Media Coverage

A digest of Illinois Computer Science faculty, alumni, and students who are featured in the media. 

Roger Dickey

With Gigster Anyone Can Hire A Great Developer From Facebook Or Google

August 23, 2016  

Forbes - The mission behind Roger Dickey’s (BS CS ’05) company, Gigster? Solve the quality problem for the software engineering gig economy.

Jacobson Photo

UI's Election Analytics website has Clinton winning comfortably -- for now

August 17, 2016  

The News-Gazette Election Analytics, a project by Professor Sheldon Jacobson and his students, will give weekly updates through November to The News Gazette about the state of the 2016 election. 

Bill Gropp

Bill Gropp Named Acting Director of NCSA

August 15, 2016  

HPCwire  - "Dr. William 'Bill' Gropp, has been named acting director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Peng Ong

After 20 Years & 3 Unicorns, This VC Believes Purpose Is The Key To Succeed

July 18, 2016  

Forbes - Alumnus Peng Ong (MS CS '88) discussed what he has learned during his career as an entreprenuer. 

Microsoft Reports a Big Leap Forward for DNA Data Storage

July 7, 2016  

MIT Technology Review - Alumni Luis Ceze (PhD CS '07) and Karin Strauss (PhD CS '07) set a new record for DNA storage by writing a record 200 megabytes of data.  Additional coverage: Nature, Engadget, US News & World Rep