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  1. Week of August 29, 2015

    1. Saturday, August 29, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 11:00 am - 1:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: the Essentials

        Room: 428 Armory

        We recommend entering through the Armory building's SouthWest corner near the intersection of Fourth and Gregory (across Huff Hall) and then taking the elevator to the 4th floor. Please try to arrive 15 minutes before the start time.

        Address: 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL

        http://go.illinois.edu/armorymap

  2. Week of August 30, 2015

    1. Sunday, August 30, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
    2. Monday, August 31, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 10:00 am - 11:00 amIllinois Compass 2g: Key Features for Teaching Assistants, Graders and Staff @ 428 Armory

        Room: 428 Armory, 505 East Armory Aven

        http://go.illinois.edu/armorymap

        We recommend entering through the Armory building's SouthWest corner near the intersection of Fourth and Gregory (across Huff Hall) and then taking the elevator to the 4th floor. Please try to arrive 15 minutes before the start time.

        ue, Champaign, IL

         

         

      3. 4:00 pm

        Kristy Gardner

        PhD student

        Computer Science Department

        Carnegie Mellon


        CSL Comm Seminar - “The Power of d Choices for Redundant Requests”

        141 CSL

      4. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFreshman Mentoring Program Kick-Off

        Kavita and Lalit Bahl Room, 3002 ECE Building

  3. Week of September 1, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 1, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 10:00 am - 11:30 ami>clicker Workshop - Using Clicker Technology to Enhance Student Learning

        428 Armory

      3. 12:00 pm

        RK Narayanan, Ph.D.


        IGB Entrepreneurship Lecture Series

        612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
        (Gatehouse Administration Building, Lower Level)
        1206 West Gregory, Urbana

      4. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Charles A. Kamhoua, Air Force Research Laboratory 


        TSS/ACC Seminar: Dr. Charles A. Kamhoua, "Security-aware Virtual Machine Allocation in the Cloud: A Game Theoretic Approach"

        2405 Siebel Center

      5. 4:00 pm

        Charles A. Kamhoua, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory


        Trust & Security and Assured Cloud Computing Joint Seminar

        2405 Siebel Center

      6. 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmTech Talk: National Instruments

        1015 ECE Building

    2. Wednesday, September 2, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmResearch Park Table: Jobs and Internships

        Siebel Center Atrium

      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Sangbae Kim

        Director, Biomimetic Robotics Laboratory

        Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

        Massachusetts Institute of Technology


        DCL Seminar: Sangbae Kim - Design paradigm shift toward mobile robots

        CSL Auditorium, Room B02

      4. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: the Essentials

        Room: 428 Armory

        We recommend entering through the Armory building's SouthWest corner near the intersection of Fourth and Gregory (across Huff Hall) and then taking the elevator to the 4th floor. Please try to arrive 15 minutes before the start time.

        Address: 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL

        http://go.illinois.edu/armorymap

      5. 5:00 pm

        Bloomberg | Esther Kundin, Financial Software Engineer


        ECE Explorations (200): "High Availability and High Frequency Big Data Analytics"

        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium

      6. 5:00 pm

        Esther Kundin, Portfolio and Risk Analytics, R&D, Bloomberg


        High Availability and High Frequency Big Data Analytics
      7. 5:30 pm

        Sarah Brown Schmidt


        Chambana Science Cafe

        Pizza M

        208 W Main St, Urbana, IL 61801

      8. 5:30 pmPURE Informational Session

        1015 ECE Building

      9. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmTech Talk: LGS Innovations

        Room 1013 ECE Building

    3. Thursday, September 3, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 4:00 pm

        Professor Gerard Wysocki, Princeton University


        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Laser-based optical dispersion spectroscopy – from remote chemical sensing to in-situ optical processing of molecular spectra"

        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium

      3. 5:30 pm

        There will be 3 speakers from Uptake. http://uptake.com/

        Uptake Technologies is a relatively new Chicago-based technology company tackling the world's hardest problems in the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). Uptake is co-founded by Brad Keywell.

