CSL has long served as a launchpad for many initiatives -- from parallel computing to interactive digital media -- that have gone on to become full centers and institutes in their own right.
Current initiatives are focused in the following areas:
Bringing together sound-related research in the arts and sciences to create new audio applications and technologies.
PI: Paris Smaragdis
Illinois Initiative for Engineering Next Generation Medical Systems
Designing new devices and systems for more precise surgical robots and emergency medicine care.
PI: Lui Sha; Co-PIs: Richard Berlin and Naira Hovakimyan.
Intelligent Robotics Lab
Pushing scientific breakthroughs in ground and aerial robots, advancing fields ranging from medicine to marketplace productivity.
PI: Naira Hovakimyan; Co-PI: Tim Bretl
Developing new, advanced and nuclear-grade digital control and cyber security technologies for nuclear applications.
PI: Rizwan Uddin. Co-PI: William H. Sanders.
A Theory of Cognitive and Algorithmic Decision Making
Combining decision theory and machine learning with social networks and human decision making to consider the next generation of human-machine decision systems.
PI: Andrew Singer; Co-PIs: Tamer Başar, Karrie Karahalios, Svetlana Lazebnik, Angelia Nedich and Maxim Raginsky.