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Masooda Bashir

Bashir delivers invited talk about digital forensics to Board of Trustees

10/01/2013 - 19:00   ITI and CSL Assistant Professor and GSLIS Assistant Professor Masooda Bashir was recently invited to give a presentation to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees at their September meeting.
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Hovakimyan's student wins second at EURAXESS Science Slam

09/25/2013 - 19:00   Cichella's research focuses on cooperative flying robots.
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Mitra receives oustanding teaching award

09/25/2013 - 19:00   Mitra has been awarded the C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Teaching Award by IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu, a national recognition given each year to a single electrical engineering professor.
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Illinois bringing next-gen genomics computing to India, as featured in Current Science magazine

09/24/2013 - 19:00   CSL researchers recently spoke in India on a next-generation computing project to allow the analysis of large amounts of genomic sequence data, as reported in the September 25 issue of Current Science.

SONIC researchers build the first computer made from carbon nanotubes

09/24/2013 - 19:00   SONIC researchers at Stanford have demonstrated that carbon nanotubes could be a viable alternative to silicon chips.
Yoram Bresler

Bresler receives grant for learning of sparse representations

09/23/2013 - 19:00   CSL Professor Yoram Bresler was recently awarded a 3-year, $495,000 National Science Foundation grant to conduct research on theory and algorithms for learning sparse representations for large-scale problems.
Tamer Başar

Başar, Yüksel author book on networked control systems

09/15/2013 - 19:00   Networked control systems operate like teams. Take smart grids for example: those responsive, automated power networks that are on the ever-nearing technological horizon. The sensors that determine power consumption at individual houses or production at single wind turbines are like the reconnaissance team members in a game of capture the flag, the spies crawling under bushes at the frontline.
Proposed Mobius-SE Tool

Security tool to help predict, prevent cyber attacks

09/12/2013 - 19:00   When designing, operating and maintaining complex cyber security systems for large companies, it is challenging to make sound security decisions that will keep the companies safe from attackers.

How the new field of data science is grappling with ethics

09/11/2013 - 19:00   CSL Associate Professor Karrie Karahalios (Computer Science) talks to IBM's about ethics in data science.
Daniel Bodony

Bodony contributes compressible turbulence expertise to new PCI center

09/09/2013 - 19:00   Daniel Bodony, an associate professor of aerospace engineering, recently joined the Parallel Computing Institute faculty as an expert in the field of large scale parallel computing, with a focus on simulating compressible turbulence.
Mohamed Ali Belabbas

Belabbas to research multi-agent systems with localized objectives

09/05/2013 - 19:00   CSL Professor Mohamed Ali Belabbas recently received a 3-year, $291,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for research on multi-agent systems with localized objectives.

International Computer Science Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign lead project to improve cybersecurity of industrial control systems

09/03/2013 - 19:00   The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of almost $1.6 million to a team of cybersecurity experts from the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) and the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIPG) project. The three-year effort will focus on improving the security of critical infrastructure such as electrical grids and other utilities.

Roy Choudhury, Hanumolu join CSL and ECE Illinois

09/03/2013 - 19:00   The first weeks of the fall semester abound with new beginnings. Freshmen can be spotted studying campus maps, locating classrooms and club meetings. Teaching assistants meet their discussion groups for the first time. Academic organizations recruit new students. And this year, the Coordinated Science Laboratory and ECE Department welcome two new faculty members, each bringing novel teaching and research expertise: Associate Professors Romit Roy Choudhury and Pavan Kumar Hanumolu.

Illinois researchers win NSF Frontier Award to enhance cybersecurity of clouds and mobiles in healthcare

08/25/2013 - 19:00   CSL researchers Roy Campbell and Klara Nahrstedt have been awarded a $10M NSF Frontier Award to fund a project entitled Trustworthy Health and Wellness (THaW).

Trafficturk app to get a workout at the Farm Progress Show

08/25/2013 - 19:00   At Farm Progress this week, researchers will deploy a new system, TrafficTurk, to study traffic patterns around the show.

UI to collaborate with Ameren in new Technology Applications Center

08/20/2013 - 19:00   Illinois smart grid researchers to conduct research and validation at the new smart grid center.
Robert Horst

Alumnus Horst Earns IERA Award for AlterG Bionic Leg

08/18/2013 - 19:00   CS alumnus Robert Horst (MS EE ’78, PhD CS ‘91) of AlterG Inc. won the 9th annual Invention and Entrepreneurship Award in Robotics and Automation (IERA) for the Tibion Bionic Leg, now called the AlterG Bionic Leg.
James J. Coleman

Coleman retiring after distinguished career

07/30/2013 - 19:00   After a thirty-one-year career at the university, Professor James Coleman, the long-time course director of the Fab Lab, as students call it, has announced he will be retiring at the end of this month.
FPGA prototype of the reconfigurable architecture for real-time medical monitori

Monitoring devices help to detect signs of impending medical crisis

07/29/2013 - 19:00   With many life-threatening medical conditions, such as a seizure or heart attack, early detection and treatment can often be the difference between life and death. Recognizing the warning signs of an oncoming attack is essential in providing quick medical attention.

Nahrstedt named acting director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory

07/23/2013 - 19:00   Klara Nahrstedt, the Ralph M. and Catherine V. Fisher Professor in the Department of Computer Science, will serve as acting director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL).