March 25, 2020 The use of avatar robots would allow medical professionals to reduce the amount of face-to-face contact and could slow the spread of future pandemics.
March 13, 2020 Courses will migrate online by March 23rd, events with more than 50 attendees have been suspended, and travel has been curtailed.
March 3, 2020 University of Illinois data science researchers have some advice for optimal March Madness strategies, based on new research.
February 19, 2020 Blacks and African Americans in Computing (BAAC) has received $5,500 from State Farm's Good Neighbor Citizenship® Company Grant program.
February 14, 2020 Two new faculty add expertise in artificial intelligence for healthcare as well as in creating bridge programs to make advanced CS degrees more accessible.
February 6, 2020 A center led by Professor Saurabh Sinha has created a first-of-its-kind analytical platform, KnowEnG, to help interpret complex genomic datasets.
January 29, 2020 CS PhD student Cameron Merrill has helped to create a VR laboratory that brings an in-depth archaeological field school experience to campus.
January 23, 2020 Illinois is one of the first universities to partner with NSA on researching the science of security, working on cybersecurity problems with NSA for more than 19 years.
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.