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Attendees listen to one of the keynotes during the CSL Student Conference

14th Annual CSL Student Conference a success

02/19/2019 - 09:00   The CSL Student Conference has been a mecca for CSL’s graduate students for the last 14 years, and this year was no different.
New faculty

CSL welcomes eight new faculty members

02/18/2019 - 10:30   This academic year, CSL is pleased to welcome eight new faculty members, all of whom are also new to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Klara Nahrstedt

Nahrstedt receives the 2018 Robert Piloty Prize for outstanding research

02/14/2019 - 15:45   CSL Director Klara Nahrstedt has received the 2018 Robert Piloty Prize for her contributions to multimedia systems and networks research.
Mohamed Belabbas

Designing technology with security in mind

02/14/2019 - 09:15   Systems would be safer if security measures were built in from the start - The idea behind CSL Associate Professor Mohamed Belabbas’ project, “Collaborative research: Foundations of secure multi-agent networked systems.”
Andrew Miller

Miller lays foundation for tomorrow’s blockchain technology

02/12/2019 - 11:00   CSL’s Andrew Miller is working to lay the foundation to expand the ability of blockchains in his new project, “Automated Support for Writing High-Assurance Smart Contracts.”
C. K. Gunsalus

Experts call for national research integrity advisory board

02/11/2019 - 10:30   It’s been proposed before, but so far no one has heeded the call for an official advisory board to support ethical behavior in research institutions. Recently, leaders in academia with expertise in the professional and ethical conduct of research have formalized a proposal to finally assemble such an advisory board
Rakesh Kumar

Kumar and engineers aspire to build computer with 40 GPUs

02/05/2019 - 08:45   CSL Assistant Professor Rakesh Kumar and his team of engineers will be proposing a wafer-scale computer consisting of 40 GPUs at the IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA) this month.
The simulated and real soft arms of the robots created by the team.

University of Illinois researchers collaborate to reduce labor shortage, develop ag robots

02/04/2019 - 10:15   A diverse group of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are working together to develop robots capable of reducing the agricultural industry’s reliance on manual labor.
Naira Hovakimyan

Future environments: Naira Hovakimyan discusses how imaging and AI can aid farmers

01/31/2019 - 13:45   CSL Professor Naira Hovakimyan discusses how drones, planes, satellites, and artificial intelligence will help farmers meet the food needs of a growing world population.
Klara Nahrstedt

Clowder awarded $5 Million from NSF

01/28/2019 - 10:00   NSF has awarded $5 million to bring together the Clowder community, an open source data management tool based on active curation, developed at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications in conjunction with CSL and Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Elyse Rosenbaum

After three years, CAEML celebrates its accomplishments

01/22/2019 - 11:45   Now in its third year, the Center for Advance Electronics through Machine Learning (CAEML) is celebrating its accomplishments, while announcing seven new projects.
Romit Roy Choudhury

Chen and Choudhury elevated as IEEE Fellows

01/16/2019 - 10:00   Two CSL Professors have been elevated to IEEE Fellows for their contributions to the industry.
Arjun Athreya

CSL student receives recognition, career from research

01/15/2019 - 09:30   Arjun Athreya was one of the first graduates of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Mayo Clinic partnership. His innovative research into individualizing depression treatment earned him several award and landed him a job following graduation.
Ashutosh Dhekne

New technology could identify difference between explosives, other liquids using wireless signals

01/09/2019 - 11:30   Everyone has experienced it: While going through airport security, the TSA agent opens a bag and tosses out someone's favorite hair conditioner, sunscreen, or raspberry jam because it is over the three-ounce limit for liquids. CSL researchers are developing a wireless-based technology to test liquids to determine which are safe and which aren't
Deming Chen

Chen named as next editor-in-chief of ACM TRETS

01/08/2019 - 15:15   CSL Professor and Donald Biggar Willett Scholar of Electrical and Computer Engineering Deming Chen has recently been named as the next Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems (TRETS) by the ACM Publications Board.
Victoria Stodden

Is code enough? Stodden, Marinov, research focuses on providing code rather than generated data with research

01/03/2019 - 14:30   CSL's Stodden will try to determine how researchers can reliably share code used to generate data rather than the data itself.
Ravi Iyer, #1

Top 5 CSL Stories of 2018

12/21/2018 - 10:45   We count down our most popular stories of 2018 based on how many clicks they got from our readers!
Jian Huang

Huang receives NetApp Faculty Fellowship

12/17/2018 - 14:30   Each year, the cloud storage technology company NetApp honors faculty from around the globe through its NetApp Faculty Fellowship (NFF) program. This year, one of the fellowship recipients was CSL’s Jian Huang, recognized for his work with secure storage systems.
Grace Gao

CSL research able to detect GPS spoofing

12/13/2018 - 09:45   When a person types a location in their phone, they expect the GPS to identify the quickest route to get them where they want to go. Unfortunately, GPS is vulnerable to spoofing, where an attacker mimics the authentic signal, causing the receiver to compute a different position or timing solution.
Naira Hovakimyan

CSL Professor receives AIAA Pendray Aerospace Literature Award

12/10/2018 - 16:30   Feeling limited by journal articles’ confinements and motivated by the desire to explain the L1 Adaptive Control Theory in its entirety, CSL Professor Naira Hovakimyan wrote a book and was recently rewarded for her efforts.

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