10/15/2018 - 14:15 In the 1960s, street dancers popularized “The Robot,” a dance that describes the stiff, mechanical motion of the artificial beings. But what if robots weren’t so, well, robotic? What if they could jimmy and jive just like humans? That is the fundamental idea behind a recently funded project involving CSL professor Yuliy Baryshnikov.
10/15/2018 - 10:45 CSL Professor Les Allen recently received a three-year grant from NSF to fund his group’s research in thermodynamics of small material and an outreach partnership with the Blackfeet tribe, a Native American group in Montana.
10/11/2018 - 13:00 An increase in wireless application demand has put the radio frequency spectrums used for wireless communication in a crunch for space, often resulting in slower response times. CSL researchers are trying to combat this issue.
10/10/2018 - 11:15 For many people, ‘the cloud’ describes a misunderstood space where photos and documents are stored. To ITI researchers, the cloud is the future of electric grids.
10/10/2018 - 10:45 In collaboration with the Semiconductor Research Corporation, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced CSL Professor Naresh R Shanbhag as one of two winners of its 2018 University Research Awards. Shanbhag will receive his award at the SIA Annual Award Dinner on November 29, 2018, in San Jose, CA.
NCPRE-based Confronting Challenges in Academic Units Consortium surveys professional development for academic leaders, calls for action10/08/2018 - 13:30 The Confronting Challenges in Academic Units Consortium presents a new resource, Academic Leadership Development. This white paper surveys professional development programs for those new to leadership positions in academia.
09/27/2018 - 08:45 Each year, dozens of students submit their work to the ACM SIGCOMM Conference Student Research Competition. Last month, after three rounds of competition, third-year doctoral student Suraj Jog was announced as the overall winner of his division.
09/26/2018 - 16:00 One of the most unique evolutionary aspects of humans is the ability to cooperate flexibly in large numbers. As part of his new research project CSL Professor Pramod Viswanath is trying to mimic how trust among humans drives societies, as an inspiration for building new blockchain technology with applications in cryptocurrencies.
Illinois researchers pursue the best of both worlds – top performance and high programmability – under new DARPA project09/25/2018 - 09:15 You might not think of high-performance computing and high programmability as things that go hand in hand—unless you’re CSL researchers Wen-mei Hwu and Deming Chen.
09/25/2018 - 09:15 PhD student Gonzalo Augusto Cucho Padin, advised by CSL professor Lara Waldrop, won the Best Student Presentation Award at the annual National Science Foundation-sponsored CEDAR.
09/19/2018 - 09:15 CSL and ECE Associate Professor Michael Bailey and Adam Bates, an assistant professor in computer science, have helped identify homophones and mistakes in voice processing that could be used to phish Amazon Alexa users.
09/13/2018 - 11:30 NASA has tapped CSL professor Farzad Kamalabadi to help with efforts to develop smaller spacecraft at a lower cost.
09/12/2018 - 13:15 University of Illinois researchers are working to remove farmer reliance on chemicals to destroy weeds through the use of robots.
08/30/2018 - 14:30 Former CSL student Mingu Kang will receive the CSL Ph.D. Thesis award this month for his dissertation “Deep In-memory Computing” for realizing energy and latency efficient machine learning systems in silicon.
08/24/2018 - 11:30 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Engineering announced today that Prof. Wen-Mei W Hwu will serve as acting head of its top-ranked Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
08/24/2018 - 11:15 William H Sanders has been named interim director of the Discovery Partners Institute (DPI), a new world-class innovation center led by the U of I System.
08/21/2018 - 10:45 Inspirit IoT, a startup company co-founded by CSL's Deming Chen to advance smart sound and smart vision applications, recently secured late-seed funding from Beijing-based Senscape Technologies.
08/20/2018 - 09:15 Disruptive noise is almost everywhere, from people talking in the office corridor to road construction down the street to the neighbor’s lawn mower. Research being conducted at the University of Illinois’ Coordinated Science Laboratory is looking to improve this noisy frustration.
08/15/2018 - 14:30 Over the summer Coordinated Science Lab (CSL) Professor Narendra Ahuja was awarded the honorary Doctor of the University honoris causa from the University of York in the United Kingdom.