News Stories

credc power grid

Hahn builds tools to monitor the security and understand the vulnerability of the power grid

11/27/2017 - 15:15   CREDC researcher Adam Hahn develops innovative methods to understand power grid vulnerabilities and bolster system security.
Thomas Huang

Illinois team claims victory at NVIDIA AI City Challenge

11/21/2017 - 11:45   The team from the Illinois Image Formation and Processing (IFP) group led by CSL Professor Thomas Huang won the NVIDIA AI City Challenge. Team members include Honghui Shi, Zhichao Liu, Yuchen Fan, and Xinchao Wang.
Bhamidipati recognized for developing method to locate attackers of the power grid

Bhamidipati recognized for developing method to locate attackers of the power grid

11/15/2017 - 14:15   CSL researchers Sriramya Bhamidipati and Grace Gao developed a method to locate power grid hackers using GPS signals, earning them a Best Presentation Award at the 2017 ION GNSS+ conference.
Andreas Cangellaris

Cangellaris named vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost

11/15/2017 - 10:30   Andreas Cangellaris, the Urbana campus’s dean of the College of Engineering and a CSL faculty member, will begin Jan. 16 as the next vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.
David Nicol

Discover Magazine questions modern society's resilience

11/14/2017 - 15:45   Discover magazine recently examined the potential resiliency of modern society through a historical, archeological lens. ITI Director David Nicol weighs in.
cybersecurity ethics grant

New curriculum will equip students when faced with ethical dilemmas in cybersecurity

11/02/2017 - 17:00   University of Illinois researchers are working to develop an academic curriculum focused specifically on cybersecurity ethics, with the goal of helping students to think through ethical challenges inherent in cybersecurity while they are developing technological skills.
Varun Badrinath Krishna

Krishna recognized as a 2018 Siebel Scholar

10/31/2017 - 11:30   CSL and ECE graduate student Varun Badrinath Krishna’s work at the intersection of machine learning, computer security, and energy systems has earned him a spot in the Siebel Scholars Class of 2018.
Speculative Futures

Events explore how technology, creativity interact to imagine the future

10/25/2017 - 15:45   A series of events called Speculative Futures, on Nov. 3-4 and co-organized by CSL and the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, will bring artists together with technology innovators with the goal of sparking new creative projects at the intersection of computer science and science fiction.
William H. Sanders

Sanders testifies at Congressional hearing on resiliency

10/18/2017 - 16:00   ECE Department Head and CSL Professor William H. Sanders speaks to Congress about electric grid and cyber resiliency.
Tarek Abdelzaher

Illinois leads $25 million alliance to develop Internet of Battlefield Things

10/03/2017 - 08:30   The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been selected to lead a $25 million initiative to develop the scientific foundations of a next-generation Internet of Battlefield Things (IoBT), designed to enable new predictive battlefield analytics and services.

Teachable, ultra-compact, autonomous, phenotyping robot introduced to investors, market

09/19/2017 - 14:30   Investors and executives in the agricultural industry are getting a first look at TerraSentia, a new-to-the-market agricultural robot that autonomously measures crop traits, developed at the University of Illinois.
health robot

Interact with robots and more at the Interactive Medical Simulation Expo

09/07/2017 - 09:45   Participants will have the chance to interact with cutting-edge technologies, such as surgical robots, rehabilitation devices, and platforms that simulate surgery on virtual patients.
CSL Professor Andrew Alleyne

Alleyne honored for advocating for women engineers

08/28/2017 - 16:15   The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has recognized MechSE Professor Andrew Alleyne for his impact on the engineering community with Advocating Women in Engineering Award.
CSL Assistant Professor Andrew Miller

Illinois team takes first in cryptocurrency competition

08/11/2017 - 11:45   The award was presented by CSL Assistant Professor Andrew Miller, IC3 Associate Director.
CSL Professor Joe Lyding

Joe Lyding receives STM control system from Zybex Labs

08/11/2017 - 10:15   CSL Professor Joe Lyding is a leader in the development of STM technology and particularly hydrogen depassivation lithography.
Deming Chen

Illinois, start-up researchers win DAC-IoT competition with low-cost audio security system

08/08/2017 - 10:45   Illinois researchers teamed up with startup Inspirit IoT to develop a low-cost, audio-based security system that can alert a central command center when trouble breaks out.
Homa Alemzadeh and her co-advisers Ravi Iyer and Zbigniew Kalbarczyk

Homa Alemzadeh receives Carter PhD Dissertation Award in Dependability

08/02/2017 - 14:30   Alemzadeh worked with CSL Professor Ravi Iyer and graduated in February 2016. She is now an assistant professor in ECE at the University of Virginia.
CSL assistant professor Girish Chowdhary

Robots offer ‘goldmine’ of information for growing crops

08/02/2017 - 11:30   CSL Assistant Professor Girish Chowdhary is the lead robot developer for TERRA-MEPP, a robot that uses sensors and cameras to provide data for seed companies and farmers.
Rama Ratnam

Illinois researchers investigate neuron coding for advances in prosthetics

08/01/2017 - 13:00   With an understanding of how our neurons interpret signals, researchers are creating prosthetics that mirror our natural neuron functionality.
Shannon Chen

CSL alumnus Shannon Chen receives SIGMM Outstanding PhD Thesis Award

07/31/2017 - 11:00   Chen defended in May 2016 and worked in CSL Director Klara Nahrstedt’s lab and now works at Facebook as a research scientist on the 360 media team.