Der-Tsai Lee (MS '76, PhD '78), a pioneer in computational geometry and algorithm design and analysis, and Sandra Rankin (BS '74), a retired IBM executive, will receive the Engineering at Illinois Alumni Award for Distinguished Service.
Jingsheng Jason Cong, a faculty member at UCLA, was elected to NAE for pioneering contributions to application-specific programmable logic via innovations in field programmable gate array (FPGA) synthesis.
Alumnus Michael Duff returns to campus to share experiences and career advice as part of EIR program.
“The Visionary Scholars fund was a nice lever for combining my friend’s gift with additional funds to have a greater effect than the money on its own,” explained CS alumnus Ron Cytron, who envisions the scholarship aiding students who are underrepresented in computer science.
Peng T. Ong (MS CS '88), managing partner of Monk’s Hill Ventures, will be the featured speaker at the College of Engineering Fall Convocation on Saturday, December 17.
Robert Carr, a former student of Professor Emeritus David J. Kuck, gives scholarships to support students of modest means at Illinois.
Ulku Rowe (MS CS '97) shared her career experiences and life lessons with students as the keynote speaker for the WCS Alumni & Student Dinner.