03/24/2013 - 19:00 CSL to co-host a symposium exploring nuclear, digital control, and cyber security April 23 and 24.
03/17/2013 - 19:00 CSL professor Shobha Vasudevan was named the 2013 ACM SIGDA Outstanding New Faculty Award recipient. Vasudevan, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, will be presented the award at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in June. DAC, the premier conference for design automation, is attended by several thousand of researchers, academics, engineers and designers each year.
03/17/2013 - 19:00 The University of Illinois has named Professor Doug Jones as the new director of the Advanced Digital Sciences Center in Singapore. Jones is replacing Marianne Winslett, an Illinois professor of computer science, who will step down from her role and return to Illinois full-time as of June 30, 2013.
03/13/2013 - 19:00 CSL Professor William Gropp has been elected Member-at-Large for the Information, Computing and Communication section of The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
02/24/2013 - 18:00 C.K. Gunsalus is a professor emerita of business administration and a nationally recognized expert on professional ethics. In her recently published book, “The Young Professional's Survival Guide: From Cab Fares to Moral Snares,” she shows young working professionals how to steer clear of all the traps, trouble and temptations that come with transitioning into the working world – and how to work through them should they become unavoidable.
02/13/2013 - 18:00 A Los Alamos National Laboratory quantum cryptography (QC) team successfully completed the first-ever demonstration of securing control data for electric grids using quantum cryptography
02/12/2013 - 18:00 CSL Professor William Gropp has been appointed the Thomas M. Siebel Chair in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, one of only two such chairs in the United States
$100-Million Pledge to College of Engineering at Illinois: Donation to Establish Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative01/27/2013 - 18:00 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise announced today that The Grainger Foundation has pledged $100 million to support the College of Engineering through establishment of the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative
01/23/2013 - 18:00 CSL Professor Rakesh Kumar and University of Minnesota Assistant Professor John Sartori, a former CSL graduate student, have received a $300,000, 3-year grant from the National Science Foundation and the Semiconductor Research Corporation
01/21/2013 - 18:00 CSL professors Daniel Liberzon and Pramod Viswanath have both been announced as IEEE Fellows for 2013 -- Liberzon for his contributions to the analysis and design of switched, nonlinear and quantized control systems, and Viswanath for his contributions to the theory and practice of wireless communications. Both are faculty in Illinois' Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
01/21/2013 - 18:00 Joining the founders and eminent leaders of his research community, CSL Professor Tarek Abdelzaher, a Donald Biggar Willett Scholar in the College of Engineering, was named the winner of the 2012 Outstanding Technical Achievement and Leadership Award by the IEEE Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems in December. The award is given for long-term technical achievement and leadership in the field of Real-Time Computing. Of the 14 recipients of this award since its inception, Abdelzaher was the most junior at the time of the award.
01/16/2013 - 18:00 It's official: A research center based at the University of Illinois will get $30 million to figure out ways to accommodate the next generation of computing.
01/16/2013 - 18:00 A government-industry initiative called the Semiconductor Technology Advanced Research network will seek to maintain U.S. leadership in microelectronics. The Illinois-led SONIC Center is part of the $194 million initiative.
Semiconductor Research Corporation, DARPA Unveil $194 Million University Research Center Network Focused on Next-Generation Microelectronics01/16/2013 - 18:00 The Wall Street Journal gives a nod to the new $194 million STARnet program.
01/14/2013 - 18:00 Led by faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a multi-university research team has received $30 million to launch the Systems On Nanoscale Information fabriCs (SONIC) Center. The center – part of a new $194 million initiative called the Semiconductor Technology Advanced Research network (STARnet) – will focus on substantially enhancing the information processing power and storage capacity of integrated circuits (ICs) and related systems, which is critical in maintaining reliability as devices continue to shrink and improve in energy efficiency.
01/02/2013 - 18:00 ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has named Klara Nahrstedt a Fellow in recognition of her contributions to quality-of-service management for distributed multimedia systems.
12/19/2012 - 18:00 CSL researcher Naresh Shanbhag recently received the Richard A. Newton GSRC Industrial Impact Award from the Gigascale Systems Research Center (GSRC), one of the six national centers funded under the Focus Center Research Program (FCRP) established by DARPA and SRC. Named after one of the founders of GSRC and a former Dean of College of Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley, the award honors GSRC principal investigators whose projects and/or concepts, initiated at least 5 years ago, have had substantial industrial impact.