Illinois Ignite 2018

Illinois Ignite is an inaugural event showcasing technologies and start-ups emerging from prominent research universities in Illinois.

Illinois Ignite is an inaugural event showcasing technologies and start-ups emerging from prominent research universities in Illinois. Hear from innovators and entrepreneurs in oncology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, security, robotics, and advanced materials.

Ignite will feature presentations on breakthrough research and innovations from more than 35 faculty and networking opportunities with technology-based start-ups.

September 27, 2018
Big10 Conference Center (minutes from O’Hare airport)
Rosemont, Illinois 

 

Learn more and register here: http://otm.illinois.edu/Ignite2018

 

 

 

Featured Illinois Faculty:

Brighten Godfrey 

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science
  • Faculty co-founder of EnterpriseWorks graduate: Veriflow
  • Speaking on “Continuous Network Verification and Congestion Control”

Mani Golparvar Fard 

  • Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering and affiliate in Computer Science
  • Faculty co-founder of EnterpriseWorks tenant: Reconstruct
  • Speaking on “Geometry- and Appearance-Based Reasoning of Construction Progress Monitoring”

Stephen Boppart 

  • Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Bioengineering
  • Faculty co-founder of EnterpriseWorks tenant: PhotoniCare
  • Speaking on “Stain-Free Slide-Free Histopathology Platform with Biomarkers of Cancer”

Wen-Mei Hwe

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Faculty co-founder of EnterpriseWorks graduate: MulticoreWare
  • Speaking on “Game Changing AI and Block Chain Systems at the IBM-Illinois Center for Cognitive Computing Systems Research (C3SR)”

Rashid Bashir 

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Bioengineering
  • Faculty co-founder of EnterpriseWorks tenant: Prenosis
  • Speaking on “Analysis of Blood and Tissue Using Chip Scale Sensors”

Paul Braun 

  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Faculty co-founder of EnterpriseWorks graduate: Xerion Advanced Battery Corp.
  • Speaking on “Paradigm Changing Materials for Energy Storage”

 

Topics you don’t want to miss:

  • Social Good & Sustainability
  • Data Analytics & Robotics
  • Materials by Design
  • What’s Next in Blockchain, Security & Artificial Intelligence
  • Frontiers in Neuroscience
  • Breakthroughs in Oncology