Department News

Aditya Parameswaran

NSF Grant Funds DataHub Project to Make Data Science More Collaborative

November 22, 2015   Aditya Parameswaran is co-PI of DataHub, an NSF-funded initiative to make collaborative data science simple.
chicTech 2015

ChicTech Introduces High School Girls to Computer Science

November 22, 2015   In early November, 49 high school girls took part in the ChicTech retreat put on by Women in Computer Science.
Cinda Heeren

Heeren Receives Teacher of the Year Award

November 11, 2015   Cinda Heeren has been named the recipient of the 2015 ASEE Illinois-Indiana Section Teacher of the Year Award.
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Poloney Shares His Entrepreneurial Experience

November 4, 2015   Google's Joel Poloney shared his entrepreneurial journey with students on as an Engineer in Residence in the CS Department.
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Kolla Receives NSF CAREER Award to Investigate NP-Hard Problems

November 1, 2015   CS Assistant Professor Alexandra Kolla recently received a young faculty NSF CAREER award.
Andrew Yao

Alumnus Andrew Yao Sees Quantum Computing as the Next Great Science

October 28, 2015   Andrew Chi-Chih Yao (PhD ’75) gave a a keynote address on the topic of quantum computing.
2015 Alumni awards

CS Department Recognizes Outstanding Alumni

October 27, 2015   On October 23, CS @ ILLINOIS held its annual Alumni Awards Ceremony and Banquet, where it recognized 14 alumni and faculty.
vikram adve

Vikram Adve Named University Scholar

October 15, 2015   CS Professor Vikram Adve was one of seven Urbana campus faculty members selected as a 2015 University Scholar.
fullstack academy

Alumni-Founded Fullstack Academy Offers Cutting-Edge Coding Education

October 14, 2015   Fullstack Academy, a software engineering school, was founded by David Yang (BSEE '04) and Nimit Maru (BS CS '04).
Brian Bailey

Bailey Applies Crowdsourcing Solutions to Enhance Design Education

October 8, 2015   CS Professor Brain Bailey is leading a team developing ways to bring crowdsourcing solutions to computer science classes.

CS Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members

September 28, 2015   Seven new faculty members will be joining CS @ ILLINOIS over the coming year.
Sheldon Jacobson

Is Backscatter X-ray a Safe Tool for Airport Security?

September 28, 2015   CS Professor Sheldon H. Jacobson helped assemble a new NAS report on backscatter X-ray machines.
Gems Camp

Gems Camp Encourages Young Women’s Interest in Computer Science

September 22, 2015   The weeklong Gems: Computer Science Camp for Middle and High School Girls saw nearly 140 participants.
Lui Sha

Lui Sha Part of University of Illinois, Carle, and OSF HealthCare Group Addressing Overwhelming Infection

September 16, 2015   CS Professor Lui Sha will be part of a new Resilience Engineering in Sepsis Care initiative.
David Kuck

Kuck Inducted into the Engineering at Illinois Hall of Fame

September 14, 2015   Retired CS and ECE Professor David J. Kuck was inducted into the Engineering at Illinois Hall of Fame.
Siebel Center

Five CS Students Named Siebel Scholars

September 13, 2015   Five students in CS @ ILLINOIS have been named Siebel Scholars for the Class of 2016.
Lui Sha

Sha Selected for NASA Advisory Council

September 1, 2015   CS Professor Lui Sha has been appointed to the Aeronautics Committee of the NASA Advisory Council.
Roy Campbell

Air Force Gives $2 Million Grant to Develop Secure Cloud Computing Technology

August 19, 2015   A research center led by Roy Campbell received a $2 million grant from the Air Force.
4-H camp on computing

4-H Camp Pilots New Computing Curriculum

August 6, 2015   CS Professor Lenny Pitt led a two and a half day program on computing for a 4-H summer camp.
Robin Kravets is leading two new initiatives at Illinois funded by Google.

Illinois Funded by Google on Innovative Mobile-First, Open Web of Things Initiatives

August 2, 2015   Researchers from CS @ ILLINOIS have been funded by Google on two new initiatives.