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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Nicol invested as Woeltge Professor

03/25/2013 - 19:00   Nicol, director of ITI, is considered a leading expert on the modeling and simulation of discrete event systems.

Bresler and Singer honored at Champaign County Innovation Celebration

03/25/2013 - 19:00   The awards recognized their innovative ideas and leadership for entrepreneurial endeavor and economic development in the community.
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From old to new: Symposium addresses challenges in evolving nuclear power operating systems

03/24/2013 - 19:00   CSL to co-host a symposium exploring nuclear, digital control, and cyber security April 23 and 24.
Doug Jones as ADSC's new director

Doug Jones named new director of Advanced Digital Sciences Center

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.
Shobha Vasudevan

Vasudevan receives ACM SIGDA Outstanding New Faculty Award

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.
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Gropp elected Member-at-Large for AAAS group

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).
Soon-Jo Chung

Chung receives CAREER Award to develop robotic birds of prey

02/24/2013 - 18:00   Chung's NSF CAREER Award: Using robotic birds of prey to prevent airport bird strikes
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Ethics Awareness Month: A minute with U. of I. expert C.K. Gunsalus

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.
TCIPG Director William H. Sanders

Researchers demonstrate that quantum cryptography can secure power grid

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
William Gropp

Gropp named Siebel Chair

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