May 17, 2018 In his commencement address at Memorial Stadium, Affirm CEO Max Levchin (BS CS ’97) encouraged the Class of 2018 to take risks, despite the fear of failure.
May 17, 2018 This spring, CS's Wade Fagen-Ulmschneider, Stephen Herzog, Katrina James, Andreas Kloeckner, Aditya Parameswaran, Lui Sha, Mariana Silva, Heather Zike, and Craig Zilles were recognized for their outstanding contributions to research, teaching, or advising.
May 15, 2018 A group of Engineering faculty and staff has been revolutionizing how students take exams and do homework with PrairieLearn, a tool for online assessment.
May 15, 2018 Illinois Computer Science Professor Tarek Abdelzaher joined the Illinois Innovators podcast to talk about how information spreads through social media, and its affects.
May 15, 2018 Illinois Computer Science graduate Ross Erlebacher and his wife, Susan Silver, have added to their longstanding ties to the University of Illinois with a new scholarship.
May 15, 2018 Two Illinois Computer Science students are among this year’s Knights of St. Patrick award winners, but they took very different paths to CS.
May 15, 2018 Assistant Professors Adam Bates, Ranjitha Kumar, and Matus Jan Telgarsky have each been recognized as a potential role model in research and education.
April 20, 2018 Microsoft is loosening proprietary controls on its Service Fabric distributed-systems platform, and two Illinois CS researchers are the first study its inner workings.
April 20, 2018 Sophomore Aja Capal has received a national honorable mention for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing.
April 19, 2018 Kenichi Miura (MS CS '71, PhD '73) is a 2018 recipient of the College of Engineering's Alumni Award for Distinguished Service.
April 17, 2018 Before coming to Illinois, Paul Nash dreamed of working for Microsoft. His education helped make that happen. Now Nash is helping others follow their dreams with a gift to the Computer Science Visionary Scholarship Fund.
April 16, 2018 Professor and Interim CS Department Head Vikram Adve will lead a five-year, $5.6 million effort to reduce the complexity and size of modern software systems.
April 15, 2018 Professor and Interim CS Department Head Vikram S. Adve’s accomplishments in research and education were recognized in March when he was invested as the Donald B. Gillies Professor in Computer Science.
Illinois Computer Science Graduate Mary Jane Irwin Honored For Longtime Dedication To Design, AutomationMarch 29, 2018 Penn State Emeritus Professor and Illinois Computer Science graduate Mary Jane Irwin has honored by the European Design and Automation Association with its 2018 Achievement Award.
International Team That Includes University of Illinois Computer Scientists Confirms New Link To ALSMarch 29, 2018 An international team that includes Illinois Computer Science PhD candidate Faraz Faghri and Professor Roy H. Campbell has proven a new a genetic link to ALS.
March 21, 2018 Dr. Pavel Pevzner, the Ronald R. Taylor Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at UCSD will argue that bioinformatics is rapidly turning into the queen of molecular biology.
March 15, 2018 The Scott H. Fisher Computer Science Teaching Award recognizes instructors who embody an innovative spirit, dedication, and a focus on students.
March 14, 2018 The text exposes graduate-level CS students to the impact that they can have on phylogenetics – the inference of evolutionary histories and the genetic relationships.
March 14, 2018 Assistant Professor Ruta Mehta will explore problems that sit at the intersection of theory and practical applications in economics, cryptography, and other areas.
March 12, 2018 Klara Nahrstedt, a professor of Computer Science and director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois, joins Illinois Innovators, the Illinois Engineering podcast, to discuss her involvement in several National Science Foundation and Department of Energy cyber infrastructure projects.