The ACM has awarded CS Affiliate Professor Haitham Al-Hassanieh the 2016 Doctoral Dissertation Award.
CS Professor Vikram Adve will serve as the interim head of the Department of Computer Science until a permanent replacement can be chosen for departing Department Head Rob A. Rutenbar.
Using public health and transportation data, CS Professor Sheldon H. Jacobson and colleagues found that higher mass transit use is correlated with lower obesity rates.
Luke Olson, Professor of Computer Science and Willet Faculty Scholar, has been named Director of the Computational Science and Engineering program.
Assistant Professors Aditya Parameswaran and Jian Peng have each received a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to support their research.
Professor Dan Roth has been named the winner of the 2017 John McCarthy Award, the highest award the Artificial Intelligence community gives to mid-career AI researchers.
After serving as Head of the Department of Computer Science for nearly eight years, Rob A. Rutenbar will leave Illinois after the close of the semester.
Professor Aditya Parameswaran was honored “for developing new interactive tools and techniques that expand the reach of data analytics.”
The work, led by PhD student Monowar Hasan and Research Assistant Professor Sibin Mohan, won Best Paper Award at the 2016 Real-Time Systems Symposium.
Tandy Warnow is one of eight international scientists recognized for contributions to advancing the understanding of living systems through computation.