03/31/2009 - 19:00 With the energy crunch of the last few years, most experts agree that renewable resources are the industry’s long-term future.
03/16/2009 - 19:00 After decades of studying airglows in the Northern Hemisphere, CSL researcher Gary Swenson and a team of atmospheric physicists are moving their research south.
Illinois professor develops mathematical models to predict viral spreading patterns, develop better vaccines02/28/2009 - 18:00 Get a flu shot, prevent the flu? While the vaccine often works, there are other years when a high percentage of patients who received the shot get influenza anyway.
02/28/2009 - 18:00 Gabriela Jacques da Silva has earned an IBM Ph.D. Fellowship for her work on building fault-tolerant middleware for live data streams.
01/31/2009 - 18:00 In a landmark collaboration with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has opened its first research center outside of the United States at Singapore’s Fusionopolis.
01/08/2009 - 18:00 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is launching a 13-week seminar series on emerging applications for parallel computing, bringing together hardware engineers with the software developers who require parallel processing to create faster and superior applications.
11/30/2008 - 18:00 As Congress debates the pros and cons of an automaker bailout, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed economic models and methods that could help economists better understand the potential outcome of such stimulus packages.
11/30/2008 - 18:00 Coordinated Science Laboratory researcher P. R. Kumar has received a Doctor Honoris Causa from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich). He was one of seven recipients of the award, which recognizes extraordinary scientific work or significant achievements in science, education, a field or in synthesis between research and practical work.
11/30/2008 - 18:00 Beware thieves and other ne'er-do-wells: Those sunglasses and other disguises may soon no longer protect your identity if CSL researcher Yi Ma and his group have anything to do with it.
11/20/2008 - 18:00 The Coordinated Science Laboratory lost one of its earliest pioneers in the area of control, Howard K. Knoebel, who died Nov. 19.
10/16/2008 - 19:00 Driven by the efforts of Illinois engineering faculty, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, or A*STAR, a Singapore government agency, signed a $50 million agreement that will establish a new research center in Singapore. The Advanced Digital Sciences Center will be focused on breakthrough innovations in information technology that are expected to have a major impact in transforming human beings’ utilization of information technology.
09/30/2008 - 19:00 Two Illinois researchers who developed an innovative trustworthy communication scheme are now preparing it for commercial release with the help of a $100,000 award from the 2008-2009 Grainger Program in Emerging Technologies.
09/30/2008 - 19:00 Coordinated Science Laboratory researcher Tamer Başar has been named the interim director of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois. Beckman Institute is an interdisciplinary research institute devoted to basic research in the physical sciences, computation, engineering, biology, behavior, and cognition.
08/19/2008 - 19:00 CSL Researchers Gary Swenson, Jonathan Makela, and Farzad Kamalabadi may be sending one of their projects to space.
07/31/2008 - 19:00 William H. Sanders has been named Acting Director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois. He replaces Ravi K. Iyer, who was recently appointed Illinois’s Interim Vice Chancellor for Research.
07/31/2008 - 19:00 Coordinated Science Laboratory researchers Ravi K. Iyer (ECE) and Zbigniew Kalbarczyk have been recognized with 2008 IBM Faculty Fellow Awards. The award, valued at $40,000 per researcher, will go towards benchmarking operating systems dependability and the development of OS-level techniques.
05/31/2008 - 19:00 Our current air transportation system has reached its capacity, says Heather Arneson, a graduate student working under Cedric Langbort, CSL professor of aerospace engineering. Every day, roughly 50,000 flights must be managed by the U.S. system, Arneson explains, but that number is projected to increase to anywhere from 100,000 to 150,000 flights per day by the year 2025.
05/18/2008 - 19:00 Brad Bishop knew he was going to do something in robotics the first time he saw Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator robot on the big screen. As a high school student at the time, he says the image that stuck with him was when “the outside of Arnold was stripped off and you could see the animatronics system inside.”
05/06/2008 - 19:00 It took only five minutes for Karthik Pattabiraman’s new error-detection system to locate a potentially catastrophic error in an aircraft collision avoidance program. But when he tried to find the same error using a standard fault-injection system, it didn’t show up at all.