C3.ai Provides Employees Access to a University of Illinois Master of Computer Science Degree in Data ScienceJune 5, 2019 Industry-first program provides free MCS degree, with guaranteed bonus, salary increase, and equity upon completion.
Fault-Tolerance Research by Kale, NCSA’s Mendes, and Illinois CS Alum Chakravorty Honored as One of Most Influential HPC PapersMay 16, 2019 The technique influenced a great deal of later research and relied on Charm++'s ability to migrate and rebalance computational load.
May 14, 2019 CS's Nancy M. Amato and ECE's Wen-Mei Hwu are co-chairs for the annual event which is aimed at providing advice and networking opportunities to about 60 female graduate students and postdocs.
May 13, 2019 Capel's award celebrates pursuit of computing, robotics by the 15-year-old. Illinois CS chapter also adds second national honorable mention.
May 13, 2019 Misailovic plans to investigate whether the foundation for handling noisy data can be built on static program analysis, and to develop related coursework.
May 8, 2019 Reedy recognized for key roles at eBay, where she was senior VP and CTO, and elsewhere; Arias transferred from a community college, plans to pursue a PhD.
May 6, 2019 Snir shepherded Illinois CS through period of rapid growth, pushed for partnerships across campus, and helped shape HPC field.
April 30, 2019 The $500,000 gift will provide scholarships in the new CS + Crop Sciences program, training future generations to help secure the world’s food supply.
April 26, 2019 Illinois Computer Science honors students, faculty, and staff who have received important awards and other distinctions.
April 18, 2019 Program aims to prepare people for career transition, provide an on-ramp for master's degrees, and open more doors for women and underrepresented groups.
April 15, 2019 Nahrstedt wins Drucker Eminent Faculty Award, Fleck the Rose Award for Teaching Excellence, and Smaragdis and Kumar the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research.
April 11, 2019 Google Faculty Research Awards are given to a select group conducting computer science and engineering research. This year two Illinois CS faculty were chosen, as well as three ECE faculty who are CS affiliates.
April 8, 2019 Hassan is one of three people worldwide chosen for this year's Symantec Fellowships. It will provide $20,000 and a salaried internship.
Shachi Solanki Honored as Part of 2019 Knights of St. Patrick; C.J. Coleman Recognized for Service to StudentsApril 4, 2019 Knights recognize Solanki's work with Girls Who Code and more; Coleman honored for commitment to students.
March 29, 2019 The new bracket generator for the NCAA Women's Tournament is the first of its kind. It uses the same models as the long-running men's tournament generator.
March 27, 2019 Agha joined the College of Engineering's podcast this month. His Actors model provided a basis for a number of research projects in concurrent programming.
March 14, 2019 Pitt joined Illinois CS in 1985 and had a prominent hand in CS + X, the growth of teaching faculty, and the culture of one of the leading CS departments.