11/03/2010 - 19:00 A rat finding its way in the dark. A seal detecting the path of a fish. A naked mole rat finding food. These are examples of animals using their whiskers to survive.
11/01/2010 - 19:00 CSL researchers Naresh Shanbhag and Rakesh Kumar, both ECE, were featured in an article on error-tolerant computing in the November issue of IEEE Spectrum.
10/31/2010 - 19:00 Constant attack: This is the state the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) finds itself in on a regular basis. While the center does have a system to protect against cyber attacks, the functionality is less than optimal.
10/31/2010 - 19:00 Negar Kiyavash, an assistant professor in industrial and enterprise systems engineering (ISE), is one of 43 scientists and engineers who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program (YIP).
University of Illinois to develop national center for ethics in science, mathematics and engineering10/19/2010 - 19:00 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has received a five-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a national center and portal for professional and research ethics in science, mathematics and engineering.
10/18/2010 - 19:00 Venu Veeravalli, Professor in ECE and Director of the Illinois Center for Wireless Systems (ICWS), received a $2.5 million grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) to develop the theoretical foundations for dynamic information collection and fusion.
10/07/2010 - 19:00 Professor Thomas Huang and a team of three students received a grant in late August from the National Science Foundation to research a more efficient learning algorithm search through cloud computing.
10/06/2010 - 19:00 ECE Professor William H. Sanders has been named the director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL), an interdisciplinary research facility that focuses on advancements in information technology, computing, control and communications.
10/03/2010 - 19:00 William H. Sanders, director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory, has been appointed as a member of the newly formed Smart Grid Advisory Committee of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
09/06/2010 - 19:00 Vijay Raman, a graduate student in electrical and computer engineering, and CSL researcher Nitin H. Vaidya, an ECE professor, are trying to find a new solution to an old engineering problem: How to get the most out of what you have.
08/26/2010 - 19:00 One of the CSL’s newest assistant research professors, Matthew Caesar, may be young, but he has already accomplished milestones -- and major companies are taking notice. A system he created has been implemented on one of the largest ISPs in the world. In addition, he targets his research at major network operators such as AT&T and Sprint, equipment vendors such as Cisco, and enterprise network operators such as Microsoft.
08/23/2010 - 19:00 CSL researcher Christian Sandvig, associate professor of communications, talks Googizon and network neutrality on NPR's Future Tense blog: http://futuretense.publicradio.org/blog/index.php?id=981794782.
08/23/2010 - 19:00 CSL Researcher Tamer Başar and his team of collaborators received a $7.5 million Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) award to form a better understanding of how teams of humans and machines make decisions and develop more reliable and secure multi-layer networks where team interactions take place.
08/18/2010 - 19:00 The Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, along with five other universities, has received a $10 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Expeditions in Computing grant that will help develop variability-aware software and hardware techniques for computing with unreliable, but energy-efficient nanoscale computer components.
08/05/2010 - 19:00 CSL Research Professor Pramod Viswanath and CSL Associate Research Professor Olgica Milenkovic were recipients of the 2010 Information Theory Society Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, the largest symposium in the field. Out of an estimated 500 papers submitted and eligible for the award, only five were selected, on the basis of both the technical content of the paper and the quality of its presentation.
07/25/2010 - 19:00 ECE Professor Martin D F Wong and graduate students Lijuan Luo, Tan Yan, and Qiang Ma received the Best Paper Award at the 2010 ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD). Senior researcher Toshiyuki Shibuya of Fujitsu Lab of America was also a co-author on the paper, “B-Escape: A Simultaneous Escape Routing Algorithm Based on Boundary Routing.”