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May
16
2018

SEGIM Seminar: Claire White

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Evanston

Uncovering and Optimizing the Chemical Mechanisms in Alkali-activated Materials and Related Engineering Systems AbstractWith the world facing a climate crisis due to increasing CO2 emissions, there is pressing need to develop and implement sustainable construction/engineering materials across the globe. Alkali-activated materials [...]

May
16
2018

Meet the Faculty Talk: Prof. Haoqi Zhang, Allen K. & Johnnie Cordell Breed Junior Chair of Design & Assistant Professor in CS at Northwestern University, "Computational Ecosystems: Tech-enabled Communities to Advance Human Values at Scale"

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Evanston

The EECS Department welcomes Prof. Haoqi Zhang, Allen K. & Johnnie Cordell Breed Junior Chair of Design & Assistant Professor in CS at Northwestern University. Zhang will present a talk entitled "Computational Ecosystems: Tech-enabled Communities to Advance Human Values at Scale", [...]

May
16
2018

Energy Start-Up 101: Beyond Innovations (EPIC)

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, Off-Campus

Featuring Invenergy Future Fund's Amy Francetic, Tata Trusts' Manoj Kumar, and Switched Source's Charles Murray. Moderated by Axios Future Editor Steve LeVine. Opening remarks by Bala Srinivasan, Interim Head, Polsky Center, and Vice President, Global Initiatives & Strategy, UChicago. Every [...]

May
17
2018

NUTC Seminar: "Forgiving Roads" - Michael G. Dreznes, International Road Federation (IRF)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

Northwestern University Transportation Center presents: "Forgiving Roads"  Michael G. DreznesExecutive Vice-President International Road Federation (IRF)   ABSTRACT: "Forgiving Roads" is a presentation that focuses on methods to identify and treat dangerous roadside hazards. Mike Dreznes, Executive Vice President of the International Road Federation, has made presentations [...]

May
23
2018

3rd Annual Grid Modernization Forum (Chicago)

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

The 3rd Annual Grid Modernization Forum, May 23-24, 2018 in Chicago, closely examines lessons learned to date by industry leaders pushing the fronters of grid modernization and reliability. As in previous editions, key technology innovators and executives will come together [...]

May
23
2018

Co_Invest Cleantech (Clean Energy Trust)

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Off-Campus

DESCRIPTIONCLEAN ENERGY TRUST is proud to present the Midwest's premiere event for cleantech startups and our community of stakeholders invested in the future. Formerly known as the CET Challenge, Co_Invest Cleantech is Clean Energy Trust’s annual flagship event focused on showcasing Midwest [...]

May
23
2018

VentureCat 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Evanston

VentureCat is Northwestern's annual student startup competition. VentureCat is an experience for Northwestern’s 25 most promising student-founded startups teams to network and pitch their ventures to an esteemed panel of judges and the broader community. On May 23, 2018, those 25 teams [...]

May
24
2018

3rd Annual Grid Modernization Forum (Chicago)

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

The 3rd Annual Grid Modernization Forum, May 23-24, 2018 in Chicago, closely examines lessons learned to date by industry leaders pushing the fronters of grid modernization and reliability. As in previous editions, key technology innovators and executives will come together [...]

May
30
2018

Meet the Faculty Talk: Prof. Josiah Hester, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at Northwestern University, "Computation and Sensing without Reliable Power"

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Evanston

The EECS Department welcomes Prof. Josiah Hester, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at Northwestern University. Hester will present a talk entitled "Computation and Sensing without Reliable Power", on Wednesday, May 30 at 2:00 PM in the Ford ITW Room. Abstract: For [...]

May
31
2018

NUTC Seminar: “Statistical inference of probabilistic origin-destination demand using day-to-day traffic data" - Zhen (Sean) Qian, Carnegie Mellon University

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

Northwestern University Transportation Center presents: “Statistical inference of probabilistic origin-destination demand using day-to-day traffic data" Zhen (Sean) QianAssistant Professor, Civil & Environmental EngineeringCarnegie Mellon University   ABSTRACT: Recent transportation network studies on uncertainty and reliability call for modeling the probabilistic O-D demand and probabilistic network [...]

Jun
6
2018

Chicago Forum on Global Cities

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Off-Campus

The Chicago Forum on Global Cities, hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Financial Times, is a three-day international conference that raises provocative questions about the influence of global cities and how they can solve pressing global [...]

Jun
7
2018

Chicago Forum on Global Cities

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

The Chicago Forum on Global Cities, hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Financial Times, is a three-day international conference that raises provocative questions about the influence of global cities and how they can solve pressing global [...]

Jun
8
2018

Chicago Forum on Global Cities

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

The Chicago Forum on Global Cities, hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Financial Times, is a three-day international conference that raises provocative questions about the influence of global cities and how they can solve pressing global [...]

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