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Illinois launches major cybersecurity initiative in Singapore

01/12/2018 - 09:45   The University of Illinois has received funding for a new research program in Singapore – the CREATE Programme for a Trustworthy and Secure Cyber-Plexus (TSCP).
David Nicol

IEEE Computer Society selects Nicol as editor-in-chief

01/10/2018 - 10:45   CSL and ECE Professor David M. Nicol's tenure of the peer-reviewed journal will extend through 2020.
Illinois and Mayo Clinic team up to develop improved method to identify seizure-causing regions in the brain

Illinois and Mayo Clinic team up to develop improved method to identify seizure-causing regions in the brain

01/09/2018 - 11:00   CSL’s Yogatheesan (Yoga) Varatharajah and Ravi Iyer and collaborators from Mayo Clinic have developed a method that could help doctors quickly identify the part of brain causing a patient’s epilepsy.
New CSL faculty

Four new faculty join CSL

01/08/2018 - 08:45   CSL welcomes Jian Huang, Aleksandr Stolyar, Ruoyu Sun, and Vadim Zharnitsky in January.

Wong honored as ACM Fellow for electronic design automation contributions

01/03/2018 - 11:00   CSL researcher Martin D F Wong has been named as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world's largest educational and scientific computing society.
Olgica Milenkovic, Naira Hovakimyan, Marco Caccamo, and Andrew G Alleyne

Four CSL faculty members named IEEE Fellows

12/20/2017 - 16:15   Four CSL faculty members have been named Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE): Olgica Milenkovic, Naira Hovakimyan, Marco Caccamo, and Andrew G Alleyne.
Tamer Basar

Basar named College of Engineering interim dean

12/19/2017 - 15:30   Tamer Başar has been named the interim dean of the campus’s College of Engineering, effective Jan. 16. A member of the Illinois faculty since 1981, Basar is a CSL faculty member, director of the Center for Advanced Study, and a professor of electrical and computer engineering.
The Friendly Orange Glow

"The Friendly Orange Glow" attracts renewed attention to CSL invention

12/19/2017 - 15:30   A new book is bringing renewed interest and attention to technology created at the Coordinated Science Lab by CSL and ECE Emeritus Professor Donald Bitzer.
Sewoong Oh, Pramod Viswanath

Oh and Viswanath receive grant to develop privacy protocols to preserve anonymity online

12/19/2017 - 14:30   CSL Professors Sewoong Oh and Pramod Viswanath have received a grant to understand and help protect anonymous broadcasting online.
Naira Hovakimyan

CSL team works to improve cyber-physical security

12/19/2017 - 14:00   CSL Professors Naira Hovakimyan, Petros Voulgaris, and Lui Sha receive grants to design more robust defenses against attacks to cyber-physical security systems.
Martin Wong

Illinois researchers create method to simplify programming for clusters of computers

12/13/2017 - 14:00   CSL Professor Martin Wong and PhD student Tsung-Wei Huang developed a method to solve compute-intensive problems that use clusters of computers.
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.