        Nick Nordeen is a Frontend Engineer at Uptake. Nick grew up in Chicago, and Colorado. Nick attended the University of Illinois - Champaign in 2014 and majored in computer science. He too, participated in the ITA test his junior year.  The best part about participating in the ITA test was being able to talk to all of the companies that attended the mixer in such a relaxed environment. Nick is proficient in Java, and JavaScript. In his spare time, he has been trying to explore Chicago because he just moved closer to the city and hasn't been able to spend a lot of time learning about it.

         

        Andrew Wenum is a user centered designer, creative technologist and entrepreneur. Andrew earned his undergraduate in MIS from Ohio University, Innovation Certificate from University of Pecs, and MA in New Media & Digital Studies from DePaul University. Andrew has worked across multiple industries on projects with Caterpillar, Firestone, ESPN, DePaul Athletics, and Corona Light - along with consulting for numerous tech startups and boutique brands. In 2012, he founded Grp21, a digital design consultancy, Illuzion Records, an electronic music label, and DESIGNATION, the world's first immersive digital design accelerator in Chicago. At Uptake he leads Uptake X, focusing on design and innovation for the Industrial Internet of Things.

         

        Brad Nicholas, is the Lead IoT Architect at Uptake. Brad is responsible for on-asset computing platforms and distributed computing solutions at Uptake, a Chicago-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) startup.   He has 4 patents awarded or pending and brings extensive engineering, product and general management experience at multiple startups and larger companies across several industries including automotive, consulting, internet applications and telecommunications.   Brad holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA from the University of Michigan.


        ITA Tech Challenge

        1404 Siebel Center

      4. 5:30 pmITA Tech Challenge

        1404 Siebel Center

    4. Friday, September 4, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmCorporate Day: Whirlpool

        ECE Building lobby

      3. 1:00 pmFeedback Friday
      4. 2:00 pmIllinois applications to use Blue Waters are due by Sept. 15

        Room 1040 NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana

    5. Saturday, September 5, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
  4. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Sunday, September 6, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
    2. Monday, September 7, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. All DayLabor Day
    3. Tuesday, September 8, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 10:00 am - 2:30 pmCorporate Day: Nexteer

        ECE Building lobby

      3. 12:00 pm

        Susanne von Bodman, PhD


        IGB Seminar: "NSF Funding Opportunities in Times of a Changing Research Landscape"

        612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

      4. 4:00 pm

        Pramod K. Varshney, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University


        CSL Spotlight Lecture: Noise-Enhanced Information Systems -- Denoising Noisy Signals with Noise

        CSL Auditorium (B02)

      5. 4:00 pm - 7:00 pmCorporate Connection After Hours

        Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science

      6. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmSocialFuse

        141 Loomis Auditorium & Atrium; 1110 West Green St, Urbana

    4. Wednesday, September 9, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2.  Graduate Assistant Employee Orientation (for TAs, RAs, GAs, and PGAs)

        Illini Union, Room 406

      3. 10:00 am

        Onyeama Osuagwu


        Final Examination: Onyeama Osuagwu

        2003 MNTL

      4. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmCorporate Day: The Climate Corporation

        ECE Building lobby

      5. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Jan Erkert (Dance) and Manuel Hernandez (Kinesiology)


        iPads for Student Feedback and Real World Activities (Teaching with Technology Brown Bag)

        Room: 428 Armory

        We recommend entering through the Armory building's SouthWest corner near the intersection of Fourth and Gregory (across Huff Hall) and then taking the elevator to the 4th floor.
        Address: 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL
        http://go.illinois.edu/armorymap

      6. 4:00 pm

        Paolo Pirjanian, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, iRobot


        R.T. Chien Lecture: Paolo Pirjanian

        CSL Auditorium (B02)

      7. 5:00 pm

        Apple


        ECE Explorations (200): "TBA"

        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium

      8. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmTech Talk: The Climate Corporation

        1013 ECE Building

    5. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2.  Graduate Assistant Employee Orientation (for TAs, RAs, GAs, and PGAs)

