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CSL researchers honored at 2015 Engineering Faculty Awards Ceremony

04/27/2015 - 19:00   More than a dozen CSL faculty, affiliates and graduate students were honored at the 2015 Engineering Faculty Awards Ceremony on April 27.

In the News: Smartphone Secrets May Be Better Than a Password

04/27/2015 - 19:00   Researchers are investigating whether recalling text messages, calls, and Facebook likes could be a useful log-in strategy.
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Chung joins JPL mission to capture and redirect asteroids

04/22/2015 - 19:00   Aerospace Engineering and CSL Assistant Prof. Soon-Jo Chung is collaborating with Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) experts of NASA/CalTech Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in developing control strategies to capture and redirect a near-Earth asteroid to a stable obit around the moon.
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Varshney working to cancel odor with white smell

04/21/2015 - 19:00   Imagine a machine that could cancel out any odor, from smelly feet to pungent horseradish. ECE Assistant Professor Lav Varshney is working with his brother, IBM Researcher Kush Varshney, to turn this into reality.
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Pilawa wins Air Force Young Investigator Award to build inflight supercomputers

04/20/2015 - 19:00   The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) awarded Pilawa $360,000 over three years as a part of its Young Investigator Program (YIP).
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Chen places second at Boeing IT Case Competition

04/09/2015 - 19:00   Derek Chen, a first year master’s student in aerospace engineering, was recently awarded second place in Boeing’s IT Case Competition, a yearly intercollegiate competition that showcases student IT talent organized by Boeing.
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Berthier receives award for work on detecting security breaches in utility communications

04/07/2015 - 19:00   ITI researcher Robin Berthier recently received a Best Paper Award at the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications for his collaborative work on a project that aims to help utilities to monitor encrypted network communications.
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In the News: USAF Test Pilots School Vets Safer Adaptive Flight Controller

04/06/2015 - 19:00   Naira Hovakimyan's research featured in Aviation Week
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Hovakimyan to direct new Intelligent Robotics Lab

03/30/2015 - 19:00   The new lab will develop new generation robots that can seemlessly interact wity humans.
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Illinois' breakthrough technology could lead to safer air travel

03/23/2015 - 19:00   Dr. Naira Hovakimyan and her research team have developed a predictable, reliable, repeatable, and safe flight control system that was successfully tested for the first time on a manned aircraft.
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Groundbreaking engineering-based college of medicine to be created at U. Illinois

03/22/2015 - 19:00   The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be establishing the nation’s first college of medicine, which will have an integration in both engineering and medicine. This will be the first time in history where a university and hospital, Carle Health System, have partnered together to provide first-class education to its prospective medical students.
U. of I., Carle moving forward with the first engineering-based college of medic

U. of I., Carle moving forward with the first engineering-based college of medicine

03/11/2015 - 19:00   CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Partners in a first-of-its-kind medical college on the University of Illinois’s Urbana-Champaign campus are advancing to the next phase of development, having completed a key administrative step today.
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Alleyne wins Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award

03/10/2015 - 19:00   MechSE professor and Associate Head of Undergraduate Programs Andrew Alleyne has won the Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award, an honor that recognizes faculty members with graduate instructional programs that have demonstrated excellence, innovation, and impact through graduate student mentoring.
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Researchers develop intelligent eyewear for the blind

03/08/2015 - 19:00   ADSC researchers are in the process of developing an intelligent eyewear, InSIGHT, which is designed to help the blind or visually impaired detect obstacles above waist level and identify people in their vicinity, where a walking cane cannot help.
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Ten faculty chosen as Willett Scholars

03/04/2015 - 18:00   The College of Engineering has announced that ten faculty members have been named Donald Biggar Willett Scholars for 2015, including Deming Chen (CSL) and Daniel Bodony (PCI).
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New computer engineering curriculum includes emphasis on computing systems

03/04/2015 - 18:00   A new computer engineering curriculum for ECE ILLINOIS undergraduates is designed to start students thinking about engineering systems, rather than their components, from the moment they begin their undergraduate careers at ECE ILLINOIS.
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Engineering at Illinois launches program to "fundamentally redefine the role of faculty in innovation."

03/02/2015 - 18:00   A group of passionate alumni are supporting Engineering at Illinois' new Faculty Entrepreneurial Fellows program, which is the first of its kind in a U.S. engineering program.
Lara Waldrop

Waldrop co-develops recently launched ExoCube satellite

03/01/2015 - 18:00   Assistant Professor Lara Waldrop co-developed a CubeSat that is now in orbit, collecting data on the densities and composition of Earth's upper atmosphere.
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Bailey wins ACM Best Paper Award for Heartbleed research

02/25/2015 - 18:00   "The Matter of Heartbleed," co-written by Associate Professor Michael Bailey, won the best paper award at the ACM's Internet Measurement Conference.

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