January 23, 2017 CS Head Rob A. Rutenbar is part of a National Academies committee offering actionable advice for universities who create degrees, programs of study, and educational experiences.
January 19, 2017 “The Visionary Scholars fund was a nice lever for combining my friend’s gift with additional funds to have a greater effect than the money on its own,” explained CS alumnus Ron Cytron, who envisions the scholarship aiding students who are underrepresented in computer science.
January 19, 2017 Jian Peng developed a tool to map a gene’s “social network,” which could help researchers better understand its function and interactions, providing insights into human disease and treatment.
December 5, 2016 There's an easy way to reduce lines at the airport, increase security, and save taxpayer dollars: waive the $85 fee for frequent filers to enroll in the TSSA PreCheck program.
December 5, 2016 The Creative Technologies Research Lab will develop and study instructional strategies and supports for K-12 students with disabilities and others at risk for academic failure.
December 2, 2016 Peng T. Ong (MS CS '88), managing partner of Monk’s Hill Ventures, will be the featured speaker at the College of Engineering Fall Convocation on Saturday, December 17.
December 1, 2016 Eslami and Zhou were among 60 top women researchers who learned how to launch and sustain a successful faculty career at the annual Rising Stars workshop.
November 30, 2016 Robert Carr, a former student of Professor Emeritus David J. Kuck, gives scholarships to support students of modest means at Illinois.
November 29, 2016 Dr. Ronitt Rubinfeld will describe results on a variety of problems for which sublinear time and space local computation algorithms have been developed.
November 21, 2016 Josep Torrellas is one of six University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members who have been elected 2016 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
November 16, 2016 CS Professor Kevin Chang is developing SocialSense, a social media data platform that may fulfill the promise of gathering deep meaning and actionable information from the vast and noisy social universe.
November 14, 2016 One of the highest honors the campus can bestow, named chairs and professorships acknowledge outstanding faculty research, service, and education accomplishments.
November 10, 2016 Paul Fischer and his Argonne research collaborator received one of the "Oscars of Invention" for open-source simulation software package that delivers highly accurate solutions for a wide range of scientific applications.
November 8, 2016 Sohaib Abbasi (BS CS '78, MS '80) delivered a keynote about his experience as an Illinois student, employee of Oracle, and award-winning Chairman and CEO of Informatica.
November 8, 2016 Ulku Rowe (MS CS '97) shared her career experiences and life lessons with students as the keynote speaker for the WCS Alumni & Student Dinner.
November 7, 2016 Dr. William Stafford Noble will discuss several machine learning methods to help biologists make sense of large genomics datasets.
November 3, 2016 Dr. Daniel Jackson will discuss an evolving theory, based on the identification of concepts and purposes, to guide the design of software.
November 1, 2016 An outstanding leader in education and business, Richard T. Cheng (MS CS '69, PhD '71), who well knows the value of outstanding faculty, has endowed a professorship in the Department of Computer Science.
October 29, 2016 Precision medicine—using an individual’s specific genetic profile to help prevent, diagnose, and treat disease—seems to be just on the horizon. Read how CS @ ILLINOIS researchers are bringing it closer to a reality.