News Stories

Lito de la Rama being awarded the MRS Graduate Student Award

Grad student receives award for nanocalorimetry research

06/09/2013 - 19:00   Materials Science and Engineering graduate student Lito de la Rama received a silver award for his presentation and research on nanocalorimetry at the April Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting and Exhibit Graduate Student Awards competition.
Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship

Grad students awarded prestigious fellowship to secure embedded systems

06/06/2013 - 19:00   Twenty years ago, most people didn’t own a cell phone, let alone a phone that could connect to the Internet, take photos or memorize voice recordings. The computer chips in these old phones, or other devices such as appliances, cars or even power plants, weren’t attractive targets to cyber intruders; however, as these devices have advanced, they have become a prime target for malicious attacks.
News story image

Rutenbar receives Donald O. Pederson Best Paper Award

06/04/2013 - 19:00   CSL researcher Rob Rutenbar was selected as one of the recipients of the 2013 Donald O. Pederson Best Paper Award.

UIUC Student's Prosthetic Research in the News

06/02/2013 - 19:00   CSL graduate student Navid Aghasadeghi's work to develop the backbone of a computerized lower-limb prostheses that allows amputees to walk with a natural gait was featured in an orthopedic and prosthetic device trade publication, The O&P Edge.

A Message from the Director: Spring 2013 Connect

05/27/2013 - 19:00   CSL has long provided fertile ground for multidisciplinary initiatives to take root. So when the College of Engineering announced its support of six new interdisciplinary research projects through its Strategic Research Initiatives program last year, it makes sense that CSL would play an integral role.
Navid Aghasadeghi

Powered prosthetic devices help amputees walk naturally

05/21/2013 - 19:00   According to the Amputee Coalition of America, there are approximately 1.7 million people in the United States living with limb loss and over 1 million lower-limb amputees. The number of lower-limb amputees is expected to double by 2050, especially due to the increasing prevalence of diabetes. Complications of diabetes can cause poor circulation and nerve damage, leading to amputation.
News story image

Loui receives distinguished Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring

05/14/2013 - 19:00   ECE Professor and University Distinguished Teacher-Scholar Michael C. Loui was awarded the Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring, presented by the Graduate College at Illinois.
News story image

Former CSL researchers inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

05/05/2013 - 19:00   Former CSL researchers Donald Bitzer, Gene Slottow and Robert Willson were inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame on May 1.
News story image

Mitra to debug mobile-cloud applications

04/29/2013 - 19:00   CSL Professor Sayan Mitra recently received a 1-year, $108,682 grant from Samsung’s Global Research Outreach Program to look into the problem of debugging mobile-cloud applications.

ADSC cloud computing research wins best paper award

04/29/2013 - 19:00   ADSC researchers Zhenjie Zhang, Richard Ma, Yin (David) Yang and former ADSC intern Jianbing Ding received the Best Paper Award at the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E) in March.
News story image

Overbye awarded BPA grant to verify, validate power grid

04/29/2013 - 19:00   When the loss of a single power line in Arizona caused the September 2011 blackouts in Southern California and the Southwest, nearly seven million people were left without power for over 11 hours. The outage caused major traffic congestion and sewage pumping station failures, as well as resulting in millions of dollars of losses to restaurants and grocery stores.
News story image

Adve receives ACM Software System Award

04/14/2013 - 19:00   CS Professor Vikram Adve was named a recipient of the ACM Software System Award for his work on LLVM, an infrastructure designed to help build compilers and other programming tools for a variety of programming languages.

Students build competition-worthy UAV under CSL's Hutchinson, Chung

04/14/2013 - 19:00   A team of Engineering at Illinois students, including students of CSL professors Seth Hutchinson and Soon-Jo Chung, have designed and built a small drone aircraft to participate in a national Unmanned-Aerial-Surveillance (UAS) competition in October.
News story image

CSL alumnus wins prestigious Canadian early career award

04/04/2013 - 19:00   Coordinated Science Laboratory alumnus Serdar Yüksel has received the 2013 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics. The award recognizes exceptional research in any branch of applied mathematics done primarily in Canada or in affiliation with a Canadian university.

Rosenbaum to create system-efficient ESD design

04/01/2013 - 19:00   The researchers' aim is to efficiently protect integrated circuits in a system, such as a smartphone, computer or car.
Jiangbo Lu

Jiangbo Lu receives best associate editor award

04/01/2013 - 19:00   ADSC researcher Jiangbo Lu was recently selected to receive the 2012 Best Associate Editor award from IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT).

Yihong Wu joins CSL

03/31/2013 - 19:00   CSL's newest faculty member comes from a postdoctoral fellowshop at the Wharton School at UPenn.

Milenkovic named Willett Scholar

03/31/2013 - 19:00   Milenkovic was one of just eight College of Engineering faculty members to be named a Willett Scholar and also received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research.
News story image

Blue Waters supercomputer now open for 24/7 science

03/28/2013 - 19:00   CSL Professors William Gropp and Wen-mei Hwu played an integral role in the design and implementation of the petascale supercomputer.
Aimee Rickman

Rickman receives Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

03/27/2013 - 19:00   Aimee Rickman, a Ph.D. student in human and community development and researcher in CSL's Center for People and Infrastructures, has received the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.