Nimit Presents at the HCI International 2024 Conference

Nimit presented at the HCI International 2024 Conference on “Evaluation of Large Language Model Generated Dialogues for an AI-Based VR Nurse Training Simulator. This collaborative research explores using LLMs like ChatGPT and Google Gemini to enhance VR nurse training through realistic patient interactions. The study assessed generated scripts using lexical matching, semantic similarity, and sentiment […]

Professor Gupta has received the James Franklin Sharp Outstanding Teaching Award in Industrial Engineering!

Professor Gupta has received the James Franklin Sharp Outstanding Teaching Award in Industrial Engineering! This award is open to faculty members of the Department of Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering who excel in teaching undergraduate industrial engineering. The Sharp Outstanding Teaching Award in Industrial Engineering was established through a philanthropic donation by Dr. James Franklin […]

Emre Presents at the Inaugural Student Conference Hosted by Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering

The Inaugural Student Conference hosted by Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering (ISE) provided a platform for graduate students in ISE to present their research via oral presentations or posters, covering various concentrations such as Data Analytics/ Decision and Control Systems/ Design and Manufacturing/ Financial Engineering/ Operations Research/ Human Factors. Additionally, esteemed professors Simge Küçükyavuz and […]

Jacob Presents at the Signature Event of Undergraduate Research Week, the Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS)

Since 2008, the Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) has been the hallmark event of Undergraduate Research Week at the University of Illinois (U of I). Initially attended by just a few hundred undergraduates, participation has surged to well over 800 students. Throughout the day-long event, students showcase their research through concurrent oral and poster presentations, including […]

HXRI Lab Attends a Spring Open House Hosted by McKechnie Family LIFE Home

On April 18th, 2024, the McKechnie Family LIFE Home hosted an open house, providing an opportunity for guests to explore the facility’s research endeavors. Attendees engaged with researchers, robots, and various technologies, while faculty, post-docs, graduate, and undergraduate students presented research demonstrations. Notable guests such as Jim and Karen McKechnie, Michael Vitoux, Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell, Dean […]

HXRI Lab gives a Talk at the Graduate Student and Professor Panel at EOH 2024

The Grainger College of Engineering Open House (EOH) kicked off on April went through April 6. The 102nd Edition of EOH will feature 200+ exhibits organized by 250+ future engineers. Students from all branches of engineering establish displays to emphasize to the public the importance of science in daily life and to demonstrate the potential impact of future technology. Additionally, leading-edge corporations […]

Jacob and Hank are Doing an Internship over the Summer

Two of the HXRI Lab members, Jacob and Hank, are doing an internship over the summer. Jacob will be working at Databricks (Bellevue Office) as a full stack software engineering intern on the Workspace Experience team. His focus will be mainly on the core user interface and infrastructure of the Databricks platform. Databricks, Inc. is […]

HXRI Lab and McKechnie Family LIFE Home Hosts Part of the 2024 IISE Conference

On February 16, 2024, the McKechnie Family LIFE Home welcomed students from the Industrial and Systems Engineering program as part of the 2024 Institute of Industrial Systems Engineers (IISE) Regional Conference for Middle Eastern Students. IISE is a key player in advancing industrial and systems engineering, and this event was a student-led initiative offering professional, […]

Professor Gupta Presents at the IISE 2024 North Central Regional Conference

The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) at the University of Illinois proudly hosted the IISE 2024 North Central Regional Conference on February 16th. This annual gathering is a key event for Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) professionals and students, drawing participants from six Midwest states. The conference offered an enriching platform for more […]