NCSA staff who would like to submit an item for the calendar can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building
are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9 to 10 AM on the first Friday
of every month.
Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, February 2 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. The
user group aims to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning,
collaboration, and networking.
Speaker: Alan Dibos, Assistant Scientist, Nanoscience/Center for Molecular Engineering,
Argonne National Laboratory
The first annual IMMERSE Symposium will be held on February 7th and 8th at the University
of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus.
Research Park and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation invite you
to join us for AgTech Breakfast from 8:00-9:30 AM on Thursday, February 8 at the Illinois
Join us on Thursday, February 8, from 12:00 to 1:00 PM for Intro to Angel Investing
with Illini Angels Director Paul Magelli.
Join us on Friday, February 9 from 12:00-1:00 pm for the Lunar New Year Celebration
Join the AI User Group on Friday, February 9 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM for their monthly
Take advantage of this opportunity to get FREE patent or trademark assistance!
Speaker: Amanda Young, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University
of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Apply for this professional development workshop on Tuesday, February 13, from 11:30
to 2:00 PM.
Join us on Tuesday, February 13, from 5:00 to 6:30 PM for Spinning Out: A Fireside
Chat with Evaline Tsai.
Speaker: Xiye (Simon) Hu, Covey Group
A collaboration between We CU and the Humanities Research Institute, the University
of Illinois Humanities in Action program provides resources and support to undergraduate
humanities students who are interested in pursuing community engagement opportunities
within the Champaign-Urbana community. Join us for an info session to learn more!
This is a group for those interested in distributed ledger technology, including blockchains,
cryptocurrency, cryptography, smart contracts, DApps, and more.
Research Park internships are not just for engineering students! Hear from a panel
of current Illinois students who work within the Research Park in areas like HR, communications,
engagement, and operations. Learn about the projects they are working on, the benefits
of Research Park internships, and how you can find an on-campus opportunity to work
for a tech company.
Join us for an afternoon of presentations, conversations and more—a showcase of graduate
student work in the humanities and arts and the opportunity to explore resources available
to graduate students in humanities-based graduate education.
Speaker: Can-Ming Hu, Distinguished Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy,
University of Manitoba
Students are invited to join us in ACES Library to hear from peers working in AgTech
within the Research Park, and hear advice on how they can find the right on-campus
opportunity. Learn about how current interns working at Fortune 500 companies got
their internships, and what cool projects they are working on. This event leads into
the AgTech Summit.
Speaker: Zhanzhi Jiang, Kou Group
Celebrate National Engineers Week! We're bringing together four accomplished Grainger
Engineers who are leaders in their fields. Join Dean Rashid Bashir and our virtual
alumni panel to learn more about how our alumni are shaping the future of engineering.
Discover funding and support programs for your research commercialization, and explore
University of Illinois Faculty are invited to join a panel discussion, reception,
and roundtable at Beckman Institute on Wednesday, February 21 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
This unique event will provide a unique platform for exploring research commercialization
opportunities. Featured speakers and panelists will share valuable insights to guide
you on your academic entrepreneurs
Speaker: Professor Joaquin Vieira
Join your fellow graduate students in this designated co-working space. Light refreshments
will be provided.
The Research Park Career Fair is an opportunity for University of Illinois students
to connect with Research Park employers and learn about on-campus internships and
full-time job opportunities in tech.
Hear from advisers and current ILEE students, ask questions, and learn how ILEE can
help you gain a competitive edge in the job market.
Speaker: Makrand Sinha, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University
of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Speaker: Matthew Thibodeau, Clark Group