News Stories

Andrew Alleyne

CSL professor works to improve maritime efficiency

04/16/2019 - 10:30   According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, more than 70 percent of internationally traded goods in the United States will be moved on water. Because it is such a large part of the economy, it must be done in the most efficient way. That is where CSL Professor Andrew Alleyne comes in.
Grainger College of Engineering

Illinois Engineering to become The Grainger College of Engineering—recognizing more than $300 million in support

04/15/2019 - 15:45   The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Engineering will become The Grainger College of Engineering, recognizing a new $100 million gift from The Grainger Foundation and more than $300 million in total support.
DNA molecules being threaded.

New patent set to change the way we detect DNA and sources of diseases

04/10/2019 - 17:00   A new technology developed by CSL professor Jean-Pierre Leburton provides the technological ingredients for the development of nanoscale and personal medicine in the search for cancer cures.
National Robotics Week: AgBots

The AgBot Collaboration

04/09/2019 - 11:00   More than 10 departments from across the campus collaborated to make these agbots! More photos, video and the story behind the design.
Gul Agha

Agha shares research on wireless sensors used to monitor bridges and civil infrastructure

04/08/2019 - 09:15   CSL Professor Gul Agha was recently interviewed as part of Illinois Engineering's Illinois Innovators podcast.
Google Faculty Research Award Winners

CSL faculty receive Google Faculty Research Awards

04/05/2019 - 08:00   Each year, Google funds unrestricted support to a select number of researchers in the field of computer science and engineering. This year, four faculty from the CSL and Information Trust Institute received this honor.
Brandon Basso

Inaugural Center for Autonomy Distinguished Lecture a ‘smashing success’

04/01/2019 - 14:45   Although the Center for Autonomy was officially announced in December, it is already having an impact on staff and students at the University of Illinois. In late February the center brought in two speakers from Uber to discuss their vision and activity on autonomous vehicles.
A baby wearing two of the patches developed by the research team.

CSL professor contributes to improved care for NICU babies

03/28/2019 - 11:45   The bond between a parent and their child is forged within the first few weeks of life. For parents whose babies are born premature or with complications, these bonds are harder to establish as the baby needs to be hooked up to a variety of wires to be constantly monitored. CSL Professor Naresh Shanbhag is part of a team working to replace the wires with a patch that would allow parents to hold their little one while it’s being monitored.
Petronics alumni feature

The Cat's Meow: Former CSL students revolutionize cat toy industry

03/15/2019 - 09:45   Students that pass through CSL have the potential to change the industries they enter after graduation. The industry these students revolutionized? Cat toys.
Mingu Kang

Former CSL student receives IEEE recognition of dissertation research

03/12/2019 - 16:30   While former student Mingu Kang is now a research staff member for IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, the research he conducted while at CSL is still being recognized.
William Sanders

Illinois Engineering names Dieckamp Endowed Chair in Engineering

03/07/2019 - 08:45   CSL Professor William H. Sanders was named Herman M. Dieckamp Endowed Chair in Engineering. The professorship is made possible by a gift from Illinois alumnus Herman Dieckamp.
Alleyne speaking at the conference.

Alleyne featured presenter at Indian Control Conference

03/05/2019 - 10:45   CSL's  Andrew Alleyne was one of four plenary speakers at the fifth annual 2019 Indian Control Conference in January at IIT Delhi.
Ivan Dokmanic

CSL professor looks to solve molecular imaging puzzle

03/04/2019 - 10:00   Using distances between points that can't be seen with the naked eye, CSL Assistant Professor Ivan Dokmanic is attempting to develop labels that would allow him to reassemble molecules.
Haithan Al-Hassanieh

Al-Hassanieh named Sloan Research Fellow

02/27/2019 - 09:15   CSL Assistant Professor Haitham Al-Hassanieh has been named as one of the 126 recipients of the 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Alchemy students

New group harnesses student thought process and creativity

02/25/2019 - 12:00   Students that get accepted into an Illinois engineering program are some of the best and brightest in the country. What happens when you give those students room to think and create? That is the idea behind the new startup company Alchemy.
Attendees listen to one of the keynotes during the CSL Student Conference

14th Annual CSL Student Conference a success

02/19/2019 - 09:00   The CSL Student Conference has been a mecca for CSL’s graduate students for the last 14 years, and this year was no different.
New faculty

CSL welcomes eight new faculty members

02/18/2019 - 10:30   This academic year, CSL is pleased to welcome eight new faculty members, all of whom are also new to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Klara Nahrstedt

Nahrstedt receives the 2018 Robert Piloty Prize for outstanding research

02/14/2019 - 15:45   CSL Director Klara Nahrstedt has received the 2018 Robert Piloty Prize for her contributions to multimedia systems and networks research.
Mohamed Belabbas

Designing technology with security in mind

02/14/2019 - 09:15   Systems would be safer if security measures were built in from the start - The idea behind CSL Associate Professor Mohamed Belabbas’ project, “Collaborative research: Foundations of secure multi-agent networked systems.”
Andrew Miller

Miller lays foundation for tomorrow’s blockchain technology

02/12/2019 - 11:00   CSL’s Andrew Miller is working to lay the foundation to expand the ability of blockchains in his new project, “Automated Support for Writing High-Assurance Smart Contracts.”