September 27, 2016 David Garlan, an ACM and IEEE Fellow, will discuss recent advances in Self-Adaptive Systems, an emerging field within software engineering that promises to address challenges in dependability, security, and usefulness.
September 26, 2016 Mihai Pop, past co-leader of the data analysis working group for the NIH Human Microbiome Project, will give an overview of the metagenomics field and describe his lab’s recent results related to human health.
September 19, 2016 David Blei will present his research on collaborative topic models—models that simultaneously analyze a collection of documents and the behavior of the collection’s users.
September 17, 2016 Ten outstanding new faculty members are joining CS @ ILLINOIS during the academic year. In total, twenty-nine talented teachers and researchers have joined the department since 2013.
September 13, 2016 Meet the 2017 class of Siebel Scholars from CS @ ILLINOIS: Chamila Amithirigala, Spencer Gordon, Wenqi He, Dengfeng Li, and Vipul Venkataraman.
September 6, 2016 Martial Hebert, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computer Vision, will discuss the issues involved in developing robust machine vision systems and ideas about how to address them.
August 29, 2016 The arts, science, business, medicine, and engineering all benefit from the computational power, modeling, and thinking found in computer science. CS @ ILLINOIS faculty are bringing their expertise to bear on vexing issues in a wide variety of fields.
August 24, 2016 CS Professor Lenny Pitt develops computer science curriculum and teacher professional development opportunities for Champaign's high schools.
August 22, 2016 CS Associate Professor and Willett Faculty Scholar Tao Xie was recently honored with a Microsoft Research Outstanding Collaborator Award.
August 22, 2016 Dr. John Ousterhout, creator of the Tcl scripting language and member of the National Academy of Engineering, will present Raft—a new, more intuitive consensus algorithm for distributed systems.
August 15, 2016 Dr. William "Bill" Gropp, has been named acting director of NCSA, while NCSA Director Ed Seidel steps up to serve as interim vice president for research for the University of Illinois System.
August 8, 2016 Students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have fired up the Election Analytics website, which has provided one of the country’s most accurate political forecasts over the past six years.
August 1, 2016 There's a lot of excitement about the promise of Data Science: new statistical and computational tools capable of extracting knowledge from the Digital Revolution’s massive deluge of data.
July 6, 2016 CS Professor Bill Gropp co-chaired a National Academies study that guides the NSF’s future directions in advanced computing.
July 5, 2016 CS researchers to receive $880,000 in NSF funding to advance scalability for on-chip wireless communications.