NGenE 2019 Program Information

Action Items

Please note that the following two action items should be completed by no later than May 20.

Non-Citizens: Additional ANL Registration Step

Please note that when you fill out the ANL registration form, you will be prompted to upload your INS documents (e.g., permanent resident card, passport, visa, etc.), as well as a current curriculum vitae (with all science and technology specialties, all work positions with no gaps in time, and current/accurate institutions attended along with degrees and years awarded). Please have these ready to upload when you complete the form.

 


Important Info to Have Handy

 

Phone Numbers

  • Thomas Alaan’s Cell: (304) 481-6638
    Please call or text between 8AM-9PM (unless it is an emergency)
  • Problems entering the dorms: (312) 355-6500
  • East Resident Assistant On-Call: (312) 287-2768

 

UIC-Guest Wireless

  • Username: ngene_352
  • Password: redi8Doh

 


Schedule of Events

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00 Travel to ANL
8:30 Travel to ANL
9:00 Orientation Don Siegel ANL Tour Poster Session Group Work
9:30 Orientation Don Siegel ANL Tour Poster Session Group Work
10:00 Héctor Abruña Don Siegel ANL Tour Poster Session Group Work
10:30 Héctor Abruña Break ANL Tour Poster Session Break
11:00 Héctor Abruña Dan Steingart ANL Tour Joaquin Rodriguez-Lopez Presentations
11:30 Tour of EMS (UIC) Dan Steingart ANL Tour Joaquin Rodriguez-Lopez Presentations
12:00 Tour of EMS (UIC) Dan Steingart ANL Tour Joaquin Rodriguez-Lopez Presentations
12:30 Lunch Lunch ANL Tour Lunch Lunch
1:00 Lunch Lunch ANL Tour Lunch Lunch
1:30 Lunch Lunch ANL Tour Lunch Lunch
2:00 Reza Shahbazian-Yassar Shelly Minteer ANL Tour Mei Shen Presentations
2:30 Reza Shahbazian-Yassar Shelly Minteer ANL Tour Mei Shen Presentations
3:00 Reza Shahbazian-Yassar Shelly Minteer ANL Tour Mei Shen Presentations
3:30 Break Break ANL Tour Break Career Panel
4:00 Group Work Group Work ANL Tour Group Work Survey + Think Tank
4:30 Group Work Group Work ANL Tour Group Work Survey + Think Tank
5:00 Break Travel to UIC Break
5:30 Reception: Wise Owl Travel to UIC Dinner: Tuscany
6:00 - -

Location for Lectures

Lectures will be in the UIC Thomas Beckham Hall (ETMSW) building (1250 S Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60608.) in Room 180G.

Google Map of 1250 S Halsted St.

Research and Presentation Groups

Group Number Member 1 Member 2 Member 3 Member 4 Member 5 Member 6
1 Stefany Angarita Gomez Emma Cave Yumin Zhang Abishek Raj Michael Swift Kyoungmin Kim
2 Nelly Cantillo Cuello Saadia Chaudhry Soroush Almassi Lalit Pant Mike Spencer
3 Elizabeth Corson Alex Downs Susan Pham Shane Patel Partha Saha
4 Nuwanthi Dilhari Rodrigo Mallory Fuhst Maziar Ashuri Wes Chang Adi Prajapati
5 Haifeng Li Sakur Mahmud Anthony Curto Raj Kumar Kyle Nagy
6 Tim Ritter Louis Wang Sawan Patel Yunkai Sun Jacob Pawlik
7 Kent Griffith Vahid Jabbari Amin Baboukani Mateusz Zuba Luke Johnson

Travel Reimbursement Info

We reimburse student participants at 50% the cost of their plane, train, or bus ticket to/from Chicago up to $500. (This does not include transportation around the city or to/from the airport.) We also reimburse drivers for mileage and gas to Chicago.

When preparing to purchase your flight, bus, or train ticket, please see these important guidelines (click below to expand). Above all else: do not purchase your ticket until you’ve confirmed with Thomas that the itinerary is eligible for reimbursement.

**All reimbursement documentation is due May 31.**

 

To process your reimbursement, we will need additional documentation from you, and this is based on your immigration status. Please see below (click below to expand) for the required documents. Please note this is sometimes in flux, and we may need to ask for additional documentation.

**All reimbursement documentation is due May 31.**

 


Lodging Information


Common Questions

Here’s a list of common questions we’ve encountered over the years. Let us know if you have any others.