Illinois CS Researchers Among Teams Selected by DARPA to Unleash Power of Specialized and Reconfigurable HardwareJuly 28, 2018 Researchers will explore the development of flexible architectures capable of using specialized hardware to solve specific computing problems more quickly and efficiently.
July 27, 2018 “I certainly feel like giving back a little to Illinois just because it has given me a place to be – bring up my kids, work, do my research – that has a unique character.”
Fischer Plans to Use Grant to Improve Accuracy, Reduce Cost of Fluid-Flow Models for Nuclear ReactorsJuly 17, 2018 An $800,000 Department of Energy grant will support work to create fluid-flow models for nuclear reactors that can run on desktop computers.
July 16, 2018 A collaboration between the University of Illinois and Mayo Clinic has yielded a tool that makes stronger predictions about what genomic features are associated with specific drug responses.
July 10, 2018 Assistant Professor Aditya Parameswaran has received an award from the U.S. Army Research Office’s Young Investigator Program.
Sinclair Focuses on Heterogeneous Systems as a Way Forward After Moore’s Law; New Award Recognizes His WorkJuly 9, 2018 Matt Sinclair (PhD CS '17) has been given an honorable mention for the ACM SIGARCH / IEEE CS TCCA Outstanding Dissertation Award.
June 18, 2018 A group of San Francisco Bay Area alumni have launched a new way for Illinois Computer Science graduates to meet, cultivate meaningful connections, and share stories and advice.
June 15, 2018 Four of the first graduates of Illinois Computer Science's online Master of Computer Science in Data Science talk about the challenges posed by the rigorous new degree track, and the doors that it is helping them open.
June 12, 2018 Some of the earliest graduates of Illinois Computer Science’s CS + X blended-degree programs were awarded their diplomas this spring. We talked with three of them to see what's next.
June 11, 2018 A $3.75 million grant has been awarded to a University of Illinois team researching ways to increase the performance, efficiency, and capabilities of electronics systems.
June 11, 2018 Since 2012, Sandra and John Rankin have funded a CS scholarship so that others can have the same opportunity that they had to get a college education at Illinois.
June 4, 2018 Using a new algorithm, University of Illinois researchers may have found the solution to a dilemma plaguing satellite imagery – whether to sacrifice high spatial resolution to generate images more frequently.
June 4, 2018 The University is partnering with Microsoft to promote digitally accessible classrooms, encourage the creation and use of accessible software, and provide a pipeline to careers for Illinois students who have autism.
May 17, 2018 In his commencement address at Memorial Stadium, Affirm CEO Max Levchin (BS CS ’97) encouraged the Class of 2018 to take risks, despite the fear of failure.
May 17, 2018 This spring, CS's Wade Fagen-Ulmschneider, Stephen Herzog, Katrina James, Andreas Kloeckner, Aditya Parameswaran, Lui Sha, Mariana Silva, Heather Zike, and Craig Zilles were recognized for their outstanding contributions to research, teaching, or advising.
May 15, 2018 A group of Engineering faculty and staff has been revolutionizing how students take exams and do homework with PrairieLearn, a tool for online assessment.
May 15, 2018 Illinois Computer Science graduate Ross Erlebacher and his wife, Susan Silver, have added to their longstanding ties to the University of Illinois with a new scholarship.
May 15, 2018 Two Illinois Computer Science students are among this year’s Knights of St. Patrick award winners, but they took very different paths to CS.