Sally and I have just created our second endowment at the University of Illinois at Chicago. This gift will support students of any major who excel academically and who go beyond the classroom to make a positive impact through community service and leadership in student organizations. – See more at: link. To read about first endowment, […]
I am in Chicago to attend the NSF sponsored Workshop on Big Data and Urban Informatics. I will chair the Crisis and Emergency Informatics track and will present the following paper. ‘Big’ Data + ‘Open’ Data + ‘Mobile’ Data: Urban Informatics I take the view of a city as a platform. As a platform, a city has infrastructure, […]
I have been doing some reflection on my research interests and the connections between the various scientific domains in which I work. I will be on a panel, Working on Mars while Living on Earth – Balancing Demands across Disciplinary Boundaries, with Sandeep Purao (Penn State University), Ajay Vinze (Arizona State University), and Steve Sawyer (Syracuse University) at the 22nd Workshop on […]
Otilia Flandro is the first recipient of the Desouza Family Scholarship. Otilia is currently completing her degree in marketing at the College of Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She is interested in international marketing of Romanian wines.
I just returned from a wonderful trip to Chicago. During my visit, I had the opportunity to talk with senior leaders of the University of Illinois at Chicago. At a special event called Celebrating the College of Business Administration (CBA), I was honored by being inducted into the Alumni Leadership Academy (ALA) as part of […]
Last December, Sally and I created the Desouza Family Endowment at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Here is the press release from UIC. The Desouza Family Endowment will support a yearly scholarship given to a student at the UIC Honors College. This scholarship will support academic excellence and show appreciation for students’ contributions to the […]