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Thomas and Margaret Huang.

Gifts to Illinois celebrate the lives of Thomas and Margaret Huang

07/06/2020 - 11:45   The children of late CSL Professor Thomas Huang have established the Thomas and Margaret Huang Graduate Fellowship at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
Sarita Adve

Adve elected to prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences

07/02/2020 - 10:21   CSL's Sarita Adve was recently elected as a 2020 member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Crane holding a nucleus

CSL faculty leads research to further develop quantum resources theory

06/26/2020 - 11:24   One of the rising stars in the area of quantum research is CSL Associate Professor Eric Chitambar, whose research into quantum information science is working to further develop the theory of quantum resources for information processing.
CSL alum Karthik Pattabiraman

CSL Alum wins 2020 Rising Star award

06/23/2020 - 13:24   The 2020 IEEE Computer Science Society “Rising Star” award was given to CSL Alum Karthik Pattabiraman. 
RapidAlarm set up.

RapidAlarm: Hearing aid algorithm is secret ingredient in low-cost emergency ventilator monitoring system

06/22/2020 - 10:47   Illinois researchers developed the Illinois RapidAlarm, a new open-source sensor and alarm system that makes emergency ventilators more useful during the COVID-19 pandemic through low-cost, widely-available parts for quick and inexpensive production.
Tarek Abdelzaher

Abdelzaher’s IoBT paper, outlining future automation of defense with AI, among most downloaded at Army conference

06/18/2020 - 10:29   CSL's Tarek Abdelzaher recently gave a presentation on the latest research coming out of the Internet of Battlefield Things Alliance. The talk became the second most-downloaded from the conference.
Girish Chowdhary with a TerreSentia robot.

U of I researchers adapt robots to fight against COVID-19

06/16/2020 - 09:10   Where coronavirus puts human workers at risk, robots can step in to do the job. CSL faculty Girish Chowdhary and his research team at the University of Illinois already have developed the robot, and they are now adapting it to current needs.
Masooda Bashir

Do COVID-19 apps protect your privacy?

06/11/2020 - 13:28   Many mobile apps that track the spread of COVID-19 ask for personal data but don’t indicate the information will be secure. CSL's Masooda Bashir and her team analyzed 50 apps and their privacy protections.
Andrew Miller

CSL researcher receives NSF grant to help blockchain engineers build a more secure cyberspace

06/05/2020 - 14:41   CSL faculty member Andrew Miller has received a grant from NSF to ensure blockchain developers can succeed through improving the integrity of blockchain applications.
Subho Banerjee

New computation tool to make DNA analysis more affordable, efficient

06/04/2020 - 10:53   In the near future, scientific advancements will enable personalized medicine based on an individual’s DNA, however, DNA analysis can still cost as much as $100,000. CSL's Subho Banerjee is conducting research to make this process more efficient and affordable.
Naira Hovakimyan

Hovakimyan article named journal’s top download

06/03/2020 - 14:46   A paper coauthored by CSL's Naira Hovakimyan has been downloaded the most from the Journal Computers and Electronics in Agriculture.
Deming Chen (left) and Wen-mei Hwu

Illinois named Xilinx Center of Excellence

06/03/2020 - 11:10   The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been named a Xilinx Center of Excellence for Adaptive Computing. The designation comes with a significant donation and includes a large number of high-end adaptive compute acceleration platforms.
The patch on a person's neck.

Illinois, Northwestern team up to track COVID-19 symptoms, disease progression

06/01/2020 - 11:55   CSL researchers are partnering with Northwestern to collect data on COVID-19 patients and healthcare professionals and analyze that data to make it useful as part of a newly funded grant.
Hands typing on a laptop.

Internships in the COVID-era

05/29/2020 - 10:44   CSL students are finding out what internships look like during a global pandemic as they undergo a variety of experiences this summer.
Sujan Gonugondla

Celebrating our graduates: Sujan Gonugondla, Ph.D. to Amazon

05/28/2020 - 09:01   A celebratory send-off to our graduate, Sujan Gonugondla.
Photo of Sayan Mitra

CSL professor contributes to aircraft control research

05/27/2020 - 15:19   CSL Professor Sayan Mitra is working with industrial collaborators to develop an algorithm to test and certify software for certain aircraft control systems.
Photo of Lav Varsheny

CSL professor explores the limits of AI

05/26/2020 - 09:23   In 2019, the CEO of Nvidia declared that Moore’s Law, the idea that the number of transistors in a computer’s circuit would double every couple of years, was dead – transistors could no longer increase in density.
Sarita Adve

CSL's Adve among faculty honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Instruction

05/22/2020 - 10:16   CSL's Sarita Adve received a Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring.
Wyatt McAllister

Celebrating our graduates: Wyatt McAllister, Ph.D.

05/21/2020 - 10:02   A celebratory send-off to our graduate, Wyatt McAllister.
Saurabh Jha

CSL student earns 2020 IBM PhD Fellowship Award

05/19/2020 - 16:24   This year, CSL’s Saurabh Jha has been selected as just one of 24 nominees to have earned the prestigious IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award.