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  1. Week of February 28, 2017

    1. Tuesday, February 28, 2017

      1. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      2. All DayScience of Security Summer Internship
      3. 10:00 amJunchen Jiang, Carnegie Mellon University
        ECE Faculty Candidate Seminar: Junchen Jiang
        B02 CSL
      4. 2:30 pmHonghui Shi
        Preliminary Exam: Honghui Shi
        5239 Beckman Institute
      5. 4:00 pmChristopher Hannon, Illinois Institute of Technology
        CANCELLED: TSS/SoS Seminar: Combining Simulation and Emulation Systems for Smart Grid Planning and Evaluation
        Coordinated Science Lab Auditorium (B02)
  2. Week of March 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, March 1, 2017

      1. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      2. 10:00 am - 2:00 pmBank of America Coffee Booth
        Siebel 1st Floor Atrium
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEric Kurt (Media Commons)
        Teaching with Technology Seminar Series: Media Commons
        428 Armory Building (southwest corner of the building)
      4. 3:00 pmNora Ayanian, Ph.D. - University of Southern California
        DCL Seminar: Nora Ayanian - Multirobot Coordination from High-level Specification
        CSL Auditorium, Room B02
      5. 3:30 pmDr. Gene Robinson, IGB Director, Swanlund Chair Entomology; James Sharp, President Carl Zeiss Microscopy LLC
        ZEISS-IGB Partnership Reception
        Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, 612 IGB Conference Center, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL
      6. 5:00 pmResearch Park | Jenny Kim, Assistant Director for Talent & Programming
        ECE Explorations (200): "Technology Professional Panel"
        Grainger Auditorium, Room 1002 ECE Building
      7. 5:30 pmTech Talk: Bank of America
        1404 Siebel
      8. 5:30 pmPriya Pantham, Postdoctoral Fellow, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
        What’s in a Core? Identifying Core Placental Genes Across Species
        Pizza-M 208 W. Main, Urbana
    2. Thursday, March 2, 2017

      1. 8:05 amTsung-Wei Huang
        Preliminary Examination: Tsung-Wei Huang
        419 CSL
      2. 8:30 am - 5:00 pmECE headshot day
        3002 ECE Building
      3. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      4. 11:00 amRoya Ensafi, Princeton University
        ECE Faculty Candidate Seminar: Roya Ensafi
        B02 CSL
      5. 2:30 pmPooya Khorrami
        Final Examination: Pooya Khorrami
        3369 Beckman Institute
      6. 4:00 pmProfessor Magnus Egerstedt, Georgia Institute of Technology
        ECE Distinguished Colloquium Series (ECE 500): "Persistent Environmental Monitoring: Robots that Seemingly Do Nothing Most of the Time"
        Grainger Auditorium, Room 1002 ECE Building
    3. Friday, March 3, 2017

      1. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      2. 3:00 pmMichael Wei
        Preliminary Exam: Michael Wei
        4032 ECE Building
    4. Saturday, March 4, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:15 amMani Golparvar Fard, Civil and Environmental Engineering professor
        Drones are taking off in construction
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
  3. Week of March 5, 2017

    1. Monday, March 6, 2017

      1. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
    2. Tuesday, March 7, 2017

      1. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      2. 12:00 pmYoav Gilad, PhD, The University of Chicago, Department of Medicine, Department of Human Genetics
        Impact of Regulatory Variation Across Human iPSCs and Differentiated Cells
        Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, 612 IGB Conference Center, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmPaul Diehl, Associate Provost & Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Texas-Dallas
        Special Presentation - Turning Good Teaching on Its Head: A Thought Experiment by Paul Diehl
        room 210 Illini Union
      4. 3:00 pmJean Walrand, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley
        R.T. Chien Lecture: "Scheduling Surgeries"
      5. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmSocialFuse
    3. Wednesday, March 8, 2017

      1. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      2. 5:00 pmJohns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory | Ashley Llorens, Chief, Intelligent Systems Center (BSCE '01, MS '03)
        ECE Explorations (200): "Intelligent Systems for Our Nation’s Critical Challenges"
        Grainger Auditorium, Room 1002 ECE Building
    4. Thursday, March 9, 2017

      1. 8:00 am - 2:00 pm2017 Annual Faculty Event - The Power of Engagement: Igniting Students' Passion for Learning
        Illini Union Rooms A,B,C
      2. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Developing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement for a Faculty Job Search
        Armory Building, room 428
    5. Friday, March 10, 2017

      1. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      2. 10:00 am - 11:30 amDan Hahn/Rick Hazlewood
        Illinois Compass 2g Grade Center Workshop
        Room 428, Armory Building: 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL *Please remember to bring your laptop*
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmAudrey Neville, CITL
        Microaggressions and Teaching
        Armory Building, room 428
      4. 3:00 pmKevin Meier
        Preliminary Exam: Kevin Meier
        329 Grainger
  4. Week of March 12, 2017

