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Innovating and engineering for and on the wards (Taste of Science @ Begyle Brewing)

April 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Taste of Science Festival kicks off at Begyle Brewing @ 6:00 p.m.  Come nosh on tasty science bites, being served up in your favorite bars!

Cristian Luciano, PhD (University of Illinois at Chicago) will discuss Haptics and Virtual Reality in Medicine: 4 case studies

This talk will focus on the research and development of interactive applications for surgical training and simulation, non-invasive prostate cancer diagnosis, preoperative planning, and multi-sensorial surgical guidance, conducted by a multidisciplinary collaboration among engineers, physicians, and 3D modelers at UIC.

Craig Niederberger, MD FACS (University of Illinois at Chicago) will discuss Zero Bar Innovation

We are in an era where creating highly sophisticated technological innovations that previously required substantial resources accessible to a few large industries are now available to all. This social sea change in the democratization of high technology has resulted in a zero bar for innovation with extraordinary ramifications for educating engineers and for public innovators.


Event information:

  • This event is open to all ages
  • Drinks and food will be available for purchase
  • Tickets are free, $5.00 suggested donation at the door


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April 22, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Chicago Taste of Science


Begyle Brewing Company
1800 W. Cuyler Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
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