Be an Entrepreneur: Transform your research into a product


A collaborative event of the IEEE Young professional affinity group and IEEE WIE affinity group, Miami section. This event is designed to guide the graduate students for the startup. This event will demonstrate how to transform their research idea into a product, entrepreneurship, and NSF-iCorps programs guidelines.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 05 Feb 2021
  • Time: 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Hi there,

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Feb 5, 2021 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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  • 10555 West Flagler St.
  • Miami, Florida
  • United States 33174

  • Starts 20 January 2021 09:00 AM
  • Ends 05 February 2021 03:20 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • No Admission Charge


Robert H. Hacker Robert H. Hacker of Florida International University


Be an Entrepreneur: Transform your research into a product


Robert Hacker is the Co-founder and Director of StartUP FIU, where he focuses on commercializing faculty research in emerging technologies and curriculum innovation. He is a professor in the Honors College at FIU and he previously taught at MIT Sloan. He teaches courses in social entrepreneurship, mental frameworks in decision making and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
He previously was the COO/CFO of One Laptop per Child, an international social venture started at the MIT Media Lab. He also built a billion dollar publicly-traded company in Indonesia. He is the author of two books on entrepreneurship.


Address:11200 SW 8th Street, MARC 3rd Floor, , Miami, Florida, United States, 33199