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Interact with robots and more at the Interactive Medical Simulation Expo

09/07/2017 - 09:45   Participants will have the chance to interact with cutting-edge technologies, such as surgical robots, rehabilitation devices, and platforms that simulate surgery on virtual patients.
CSL Professor Andrew Alleyne

Alleyne honored for advocating for women engineers

08/28/2017 - 16:15   The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has recognized MechSE Professor Andrew Alleyne for his impact on the engineering community with Advocating Women in Engineering Award.
CSL Assistant Professor Andrew Miller

Illinois team takes first in cryptocurrency competition

08/11/2017 - 11:45   The award was presented by CSL Assistant Professor Andrew Miller, IC3 Associate Director.
CSL Professor Joe Lyding

Joe Lyding receives STM control system from Zybex Labs

08/11/2017 - 10:15   CSL Professor Joe Lyding is a leader in the development of STM technology and particularly hydrogen depassivation lithography.
Deming Chen

Illinois, start-up researchers win DAC-IoT competition with low-cost audio security system

08/08/2017 - 10:45   Illinois researchers teamed up with startup Inspirit IoT to develop a low-cost, audio-based security system that can alert a central command center when trouble breaks out.
Homa Alemzadeh and her co-advisers Ravi Iyer and Zbigniew Kalbarczyk

Homa Alemzadeh receives Carter PhD Dissertation Award in Dependability

08/02/2017 - 14:30   Alemzadeh worked with CSL Professor Ravi Iyer and graduated in February 2016. She is now an assistant professor in ECE at the University of Virginia.
CSL assistant professor Girish Chowdhary

Robots offer ‘goldmine’ of information for growing crops

08/02/2017 - 11:30   CSL Assistant Professor Girish Chowdhary is the lead robot developer for TERRA-MEPP, a robot that uses sensors and cameras to provide data for seed companies and farmers.
Rama Ratnam

Illinois researchers investigate neuron coding for advances in prosthetics

08/01/2017 - 13:00   With an understanding of how our neurons interpret signals, researchers are creating prosthetics that mirror our natural neuron functionality.
Shannon Chen

CSL alumnus Shannon Chen receives SIGMM Outstanding PhD Thesis Award

07/31/2017 - 11:00   Chen defended in May 2016 and worked in CSL Director Klara Nahrstedt’s lab and now works at Facebook as a research scientist on the 360 media team.
Honghui Shi, a graduate research assistant at the Beckman Institute and Coordinated Science Laboratory

Illinois IFP places second in ImageNet Challenge

07/25/2017 - 08:45   For the second time in three years, a team from the University of Illinois has placed high in the global ImageNet Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge (ILSVRC 2017).
CSL Professor Jean-Pierre Leburton

New carbon "spintronics" could replace silicon transistors

07/24/2017 - 13:15   ECE and CSL 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.
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.

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