August 1, 2017 Professor Sheldon H. Jacobson has been honored with the David F. Baker Distinguished Research Award, recognizing his lifetime achievements in industrial engineering.
July 20, 2017 Marcin Kleczynski (BS CS ’12) has given a major donation to establish a named endowment supporting the Computer Science Visionary Scholarship Fund.
July 19, 2017 Assistant Professor Edgar Solomonik was one of two winners of the Householder Prize XX, which recognizes the best dissertation in numerical linear algebra.
July 13, 2017 CS @ ILLINOIS doctoral student Shadi Noghabi is one of the 12 winners chosen from U.S. and Canadian universities for the new Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant program.
June 22, 2017 Illinois researchers are looking to speed up the materials-to-device process through a novel framework called 4CeeD.
June 17, 2017 In the fall of 2016, CS @ ILLINOIS welcomed the most gender-diverse class of freshman in its history. What is the CS @ ILLINOIS undergraduate experience like?
May 16, 2017 CS Professor Vikram Adve will serve as the interim head of the Department of Computer Science until a permanent replacement can be chosen for departing Department Head Rob A. Rutenbar.
May 16, 2017 Using public health and transportation data, CS Professor Sheldon H. Jacobson and colleagues found that higher mass transit use is correlated with lower obesity rates.
May 11, 2017 Assistant Professors Aditya Parameswaran and Jian Peng have each received a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to support their research.
May 11, 2017 Professor Dan Roth has been named the winner of the 2017 John McCarthy Award, the highest award the Artificial Intelligence community gives to mid-career AI researchers.
May 8, 2017 Reading supportive comments, “likes” and private messages from social media friends prior to taking a test may help college students who have high levels of test-anxiety.
April 21, 2017 Professor Aditya Parameswaran was honored “for developing new interactive tools and techniques that expand the reach of data analytics.”
April 19, 2017 “The Quintessential Engineer,” a new, life-sized statue honoring women in engineering, will be officially unveiled and dedicated on Friday, April 28.
April 15, 2017 The work, led by PhD student Monowar Hasan and Research Assistant Professor Sibin Mohan, won Best Paper Award at the 2016 Real-Time Systems Symposium.
April 10, 2017 After serving as Head of the Department of Computer Science for nearly eight years, Rob A. Rutenbar will leave Illinois after the close of the semester.