02/14/2011 - 18:00 The Economist features Illinois research on wireless monitoring technology for bridges, tunnels and other buildings. CSL researcher Gul Agha (computer science) and Bill Spencer (Civil Engineering) have helped lead the effort.
02/07/2011 - 18:00 CSL Professor Andrew Alleyne has received a three-year grant of $105,690 as part of an international energy project, the iPower Platform.
02/03/2011 - 18:00 Professor David M. Nicol has been announced as the new director of the Information Trust Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Effective January 16, he succeeded ITI's inaugural director, Professor William H. Sanders, who became director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory at Illinois.
01/31/2011 - 18:00 After 14 years of teaching and mentoring students, CSL researcher Gary R. Swenson retired this past December from the University. While at the University Swenson had been an active research faculty member in the remote sensing and space sciences group.
01/30/2011 - 18:00 CSL Research Professor and Sanders-AMD Endowed Chair in ECE Wen-mei Hwu will participate in a three-year, $2.6 million grant from the Dept. of Energy as part of a team from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Oregon, and Georgia Tech to design a Next-Generation Software Infrastructure for Productive Heterogeneous Exascale Computing.
01/24/2011 - 18:00 With Wikileaks obtaining classified documents and many businesses reporting security breaches and stolen information, network security has been a regularly featured topic in the media recently. The news underscores the great need for strong approaches to security for networks.
01/09/2011 - 18:00 The Barcelona Supercomputer Center (BSC), which enjoys a close relationship with researchers in the Coordinated Science Laboratory, has been named Spain’s first CUDA Research Center. The designation, given by NVIDIA, recognizes BSC’s commitment to research and new technology development.
12/22/2010 - 18:00 CSL Director William H. Sanders, along with researchers David Nicol and Ilesanmi Adesida, also Dean of Illinois' College of Engineering, were among the CSL representatives who helped lead the "Information Technology for Smart Grid Systems" symposium in Singapore earlier this month.
12/12/2010 - 18:00 John E. Stone, Sr. Research Programmer for the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group in the University of Illinois Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, is among three research and academic leaders appointed to the NVIDIA CUDA Fellows Program in 2010. The program recognizes early adopters of the CUDA™ architecture who have made exceptional advances in the use of GPUs in high-performance computing. The program also recognizes their efforts to promulgate the benefits of GPU computing.
11/17/2010 - 18:00 With guidance from CSL researcher Wen-mei Hwu (ECE), CS professor Bill Gropp, and cluster experts at NCSA, students got hands-on experience building their own supercomputer with NVIDIA graphics-processing units. When the Green500 list of energy-efficient supercomputers was posted Nov. 18, their system took third place overall and was named the greenest self-built cluster.
11/14/2010 - 18:00 The Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling announced that “GPU-Accelerated Molecular Modeling Coming of Age,” co-authored by three Illinois researchers and a Stanford colleague, is the journal’s #1 most-downloaded research paper as of October 27, 2010. The research was presented through the University of Illinois CUDA Center of Excellence, headquartered at the Coordinated Science Laboratory.
11/03/2010 - 19:00 A rat finding its way in the dark. A seal detecting the path of a fish. A naked mole rat finding food. These are examples of animals using their whiskers to survive.
11/01/2010 - 19:00 CSL researchers Naresh Shanbhag and Rakesh Kumar, both ECE, were featured in an article on error-tolerant computing in the November issue of IEEE Spectrum.
10/31/2010 - 19:00 Constant attack: This is the state the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) finds itself in on a regular basis. While the center does have a system to protect against cyber attacks, the functionality is less than optimal.
10/31/2010 - 19:00 Negar Kiyavash, an assistant professor in industrial and enterprise systems engineering (ISE), is one of 43 scientists and engineers who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program (YIP).