The Grainger College of Engineering and Carle Health demonstrate working prototype of emergency ventilator for COVID-19 patients03/27/2020 - 16:52 The United States is expecting a severe shortage of ventilators to help people suffering from COVID-19. On March 16, 2020, a team of more than 40 engineers, doctors, medical professionals, designers, and manufacturing experts launched an Apollo 13-style project to help address that need.
03/26/2020 - 13:18 The next few years of AI research will shape the future of human life—and some of the leading research in the area is being done right here at the Center for Cognitive Computing Systems Research, a joint venture between IBM and CSL.
03/25/2020 - 13:43 CSL’s Kris Hauser and his team are creating a new type of avatar that could provide a similar ability to health care workers, who could treat patients remotely during a pandemic like the current COVID-19 crisis.
03/24/2020 - 09:53 A student of CSL professor Lara Waldrop received the NASA Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) fellowship.
03/23/2020 - 13:26 Researchers at the Illinois Augmented Listening Laboratory are developing new augmented listening technologies that could help hearing aids perform much better in noisy environments.
03/17/2020 - 14:29 It seems as though every hour there is a new update on where COVID-19 has spread and the new measures being taken to stop the spread. The symptoms of this particular strain of the coronavirus allow it to spread quickly, even in people who are not showing symptoms. CSL alum and virus modeling expert Philip E. Paré explains why COVID-19 pandemic is no ordinary flu.
03/10/2020 - 09:38 Smart speakers - think, an Amazon Alexa or a Google Home - offer a wide variety of capabilities to help free up both our time and our hands. One task it hasn’t mastered is determining user location in the home, CSL researchers are developing technology that would allow it to do just that.
03/09/2020 - 09:59 A group led by CSL Associate Professor Cedric Langbort has received a $6.25 million MURI Award to study digital misinformation.
03/02/2020 - 11:55 A dataset of large-scale aerial images aims to give farmers visibility into the conditions of their fields. The dataset will enable agricultural pattern analysis of aerial images, providing farmers with actionable insights.
02/26/2020 - 08:52 With the US in the midst of another election cycle, researchers are trying to prevent the sharing of fake news. CSL's Rasoul Etesami is working to improve the models behind social media tracking, in order to better understand how bad news is shared.
02/25/2020 - 09:39 CSL Assistant Professor Radhika Mittal recently received a Networking Systems research award from Facebook for her proposal “Semantic Management of Packet Drops.” Mittal’s research is set to improve the responsiveness of Facebook’s real-time applications.
02/18/2020 - 16:40 It has been called the most magical place on Earth. But the secret to much of Disney’s “magic” is actually state-of-the-art engineering. For the past seven years, Joohyung Kim has helped to create the science behind the robots and animatronics that entertain millions each year.
02/17/2020 - 16:10 At the flagship conference for the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) this week, 20 graduate students from all over the world received a Predoctoral Achievement Award. Two of those students conduct research at CSL.
02/14/2020 - 10:31 CSL Assistant Professor Zhizhen Zhao was recently named as one of the 126 recipients of the 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
02/12/2020 - 10:49 Pairwise comparison works when there are only two or three objects to compare, but it becomes more complicated when dealing with massive data sets in social networks and other systems. CSL's Zhizhen Zhao is working on a method to compare a multitude of related items efficiently.
02/06/2020 - 15:46 At the flagship conference for control theory this past December in France, several CSL faculty and students watched proudly as Jin-Won Kim won the Best Student Paper Award for his research, “What is the Lagrangian for Nonlinear Filtering.”
01/31/2020 - 14:24 A former CSl and Illinois ECE alumnus, Arvind Krishna (MS ’87, PhD ’91), has been elected as Chief Executive Officer of IBM, effective April 6, 2020.
01/30/2020 - 11:27 Professor Jonathan Freund has been named the new head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering. As a Donald Biggar Willett Professor, Freund has been with the College for almost 19 years. His appointment will commence February 16, 2020.
01/27/2020 - 17:01 A recent mathematical “discovery” that has garnered a lot of media attention has its roots in related research done by a professor of mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
01/24/2020 - 11:47 Fourteen research projects, four co-led by CSL faculty, are sharing $1.9 million in funding through the Jump ARCHES research and development program. Jump ARCHES is a partnership between OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois Grainger College of Engineering.