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Thanks to IPENG, MechSE graduate’s project speaks a whole new language

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While Mickey Mangan may be working far from the field of his major in mechanical engineering, it was while completing that degree at Illinois that he discovered his passion for international travel. Mangan took advantage of opportunities through IPENG to study in Chile for a semester in 2007 and in Jordan during the summer of […]


Illinois PhD Candidate Brett Jones Helps Unveil Microsoft’s IllumiRoom

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The look home entertainment continues to evolve, but few innovations in the field have been more talked about in the last few months than Microsoft’s IllumiRoom project, where University of Illinois graduate and current PhD candidate Brett Jones is one of the principle researchers. IllumiRoom is “a proof-of-concept system that augments the area surrounding a […]