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New Aerial Robotic Technology Takes Flight:

06/02/2015 - 19:00   In the future, robots will likely do everything from helping fight fires to boosting crop productivity. CSL is upping its investment in this field.

CSL co-hosts GPU Hackathon

05/27/2015 - 19:00   Building on the lauded success of last year’s 2014 inaugural hackathon, organizers from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), the University of Illinois Coordinated Science Laboratory and National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), NVIDIA, and The Portland Group (PGI) gathered in April at NCSA on the university’s Urbana-Champaign campus for the next round of applications acceleration programming.
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R. Srikant wins two INFOCOM awards

05/25/2015 - 19:00   INFOCOM, IEEE's conference focusing on research into computer and data communication networks, has given Professor R. Srikant's work the Best Paper Award, and also named him for its Career Achievement Award.
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Out of Cold War's end, Hovakimyan has emerged as a leading voice in flight control safety

05/20/2015 - 19:00   Her work has helped advance work in the stability of flight control systems.

CSL research team is a 2015 Cozad New Venture Competition Winner

05/20/2015 - 19:00   Start-up PSYONIC, the winner of the University funded track, is creating highly advanced prosthetic hands at 10 times less cost to improve the lives of people with amputations worldwide.
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Baxter the robot provides unique educational, research opportunity

05/11/2015 - 19:00   Researchers are using Baxter to develop algorithms for robotic manipulation and perception of flexible objects.

In the News: Who’s Scanning Your Network? (A: Everyone)

05/11/2015 - 19:00   CSL's Michael Bailey speaks to blogger Brian Krebs about Internet scanning and how the resulting data can benefit users.
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Ethics Center presents first NTU academy leadership course to Asian educators

05/10/2015 - 19:00   About 35 people attended the first course, which focused on ethical leadership development.
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Roy Choudhury receives SIGMOBILE RockStar Award

05/07/2015 - 19:00   The honor recognizes Roy Choudhury's contributions in mobile sensing and wireless networking research.

Researchers developing solution for GPS-denied environments

05/06/2015 - 19:00   CSL researchers are creating algorithms that are able to map an area, even without a solid GPS signal, such as inside a building or in remote areas.
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Caccamo’s real-time expertise benefits CSL’s aviation research

04/28/2015 - 19:00   CSL's newest faculty member researches real-time operating systems, real-time scheduling, and real-time networks, with an emphasis on avionics and automotive systems.

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