Lunch and Learn: "Robotics: Our Daily Lives and Industry Applications"

Tuesday, Sept. 10



The NIU Alumni Association invites you to learn more about the field of robotics during this Lunch and Learn Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Franchesco’s in Rockford.

NIU mechanical engineering professor Ji-Chul Ryu will give a presentation titled, “Robotics: Our Daily Lives and Industry Applications.” Professor Ryu will discuss how robots are now changing our day-to-day lives and what the future of robotics and artificial intelligence looks like.  He will also present some of his ongoing research projects relating to these topics.

The presentation is $10 and includes boxed lunches with a choice of sandwiches with chips. Bottled water and soft drinks will be provided.

Questions? Please contact Amy Ogden at 815-753-1449 or



  • Avocado Turkey Wrap – Fresh avocado, smoked turkey, organic romaine, cucumber, local cheddar cheese and mayonnaise, wrapped within our classic spinach garden wrap.
  • Tuscan Chicken Salad – A twist created with organic chicken, fresh poblano pepper, organic romaine, tomatoes, local asiago cheese and handcrafted garlic aioli served on a locally created ciabatta square.
  • Vegan Salad

Event Details

Cost: $10



11:45AM - 1:00PM Tue 10 Sep 2019, Central timezone


7128 Spring Creek Road
Rockford, IL 61107 USA

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