Department News

Malwarebytes logo
Malwarebytes, co-founded by CS alumnus Marcin Kleczynski, has received financing to increase its global expansion.
Klara Nahrstedt
CS Professor Klara Nahrstedt is one of six new members of CRA's Computing Community Consortium Council.
Raj Ramamurthy
Raj Ramamurthy has been selected as a 2014 Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Engineering Fellow.
Jon Calhoun
CS PhD student Jon Calhoun recently received one of six Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships in recognition of his research.
Lumenous team
CS students have launched a new startup, Lumenous, to bring projection mapping a wider audience.
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Grigore Roşu and Derek Hoiem each received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research.
Skip Ellis
Alumnus Clarence “Skip” Ellis on passed away on May 17, 2014.
RESIDENT program improves residency scheduling
RESIDENT, a program developed by Sheldon Jacobson, will enable faster and better scheduling for medical residencies.
babu screen shot
Developed by CS students, the Babu app is intended to eliminate the need for printed receipts.
Optimizely, a company co-founded by CS alumnus Pete Koomen recently received $57 million from venture capitalists.
GaitTrack app
The GaitTrack app turns a smartphone into a sophisticated medical device.
Greg Chesson
CS @ ILLINOIS alumnus Gregory Chesson received an Alumni Award for Distinguished Service from the College of Engineering.
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HackIllinois brought in 750 college and university students for a weekend of intense computer science competition and fun.
Josep Torrellas
Josep Torrellas has been awarded for funding Phase 2 of a DARPA-funded project.
Siebel Center 10th anniversary
A celebration of 10 years of the Siebel Center was held April 3 and featured a talk with Thomas Siebel.
William Gropp investiture
On April 3,William D. Gropp was invested as the first Thomas M. Siebel Chair in Computer Science.
Style Puzzle
Two CS students were part of a team that developed Style Puzzle, a fashion app.
Sheldon Jacobson
Doctors may be overlooking some cost factors when choosing vaccines, according to a new study by Illinois researchers.
Heeren Receives Rose Award for Teaching Excellence
CS Lecturer Cinda Heeren received the 2014 Rose Award for Teaching Excellence.
Alumni Cohen and Taylor Serve as EOH Judges
CS alumni Ira Cohen and Ken Taylor served as judges at the 2014 Engineering Open House.