November 8, 2016 Sohaib Abbasi (BS CS '78, MS '80) delivered a keynote about his experience as an Illinois student, employee of Oracle, and award-winning Chairman and CEO of Informatica.
November 8, 2016 Ulku Rowe (MS CS '97) shared her career experiences and life lessons with students as the keynote speaker for the WCS Alumni & Student Dinner.
November 7, 2016 Dr. William Stafford Noble will discuss several machine learning methods to help biologists make sense of large genomics datasets.
November 3, 2016 Dr. Daniel Jackson will discuss an evolving theory, based on the identification of concepts and purposes, to guide the design of software.
November 1, 2016 An outstanding leader in education and business, Richard T. Cheng (MS CS '69, PhD '71), who well knows the value of outstanding faculty, has endowed a professorship in the Department of Computer Science.
October 29, 2016 Precision medicine—using an individual’s specific genetic profile to help prevent, diagnose, and treat disease—seems to be just on the horizon. Read how CS @ ILLINOIS researchers are bringing it closer to a reality.
October 18, 2016 Chang, Karahalios and Parameswaran received $1.8 million to develop DataSpread, a system that holistically unifies spreadsheets and database systems.
October 17, 2016 Rosu's 2001 paper bridged two seemingly different software engineering areas: testing and formal verification.
October 14, 2016 CS Professor Bruce Schatz's group has developed technology that enables a smartphone to accurately predict the severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
October 5, 2016 New Siebel Center for Design will be a campus-wide hub for student-focused design thinking and learning. The state-of-the-art facility is the latest major gift from CS alumnus Tom Siebel.
October 3, 2016 Eric Horvitz, Director of Microsoft Research Redmond, will discuss the promise of people and machines using data, learning, and reasoning to address challenges in science, society, and daily life.
October 1, 2016 By taking advantage of Google’s Company Match Program, Joel Poloney has directed $10,000 to help students through the Visionary Scholarship Initiative and the CS Annual Fund.
September 30, 2016 Sibin Mohan is leading Illinois's portion of a multi-university project that is seeking to detect and correct faculty faults and cyberattacks in real time.
September 27, 2016 David Garlan, an ACM and IEEE Fellow, will discuss recent advances in Self-Adaptive Systems, an emerging field within software engineering that promises to address challenges in dependability, security, and usefulness.
September 26, 2016 Mihai Pop, past co-leader of the data analysis working group for the NIH Human Microbiome Project, will give an overview of the metagenomics field and describe his lab’s recent results related to human health.
September 19, 2016 David Blei will present his research on collaborative topic models—models that simultaneously analyze a collection of documents and the behavior of the collection’s users.