January 21, 2020 Using AI to predict future events still seems like science fiction. But Professor Heng Ji is working to create a system that does just that.
January 16, 2020 Sanchita Banerjee Saxena has taken a step to ensure that her father's memory and legacy will live on at Illinois and benefit the field of computer science.
Illinois CS Hosts First-Of-Its-Kind NSF Workshop on Departmental Plans for Broadening Participation in ComputingJanuary 10, 2020 Eighty-six leaders from thirty-one computing institutions recently visited Illinois to jump-start their departments' BPC plans.
December 18, 2019 Profs. Tarek Abdelzaher and Timothy M. Chan have been named ACM Fellows, Profs. Karrie Karahalios and Hari Sundaram have been named ACM Distinguished Members.
December 11, 2019 CS undergraduate Daniel Stelzer has written software to help make Hittite, an extinct language, more accessible to other students.
December 4, 2019 Computer Based Testing Facility, co-created by Prof. Craig Zilles, serves over 8,900 students in 38 classes each semester, with 67,000 exams given so far this semester.
Nahrstedt on Team Receiving $1.2M NSF Grant to Develop Pioneering System for 360-Degree Video Creation and DeliveryDecember 4, 2019 Creating and delivering 360-degree video to a large audience of viewers over the Internet remains an unsolved scientific problem.
December 2, 2019 Prof. Edgar Solomonik was recognized for work that addresses a key challenge in parallel algorithms.
December 2, 2019 Profs. Sheldon Jacobson, Klara Nahrstedt, and Tao Xie are among 443 people to be awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow this year.
November 4, 2019 In addition to boasting the largest cohort of Rising Stars participants to date, the 2019 edition of the annual workshop introduced innovative events and sessions to bring new opportunities to early-career women.
October 23, 2019 Prof. Tandy Warnow helps an international consortium construct a large evolutionary tree of green plants, using advanced algorithms.
October 21, 2019 Students from Prof. Eric Shaffer's Virtual Reality course developed software to help explain Fields and Waves concepts.
October 17, 2019 Narayanan, who now leads the engineering team for Google Assistant, was profoundly influenced by Professor Emeritus C.L. "Dave" Liu.
October 14, 2019 Amato emphasized that funding for basic AI research in the U.S. has not kept up with demand, but that amazing things are possible with the right resources.