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Summer Research Program Lunch and Learn: Networking - Marco Morales, Dakshita Khurana, Karrie Karahalios

Event Type
Illinois Computer Science
Hybrid (In-person at Siebel Center, room 2405 and online at zoom link)
Jun 15, 2022   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Computer Science Summer REU Events


Networking is an important skill. This session addresses the skills that are needed for networking, a very important component of your professional life. The topics include strategies for finding a community, meeting people in the field, and promoting your research and yourself: the elevator pitch. This session will also address what you should prepare for, learn, and what to do when you attend conferences, workshops, or any technical meeting, including meeting researchers visiting your department.

Professors Marco Morales, Dakshita Khurana, and Karrie Karahalios will be this session's panelists.

Marco Morales is a Teaching Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He has been an Associate Professor at the Departments of Digital Systems and of Computer Science at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), a Visiting Professor at Texas A&M University and a Lecturer at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Texas A&M University, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from UNAM. His research is focused on machine learning, motion planning and control for autonomous robots.

Linki to Talk Video:

link for robots only