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Xiang Ren

Ren Receives Prestigious Google Fellowship

March 27, 2016   Xiang Ren received a 2016 Google PhD Fellowship in the Structured Data and Database Management category.
Sheldon Jacobson

Study Offers Efficient Alternative for Ebola Screening Program

March 27, 2016   In a recent paper, Sheldon H. Jacobson and his colleagues suggest an alternative policy for Ebola entry screening.
Aditya Parameswaran

Parameswaran Investigates Crowdsourcing in the Computer Science Industry

March 14, 2016   Aditya Parameswaran is co-author of a recently published book that examines crowdsourcing in the high-tech industry.
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Gravitational Waves: An Illinois Connection

March 9, 2016   CS faculty and students were involved in gravitatinal wave research in the 1990s.
Josep Torrellas

Torrellas Elected to CRA Board of Directors

March 8, 2016   Josep Torrellas has been elected to the Computing Research Association (CRA) Board of Directors.
Jay Bensal

Bensal Named a Knight of St. Patrick

March 2, 2016   CS senior Jay Bensal has been named a 2016 Knight of St. Patrick, a top honor within the College of Engineering.
Roger Dickey (BS CS ’05)

Dickey’s Startup Company Supports Undergraduate Scholarships

March 1, 2016   A prolific software designer and entrepreneur, Roger Dickey (BS CS ’05) is supporting CS undergraduate scholarships because "the world needs more great engineers."
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Interdisciplinary Team Receives Turner Innovation Award

February 29, 2016   An interdisciplinary team that includes CS Associate Professor Derek Hoiem received a Turner Innovation Award.
HackIllinois 2016

HackIllinois: Celebrating Innovation and Fun

February 26, 2016   At HackIllinois 2016, the nation’s top students convened for 36 hours to create mobile apps, websites, or hardware.
Ananya Cleetus

Accomplished Undergrad Improving People’s Lives

February 25, 2016   CS freshman Ananya Cleetus's innovative work with prosthetic limbs earned awards and a trip to the White House.
CS Assistant Professor Jian Peng

Peng One of Five Illinois Faculty Named Sloan Research Fellows

February 22, 2016   CS Assistant Professor Jian Peng received a 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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Augmented Reality App Enables Intelligent Shopping Experience

February 1, 2016   CS Professor Kevin Chang was part of a team that developed IntelligShop, a shopping and review app.
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Coursera Co-Founder Delivers 2015 Mueller-Thuns Lecture

January 20, 2016   Daphne Koller delivered the 2015 Mueller-Thuns Lecture in Computer Science on Coursera and the history of MOOCS.
Paris Smaragdis

Smaragdis Receives CAREER Award to Study Scaling Source Separation to Big Audio Data

December 17, 2015   CS and ECE Assistant Professor Paris Smaragdis recently received an NSF CAREER award.
Scott Kirkwood

Scott Kirkwood Excels at Magic Tournament

December 17, 2015   CS senior Scott Kirkwood attained third place at a regional Grand Prix tournament for Magic: The Gathering.
Klara Nahrstedt

Nahrstedt Named One of N2Women’s 10 Women to Know in Networking/Communications

December 14, 2015   Klara Nahrstedt has been named to the inaugural list of “10 Women in Networking/Communications That You Should Know."
Siebel Center

Three CS @ ILLINOIS Women among World’s Top Rising Stars

December 9, 2015   Three CS @ ILLINOIS women researchers attended the 2015 Rising Stars workshop at MIT.
Lui Sha

Sha Receives Simon Ramo Medal

December 7, 2015   CS Professor Lui Sha was named a co-recipients of the 2016 IEEE Simon Ramo Medal.
CS and Bioengineering Professor Tandy Warnow

Warnow Named a Fellow of ACM

December 6, 2015   CS and Bioengineering Professor Tandy Warnow has been named a 2015 Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
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Wang Wins 2015 SIGKDD Dissertation Award

December 6, 2015   Chi Wang (PhD 2014) won the 2015 SIGKDD Dissertation Award for new approach to mining unstructured data.

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