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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.
Michael Bailey

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.
Tom Huang

Jump ARCHES funds Huang's 3-D avatar project

02/23/2015 - 18:00   Professor Emeritus Thomas S. Huang, who still works as a research professor, is working on a 3-D computer-generated person that would deliver medical information to patients.
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Duggirala inspired by research giants

02/19/2015 - 18:00   How cool would it be to meet and chat with the biggest names in computer science and mathematics—people like Internet architect Vinton Cerf or computer graphics pioneer Ivan Sutherland? Three CS @ ILLINOIS researchers found out last fall when they attended the second annual Heidelberg Laureates Forum in Germany.
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Research shows way to secure cyber physical systems via anomaly detection

02/18/2015 - 18:00   Recent successful cybersecurity attacks, such as the 2010 Stuxnet attack on uranium centrifuges central to Iran’s nuclear program, have made it impossible to ignore the lack of effective security of cyber physical systems today.
Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia

Dominguez-Garcia wins a 2014 Campus Distinguished Promotion Award

02/15/2015 - 18:00   Associate Professor Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia won a 2014 Campus Distinguished Promotion Award, an award from the Provost that recognizes recently promoted faculty who have shown special promise in their fields.
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Nahrstedt named director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory

02/15/2015 - 18:00   Nahrstedt is the Ralph M. and Catherine V. Fisher Professor in the Department of Computer Science.
CS Professor Steve LaValle models the Oculus Rift.

After Oculus Rift: Lavalle returns to campus

02/12/2015 - 18:00   In spring 2014, both the business and technology news pages excitedly announced Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR, the maker of a virtual reality gaming headset called Oculus Rift. CS Professor Steve LaValle, an Illinois alumnus (PhD EE ’95), has a special insight into the development of VR technology. Since taking leave from the university in September 2012, LaValle helped lead Oculus’ R&D efforts as its head scientist.
Pramod Viswanath

Research hopes to ensure privacy of anonymized data

02/11/2015 - 18:00   The Internet is now a goldmine of personal information about individuals, collected both voluntarily, through methods such as frequent flier/shopper incentives, social media or Amazon reviews, and involuntarily, such as the U.S. Census or medical records. While much of the information is anonymous, the ability to search information and compare it to other data sets makes today’s data especially susceptible to privacy violations.

CSL to host 2015 Student Conference Feb. 26-27

02/08/2015 - 18:00   The student-hosted conference will focus on topics ranging from machine learning to privacy and security.
Vikram Adve

Adve Named a Fellow of ACM

02/04/2015 - 18:00   CSL Professor Vikram Adve has been named a 2014 Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). In his citation he was recognized “[f]or developing the LLVM compiler and for contributions to parallel computing and software security.” He is one of 49 ACM members being recognized this year for their contributions to computing.