    1. Monday, March 13, 2017

      1. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmJordan Branham
        Illinois Compass 2g Grade Center Workshop
        Room 428, Armory Building: 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL *Please remember to bring your laptop*
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmKazem Alidoost, CITL Grad Affiliate
        Oh No! Dealing with Difficult Situations in the Classroom
        Armory Building, room 428
    2. Tuesday, March 14, 2017

      1. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      2. 12:00 pmShelly L. Berger, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
        Epigenetic Regulation in Brain Controlling Behavior in Ants and Mammals
        Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, 612 IGB Conference Center, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL
    3. Wednesday, March 15, 2017

      1. 8:00 amBrian Harding
        Final Examination: Brian Harding
        5032 ECE Building
      2. 8:30 amD. Michael Senior, Applications Scientist, Oxford Nanoimaging
        Desktop Nanoscale Imaging: Superresolution @ 20nm using single-molecule localization
        Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, 612 IGB Conference Center, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL
      3. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      4. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmJamie Nelson, CITL
        The Power of Presentations: Enhancing your Slides for Teaching and Engagement
        Main Library, Room 314
      5. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)
        Jr. Faculty S'17 Seminar Series: #4: Creating Effective Team Assignments and Student Teams: What, How, and Why
        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)
      6. 3:00 pmBrian Gibbons
        Preliminary Exam: Brian Gibbons
        5086 ECE Building
      7. 5:00 pmECE Illinois Faculty
        ECE Explorations (200): "ECE Townhall"
        Grainger Auditorium, Room 1002 ECE Building
    4. Thursday, March 16, 2017

      1. 7:00 amFredrick South
        Preliminary Examination: Fredrick South
        4369 Beckman Institute
      2. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
      3. 9:00 amCliston Cole
        Final Examination: Cliston Cole
        3169 Beckman Institute
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Alan Willner, University of Southern California
        ECE Distinguished Colloquium Series (ECE 500): "High-Capacity Optical Communications using Multiplexing of Multiple Orbital-Angular-Momentum Beams"
        Grainger Auditorium, Room 1002 ECE Building
    5. Friday, March 17, 2017

      1. All DayIMPORTANT: YOU MUST MEET YOUR ECE FACULTY MENTOR!
    6. Saturday, March 18, 2017

      1. 1:00 pmSpring Vacation Begins
  5. Week of March 19, 2017

    1. Monday, March 20, 2017

      1. All DayAlternative Spring Break
        Chicago, Illinois
    2. Tuesday, March 21, 2017

      1. All DayAlternative Spring Break
        Chicago, Illinois
    3. Wednesday, March 22, 2017

      1. All DayAlternative Spring Break
        Chicago, Illinois
      2. 5:00 pmNo Seminar
        ECE Explorations (200): "Spring Break"
        Grainger Auditorium, Room 1002 ECE Building
    4. Thursday, March 23, 2017

      1. All DayAlternative Spring Break
        Chicago, Illinois
    5. Friday, March 24, 2017

      1. All DayAlternative Spring Break
        Chicago, Illinois
  6. Week of March 26, 2017

    1. Monday, March 27, 2017

      1.  Instruction resumes
      2. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmShelly Schmidt, Professor, Food Science & Human Nutrition
        Jr. Faculty S'17 Seminar Series: #5: Enhancing Teaching – Is That Sufficient? The Critical Role of Students in Their Own Learning
        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)
    2. Tuesday, March 28, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmJ. David Sweatt, PhD, Vanderbilt University, Department of Pharmacology
        Epigenetic Mechanisms in Memory Formation
        Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, 612 IGB Conference Center, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL
    3. Wednesday, March 29, 2017

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmJr. Faculty S'17 Seminar Series: #6: Active Teaching = Active Learning: Strategies for Deep Learning and Retention
        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)
      2. 1:00 pmWeili Chen
        Final Examation: Weili Chen
        3005 MNTL
      3. 5:00 pmECE Illinois Faculty & Students
        ECE Explorations (200): "ECE Tech Elective Fair"
        Grainger Auditorium, Room 1002 ECE Building
    4. Thursday, March 30, 2017

      1. 8:00 amBihan Wen
        Preliminary Exam: Bihan Wen
        114 CSL
    5. Friday, March 31, 2017

      1. All DayCampus 1871
        1871 Chicago (222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212, Chicago, IL 60654)
      2. All DayThe 2017 Chittenden Symposium
        Illinois Ballroom-I Hotel and Conference Center-Champaign
      3. 12:30 pmOLLI Citizen Scientist First annual Roundtable Luncheon
        Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, 612 IGB Conference Center, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL
      4. 1:00 pmWonhyeok Jang
        Final Examination: Wonhyeok Jang
        4070 ECE Building
      5. 3:00 pmSiming Guo
        Final Examination: Siming Guo
        4070 ECE Building

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