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.
July 10, 2018 Assistant Professor Aditya Parameswaran has received an award from the U.S. Army Research Office’s Young Investigator Program.
Sinclair Focuses on Heterogeneous Systems as a Way Forward After Moore’s Law; New Award Recognizes His WorkJuly 9, 2018 Matt Sinclair (PhD CS '17) has been given an honorable mention for the ACM SIGARCH / IEEE CS TCCA Outstanding Dissertation Award.
June 18, 2018 A group of San Francisco Bay Area alumni have launched a new way for Illinois Computer Science graduates to meet, cultivate meaningful connections, and share stories and advice.
June 15, 2018 Four of the first graduates of Illinois Computer Science's online Master of Computer Science in Data Science talk about the challenges posed by the rigorous new degree track, and the doors that it is helping them open.
June 12, 2018 Some of the earliest graduates of Illinois Computer Science’s CS + X blended-degree programs were awarded their diplomas this spring. We talked with three of them to see what's next.
June 11, 2018 A $3.75 million grant has been awarded to a University of Illinois team researching ways to increase the performance, efficiency, and capabilities of electronics systems.