Department News

Parisa Tabriz
Parisa Tabriz (BS CS ’06) gave a presentation on Internet security as part of the WCS Alumni and Student Banquet.
Paris Smaragdis
CS Assistant Professor Paris Smaragdis was named a Fellow of IEEE.
tandy Warnow
Tandy Warnow has been conducting research on statistical binning that has helped map the genetic heritage of bird species.
Man Ki Yoon
Man-Ki Yoon received the Roberto Padovani Scholarship from Qualcomm.
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CS @ ILLINOIS students received recognition at the 11th annual CSAW competition.
Coding Illini
The Coding Illini won the Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at SC14.
Ira and Debra Cohen
Ira and Debra Cohen are the 2014 recipients of the William E. Winter Award.
The CS @ ILLINOIS Awards ceremony recognized many alumni and faculty for their achievements and service to the department.
Dan Roth
Dan Roth was elected a 2014 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Greg Baugues
Greg Baugues spoke to students on“Developers and Depression.”
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.