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Google X showcase at UW CSE: January 28, 6 p.m., and February 1, 2 p.m.

Google talksFriends from Google X – Google’s “skunkworks” – will speak in UW CSE on January 28th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in room EEB 125, and on February 1 from 2:00-2:30 p.m. in room CSE 403.

On January 28, UW CSE Ph.D. alum Adrien Treuille, a faculty member at Carnegie Mellon on leave at Google X, will begin by providing an overview of activities at Google X.

Then Nick Hobbs, a graduate of Olin College and a PM at Google X, will discuss the Driverless Car Project.

Plan on roughly 60 minutes of presentation and 30 minutes of Q&A.

Please RSVP here!

On February 1, UW alum and former UW EE professor Babak Parviz, co-creator of Google’s Project Glass, will describe that project.  Babak’s Google colleagues Nirmal Patel and Bob Ryskamp also will participate.

Note:  This post has been updated to reflect schedule and content changes!

January 16, 2013