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Professor Klara Nahrstedt

Narhstedt Receives 2018 Robert Piloty Prize For Outstanding Research

February 15, 2019   Nahrstedt has longstanding ties to German computer science and is internationally recognized for her work in multimedia systems and networks.
PhD student and Facebook Fellow Kartik Hegde

Kartik Hegde Awarded Facebook Fellowship For Plan to Rev Up Deep Learning For Mobile Devices

February 13, 2019   Hegde, a PhD student, plans to use the fellowship to advance his work on efficient processors for deep learning.
Roy Campbell's "Assured Cloud Computing"

Textbook Co-authored By Campbell Takes An In-Depth Look At Cloud Computing

February 11, 2019   "Assured Cloud Computing" collects the research of the Assured Cloud Computing Center at Illinois, a project that was led by Professor Roy Campbell.
Professor Jiawei Han

Professor Jiawei Han Named Aiken Endowed Chair

February 7, 2019   Han is the second-ever Aiken Chair, a position he plans to use to maintain Illinois' leadership in data-mining research.
Trala CTO Vishnu Indukuri

CS Graduate Indukuri Using $1.29M In Venture Backing From LinkedIn CEO And Others To Fine Tune Trala

February 5, 2019   Illinois CS graduate sees venture funding as key to expanding content of violin app, and boosting its sales.
This week, Coursera released three TV advertisements to raise awareness for the high-quality online courses and degrees offered from the world’s best universities, including the University of Illinois.

Online MCS Featured in National Advertising Campaign

January 30, 2019   This week, Coursera released three TV advertisements to raise awareness for the high-quality online courses and degrees offered from the world’s best universities, including the University of Illinois.
Research Assistant Professor Sibin Mohan

Mohan Teaches Middle Schoolers, Trying to Inspire Future Programmers

January 22, 2019   Research Assistant Professor Sibin Mohan and his students are working to introduce young students to the science behind the devices they are so familiar with.
Illinois CS graduate Nathan Handler

Still Early In His Career, Nathan Handler Commits To Supporting Illinois CS Programs

January 14, 2019   Nathan Handler sees his gifts to Illinois Computer Science as a way to help make sure student groups such as the ACM chapter continue to thrive.
Professors Marc Snir and David Padua

European Universities Honor Snir, Padua for Contributions to Parallel Computing, HPC

January 11, 2019   The École Normale Supérieure de Lyon honored Snir for decades of achievements; the Universidad de Valladolid recognized Padua as a parallel computing pioneer.
Illinois CS students Jonah Casebeer and Ben Zhou were finalists, while Harshay Shah and Edward Huang were recognized with honorable mentions from the CRA

CRA Awards Recognize Four Illinois CS Undergrads For Research

January 10, 2019   Illinois CS students Jonah Casebeer and Ben Zhou were finalists, while Harshay Shah and Edward Huang were recognized with honorable mentions from the CRA.
Four Illinois Computer Science students are among the newest group of undergraduates given Fiddler Innovation Undergraduate Fellowships

Four Illinois CS Students Receive NCSA’s Fiddler Innovation Fellowships

January 7, 2019   Fiddler Fellowships are financed by an endowment from Illinois CS graduate Jerry Fiddler and his wife, Melissa Alden, and support students conducting multidisciplinary research.
A new initiative will train teachers to teach high school computer science.

Illinois Computer Science Teams Up With College Of Education To Train High School Educators To Teach CS

January 6, 2019   The new I-STECS initiative is intended to help address the need for more computer science education in high schools.
Professor Darko Marinov and Associate Professor Victoria Stodden of the School of Information Sciences

Is Code Enough? Stodden, Marinov Research Focuses On Providing Code Rather Than Generated Data With Research

December 19, 2018   Stodden and Marinov will try to determine how researchers can reliably share code used to generate data rather than the data itself.

With One Year to Go, Grainger Match Multiplies Impact of Scholarship Gifts

December 14, 2018   Those who’ve taken advantage of the Grainger Match often say it was a key part of their motivation for giving.
Intel provides $1.5 million, three-year grant on Spectre, Meltdown Research

Fletcher, Marinov, Torrellas Lead Team Developing New Defense Against Spectre, Meltdown Attacks

December 14, 2018   Antidotes for Spectre and Meltdown have been incomplete and slowed processors. Three Illinois CS professors are developing a better fix. Intel is backing their work.
Research Assistant Professor Sibin Mohan

Mohan's Project With Boeing Aims to Provide An Understanding Of The Behavior Of Drone Swarms

December 12, 2018   Research Assistant Professor Sibin Mohan's new project with Boeing will use machine learning techniques to try to define normal behavior for drone swarms.
The University of Illinois is creating a new Center for Autonomy

Center For Autonomy Launched To Develop Research, Education In Emerging Field

December 6, 2018   The new Center for Autonomy will enable high-impact research and develop new educational programs. It will include four Illinois CS faculty.
Illinois CS Professor Gul Agha

Illinois CS Professor Gul Agha Named ACM Fellow

December 6, 2018   CS Professor Gul Agha has been named an ACM Fellow for “research in concurrent programming and formal methods."
PhD student Edward Hutter

Hutter's Work On Communication Costs Leads to DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

December 4, 2018   PhD student Edward Hutter's work in communication-cost analysis and reduction earns him a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship.
Viveka Kudaligama has been honored with the 2018 Graduate College Excellence Award for Graduate Contacts.

Kudaligama’s Service to Grad Students, Illinois CS Earns Graduate College Recognition

November 29, 2018   Viveka Kudaligama has been honored with the 2018 Graduate College Excellence Award for Graduate Contacts.

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