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NCPRE to help professionals prevent, solve problems at work in its first Coursera offering

04/25/2016 - 19:00   Professionals can tackle work pitfalls in a three-course specialization called “Professional IQ: Preventing and Solving Problems at Work.”
Elizabeth Dennison

Dennison retires after 20 years with CSL

04/21/2016 - 19:00   CSL Associate Director for Administration Beth Dennison has been with the University since 1987, and started at CSL in 1996.
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Researchers work to make real-time analytics scalable and affordable

04/18/2016 - 19:00   A team at ADSC has built a platform that provides an easy solution for analyzing text, video, audio and other types of data.
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Cromwell named CSL Associate Director of Administration

04/17/2016 - 19:00   Cromwell will replace Elizabeth Dennison, who is retiring at the end of April.
Wen-Mei Hwu

IBM and the University of Illinois to pioneer next-generation cognitive computing systems

04/17/2016 - 19:00   The collaboration focus is on the design and development of an artificial cognitive system.
Michael Bailey

Bailey and team win 2016 Applied Networking Research Prize

04/07/2016 - 19:00   The prize recognizes the best new ideas in networking and presents them at Internet Engineering Task Force meetings.
Jeff Bigg modeling Daqri helmet at CES

Technology from CES could improve the efficiency and safety of critical infrastructure

03/31/2016 - 19:00   Jeffrey Bigg, a CS grad student, investigated new technologies presented at the Consumer Electronic Show to bring to CIRI, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence aimed at improving critical infrastructure resilience.
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ADSC researchers save phone battery life through Bluetooth communities

03/29/2016 - 19:00   The team developed middleware to automatically enable the use of Bluetooth radio for sharing cellular bandwidth.
CSL Professor Milton Feng and ECE graduate students Curtis Wang and Michael Liu.

Record-speed data transmission could make big data more accessible

03/27/2016 - 19:00   University of Illinois engineers, led by CSL Professor Milton Feng, developed fiber-optic technology that can transmit data at a blazing-fast 57 gigabits per second, without errors.
Derek Wildman

CompGen team builds ancestral trees to determine disease-causing genetic variants

03/17/2016 - 19:00   With the power of supercomputer Blue Waters, a team of researchers is working to understand how ancestral influences on our genomes can make us either susceptible or resilient to diseases.
Haitham Hassanieh

New ECE faculty member joins CSL

03/14/2016 - 19:00   Haitham Hassanieh has joined ECE ILLINOIS and CSL this semester as an assistant professor.
CSL Professor Milton Feng

Light helps the transistor laser switch faster

03/09/2016 - 18:00   A new study led by CSL Professor Milton Feng found that in the transistor laser the light and electrons spur one another on to faster switching speeds than any devices available.
CSL Associate Professor Rakesh Kumar

Research finds bitcoin mining can be improved by 30% with approximate computing

03/07/2016 - 18:00   New research in approximate computing from CSL students Matthew Vilim and Henry Duwe finds ways to maximize bitcoin mining profits by up to 30%.
Job Fair at the Coordinated Science Lab Student Conference with Caterpillar

CSL Student Conference has record-breaking year

03/07/2016 - 18:00   In the 11th year of the student-organized conference, registration almost tripled from last year, and the committee introduced several new components, including a graduate student job fair and an awards ceremony.

Engineering Open House exhibits at CSL

03/01/2016 - 18:00   On March 11-12, CSL will featured 11 exhibits for Engineering Open House, spread across the main building and the CSL Studio.
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Illinois engineering student helped improve instruments that led to gravitational wave breakthrough

02/15/2016 - 18:00   CSL grad student Sujan Kumar Gonugondla used state-of-art techniques to improve the interferometer accuracy.

Milenkovic develops solutions for compressing big data

02/14/2016 - 18:00   Olgica Milenkovic is working to create a solution that will help researchers compare, organize, and compress comparative data.
Zhe Di

CSL alumnus applies control theory to financial systems

02/10/2016 - 18:00   Zhe Di, a 2007 PhD graduate from the University of Illinois and CSL, now designs big data platforms as the VP of Quartz Core for Bank of America in New York.

Nahrstedt's early exposure to computer science shaped her professional career

02/08/2016 - 18:00   CSL Director Klara Nahrstedt goes on the record with ACM SIGMM.
Philip Krein

Krein Elected a Member of the National Academy of Engineering

02/08/2016 - 18:00   Philip Krein, CSL professor emeritus, is recognized for contributions to power electronics energy conversion technology and power electronics education.