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CSL Professor Jean-Pierre Leburton

New carbon "spintronics" could replace silicon transistors

07/24/2017 - 13:15  

ECE Professor Jean-Pierre Leburton is part of an interdisciplinary team working on an all-carbon spin logic proposal, a computing system that could be made smaller than silicon transistors, with increased performance. Their work was published last month in Nature Communications. Leburton is also affiliated with the Beckman Institute, Coordinated Science Lab, and MNTL at Illinois.

Rosenbaum discusses how machine learning could impact chip manufacturing

Rosenbaum discusses how machine learning could impact chip manufacturing

07/21/2017 - 15:30   CSL Professor Elyse Rosenbaum is exploring how teachable tools can help speed up and refine chip manufacturing.
Report prescribes preparedness, collaboration for electricity resiliency after natural disaster

Report prescribes preparedness, collaboration for electricity resiliency after natural disaster

07/21/2017 - 14:45   A national study co-authored by CSL Professor Bill Sanders on electric grid security called on the U.S. to do more to protect its grid against high-impact cyberattacks.
KnectIQ and CSL enter agreement to enhance marketplace cybersecurity

KnectIQ and CSL enter agreement to enhance marketplace cybersecurity

07/17/2017 - 17:00   CSL and KnectIQ entered into an agreement to bring enhanced cyber security solutions to the marketplace.
Pramod Chembrammel

An artificial oxygenation simulator aims to train surgeons for life and death situations

07/11/2017 - 13:30   Researchers at the Health Care Engineering Systems Center develop a synthetic vasculature to practice a rare and complicated surgery called extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation.
Four CSL PhD candidates have been selected as Mavis Future Faculty Fellows: Dong San Choi, Philip E Pare, Jr, Carl William Pearson, and Yingxiang Yang.

Mavis Faulty Fellows seek careers in academia

07/06/2017 - 16:30   Four CSL PhD candidates have been selected as Mavis Future Faculty Fellows: Dong San Choi, Philip E Pare, Jr, Carl William Pearson, and Yingxiang Yang.
CSL Assistant Professor Andrew Miller

Miller discusses cryptocurrency on new Engineering at Illinois podcast

07/06/2017 - 14:30   ECE Assistant Professor and CSL affiliate Andrew Miller was among the first guest speakers on Illinois Innovators, a new podcast series hosted by the College of Engineering.
CSL's Rakesh Kumar and former student propose streamlined "bespoke processors" at ISCA

Kumar and former student propose streamlined "bespoke processors" at ISCA

06/27/2017 - 15:30   ECE and CSL Associate Professor Rakesh Kumar will present work on processors tailored for designated applications at the 44th International Symposium on Computer Architecture in Toronto. 
Tim Bretl’s group develops impact resistant fingers for prosthetic hand

Bretl’s group develops impact resistant fingers for prosthetic hand

06/26/2017 - 15:30   Developed by CSL Associate Professor Tim Bretl and his students, Kyung Yun Choi (MS '17) and Aadeel Akhtar (PhD '16), the fingers of this flexible model hand can be smashed, twisted, and bent in every direction.
PhD student Nirupam Roy and CSL Professors Romit Roy Choudhury and Haitham Hassanieh

CSL researchers design sounds that can be recorded by microphones but inaudible to humans

06/22/2017 - 09:00   This work, developed by PhD student Nirupam Roy and CSL Professors Romit Roy Choudhury and Haitham Hassanieh, won Best Paper Award at MobiSys 2017.
Klara Nahrstedt

Illinois researchers build Dropbox-like storage, analytical system for scientific data

06/19/2017 - 15:15   Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are looking to speed up the materials-to-device process through a novel framework called 4CeeD.
Philip Paré, Jr

CSL PhD student Philip Paré honored as Mavis Future Faculty Fellow

06/13/2017 - 16:30   Graduate student Philip Paré has recently been awarded the Mavis Future Fellowship for 2017-2018.
ECE PhD candidate Mert Hidayetoğlu

PhD student Mert Hidayetoğlu tackles complex imaging as CSE Fellow

06/13/2017 - 10:45   ECE PhD candidate Mert Hidayetoğlu has been selected as one of eight 2017-18 Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) Fellows. Hidayetoğlu is co-advised by CSL Professor Wen-Mei Hwu.
ECE and CSL Assistant Professor Zhizhen Zhao 

CSL Professor Zhizhen Zhao named 2017-18 NCSA Faculty Fellow

06/12/2017 - 16:15   ECE and CSL Assistant Professor Zhizhen Zhao has been recognized as a National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) Fellow for 2017-18.
Sibin Mohan and Chaitra Niddodi

Illinois team receives $900,000 grant to build cyber security defenses for renewable energy sources

06/09/2017 - 15:00   Researchers, led by Research Assistant Professor Sibin Mohan, aim to strengthen green energy sources against cyberattacks.
CSL and ECE Assistant Professor Lav Varshney

Lav Varshney featured in 2017 World Science Festival

06/08/2017 - 10:00   During the World Science Festival, CSL Assistant Professor Lav Varshney participated in a panel titled "Computational Creativitiy: AI and the Art of Ingenuity."
CSL PhD student Sam Spencer plays on Jeopardy!

Sam Spencer plays on Jeopardy!

06/05/2017 - 14:30   CSL and ECE PhD student Sam Spencer placed second on Jeopardy! on Friday, May 26.
Illinois team wins Best Paper Award for processor energy efficiency research

Illinois team wins Best Paper Award for processor energy efficiency research

05/26/2017 - 11:00   CSL graduate students Weidong Ye and Henry Duwe and CSL Associate Professor Rakesh Kumar received this award at ASPLOS 2017.
Sewoong Oh and Ivan Dokmanic

Oh, Dokmanić win Google Faculty Research Awards

05/23/2017 - 09:30   Two CSL faculty members, Sewoong Oh and Ivan Dokmanić, have received 2016 Google Faculty Research Awards.
Nam Sung Kim

Kim receives ACM SIGARCH and IEEE-CS TCCA ISCA Influential Paper Award

05/18/2017 - 14:45   This award recognizes the paper from the ISCA Proceedings 15 years earlier that has had the most impact on the field during the intervening years.

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