Department News

A 3D printer uses icing to write on a cookie for Engineering Open House.

CS Students Are Sweet on 3D Printing

May 5, 2016   CS @ ILLINOIS students modified a 3D printer to write initials on cookies for an EOH project.
Students from CS @ ILLINOIS will compete at the ICPC World Finals.

Illinois Team Advances to ICPC World Finals

May 3, 2016   Three students from CS @ ILLINOIS will represent the department and university at the ICPC World Finals held in Thailand.
Lynne Thieme (BS Math&CS ’82)

Thieme Shares Her Passion for Technology and for Women in Technology at WCS Banquet

April 27, 2016   At the WCS Spring Awards Banquet, alumna Lynne Thieme advocated for women in technology fields.
Siebel Center

Zhai and Herzog Among Faculty and Staff Honored for Excellence

April 27, 2016   ChengXiang Zhai and Steve Herzog were faculty and staff honored for excellence in teaching, mentoring, and advising.
Amelia is a student startup.

With Amelia, Booking a Flight is as Simple as Having a Conversation

April 11, 2016   Amelia is a student startup that applies natural language to booking enterprise travel.
CS faculty startup Veriflow has left stealth mode.

Faculty Startup Veriflow Promises to Eliminate Change-Induced Outages and Breaches

April 4, 2016   CS faculty startup Veriflow has launched with a product to minimize security breaches and impact from network failures.
MCS Data Science

The First MOOC-Based Master's Degree in Data Science Presents a New Model for Meeting Market Demand

March 28, 2016   CS @ ILLINOIS has partnered with Coursera to develop a new data science track for the MCS degree program.
Xiang Ren

Ren Receives Prestigious Google Fellowship

March 27, 2016   Xiang Ren received a 2016 Google PhD Fellowship in the Structured Data and Database Management category.
Sheldon Jacobson

Study Offers Efficient Alternative for Ebola Screening Program

March 27, 2016   In a recent paper, Sheldon H. Jacobson and his colleagues suggest an alternative policy for Ebola entry screening.
Aditya Parameswaran

Parameswaran Investigates Crowdsourcing in the Computer Science Industry

March 14, 2016   Aditya Parameswaran is co-author of a recently published book that examines crowdsourcing in the high-tech industry.
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Gravitational Waves: An Illinois Connection

March 9, 2016   CS faculty and students were involved in gravitatinal wave research in the 1990s.
Josep Torrellas

Torrellas Elected to CRA Board of Directors

March 8, 2016   Josep Torrellas has been elected to the Computing Research Association (CRA) Board of Directors.
Jay Bensal

Bensal Named a Knight of St. Patrick

March 2, 2016   CS senior Jay Bensal has been named a 2016 Knight of St. Patrick, a top honor within the College of Engineering.
Roger Dickey (BS CS ’05)

Dickey’s Startup Company Supports Undergraduate Scholarships

March 1, 2016   A prolific software designer and entrepreneur, Roger Dickey (BS CS ’05) is supporting CS undergraduate scholarships because "the world needs more great engineers."
Flying Superintendent

Interdisciplinary Team Receives Turner Innovation Award

February 29, 2016   An interdisciplinary team that includes CS Associate Professor Derek Hoiem received a Turner Innovation Award.
HackIllinois 2016

HackIllinois: Celebrating Innovation and Fun

February 26, 2016   At HackIllinois 2016, the nation’s top students convened for 36 hours to create mobile apps, websites, or hardware.
Ananya Cleetus

Accomplished Undergrad Improving People’s Lives

February 25, 2016   CS freshman Ananya Cleetus's innovative work with prosthetic limbs earned awards and a trip to the White House.
CS Assistant Professor Jian Peng

Peng One of Five Illinois Faculty Named Sloan Research Fellows

February 22, 2016   CS Assistant Professor Jian Peng received a 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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Augmented Reality App Enables Intelligent Shopping Experience

February 1, 2016   CS Professor Kevin Chang was part of a team that developed IntelligShop, a shopping and review app.
koller - MT lecture 2015

Coursera Co-Founder Delivers 2015 Mueller-Thuns Lecture

January 20, 2016   Daphne Koller delivered the 2015 Mueller-Thuns Lecture in Computer Science on Coursera and the history of MOOCS.

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