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Illinois researchers win Best Student Paper for research advancing computer vision

10/08/2009 - 19:00   ECE professor Yi Ma, graduate students Shankar Rao and Hossein Mobahi, and 2006 Ph.D. ECE alumnus Allen Yang won the 2009 Best Student Paper Award (Sang Uk Lee Award) at the Asian Conference on Computer Vision.

Bursting the Bubble: Researchers study ionospheric plasma bubbles that interfere with communications systems

09/23/2009 - 19:00   High up in the ionosphere, plasma bubbles invisible to the naked eye wreak havoc on communication and navigation systems back on Earth.

In Memory: CSL loses former researcher Dick Brown, a pioneer in digital computing

08/31/2009 - 19:00   Former CSL researcher Richard M. Brown died Saturday, August 22, at the Meadowbrook Health Center in Urbana. He was 85.

Dennison is promoted to CSL Associate Director

08/25/2009 - 19:00   Elizabeth G. Dennison has been promoted to Associate Director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory.

Breaking the 1000-core barrier: New parallel architecture provides foundation for breakthroughs in imaging, more

08/23/2009 - 19:00   University of Illinois researchers are developing a 1000-core architecture that will offer increased computational power for parallel computing applications.

Super-resolution techniques are bringing Hollywood to your house: WICD interview

08/09/2009 - 19:00   Technology once exclusive to forensic experts is hitting the shelves. And it could help sharpen up your home movies.

Researchers developing next-generation energy models with eye toward smart grid

08/06/2009 - 19:00   During the summer of 2007, electricity prices shocked the Southern Hemisphere.

Engineering on the Brain: Illinois receives $3 million to train students in neuroengineering

08/05/2009 - 19:00   The National Science Foundation has awarded Illinois an IGERT grant to study neuroengineering, an emerging field that falls outside the boundaries of traditional disciplines like neuroscience and engineering.

Three CSL researchers win HP Labs Innovation Research Awards

06/15/2009 - 19:00   Three researchers in the Coordinated Science Laboratory are among an elite group of 59 professors to receive a 2009 HP Labs Innovation Research Award. The program creates opportunities for colleges, universities and research institutes to conduct breakthrough collaborative research with HP.

Headed to Harvard: Christian Sandvig earns Berkman Faculty Fellowship

04/30/2009 - 19:00   Communications expert Christian Sandvig will soon be joining the likes of Grateful Dead lyricist John Perry Barlow – as a fellow of Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society.

Student Robert Gregg earns ACC's Hugo Schuck Award for robotics work

04/23/2009 - 19:00   CSL researcher Robert Gregg has been awarded the American Control Council’s 2009 Hugo Schuck Award for his work on control methods for dynamic walking robots. Gregg won the best student paper for the same research at last year’s ACC.

Innovative circuits architecture earns CSL researchers DAC/ISSCC award

04/12/2009 - 19:00   CSL researcher Yun Chiu and his student Wenbo Liu have received the 46th DAC/ISSCC Student Design Contest award for their work on a time-interleaved architecture for data-conversion circuits.

UI Professor develops model to predict wireless use, help create more effective public policy

04/05/2009 - 19:00   When University of Illinois professor Christian Sandvig looks at his map of South Central L.A., he sees red. The same goes for a small town in the Amish country of Illinois and Chicago's Lincoln Park.

Srikant named Nearing Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering

04/05/2009 - 19:00   Coordinated Science Laboratory researcher Rayadurgam Srikant has been invested as the Fredric G. and Elizabeth H. Nearing Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Srikant is internationally known for his work on communication problems related to the Internet and more recently for research on wireless networks.

UI Professor develops model to predict wireless use, help create more effective public policy

04/05/2009 - 19:00   When University of Illinois professor Christian Sandvig looks at his map of South Central L.A., he sees red. The same goes for a small town in the Amish country of Illinois and Chicago's Lincoln Park.

Students take control of energy sustainability with alternative energy symposium

03/31/2009 - 19:00   With the energy crunch of the last few years, most experts agree that renewable resources are the industry’s long-term future.

Remote Sensing builds new Chile compound to study upper atmosphere

03/16/2009 - 19:00   After decades of studying airglows in the Northern Hemisphere, CSL researcher Gary Swenson and a team of atmospheric physicists are moving their research south.

Illinois professor develops mathematical models to predict viral spreading patterns, develop better vaccines

02/28/2009 - 18:00   Get a flu shot, prevent the flu? While the vaccine often works, there are other years when a high percentage of patients who received the shot get influenza anyway.

CSL graduate student wins prestigious IBM fellowship

02/28/2009 - 18:00   Gabriela Jacques da Silva has earned an IBM Ph.D. Fellowship for her work on building fault-tolerant middleware for live data streams.

Illinois, A*STAR open landmark digital sciences research center in Singapore

01/31/2009 - 18:00   In a landmark collaboration with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has opened its first research center outside of the United States at Singapore’s Fusionopolis.

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