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Professor Laxmikant "Sanjay" Kale

At Illinois, Professor Laxmikant Kale Found An Enduring Path In Research And Education

August 20, 2019   Kale has retired after devoting much of his career to parallel computing, working to enhance performance and productivity. His ideas are embodied in Charm++.
Assistant Professor Christopher Fletcher

Fletcher Joins DARPA ISAT Study Group, Giving Illinois CS 3 Members Of Exclusive Panel

August 19, 2019   Asst. Professor Christopher Fletcher Wants to Elevate Security In The Push To Reinvent Computer Architecture
Matt and Darin Riggs.

Neighborhood Brewers: CS Alum And Brother Turn Passion For Beer Into A Thriving Business

August 19, 2019   'How cool is this? They make beer here' -- the Riggs brothers, Darin and Matt, exited military careers for life as local brewers.
CS Undergraduate Student Rose Dinh

Engineering Visionary Scholarship Eases Burden on CS Student Rose Dinh’s Hard-Working Family

August 14, 2019   Undergraduate sees her success and her EVS scholarship as ways of repaying her parents for their support
Summer REU Poster Symposium

Illinois CS Wraps Up First Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

August 7, 2019   The first-ever Illinois CS REU gave roughly 90 undergraduates the opportunity to work with faculty mentors and graduate students on CS research.
Professor Karrie Karahalios

Karahalios Named University Scholar, Hopes Honor Will Propel Work on Autism, Algorithm Awareness

July 30, 2019   Karahalios, an expert on HCI and social computing, is the first Illinois CS faculty member named a University Scholar since Professor Saurabh Sinha in 2017.
“Accelerated Computer Science Fundamentals” will helps prospective applicants prepare for the Online MCS Entrance Exam.

University of Illinois Launches Specialization to Broaden Access to a Leading Online Master of Computer Science Degree

July 28, 2019   “Accelerated Computer Science Fundamentals” will helps prospective applicants prepare for the Online MCS Entrance Exam.
Initially a project focused on load-balancing supercomputers, Charm++ has opened up other avenues for runtime adaptivity.

Conference Shows Off the Long Lifespan and Continued Utility of Charm++

July 22, 2019   Initially a project focused on load-balancing supercomputers, Charm++ has opened up other avenues for runtime adaptivity.
Department Head Nancy Amato and Incoming Undergraduate Molly Graton

Nancy Amato, Incoming Freshman Molly Graton Make Influential List of Key Chicago Tech Figures

July 20, 2019   Amato and Graton are among four faculty, alumni, and students from the Grainger College of Engineering on the annual list.
Quillbot

With Roots in Illinois CS, Quillbot Making Translation for Class Easier for International Students

July 19, 2019   Quillbot grew out of a senior thesis and earned a spot in the iVenture Accelerator at the University of Illinois Research Park, launching the company on its current path.
Nancy Amato is one of the three recipients of this year’s IEEE RAS George Saridis Leadership Award in Robotics and Automation.

Amato Honored for Robotics Leadership with Saridis Award

July 18, 2019   Nancy Amato is one of the three recipients of this year’s IEEE RAS George Saridis Leadership Award in Robotics and Automation.
Professor Bill Gropp

NSF Award Keeps Midwest Big Data Hub at Illinois

July 12, 2019   Hub headquartered at NCSA leads research in advanced materials, water quality, health, and other areas across 12 states.
Research Assistant Professor Sibin Mohan

Defense: Mohan Featured in Report on Tech Vanguard Dodging the Pentagon

July 10, 2019   Special report by CQ and RollCall on U.S. defense preparedness features Research Asst. Professor Sibin Mohan in story on cyber security needs.
Fred Stahl

For Fred Stahl, U of I Summons Memories of His Children, Altgeld, and a First-of-its-Kind Wedding

July 8, 2019   The Stahl family's connections to Altgeld Hall lead them to support renovation of the iconic home of the Department of Mathematics.
Professor Nancy Amato

Illinois Innovators Podcast: Nancy Amato on Robotics, Security, and More

June 26, 2019   Amato discusses her research in robotics, how computer science has become even more interdisciplinary, the success of CS + X, and the upcoming Rising Stars Workshop.
Assistant Professor Ranjitha Kumar and the bubble tea emoji

Kumar and Colleagues Win a Place for Bubble Tea at the Emoji Table

June 24, 2019   Existing emojis are combined into a single symbol for bubble tea, allowing emojis to serve as a sort of alphabet
CS Sophomore Christopher Kull

Christopher Kull’s CS Visionary Scholarship Let Him Know Illinois CS 'Really Wanted Me’

June 24, 2019   Scholarship financing a life-changing experience, financed by donors who have already made their marks in CS
Professor Dongyan Xu

Illinois CS Alum Dongyan Xu Named Next Head of Purdue Computer Science

June 18, 2019   Xu, an expert in computer system security, cyberphysical security and cloud computing, joined Purdue after earning his PhD in 2001.
Founder Professor on Engineering Tandy Warnow

Linguistics Paper Co-authored By Warnow Settled Key Questions, Honored for Its Influence

June 11, 2019   Tandy Warnow and collaborator Donald Ringe developed mathematical models that assumed language evolution followed a treelike pattern.
Professor Roy Campbell

After 43 Years, Roy Campbell Retires, But Legacy of Innovation, Leadership Will Remain

June 7, 2019   Campbell's research reflects a knack for knowing where technology is headed, but he has also been a tireless teacher, administrator, and problem-solver.

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