Media Coverage

A digest of CS @ ILLINOIS faculty, alumni, and students who are featured in the media. 

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