Department News

Coursera and the University of Illinois announced computer science specializations in Data Mining and Cloud Computing.
Man-Ki Yoon
CS graduate student Man-Ki Yoon was one of just nine recipients of a 2014 Intel PhD Fellowship.
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Illinois and Mayo Clinic have received an NIH award to create a Center of Excellence for Big Data Computing.
William Gropp
William Gropp has been awarded the SIAM/ACM prize in Computational Science & Engineering.
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Celebrating 50 years of the Department of Computer Science.
Harshitha Menon
CS grad student Harshitha Menon is a recipient of the 2014 ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship.
Ranjitha Kumar
Apropose, a startup founded by Ranjitha Kumar, recently announced that it received $1.875 million in seed financing.
Siebel Scholars class of 2015
Five students in CS @ ILLINOIS have been named 2015 Siebel Scholars.
Siebel Center
The Department of Computer Science welcomes six new faculty members.
Joseph DeGol
Joseph DeGol was one of seven University of Illinois graduate students who were awarded NDSEG
Celebrating CS @ ILLINOIS 2014
The first Celebrating CS @ ILLINOIS event was held September 2, 2014.
Ranjitha Kumar
New faculty member Ranjitha Kumar's expertise lies at the intersection of computer science and design.
aditya parameswaran
New faculty member Aditya Parameswaran is an expert in data management and data mining, focusing on crowdsourcing.
William Kramer
New Research Professor William Kramer brings decades of HPC experience to CS @ ILLINOIS.
Hari Sundaram
New faculty Hari Sundaram examines mechanisms to engender cooperative behavior adoption in very large groups.
Paul Fischer
New faculty member Paul Fischer brings an expertise in fluid dynamics and computing to Illinois.
Tandy Warnow
New faculty Tandy Warnow is an expert in applications of computer science to the fields of phylogenomics and metagenomics.
Klara Nahrstedt
Klara Nahrstedt received the an SIGMM award for Outstanding Technical Contributions.
Sheldon Jacobson
Sheldon Jacobson leads the team that maintains Election Analytics, a website that forecasts for election outcomes.