October 12, 2018 Illinois Computer Science Professor Jiawei Han becomes only the fourth-ever non-Japanese computer scientist to win the prestigious Funai Achievement Award.
October 12, 2018 Three Illinois Computer Science PhD students and a post-doctoral researcher have been chosen to be part of the 2018 Rising Stars academic career-building workshop at MIT.
October 1, 2018 Continuous integration is an increasingly important part of software creation, but developers are limited by its speed and reliability. Professor Darko Marinov is trying to change that.
September 27, 2018 Only a handful of women earned engineering degrees from the University of Illinois in its early years. But numerous influential women followed. A new book tells the stories of 12 of them.
September 19, 2018 New Inside Higher Ed report focuses on online education focuses on Illinois Computer Science and its leadership role.
September 18, 2018 Illinois CS will hold its Alumni Awards in October, recognizing 13 alumni and faculty for professional, technical, educational, or service contributions.
September 18, 2018 When he arrived at Illinois CS , Doug MacGregor was in a hurry to get an advanced degree and a job. But at Illinois, MacGregor found more than a path to employment.
September 17, 2018 The Illinois Department of Computer Science welcomes five new faculty who will join its growing family of talented researchers and educators over the next year.
September 13, 2018 Five leading students rewarded for academic excellence and leadership with $35,000 each during their final year of study.
September 7, 2018 A new group, Blacks & African Americans in Computing (BAAC), has joined the roster of student-run organizations with ties to Illinois Computer Science.
September 4, 2018 Parisa Tabriz takes the stage as the keynote speaker at the annual Black Hat Conference. “Computer security is increasingly becoming the security of the world,” she almost immediately declares.
August 23, 2018 As an Illinois CS PhD student, Xiang Ren devoted his work to sorting the flood of online text, and now his dissertation has been recognized with the SIGKDD Doctoral Dissertation Award.
August 20, 2018 CS + X degrees offer a solid grounding in computer science with training in the arts or sciences, bringing computational skills to fields where they are increasingly in demand.
August 16, 2018 Professor Karrie Karahalios becomes part of DARAPA's Information Science and Technology Study Group, joining Professor Sarita Adve on the prestigious panel.
Illinois CS Researchers Among Teams Selected by DARPA to Unleash Power of Specialized and Reconfigurable HardwareJuly 28, 2018 Researchers will explore the development of flexible architectures capable of using specialized hardware to solve specific computing problems more quickly and efficiently.
July 27, 2018 “I certainly feel like giving back a little to Illinois just because it has given me a place to be – bring up my kids, work, do my research – that has a unique character.”
Fischer Plans to Use Grant to Improve Accuracy, Reduce Cost of Fluid-Flow Models for Nuclear ReactorsJuly 17, 2018 An $800,000 Department of Energy grant will support work to create fluid-flow models for nuclear reactors that can run on desktop computers.
July 16, 2018 A collaboration between the University of Illinois and Mayo Clinic has yielded a tool that makes stronger predictions about what genomic features are associated with specific drug responses.