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10/15: Ninth Annual PKU-UCLA JRI Symposium

JRI members present research, forge collaborative partnerships.

Monday, October 15, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
UCLA Faculty Center
480 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles, CA 90095
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The Annual Symposium of the Peking University-UCLA Joint Research Institute in Science and Engineering (JRI) provides a forum for JRI faculty members to meet and exchange latest research findings and collaboration ideas.  Alternating between campuses, the event will be hosted at UCLA this year.

The three focuses in 2018 are: Edge Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and Technology & Medicine.


 Monday, October 15, 2018

Breakfast Meet & Greet   8:00am

Sequoia Room, Faculty Center

Opening   8:30-9:30am

  Gene Block, Chancellor, UCLA

Jianhua Lin, President, Peking University

Jason Cong, Co-director, JRI

JRI Summer Research Students

Group Photo

Plenary   9:45am-12pm

Sequoia Room, Faculty Center

"Environmental Pollution and Cardiovascular Health: A Tale of Two Cities," Yifang Zhu, Acting Dean and Professor, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA

“Learning the Joint Representation of Heterogeneous Temporal Events for Clinical Endpoint Prediction,” Ming Zhang,  School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science

"What Just Happened in AI and What We Need to Do Next," Adnan Darwiche, Chair, Computer Science Department, UCLA

Lunch   12-1pm

Sequoia Room, Faculty Center

Parallel Sessions   1:30-5:30pm,  Faculty Center

Edge Computing 

Redwood room

 Artificial Intelligence

Hacienda Room

Technology & Medicine

Cypress room 

Dinner for Speakers and Organizers   6:00-8:00pm

Sequoia Room, Faculty Center

For more information please contact:

Erin Hakim