:30am
Breakfast

Wolverine Ballrooms C-E, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

9:00am
Faculty Pickups

DoubleTree by Hilton – Hotel Lobby

10:00am – 12:00pm
Welcome & Introduction to the CSE Ph.D. Program

1670 Beyster

  • Opening Remarks by CSE Chair, Prof. Michael Wellman
  • Welcome by CSE PhD Admissions Chair, Prof. Karem Sakallah
  • CSE Research Highlights
    • Computer Engineering Lab – Prof. Reetuparna Das
    • Artificial Intelligence Lab – Prof. Rada Mihalcea
    • Interactive Systems Lab – Prof. Alanson Sample
    • Theory of Computing Lab – Prof. Nikhil Bansal
    • Systems Lab – Prof. Westley Weimer
  • Q&A ~10 minutes
  • Current CSE Ph.D. Student Panel with Q&A

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Lunch with Poster and Demo Session*

Tishman Hall, 1670 Beyster

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Climate and DEI Discussion

1670 Beyster

  • Students with questions about CSE activities, challenges, and values related to climate, diversity, equity and inclusion are welcome to come to this session, hosted by professors, and ask questions

2:00pm – 5:00pm
One-on-one Meetings with CSE Faculty*

Faculty Offices

3:00pm – 5:00pm
ECSEL+ (Ensemble of CSE Ladies+) Social
(Optional)
3725 Beyster

5:00pm – 5:45pm
Meet for Walking Tour of North Campus
(Optional)
3rd Floor Alcove

5:00-5:45pm
AI Lab Event: Walking tour of Central Campus (Optional)
Tishman Hall, Beyster Building

5:00-5:45pm
IS Lab Event: Walking tour of North Campus (Optional)
Tishman Hall, Beyster Building

Friday evening options

5:15pm
Ride bus from Lurie Engineering Center to DoubleTree by Hilton Ann Arbor North (Optional – note, take the 5:45 bus if you want to attend dinner with current CSE students)

5:45pm
Meet to Catch University Bus to Downtown Ann Arbor

  • Meet in your assigned location and stick with your assigned group (Main doors of Beyster)

6:30pm – 8:00pm
Dinner with Current CSE Ph.D. Students

Assigned Locations

6:30pm – 12:30am
Shuttle between Central Campus and DoubleTree by Hilton

  • Bus leaves the Rackham Graduate School on central campus at the following times and drops off at the DoubleTree by Hilton – Ann Arbor North
    • 6:30, 7:00, 7:30pm, 8:00pm, 8:30pm, 9:00pm, 9:30pm, 10:00pm, 10:30pm, 11:00pm, 11:30pm, 12:00am, 12:30am  
  • Bus leaves the DoubleTree by Hilton – Ann Arbor North at the following times and drops off at the Rackham Graduate School on Central Campus
    • 7:00pm, 7:30pm, 8:00pm, 8:30pm, 9:00pm, 9:30pm, 10:00pm, 10:30pm, 11:00pm, 11:30pm, 12:00am

Saturday, March 12

Check out of hotel before 2:00pm

8:30am
Ride Bus from DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel to Breakfast

9:00am – 10:30am
College-wide Breakfast Program

Salons A–E

  • Program features guest speakers and prizes

10:40am
Bus Departs for the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

12:00pm – onward
Departure

See the airport shuttle departure list provided by the College of Engineering

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