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Maxim Raginsky

Researchers build frameworks that help machines learn how to learn

11/19/2015 - 18:00   A new grant will help develop the theoretical framework for enabling machine learning algorithms to parse through big data and automatically extract the best data representation for the tasks at hand.
CSL Professor Yihong Wu

Advanced algorithms aim to optimally extract information in large data sets

11/18/2015 - 18:00   A new grant will help CSL Assistant Professor Yihong Wu develop algorithms that can parse through big data to gain access to the relevant information.
Atlas Wang

Wang develops font recognition system for Adobe

11/17/2015 - 18:00   Atlas Wang, advised by CSL Professor Tom Huang, developed a platform called DeepFont for Adobe products, which can scan pictures and determine the fonts of text inside them.
CSL Professor Michael Bailey

Email security improving, but far from perfect

11/17/2015 - 18:00   A new report from CSL Associate Professor Michael Bailey finds many email servers still do not support important security protocols and therefore face vulnerability from hackers.
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Swarm satellite research results in AIAA Best Paper Award

11/16/2015 - 18:00   The award-winning paper presents a distributed, guidance and control algorithm for reconfiguring swarms composed of hundreds to thousands of spacecraft such as CubeSats and Femtosatellites, with limited communication and computation capabilities.
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Varshney and Bai awarded Bloomberg Data for Good Exchange Paper Award

11/11/2015 - 18:00   The researchers found that areas with lower obesity rates tended to have more opportunities for social interactions.
CSL Professor Tim Bretl

Bretl projects merge robotics and neuroscience

11/09/2015 - 18:00   CSL Professor Tim Bretl investigates two distinct areas of research—robotics and neuroscience—that aim to positively impact society.
CSL Professor Bill Sanders

Sanders wins IEEE Innovation in Societal Infrastructure Technical Field Award

11/09/2015 - 18:00   CSL Professor William Sanders has received the 2016 IEEE Technical Field Award, Innovation in Societal Infrastructure.
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Illinois start-up develops advanced cybersecurity monitoring tool for industrial networks

11/02/2015 - 18:00   NP-Live provides continuous monitoring of a company’s network and can be used in many sectors, including energy.
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Illinois to lead NSF Midwest Big Data Hub

11/01/2015 - 18:00   To accelerate advancements in the rapidly emerging field of big data analysis, the National Science Foundation has given $5 million to establish four regional Big Data Hubs.

In the News: University receives $28.1 million to research technology combating cyber-attacks

11/01/2015 - 18:00   The University was selected to be a part of the Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium (CREDC) to help in the quest to develop better energy delivery protection systems.
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Yuting Ng wins Best Paper Award for GPS research at ION GNSS+ 2015

10/27/2015 - 19:00   She discusses a new, robust system for synchronizing Phasor Measurement Units, which are used to measure conditions of the power grid and provide assistance with real-time operations and off-line analysis to improve reliability and efficiency.
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New CyPhy software employs 3D immersion technology for advanced telemedicine

10/26/2015 - 19:00   The CyPhy system would allow patients to undergo injury assessments and therapy in their own homes or at a nearby facility.

WCIA 3: $28M program to innovate cyber-security technology

10/14/2015 - 19:00   The project is aiming to ramp up cyber security.
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Illinois researchers developing new technology to assist in-home rehab care

10/14/2015 - 19:00   The research comes at a time when health care costs are driving stroke victims to reduce time spent in in-patient rehabilitation care and return home before regaining full functioning.
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Illinois to lead new $28.1M consortium in cyber resilient energy delivery systems

10/07/2015 - 19:00   The Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium (CREDC), which consists of 11 universities and national laboratories and is funded by the Dept. of Energy, will focus on improving the resilience and security of the cyber networks that serve as the backbone of energy infrastructure.
Kesh Kasavadas and his staff welcomed the RAVEN II robot assisted tele-surgery f

CSL researchers making virtual surgery simulation a reality

10/05/2015 - 19:00   A group of CSL researchers, led by Kesh Kesavadas, is at the forefront of technology that will allow surgeons to virtually train for surgery.
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NICER makes strides toward creating "friendly" robots

10/04/2015 - 19:00   The goal of the project is to develop mobile robots with which humans feel comfortable.
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Q&A with Zachary Estrada, Winner of the Mavis Future Faculty Fellowship Award

09/21/2015 - 19:00   The award is given to provide support for students interested in pursuing a faculty career in the future.
Naira Hovakimyan

Hovakimyan named W. Grafton and Lillian B. Wilkins Professor

09/09/2015 - 19:00   Hovakimyan’s research focuses on robotics, game theory, networks of autonomous systems, and theory of robust adaptive control and estimation, as well as control in the presence of limited information.

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