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2015 Alumni awards

CS Department Recognizes Outstanding Alumni

October 27, 2015   On October 23, CS @ ILLINOIS held its annual Alumni Awards Ceremony and Banquet, where it recognized 14 alumni and faculty.
vikram adve

Vikram Adve Named University Scholar

October 15, 2015   CS Professor Vikram Adve was one of seven Urbana campus faculty members selected as a 2015 University Scholar.
fullstack academy

Alumni-Founded Fullstack Academy Offers Cutting-Edge Coding Education

October 14, 2015   Fullstack Academy, a software engineering school, was founded by David Yang (BSEE '04) and Nimit Maru (BS CS '04).
Brian Bailey

Bailey Applies Crowdsourcing Solutions to Enhance Design Education

October 8, 2015   CS Professor Brain Bailey is leading a team developing ways to bring crowdsourcing solutions to computer science classes.

CS Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members

September 28, 2015   Seven new faculty members will be joining CS @ ILLINOIS over the coming year.
Sheldon Jacobson

Is Backscatter X-ray a Safe Tool for Airport Security?

September 28, 2015   CS Professor Sheldon H. Jacobson helped assemble a new NAS report on backscatter X-ray machines.
Gems Camp

Gems Camp Encourages Young Women’s Interest in Computer Science

September 22, 2015   The weeklong Gems: Computer Science Camp for Middle and High School Girls saw nearly 140 participants.
Lui Sha

Lui Sha Part of University of Illinois, Carle, and OSF HealthCare Group Addressing Overwhelming Infection

September 16, 2015   CS Professor Lui Sha will be part of a new Resilience Engineering in Sepsis Care initiative.
David Kuck

Kuck Inducted into the Engineering at Illinois Hall of Fame

September 14, 2015   Retired CS and ECE Professor David J. Kuck was inducted into the Engineering at Illinois Hall of Fame.
Siebel Center

Five CS Students Named Siebel Scholars

September 13, 2015   Five students in CS @ ILLINOIS have been named Siebel Scholars for the Class of 2016.
Lui Sha

Sha Selected for NASA Advisory Council

September 1, 2015   CS Professor Lui Sha has been appointed to the Aeronautics Committee of the NASA Advisory Council.
Roy Campbell

Air Force Gives $2 Million Grant to Develop Secure Cloud Computing Technology

August 19, 2015   A research center led by Roy Campbell received a $2 million grant from the Air Force.
4-H camp on computing

4-H Camp Pilots New Computing Curriculum

August 6, 2015   CS Professor Lenny Pitt led a two and a half day program on computing for a 4-H summer camp.
Robin Kravets is leading two new initiatives at Illinois funded by Google.

Illinois Funded by Google on Innovative Mobile-First, Open Web of Things Initiatives

August 2, 2015   Researchers from CS @ ILLINOIS have been funded by Google on two new initiatives.
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Alumni Startup Lumenous Receives SBIR Funding from NSF

July 23, 2015   Lumenous, a startup founded by three CS alumni, has received a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the NSF.
Schatz motion sensor app

MoveSense App Makes Cellphone an Oxygen Saturation Monitor for Heart and Lung Patients

July 22, 2015   A new app developed at Illinois enables patients' oxygen levels to be monitored with a cellphone.
Saurabh Sinha and Gene Robinson

Genomics Among the Biggest of Big Data, Experts Say

July 6, 2015   DNA sequencing data will require computational storage capabilities well beyond previous estimates.
John Criswell

Criswell Receives 2014 Doctoral Dissertation Honorable Mention Award

July 5, 2015   John Criswell received a 2014 Doctoral Dissertation Honorable Mention Award presented by ACM in June.
VR course teaches latest technology

Virtual Reality Course Brings Students to the Forefront of Technology

June 7, 2015   Professor Steven LaValle's new virtual reality course brings the latest technology to CS @ ILLINOIS students.
robotic copter

Illinois Researchers Building First Autonomous Vision-Based Robotic System for Monitoring Construction Projects

June 2, 2015   Derek Hoiem is part of a research team developing a robotic system to monitor construction projects.

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