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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.”
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
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.
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.
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.
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.