2018

BioE Professor Developing Finger-Prick Blood Test for Toxic Metals
UIC bioengineering professor Ian Papautsky is spearheading an effort to develop a portable, smartphone-sized sensor that measures human exposure to lead, manganese and possibly other toxic metals using a single finger prick of blood – and that delivers results in minutes.
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Dr. Faydor Litvin (center) with PhD students (L-R) Qi Fan, Paolo Ruzziconi, Ignacio Gonzalez-Perez, Alessandro Piscopo, Serhan Acikgoz, Luca Carnevali.
Celebrating the Life of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Faydor Litvin
In Memoriam Faydor L. Litvin January 21, 1914 – April 26, 2017 On April 26, 2017, the scientific community of mechanical engineers worldwide lost a renowned scientist, a great educator, and a remarkable person who dedicated his life to the development of the modern theory of gearing and made enormous contributions to the development of the theory of mechanisms.Professor Litvin had been recognized as a renowned authority in kinematics and the theory of gearing. A whole epoch in the theory of gearing is concerned with the name of Professor Litvin. He is the author of one of the most fundamental and cited works in the field—a well-known monograph, The Theory of Gearing, which underwent six editions.In a way, he really lived two lives—the first in Russia,…
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Tech Talk: Building Smart Buildings
Interested in next-generation building data analytics? Please join us for the first tech talk of the year on February 22, 2018 at 5pm in SEO Room 1000.Guest speakers will include Vytenis Milunas, PE (BS '82), Director of Project Management at UIC; Paul Beukema, Consultant Engineer Specialist at Honeywell; Aaron Mason, Director of Operations at Hawkeye Energy Systems; and John Villani, Vice President at Grumman/Butkus Associates.Light refreshments will be served. RSVP here or to eaa-admin@uic.edu.
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Attention Juniors! Looking to connect with a UIC alum to gain industry knowledge?
Check out the College of Engineering Mentoring Program.The goal is to bring together students and alumni to discuss professionalism, aspirations and ideas regarding the varied career pathways within engineering. These relationships provide a learning experience outside the classroom, where you can learn more about the transition into career from a UIC College of Engineering alum.Complete the quick application here. 
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Motor Row & the Auto Show
Join the UIC College of Engineering on Saturday, February 17, 2018 for brunch at Motor Row Brewing and an outing at the Chicago Auto Show. Connect with UIC Engineering alumni and meet UIC Motorsports—the College's Society of Automotive Engineers—whose award-winning formula and baja cars will be on display for the sixth year in a row. Tickets are $25, which include brunch and admission to the Chicago Auto Show.10:30 a.m. Enjoy Brunch at Motor Row Brewing (2337 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60616)12:00 p.m. Meet UIC Motorsports at McCormick Place (2301 South King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616)12:30 p.m. Explore the Chicago Auto ShowSuggested Parking: Southwest corner of McCormick Place Parking Lot A. Rate is $23 for up to 16 hours. The Chicago…
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