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Researchers are working on an advanced autopilot to autonomously evaluate unforeseen circumstances, take the best course of action, and land a plane safely.

Through NSF Grant, Researchers Creating Advanced Autopilot to Mimic the "Sully Factor"

October 2, 2019   Researchers are working on an advanced autopilot to autonomously evaluate unforeseen circumstances, take the best course of action, and land a plane safely.
Five accomplished Illinois Computer Science master’s students have been recognized for their academic achievements and leadership.

Meet the Siebel Scholars Class of 2020

October 2, 2019   Five accomplished Illinois Computer Science master’s students have been recognized for their academic achievements and leadership.
The new degree, first of its kind in the country, expands the list of blended CS + X degrees pioneered by Illinois CS.

New Illinois Degree Addresses Growth of Technology in Animal Sciences

September 27, 2019   The new degree, first of its kind in the country, expands the list of blended CS + X degrees pioneered by Illinois CS.
A workshop hosted by Illinois Computer Science will contribute to the next edition of the US Robotics Roadmap.

US Robotics Roadmap Reaches New Heights in the Windy City

September 20, 2019   A workshop hosted by Illinois Computer Science will contribute to the next edition of the US Robotics Roadmap.
Prof. Sarita Adve was invited to share work done by the EPOCHS project, which is part of the $1.5 billion Electronics Resurgence Initiative.

Adve Presents Heterogeneous Systems Research at DARPA ERI Summit

September 18, 2019   Prof. Sarita Adve was invited to share work done by the EPOCHS project, which is part of the $1.5 billion Electronics Resurgence Initiative.
The inaugural Illinois Statewide K-12 Computer Science Education Summit, co-sponsored by Illinois Computer Science, will occur on Sept. 20 at NCSA.

Computer Science Education for Illinois Children, Teachers to be Summit Focus

September 18, 2019   The inaugural Illinois Statewide K-12 Computer Science Education Summit, co-sponsored by Illinois Computer Science, will occur on Sept. 20 at NCSA.
“Receiving this scholarship is actually the major factor that influenced my decision to enroll," Jacob Perakis, class of 2021.

Engineering Visionary Scholarship Helps Jacob Perakis’ Family Triple Their Educational Possibilities

September 10, 2019   “Receiving this scholarship is actually the major factor that influenced my decision to enroll," Jacob Perakis, CS class of 2021.
The gathering is a chance to learn from some of the recipients of the top awards in mathematics and computer science.

Five CS Graduate Students Chosen for 2019 Heidelberg Laureate Forum

September 10, 2019   The gathering is a chance to learn from some of the recipients of the top awards in mathematics and computer science.
New faculty bring expertise in everything from natural language processing, robotics, and security to biomedical informatics.

Illinois CS Adds Eight New Faculty, Broadening Expertise in NLP, Security, Robotics, and More

September 5, 2019   New faculty bring expertise in everything from natural language processing, robotics, and security to biomedical informatics.
Professor Laxmikant "Sanjay" Kale

At Illinois, Professor Laxmikant Kale Found An Enduring Path In Research And Education

August 20, 2019   Kale has retired after devoting much of his career to parallel computing, working to enhance performance and productivity. His ideas are embodied in Charm++.
Assistant Professor Christopher Fletcher

Fletcher Joins DARPA ISAT Study Group, Giving Illinois CS 3 Members Of Exclusive Panel

August 19, 2019   Asst. Professor Christopher Fletcher Wants to Elevate Security In The Push To Reinvent Computer Architecture
Matt and Darin Riggs.

Neighborhood Brewers: CS Alum And Brother Turn Passion For Beer Into A Thriving Business

August 19, 2019   'How cool is this? They make beer here' -- the Riggs brothers, Darin and Matt, exited military careers for life as local brewers.
CS Undergraduate Student Rose Dinh

Engineering Visionary Scholarship Eases Burden on CS Student Rose Dinh’s Hard-Working Family

August 14, 2019   Undergraduate sees her success and her EVS scholarship as ways of repaying her parents for their support
Summer REU Poster Symposium

Illinois CS Wraps Up First Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

August 7, 2019   The first-ever Illinois CS REU gave roughly 90 undergraduates the opportunity to work with faculty mentors and graduate students on CS research.
Professor Karrie Karahalios

Karahalios Named University Scholar, Hopes Honor Will Propel Work on Autism, Algorithm Awareness

July 30, 2019   Karahalios, an expert on HCI and social computing, is the first Illinois CS faculty member named a University Scholar since Professor Saurabh Sinha in 2017.
“Accelerated Computer Science Fundamentals” will helps prospective applicants prepare for the Online MCS Entrance Exam.

University of Illinois Launches Specialization to Broaden Access to a Leading Online Master of Computer Science Degree

July 28, 2019   “Accelerated Computer Science Fundamentals” will helps prospective applicants prepare for the Data Structures Proficiency Exam.
Initially a project focused on load-balancing supercomputers, Charm++ has opened up other avenues for runtime adaptivity.

Conference Shows Off the Long Lifespan and Continued Utility of Charm++

July 22, 2019   Initially a project focused on load-balancing supercomputers, Charm++ has opened up other avenues for runtime adaptivity.
Department Head Nancy Amato and Incoming Undergraduate Molly Graton

Nancy Amato, Incoming Freshman Molly Graton Make Influential List of Key Chicago Tech Figures

July 20, 2019   Amato and Graton are among four faculty, alumni, and students from the Grainger College of Engineering on the annual list.
Quillbot

With Roots in Illinois CS, Quillbot Making Translation for Class Easier for International Students

July 19, 2019   Quillbot grew out of a senior thesis and earned a spot in the iVenture Accelerator at the University of Illinois Research Park, launching the company on its current path.
Nancy Amato is one of the three recipients of this year’s IEEE RAS George Saridis Leadership Award in Robotics and Automation.

Amato Honored for Robotics Leadership with Saridis Award

July 18, 2019   Nancy Amato is one of the three recipients of this year’s IEEE RAS George Saridis Leadership Award in Robotics and Automation.

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