Department News

Mahesh Viswanathan
Mahesh Viswanathan is part of a research team finding ways to verify cyberphysical system reliability.
HackGT team
Four CS @ ILLINOIS students claimed top prize at HackGT2014, a hackathon held at Georgia Tech.
Standards Conference
In early November CS @ ILLINOIS played host to the C++ Standards Committee Meeting.
50th anniversary celebration
In October, CS @ ILLINOIS commemorated the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Department of Computer Science.
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CS faculty are part of a team developing secure control networks for power grid.
Computer game helps identify bullies
CS and Education researchers developed a social computer game to help identify bullies in elementary school classrooms.
Gul Agha
CS Professors Gul Agha and Darko Marinov propose a new methodology for building mobile cloud applications.
tandy Warnow
Professor Tandy Warnow was part of a study that reveals important details in the evolution of plant life on our planet.
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.