February 15, 2017 To acknowledge the critical role the University has played in his life, Scott Fisher (BS Psychology '72, MS CS '76) has committed an estate gift to establish the Scott H. and Bonita J. Fisher Endowment and leave a legacy at Illinois.
February 15, 2017 CS PhD student Mahanth Gowda and CS Affiliate Professor Romit Roy Choudhury are part of a team developing advanced motion tracking algorithms to precisely track movement and accurately characterize 3D ball motion.
February 15, 2017 Seniors Dana Nikolaeva Chambourova and Sujay Khandekar receive one of the College of Engineering's highest student honors for their exemplary leadership, character, and service.
February 13, 2017 Tandy Warnow is one of eight international scientists recognized for contributions to advancing the understanding of living systems through computation.
February 9, 2017 Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi has earned a Facebook Fellowship and Silu Huang has earned a Microsoft Research Fellowship.
January 31, 2017 Always highly recruited, CS @ ILLINOIS students learned about tech opportunities in Chicago from a high-powered panel of successful entrepreneurs and the city's mayor.
January 29, 2017 Dr. William T. Freeman, the Thomas and Gerd Perkins Professor of EECS at MIT, will discuss a learning-through-interaction algorithm that is able to predict audio features from videos.
January 23, 2017 CS Head Rob A. Rutenbar is part of a National Academies committee that advises universities on creating degrees, programs of study, and educational experiences.
January 19, 2017 “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.
January 19, 2017 Jian Peng developed a tool to map a gene’s “social network” to help researchers better understand its function and interactions, offering insights into treatment.
December 5, 2016 There's an easy way to reduce lines at the airport, increase security, and save taxpayer dollars: waive the $85 fee for frequent filers to enroll in the TSSA PreCheck program.
December 5, 2016 The Creative Technologies Research Lab will develop and study instructional strategies and supports for K-12 students with disabilities and others at risk for academic failure.
December 2, 2016 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.
December 1, 2016 Eslami and Zhou were among 60 top women researchers who learned how to launch and sustain a successful faculty career at the annual Rising Stars workshop.
November 30, 2016 Robert Carr, a former student of Professor Emeritus David J. Kuck, gives scholarships to support students of modest means at Illinois.
November 29, 2016 Dr. Ronitt Rubinfeld will describe results on a variety of problems for which sublinear time and space local computation algorithms have been developed.
November 21, 2016 Josep Torrellas is one of six University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members who have been elected 2016 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
November 16, 2016 CS Professor Kevin Chang is developing SocialSense, a social media data platform that may fulfill the promise of gathering deep meaning and actionable information from the vast and noisy social universe.