Short Courses

Just-in-time learning packaged for maximal impact

Grainger Engineering's Short Courses for Professionals focus on applications of advanced technical topics, developed and delivered by leading experts across multiple areas of unique expertise.  These small, in-person programs are structured to optimize engagement, discussion, and hands-on learning. 

students at a table

Design Thinking for Machine Learning

September 25-27, 2019
TechNexus, 20 N. Upper Wacker Drive #1200, Chicago, IL 


Grace Gao and her students

Intelligent Navigation with GPS and Sensor Fusion

July 29-31, 2019 
Illini Center, 200 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL

Professor Harry Dankowicz with a design simulation

Designing Machines: From Patent to Simulation

August 5-7, 2019
Illini Center, 200 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL

Students working together

Temporal Networks: The Dynamics of Social Contagion

August 12-14, 2019
Discovery Partners Institute, Chicago, IL


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Keri Carter Pipkins
Associate Director for External Workforce Development 
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Keri Carter Pipkins, Associate Director External Workforce Development