Learn from Founder of Successful Federally-Funded Research Company

Entrepreneurial Roundtable

October 15, 2012: 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

For three decades, Don Yuhas has led a creative R&D company that has landed a variety of federal awards including Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants for the military. Hear how R&D companies work and how they obtain business and funding.



City Gate Grill - Calamos Investments Building
First Floor
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, Illinois

Driving Directions:

Take I-88 to Route 59. Go North on Route 59 and turn right at first street (Westings Drive). From Westings, take an immediate right onto Calamos Court. Parking is on right. Go to City Gate Grill.

Meeting room is down the stairs below the City Gate Grill.

Event Details

Don will talk about running Industrial Measurement Systems (IMS), which employs teams of scientists and engineers doing research on leading-edge technologies. IMS has been a leader in developing computer simulations and unique nondestructive testing and measurement instruments. These developments have led to advances in such varied areas as electronics (printed circuit boards) and automotive (friction materials).
Learn about SBIRs and how IMS has been able to obtain federal grants for projects for the Navy (remotely measuring temperatures inside naval guns), the Air Force and other agencies. For more information on IMS, go to:
Note:  City Gate Grill is offering food and drink specials before and after the Roundtable program.


Price:  $25.00 for general public;  $20.00 for Chicago Booth alumni, faculty and students.

Extra $5.00 discount if register by October 10th


Register Online

Additional $5.00 discount if register by October 10th.

Deadline: 10/15/2012


6:30 PM-7:15 PM: Light Refreshments

7:15 PM-8:45 PM: Program with Speaker


Bill Wentz, '88 
Roundtable Chair