26 episodes

Tune in to hear insightful conversations on fascinating industry innovations with members of the Research Park community- startups, corporations, students, and alumni.

The Research Park at University of Illinois is a leading hub for tech commercialization with a unique environment that cultivates startups and increases capabilities for established companies. The mixed-use composition promotes creative collisions and interdisciplinary collaborations, strengthening the bridge between campus and community. Located at UIUC, Research Park has 120+ companies and growing. researchpark.illinois.edu

Innovations at Research Park University of Illinois Research Park

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Tune in to hear insightful conversations on fascinating industry innovations with members of the Research Park community- startups, corporations, students, and alumni.

The Research Park at University of Illinois is a leading hub for tech commercialization with a unique environment that cultivates startups and increases capabilities for established companies. The mixed-use composition promotes creative collisions and interdisciplinary collaborations, strengthening the bridge between campus and community. Located at UIUC, Research Park has 120+ companies and growing. researchpark.illinois.edu

    S4E4: Dr. David Lomiashvili on Digital Identity Verification

    S4E4: Dr. David Lomiashvili on Digital Identity Verification

    Dr. David Lomiashvili is the CEO of Identomat which has created an innovative AI-powered KYC and identity verification solution. Prior to his current venture, Dr. Lomiashvili has an extensive pedigree in entrepreneurship, not to mention a PhD in Astrophysics. Tune in to hear about topics like digital identity verification, his career journey, and his outlook looking ahead.

    David's LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/lomiashvili/

    Identomat- https://www.identomat.com/

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    • 18 min
    S4E3: Matt Ahrens - Perspectives on AI from an NVIDIA Leader

    S4E3: Matt Ahrens - Perspectives on AI from an NVIDIA Leader

    Matt Ahrens oversees performance and tools work for the Accelerated Big Data Platforms group at NVIDIA. He’s a long-time leader in the University of Illinois  community with a story that spans the 20-year history of the Research Park. 

    Tune in to hear about his career journey, his perspectives learned along the way, and what he sees as the future of AI.

    ADDITIONAL LINKS-

    Matt's LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-ahrens-b62984/

    NVIDIA at RP- https://researchpark.illinois.edu/tenant_directory/nvidia/

    VISIT http://researchpark.illinois.edu/podcast/ for our entire catalog of episodes.

    • 53 min
    S4E2: Beth Conerty- Transforming Central Illinois into a Leading Biomanufacturing Hub

    S4E2: Beth Conerty- Transforming Central Illinois into a Leading Biomanufacturing Hub

    Dr. Beth Conerty helps lead business development for the Integrated Bioprocessing Research Lab at the University of Illinois. She’s also the Regional Innovation Officer for the iFAB Tech Hub, an initiative created by the Biden administration to strengthen manufacturing innovation in America. Tune in to hear about the research area of bioprocessing and how it can transform the central Illinois economy!

    ADDITIONAL LINKS-





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    • 38 min
    S4E1: Brad Miller- AI, Linguistics, and Knowledge Transfer

    S4E1: Brad Miller- AI, Linguistics, and Knowledge Transfer

    Dr. Brad Miller is the Co-Founder and Chief Linguistic Officer of Puzzle Labs, a software platform that uses AI to make knowledge transfer easier.  Previously, he was the Site Director for P&G’s Smart Lab in the Research Park, and he’s also spent time traveling the world from Ecuador to India studying the impact of languages

    ADDITIONAL LINKS-

    Puzzle Labs- https://www.puzzlelabs.ai/

    Brad Miller- https://www.linkedin.com/in/bradbmiller/

    "Speaking Like a Brahmin: Social Aspects of a Register of Spoken Telugu"- https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/etd/3517/



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    • 41 min
    S3E7: 2023 at Research Park- Year in Review

    S3E7: 2023 at Research Park- Year in Review

    This is a special episode to celebrate a great year at UIRP! Research Park’s very own Laura Appenzeller and Laura Bleill join the podcast to talk about startup and corporate highlights from the year, plans for 2024, industry trends, and more!



    See you back in 2024 for Year 4 of the podcast!



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    • 41 min
    S3E6: Arpit Dwivedi- Disrupting the Energy Storage Industry

    S3E6: Arpit Dwivedi- Disrupting the Energy Storage Industry

    Arpit Dwivedi is the Founder and CEO of Cache Energy. Cache is developing energy storage systems that can be safely installed anywhere and transported everywhere. In the past two months, Arpit and his team have raised a whopping $4.5 million which will accelerate them on their mission of decarbonizing industrial processes so that we can look forward to a cleaner and safer future for our planet.



    EPISODE LINKS-

    Arpit on Linkedin- https://www.linkedin.com/in/arpit-dwivedi-0a9970148/

    Cache Energy - https://cache-energy.com/



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    • 38 min

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Excellent start to what should be a great podcast series. The University of Illinois has such great innovation coming out and has for many years.

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