Keith McGreggor to Talk on NSF iCorps

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday November 17, 2014
      11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute, Atlanta, GA
  • Phone:
  • URL: http://www.manufacturing.gatech.edu
  • Email:
  • Fee(s):
    N/A
  • Extras:
Contact

Tina Guldberg - tina.guldberg@gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Hear Keith McGreggor of the GT Venture Lab explain NSF iCorps

Full Summary: The 2014 Manufacturing Lunch Seminar Series welcomes Keith McGreggor of the Georgia Tech Venture Lab to provide insight into NSF iCorps. His talk is scheduled for November 17 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 114 at the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute. A light lunch will be served. No reservations are needed.

On November 17, 2014, you have the opportunity to hear Dr. McGreggor, who heads the GT Venture Lab, explain NSF iCorps. Join him in Room 114 of the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. A light lunch will be served. The presentation is part of the 2014 Manufacturing Lunch Seminar Series.

Georgia Tech is a founding network node for the National Science Foundation's Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program, which aims to develop scientific and engineering discoveries into useful technologies, products and processes. 

The I-Corps program connects NSF-funded scientific research with the technological, entrepreneurial and business communities to help create a stronger innovation ecosystem that couples scientific discovery with technology development and societal needs. Leveraging experience and guidance from established entrepreneurs and a targeted curriculum, I-Corps attendees learn to identify valuable product opportunities that can emerge from academic research.

Dr. McGreggor describes himself as a serial entrepreneur, having founded or co-founded six software companies, with a track record of commercial success. He is a globally recognized leader in entrepreneurial education and incubator development.

He has extensive, deep technical expertise in computer science, with particular emphasis on artificial intelligence, graphics, user interface development, operating system architecture, commercial software development, and robotics. He also has a strong, proven engineering leadership background and high-level customer communication skills. He holds PhD, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Specialties: Technical: cognitive systems, artificial intelligence, genetic algorithms, natural language processing, color science, computer graphics, robotics, user interface design, software architecture, video compression, internet application design and systems architecture.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute (GTMI)

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
Georgia VentureLab, manufacturing, manufacturing brown bag, NSF iCorps
Status
  • Created By: Laura Day
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Oct 9, 2014 - 4:44am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:21pm