Alumni Lecture Series - Spring 2024

You're invited

Announcing the revival of the Duke Distinguished Computer Science Alumni Lecture series!  In this series, we invite you to join students in Professor Owen Astrachan's CS 342 class for discussions with Duke Computer Science alumni about their careers and expertise.


Technology Lawyer Isaac Peterson Takes on Disruptive Technologies
Distinguished Computer Science Alumni Lecture
February 28, 2024
3:05-4:15 pm
Speaker: Isaac Peterson, Duke CS alumnus and Cruise and Netflix veteran

Storytime with Greg Badros: Lessons Learned at Life, Google, and Facebook
Distinguished Computer Science Alumni Lecture
February 21, 2024
3:05-4:15 pm
Speaker: Greg Badros, Duke CS alumnus and Google and Facebook veteran

SQLite: What is it and why did it do so well?
Distinguished Computer Science Alumni Lecture
February 14, 2024
3:05-4:15 pm
Speaker: Richard Hipp, CS alumnus and creator of embedded SQL database engine SQLite.

Open In A Regulated Age: Open Source, AI, and the Law in 2024
Distinguished Computer Science Alumni Lecture
February 7, 2024
3:05-4:15 pm
Speaker: Luis Villa, CS alumnus, attorney and programmer who worked as Deputy General Counsel and then as Senior Director of Community Engagement at the Wikimedia Foundation.

Duke CS Alumni Panel
Distinguished Computer Science Alumni Lecture
January 31, 2024
3:15-4:15 pm
Speakers: Lenore Hill, Kasper Kubica, Jennifer Bedell – panelists and successful local Duke CS alumni not working in software.


More events to come, please check back!