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Google Faculty Research Award Winners

CSL faculty receive Google Faculty Research Awards

04/05/2019 - 08:00   Each year, Google funds unrestricted support to a select number of researchers in the field of computer science and engineering. This year, four faculty from the CSL and Information Trust Institute received this honor.
Brandon Basso

Inaugural Center for Autonomy Distinguished Lecture a ‘smashing success’

04/01/2019 - 14:45   Although the Center for Autonomy was officially announced in December, it is already having an impact on staff and students at the University of Illinois. In late February the center brought in two speakers from Uber to discuss their vision and activity on autonomous vehicles.
A baby wearing two of the patches developed by the research team.

CSL professor contributes to improved care for NICU babies

03/28/2019 - 11:45   The bond between a parent and their child is forged within the first few weeks of life. For parents whose babies are born premature or with complications, these bonds are harder to establish as the baby needs to be hooked up to a variety of wires to be constantly monitored. CSL Professor Naresh Shanbhag is part of a team working to replace the wires with a patch that would allow parents to hold their little one while it’s being monitored.
Petronics alumni feature

The Cat's Meow: Former CSL students revolutionize cat toy industry

03/15/2019 - 09:45   Students that pass through CSL have the potential to change the industries they enter after graduation. The industry these students revolutionized? Cat toys.
Mingu Kang

Former CSL student receives IEEE recognition of dissertation research

03/12/2019 - 16:30   While former student Mingu Kang is now a research staff member for IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, the research he conducted while at CSL is still being recognized.
William Sanders

Illinois Engineering names Dieckamp Endowed Chair in Engineering

03/07/2019 - 08:45   CSL Professor William H. Sanders was named Herman M. Dieckamp Endowed Chair in Engineering. The professorship is made possible by a gift from Illinois alumnus Herman Dieckamp.
Alleyne speaking at the conference.

Alleyne featured presenter at Indian Control Conference

03/05/2019 - 10:45   CSL's  Andrew Alleyne was one of four plenary speakers at the fifth annual 2019 Indian Control Conference in January at IIT Delhi.
Ivan Dokmanic

CSL professor looks to solve molecular imaging puzzle

03/04/2019 - 10:00   Using distances between points that can't be seen with the naked eye, CSL Assistant Professor Ivan Dokmanic is attempting to develop labels that would allow him to reassemble molecules.
Haithan Al-Hassanieh

Al-Hassanieh named Sloan Research Fellow

02/27/2019 - 09:15   CSL Assistant Professor Haitham Al-Hassanieh has been named as one of the 126 recipients of the 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Alchemy students

New group harnesses student thought process and creativity

02/25/2019 - 12:00   Students that get accepted into an Illinois engineering program are some of the best and brightest in the country. What happens when you give those students room to think and create? That is the idea behind the new startup company Alchemy.
Attendees listen to one of the keynotes during the CSL Student Conference

14th Annual CSL Student Conference a success

02/19/2019 - 09:00   The CSL Student Conference has been a mecca for CSL’s graduate students for the last 14 years, and this year was no different.
New faculty

CSL welcomes eight new faculty members

02/18/2019 - 10:30   This academic year, CSL is pleased to welcome eight new faculty members, all of whom are also new to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Klara Nahrstedt

Nahrstedt receives the 2018 Robert Piloty Prize for outstanding research

02/14/2019 - 15:45   CSL Director Klara Nahrstedt has received the 2018 Robert Piloty Prize for her contributions to multimedia systems and networks research.
Mohamed Belabbas

Designing technology with security in mind

02/14/2019 - 09:15   Systems would be safer if security measures were built in from the start - The idea behind CSL Associate Professor Mohamed Belabbas’ project, “Collaborative research: Foundations of secure multi-agent networked systems.”
Andrew Miller

Miller lays foundation for tomorrow’s blockchain technology

02/12/2019 - 11:00   CSL’s Andrew Miller is working to lay the foundation to expand the ability of blockchains in his new project, “Automated Support for Writing High-Assurance Smart Contracts.”
C. K. Gunsalus

Experts call for national research integrity advisory board

02/11/2019 - 10:30   It’s been proposed before, but so far no one has heeded the call for an official advisory board to support ethical behavior in research institutions. Recently, leaders in academia with expertise in the professional and ethical conduct of research have formalized a proposal to finally assemble such an advisory board
Rakesh Kumar

Kumar and engineers aspire to build computer with 40 GPUs

02/05/2019 - 08:45   CSL Assistant Professor Rakesh Kumar and his team of engineers will be proposing a wafer-scale computer consisting of 40 GPUs at the IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA) this month.
The simulated and real soft arms of the robots created by the team.

University of Illinois researchers collaborate to reduce labor shortage, develop ag robots

02/04/2019 - 10:15   A diverse group of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are working together to develop robots capable of reducing the agricultural industry’s reliance on manual labor.
Naira Hovakimyan

Future environments: Naira Hovakimyan discusses how imaging and AI can aid farmers

01/31/2019 - 13:45   CSL Professor Naira Hovakimyan discusses how drones, planes, satellites, and artificial intelligence will help farmers meet the food needs of a growing world population.
Klara Nahrstedt

Clowder awarded $5 Million from NSF

01/28/2019 - 10:00   NSF has awarded $5 million to bring together the Clowder community, an open source data management tool based on active curation, developed at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications in conjunction with CSL and Civil and Environmental Engineering.

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