        Illini Union, Room 406

      3. 10:00 am - 2:00 pmCorporate Day: Ford

        ECE Building lobby

      4. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: Key Features for Teaching Assistants, Graders and Staff

        Room: 428 Armory, 505 East Armory Aven

        http://go.illinois.edu/armorymap

        We recommend entering through the Armory building's SouthWest corner near the intersection of Fourth and Gregory (across Huff Hall) and then taking the elevator to the 4th floor. Please try to arrive 15 minutes before the start time.

        ue, Champaign, IL

         

         

      5. 11:30 am

        Vance Crowe


        Monsanto Info Session with Vance Crowe

        ACES Library

      6. 4:00 pmDistinguished Alumni Awardee Panel

        ECE Building's Grainger Auditorium

      7. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "ECE Distinguished Alumni Panel"

        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium

      8. 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmApple Networking Event

        3002 ECE Building

      9. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmTech Talk: ARM

        1015 ECE Building

      10. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmTech Talk: Maxim Integrated

        1013 ECE Building

    6. Friday, September 11, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2.  Graduate Assistant Employee Orientation (for TAs, RAs, GAs, and PGAs)

        Illini Union, Room 406

      3. 6:00 pm46th Annual ECE Alumni Awards Banquet and Events

        Kavita and Lalit Bahl Meeting Room, 3002 ECE Building

    7. Saturday, September 12, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2.  Graduate Assistant Employee Orientation (for TAs, RAs, GAs, and PGAs)

        Illini Union, Room 406

  5. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Sunday, September 13, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2.  Graduate Assistant Employee Orientation (for TAs, RAs, GAs, and PGAs)

        Illini Union, Room 406

    2. Monday, September 14, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2.  Graduate Assistant Employee Orientation (for TAs, RAs, GAs, and PGAs)

        Illini Union, Room 406

      3. 8:30 am - 4:30 pmSecond Health Care Engineering Systems Symposium

        Jump Labs in the university's Research Park, 2100 Oak St., Champaign

      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: Using Respondus to Create, Move, and Manage Tests

        Room: 428 Armory

        We recommend entering through the Armory building's SouthWest corner near the intersection of Fourth and Gregory (across Huff Hall) and then taking the elevator to the 4th floor. Please try to arrive 15 minutes before the start time.

        Address: 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL

        http://go.illinois.edu/armorymap

      5. 4:00 pm

        Karthik Chandrasekaran


        CSL Comm Seminar - “TBA”

        141 CSL

      6. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmTech Talk: Skyworks

        1013 ECE building

    3. Tuesday, September 15, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2.  Graduate Assistant Employee Orientation (for TAs, RAs, GAs, and PGAs)

        Illini Union, Room 406

      3. 12:00 pm

        Gregory H. Underhill, PhD


        IGB Seminar: Applications of High-Throughput Cell Microenvironment Engineering

        612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

      4. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmTech Talk: Monsanto

        1013 ECE Building

    4. Wednesday, September 16, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2.  Graduate Assistant Employee Orientation (for TAs, RAs, GAs, and PGAs)

        Illini Union, Room 406

      3. 3:00 pm

        Muntasir Rahman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        ACC Seminar: Muntasir Rahman, "Characterizing and Adapting the Consistency-Latency Tradeoff in Distributed Key-value Stores”

        2405 Siebel Center

      4. 5:00 pm

        Grid Connect | Mike Justice, CEO (BS CompE ’79)


        ECE Explorations (200): "Wireless Technology and Its Use In Home Automation and Security"

        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium

    5. Thursday, September 17, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2.  Graduate Assistant Employee Orientation (for TAs, RAs, GAs, and PGAs)

        Illini Union, Room 406

      3. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Oliver Astley, GE


        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Electrification - with great power comes great responsibility"

        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium

      4. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmTech Talk: Yahoo

        1013 ECE Building

    6. Friday, September 18, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Jamie Nelson and Jim Wentworth


        Teaching with Digital Tools

        Armory 428

      3. 7:30 pm

        Penny Chisholm
        Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies
        Massachusetts Institute of Technology


