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Research

Illinois Computer Science has a global reputation for developing revolutionary technology — where groundbreaking research addresses real-world problems. Our faculty's contributions to these areas of the discipline are unmatched in their breadth, depth, and quality.

Undergraduate Research

Illinois offers a breadth of CS research topics unmatched almost anywhere. Undergraduates can get involved through semester-long programs like PURE or summer programs like ISUR and Illinois CS's Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates REU.

Learn about the Summer REU Program

Technical Conferences & Workshops

Illinois Computer Science is delighted to host a variety of technical conferences and workshops benefiting the CS academic and research communities.

Recent & Upcoming Technical Conferences

Lydia Kavraki delivers the Mueller-Thuns Lecture in 2019.

Illinois Computer Science Speaker Series

The Illinois Computer Science Speaker Series brings prominent leaders and experts to the department to share their ideas and promote conversations about important challenges and topics in the discipline.  Many recordings are made available to current Illinois students through Media Space.

View the Speaker Series

FACULTY AND RESEARCH EXCELLENCE

15
ACM Fellows

17
IEEE Fellows

36
NSF Career Award Winners