COVID-19 & Research Restart

OVCR Research-Related Updates Regarding COVID-19 Emergency and Research Restart
Oct 23 2020

Data Science Lightning Talks, Friday, October 23

Data Science Lightning Talks

October 23, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM




Chicago, IL 60612

Research Development Services in OVCR is organizing a WebEx only event series featuring Lightning Talks by UIC faculty on any short topic under the broad field of Data Science.  This is a great way to connect with your fellow Data Scientists across campus and keep in touch with colleagues while most of us are working from home.  Topics can span any academic field at UIC ranging from Engineering to Social Science.  Please RSVP by 10/22 and we will send you a link to the zoom meeting

10/23 at 10am

Location: Microsoft Teams

Topic: Any topic considered to be Data Science.  This is very broad!  As part of your presentation you are encouraged to raise collaboration requests and to highlight any research relevant to COVID-19.

Length of individual talks: 5 minutes.

Duration of Event: One hour

Isabel Cruz, Computer Science
Big data geospatial integration

Alex Leow, Psychiatry
Lessons learned: how can we turn smartphones into brain fitness trackers.

Joshua Falk, ACER
Generating Realistic Data While Preserving Privacy

Selva Nadarajah, Information and Decision Sciences
Data-driven decision making in energy and sustainability

George Karabatsos, Educational Psychology
Cluster Analysis for Big Data

Vanessa Oddo, Kinesiology and Nutrition
Using Big Data to Study Weight-Related Health

Petr Kral, Chemistry
Modeling of peptide-based therapeutics for COVID-19

Titles and Abstracts


A link to the Zoom will be sent out to all those who RSVPed prior to the event.  Please continue to RSVP until the event.



Michael Fitzsimons

Date posted

Sep 28, 2020

Date updated

Oct 22, 2020