LAS Expo Event Archive


Time Session: September 8, 2020
1:30pm - 2:00pm Charles Linville, Department of Statistics, Azure Databricks: The Public Cloud and Scaling, Sharing, and Saving in Data Science Instruction, Instruction
2:00pm - 2:30pm Glen Worthey, HathiTrust Research Center, Where to find millions of books, and how to read them, Research
2:30pm - 3:00pm Kevin Bird & Joshua Mickle, Technology Services, State of Cloud Platforms at Illinois, Technology
3:00pm - 3:30pm Questions & Answers by LAS/ATLAS Staff
3:30pm - 4:00pm Neal Davis, Department of Computer Science, Software and Data Carpentry at the University of Illinois, Technology
4:00pm - 4:30pm Taras Pogorelov - School of Chemical Sciences, Capturing dynamic signaling biomolecular structures in complex environments, Research


Time Session: October 7, 2020
1:30pm - 2:15pm Scott Althaus, Cline Center for Advanced Social Research, Improving Societal Resilience to Terrorist Attacks Using Large-Scale Text Mining of News Coverage, Research
2:15pm - 2:45pm Daniel Davidson, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, BioCluster at Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, Technology
2:45pm - 3:15pm Questions & Answers by LAS/ATLAS Staff
3:15pm - 3:45pm Elisandro Cabada, University Library, Application of 3D printing services in the Library, Research
3:45pm - 4:30pm Ellen Fireman, Daniel Eck and Zach Donnini, Department of Statistics, Michael Weissman, Department of Physics COOL Stats- How to radically expand enrollment, reduce costs and improve quality in lecture courses, Instruction


Time Session: November 11, 2020
1:30PM - 2:00PM David Dalpiaz, Department of Statistics, Swapping Your FOMO for NOMO, Instruction
2:00PM - 2:30PM Christopher Kinson, Department of Statistics, GitHub as a Learning Management System, Instruction
2:30PM - 3:00PM John Randolph, Department of History, SourceLab: Building the Future of the Historical Record, Research
3:00PM - 3:15PM Presentation of the ATLAS Internship Program by ATLAS Communication Team
3:15PM - 3:30PM

Questions & Answers by LAS/ATLAS Staff


Time Session: December 9, 2020
1:30PM - 2:00PM Laura Shackelford, Department of Anthropology, Creating and using immersive VR in the classroom, Research
2:00PM - 2:30PM Alison Reddy, Department of Mathematics, Modeling Student Performance and Enrollment Trends, Admin
2:30PM - 3:00PM Christopher Fields, Biotechnology Center, Services and Training Opportunities with HPCBio, Research
3:00PM - 3:30PM Jake Bowers, Political Science,  How do we know our statistical techniques work? Simulations in Policy-Oriented Research Design and Statistical Analysis, Research
3:30PM - 3:45PM

Questions & Answers by LAS/ATLAS Staff