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UPE Initiation Ceremony 2017

Congrats to all the new UPE members!

We have an initiation ceremony on Tuesday May 16th, 2017. We look forward to welcoming all of you to UPE!



The e-book has been designed and authored by DePaul UPE's board member, Daniel Helfand. It will be presented at the UPE National meet later this year.

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BioMedical and Health Informatics Workshop

(May 2017)

DePaul UPE is co-organizing a Medical informatics workshop in the CDM building (Room 708) on May 12th 2017.

Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/zcQ3xg

For more information: http://facweb.cs.depaul.edu/research/vc/event.html


Driving Better Health through Better Data

(February 2017)

UPE welcomed Prof. Abel Kho of Northwestern University who discussed novel opportunities (Population and Precision Health) and unique challenges (Data Privacy) brought on by the increased availability of health data.  


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Prepare for job fair event

(January 2017)

Students had an opportunity to attend a UPE organized session to prepare for technical job fairs and interviews. Guidance was provided to improve resume and make a career plan.


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Data Mining in the Healthcare Industry Event

(November 2016)

 Dr. Stephen J Stoyan, Director of Business Analytics and Strategy at Abbott Laboratories will be coming to speak about how Data Mining is being used at Abbott and in the Healthcare Industry in general. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about the industry applications of data mining from an expert.


Smart Cities Event

(October 2016)

 On October 2016, DePaul UPE welcomed Denise Linn, the program analyst of the Smart Chicago Initiative, to come and talk about Smart Cities and their impact. In this session many interesting ideas were exchanged and discussed on how to build better, more sustainable cities.

Here are some photos:


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DePaul UPE welcomes its new board

(June 2016)

In June, DePaul UPE had its board elections and elected the following students into leadership positions:

Miguel Carrazza - President
Ian Wang - Vice President
Daniel Helfand - Secretary, Events & Advertising
Sriram Yarlagadda - Technical Chair
Linda - Alumni Representative

    Prof Jonathan Gemmell will remain as the Chapter Advisor and Prof. Daniela Raicu is now the Chapter Co-Advisor.

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DePaul UPE 14th Initiation Ceremony

(Wednesday, May 25th, 2016)

The DePaul chapter of UPE has initiated 104 students who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance at lively ceremony at the St. Vincent DePaul Church.

During this ceremony, Dr. Jonathan Gemmell (Assistant Professor, SoC, CDM, DePaul University) has taken charge as the Chapter Advisor and Prof. Daniela Raicu ( Professor, SoC, CDM, DePaul University), who was the previous Chapter Advisor, will now be the chapter Co-Advisor.

Here are some pictures from the ceremony:

Medical Informatics (MedIX) Workshop

(Friday, May 13th, 2016)

Biomedical Informatics is an emerging discipline that has been defined as the study, invention, and implementation of structures and algorithms to improve communication, understanding and management of biomedical information. Through this workshop, DePaul UPE wishes to present the biomedical informatics research projects led by the faculty in School of Computing in collaboration with Rosalind Franklin University, University of Chicago, and Loyola University.

Here is the flyer:



 Here are some pictures from the workshop:





Join the Fall UPE Board Meetings

UPE Board meetings are held every Tuesday from 12:00p-1:00p
in the Millenium Boardroom (CDM 723).
All UPE members are welcome to attend.