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Saurabh Sinha and Gene Robinson

Genomics Among the Biggest of Big Data, Experts Say

July 6, 2015   DNA sequencing data will require computational storage capabilities well beyond previous estimates.
John Criswell

Criswell Receives 2014 Doctoral Dissertation Honorable Mention Award

July 5, 2015   John Criswell received a 2014 Doctoral Dissertation Honorable Mention Award presented by ACM in June.
VR course teaches latest technology

Virtual Reality Course Brings Students to the Forefront of Technology

June 7, 2015   Professor Steven LaValle's new virtual reality course brings the latest technology to CS @ ILLINOIS students.
robotic copter

Illinois Researchers Building First Autonomous Vision-Based Robotic System for Monitoring Construction Projects

June 2, 2015   Derek Hoiem is part of a research team developing a robotic system to monitor construction projects.
Steven LaValle MSI exhibit

LaValle Featured in MSI’s Robot Revolution Exhibit

May 27, 2015   Steven LaValle is one of the robotics scientists featured in a new robot exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Mylene Haus

CS Undergraduate Haus Embraces Arts and Computing

May 27, 2015   CS sophomore Mylene Haus participated in a university production of Legally Blonde the Musical.
JPL Space Design Competition

CS Students Prevail in Planetary Rover-Landing Competition

May 21, 2015   Three CS graduate students were part of a team that won a JPL-NASA-sponsored Space Design competition.

Study: Gene Regulation Underlies the Evolution of Social Complexity in Bees

May 13, 2015   A new genomic study of bees offers insights into genetic changes that accompany the evolution of bee societies.
Roger Dickey

Engineer in Residence Roger Dickey Provides Insight on Startups

May 10, 2015   Roger Dickey (BS CS ’05) served an Engineer in Residence and took part in a question and answer session for students.
Romit Roy Choudhury

Roy Choudhury Receives SIGMOBILE RockStar Award

May 10, 2015   Romit Roy Choudhury was recently awarded the 2015 ACM SIGMOBILE RockStar Award.
Major League Hacking

Illini Hackers Receive National Collegiate Award

May 10, 2015   Major League Hacking presented Illini Hackers with a first-place award for the fall 2014 North American season.
Marrissa Hellesen

A Wild Ride for One Illinois Computer Science Student from High School Dropout to Graduation

May 6, 2015   CS senior Marrissa Hellesen went from high school dropout to award winning CS @ ILLINOIS student.
Computer science PhD student Ahmed Khurshid.

CS PhD Student Runner-Up for Illinois Innovation Prize

May 6, 2015   Computer science PhD student Ahmed Khurshid has been recognized as the runner-up for the $20,000 Illinois Innovation Prize.
Thomas Reese

Translating Code into Language Learning—and Cozad Victory

May 4, 2015   Thomas Reese won the 2015 Cozad New Venture Competition with his project FlipWord.
josep torrellas

Torrellas to Receive the IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award

April 30, 2015   Josep Torrellas will receive the 2015 IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award in June.
David Padua

Padua Named Recipient of 2015 IEEE Computer Society Harry H. Goode Award

April 22, 2015   CS Professor David Padua has been named the recipient of the 2015 IEEE Computer Society Harry H. Goode Memorial Award.
Saurabh Sinha

Sinha Receives $1 Million NIH Grant to Model Gene Regulation

April 20, 2015   Saurabh Sinha received a $1 million grant from NIH to begin a four-year project on modeling gene regulation.
SPLASH

High School Students Plunge into CS

April 19, 2015   250 high school students took part in CS @ ILLINOIS Splash, a one-day computer science showcase sponsored by WCS and ACM.
MOOC story illustration

CS @ ILLINOIS MOOC Enrollment Continues to Soar as New Specializations Launch

April 9, 2015   Nearly 600,000 people have enrolled in MOOCs from CS @ ILLINOIS since 2012.
Bhudiraja

Grad Student’s Research Aims to Enhance VR Gaming Experience

March 29, 2015   Pulkit Budhiraja designed mixed reality renderings that incorporate the physical world into the virtual world.

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