February 26, 2015: UIC/EVL Victor Mateevitsi participates in Innovation U

Victor Mateevitsi is one of the speakers participating in this evening?s Innovation U, which is part of Chicago Inno's Winter Event Series, Polar Vor-Tech, organized in partnership with the Chicago Innovation Exchange. The Thursday, February 26, 2015 meet-up event spotlights Illinois university-based entrepreneurial-focused centers and initiatives. This event is SOLD OUT, indicating both the popularity of this series and the interest in the subject matter.

Mateevitsi, a UIC Computer Science PhD student and Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) research assistant, will talk about his ?SpiderSense? research project -- a wearable suit that detects when the user is nearing another person, tree, door, or any other obstacle. He is one of a dozen speakers from startups and/or innovations being launched by local universities or run by students and post-grads. Other universities represented include University of Chicago, Northwestern, and Notre Dame.

For more information on Innovation U, see: http://chicagoinno.streetwise.co/2015/02/17/innovation-u-introducing-chicago-innos-next-meetup/

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