Department News

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Nearly 600,000 people have enrolled in MOOCs from CS @ ILLINOIS since 2012.
Pulkit Budhiraja designed mixed reality renderings that incorporate the physical world into the virtual world.
Sheldon H. Jacobson
CS Professor Sheldon H. Jacobson describes how how seeds advance through the NCAA tournament.
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A team of CS @ ILLINOIS students will be competing in the ACM ICPC world finals in Morocco.
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Saurabh Sinha an Tao Xie were selected as College of Engineering Donald Biggar Willett Scholars for 2015.
tandy Warnow
CS Professor Tandy Warnow was recently invested as a Founder Professor in Bioengineering and Computer Science.
The Computational Science and Engineering program is introducing a new 18-credit hour multidisciplinary minor.
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HackIllinois 2015 will run February 27 to March 1, and will bring in nearly 900 participants.
Matthew Dierker and Marrissa Hellesen
CS students Marrissa Hellesen and Matthew Dierker were named 2015 Knights of St. Patrick.
Muhammad Naveed
CS grad student Muhammad Naveed was one of just 15 recipients of a 2015 North American Google PhD Fellowship.
Klara Nahrstedt
CS Professor Klara Nahrstedt is the new Director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory.
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CS @ ILLINOIS is partnering with 4-H in an initiative to attract more youth to computing programming and related fields.
Sheldon H. Jacobson
Professor Sheldon H. Jacobson has been providing hisexpertise on the topic of controlling the spread of Ebola.
Urvashi Khandelwal
Urvashi Khandelwal was one of four recipients of the 2015 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers Award.
Sridhar Duggirala
Sridhar Duggirala attended the 2014 Heidelberg Laureate Forum and met pioneers of computer science and mathematics.
LaValle and Oculus Rift
Steve LaValle brings his experience as head scientist at Oculus VR back to the classroom at Illinois.
CS Professor Dan Roth (R) and graduate student Subhro Roy
Dan Roth and Subhro Roy developed software that enables machines to understand mathematical reasoning expressed in language.
Vikram Adve
CS Professor Vikram Adve has been named a 2014 Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
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Three CS @ ILLINOIS teams were among the 64 selected for the 2015 Student Startup Madness.
Parisa Tabriz
Parisa Tabriz (BS CS ’06) gave a presentation on Internet security as part of the WCS Alumni and Student Banquet.