        Tiny Cells, Global Impact: A Journey of Discovery with a Microbe from the Sea - Penny Chisholm, MIT

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center

        601 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana, Illinois 61801

    7. Saturday, September 19, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 8:30 amLooking in the Right Direction: Carl Woese and the New Biology

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center

      3. All Day

        Speakers include:
        Colleen Cavanaugh
        Penny Chisholm
        Jim Collins
        George Fox
        Larry Gold
        Nigel Goldenfeld
        Simonetta Gribaldo
        Harris Lewin
        Zan Luthey-Schulten
        Gary Olsen
        Norman Pace
        Larry Smarr
        Mitch Sogin
        Rachel Whitaker


        Looking in the right direction: Carl Woese and the New Biology

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center
        601 South Lincoln Avenue
        Urbana, IL 61801

  6. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Sunday, September 20, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 8:30 amLooking in the Right Direction: Carl Woese and the New Biology

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center

      3. All Day

        Speakers include:
        Colleen Cavanaugh
        Penny Chisholm
        Jim Collins
        George Fox
        Larry Gold
        Nigel Goldenfeld
        Simonetta Gribaldo
        Harris Lewin
        Zan Luthey-Schulten
        Gary Olsen
        Norman Pace
        Larry Smarr
        Mitch Sogin
        Rachel Whitaker


        Looking in the right direction: Carl Woese and the New Biology

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center
        601 South Lincoln Avenue
        Urbana, IL 61801

    2. Monday, September 21, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 9:30 am

        Siying Liu


        Preliminary Examination: Siying Liu

        114 CSL

      3. 3:00 pm

        Professor Yossi Paltiel, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem


        Seminar: Excitonic Quantum Random Walk in Biological Phycocyanin Nanowires

        3269 Beckman Institute

    3. Tuesday, September 22, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
    4. Wednesday, September 23, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

        Cheelan Bo-Linn


        Jr. Faculty Fall 2015 Seminar Series: - #1: I wish I had known that earlier: Using Informal (IEF) and Formal (ICES) Feedback to Improve Teaching and Learning

        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

      3. 3:00 pm

        Si Liu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        ACC Seminar: Si Liu, Title TBA

        1131 Siebel Center

      4. 3:00 pmPreliminary Examination: Kyooho Jung

        3005 MNTL

      5. 5:00 pm

        Orbitz | Chris Brown, Chief Product Officer (BS CompE ’98)


        ECE Explorations (200): "Accelerating Product Innovation for Travelers in an Always Online, Multi-device World"

        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium

    5. Thursday, September 24, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 10:00 am

        Patrick McDaniel, Pennsylvania State University


        Science of Security Speaker Series, Patrick McDaniel, Title TBA

        B02 Coordinated Science Lab

      3. 4:00 pm

        Professor Georgios Giannakis, University of Minnesota


        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Learning Tools for Big Data Analytics"

        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium

    6. Friday, September 25, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. 2:00 pm

        Wen Huang


        Preliminary Examination: Wen Huang

        3003 MNTL

      3. All DayHackathon: Anheuser-Busch InBev Hack

        3002 ECE Building

    7. Saturday, September 26, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. All DayHackathon: Anheuser-Busch InBev Hack

        3002 ECE Building

  7. Week of September 27, 2015

    1. Sunday, September 27, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
      2. All DayHackathon: Anheuser-Busch InBev Hack

        3002 ECE Building

    2. Monday, September 28, 2015

      1.  Silicon Valley Workshop Applications Now Open
    3. Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        James Sharp


        IGB Seminar (GNDP)

        612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    4. Wednesday, September 30, 2015

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

        Cheelan Bo-Linn


        Jr Faculty Fall 2015 Seminar Series: - #2: Opening the Classroom Door” – Opportunities to Observe Exemplary Teachers

        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

      2. 5:00 pm

        Microsoft | Rishi Ratan, Technical Product Manager (BSEE ’12, MS ’14)


        ECE Explorations (200): "TBA"

        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium


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