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Sheldon Jacobson
Sheldon Jacobson leads the team that maintains Election Analytics, a website that forecasts for election outcomes.
dan roth
NexLP—co -founded by Dan Roth—is developing an automation process for reviewing legal documents.
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Prof. Godfrey is proposing that Godfrey wants the create an Internet with latency close to the speed of light.
Hormozd Gahvari
Alumnus Hormozd Gahvari (PhD '14) received the Sidney Fernbach Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Computing Sciences.
carl gunter
Software developed by Carl Gunter gives patients greater control over medical information.
aditya parameswaran
Aditya Parameswaran is the 2014 recipient of the ACM SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award.
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Malwarebytes, co-founded by CS alumnus Marcin Kleczynski, has received financing to increase its global expansion.
Klara Nahrstedt
CS Professor Klara Nahrstedt is one of six new members of CRA's Computing Community Consortium Council.
Raj Ramamurthy
Raj Ramamurthy has been selected as a 2014 Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Engineering Fellow.
Jon Calhoun
CS PhD student Jon Calhoun recently received one of six Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships in recognition of his research.
Lumenous team
CS students have launched a new startup, Lumenous, to bring projection mapping a wider audience.
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Grigore Roşu and Derek Hoiem each received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research.
Skip Ellis
Alumnus Clarence “Skip” Ellis on passed away on May 17, 2014.
RESIDENT program improves residency scheduling
RESIDENT, a program developed by Sheldon Jacobson, will enable faster and better scheduling for medical residencies.
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Developed by CS students, the Babu app is intended to eliminate the need for printed receipts.
Optimizely
Optimizely, a company co-founded by CS alumnus Pete Koomen recently received $57 million from venture capitalists.
GaitTrack app
The GaitTrack app turns a smartphone into a sophisticated medical device.
Greg Chesson
CS @ ILLINOIS alumnus Gregory Chesson received an Alumni Award for Distinguished Service from the College of Engineering.
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HackIllinois brought in 750 college and university students for a weekend of intense computer science competition and fun.
Josep Torrellas
Josep Torrellas has been awarded for funding Phase 2 of a DARPA-funded project.