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tandy Warnow

New Method Helps Map Species' Genetic Heritage

December 10, 2014   Tandy Warnow has been conducting research on statistical binning that has helped map the genetic heritage of bird species.
Man Ki Yoon

Yoon Receives Padovani Scholarship

December 8, 2014   Man-Ki Yoon received the Roberto Padovani Scholarship from Qualcomm.
Ira and Debra Cohen

Ira and Debra Cohen Receive William E. Winter Award

December 4, 2014   Ira and Debra Cohen are the 2014 recipients of the William E. Winter Award.
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Illinois Students Make Strong Showing in Cyber Security Competitions

December 4, 2014   CS @ ILLINOIS students received recognition at the 11th annual CSAW competition.
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Coding Illini Claim Championship Title at SC14

December 4, 2014   The Coding Illini won the Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at SC14.
CS @ ILLINOIS Awards

CS @ ILLINOIS Recognizes 23 for Achievement and Service

December 1, 2014   The CS @ ILLINOIS Awards ceremony recognized many alumni and faculty for their achievements and service to the department.
Dan Roth

Roth One of Six Illinois Faculty Elected AAAS Fellows

November 24, 2014   Dan Roth was elected a 2014 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Greg Baugues

Baugues Shares Battle with Depression with CS Students

November 23, 2014   Greg Baugues spoke to students on“Developers and Depression.”
Mahesh Viswanathan

Research Combines Simulations and Static Analysis to Verify Cyberphysical Systems

November 20, 2014   Mahesh Viswanathan is part of a research team finding ways to verify cyberphysical system reliability.
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Illinois Students Claim Top Prize at HackGT2014

November 18, 2014   Four CS @ ILLINOIS students claimed top prize at HackGT2014, a hackathon held at Georgia Tech.
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Illinois Hosts International C++ Standards Conference

November 17, 2014   In early November CS @ ILLINOIS played host to the C++ Standards Committee Meeting.
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CS Department Celebrates Its First 50 Years

November 16, 2014   In October, CS @ ILLINOIS commemorated the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Department of Computer Science.
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New Paradigm Enables More Secure, Reliable Control Networks for Power Grid

November 5, 2014   CS faculty are part of a team developing secure control networks for power grid.
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Illinois Researchers Develop Social Sensing Game to Detect Classroom Bullies

November 3, 2014   CS and Education researchers developed a social computer game to help identify bullies in elementary school classrooms.
Gul Agha

Upgrading Programming for Mobile Cloud

October 27, 2014   CS Professors Gul Agha and Darko Marinov propose a new methodology for building mobile cloud applications.
tandy Warnow

Warnow Part of Study Using DNA Sequences to Examine Key Events in Plant Evolution

October 26, 2014   Professor Tandy Warnow was part of a study that reveals important details in the evolution of plant life on our planet.
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CS @ Illinois First to Offer Data Mining and Cloud Computing “Specializations” on Coursera Platform

October 14, 2014   Coursera and the University of Illinois announced computer science specializations in Data Mining and Cloud Computing.
Man-Ki Yoon

Yoon Receives Intel PhD Fellowship

October 13, 2014   CS graduate student Man-Ki Yoon was one of just nine recipients of a 2014 Intel PhD Fellowship.
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University of Illinois Collaborates with Mayo Clinic to Revolutionize Genomic Data Analysis

October 8, 2014   Illinois and Mayo Clinic have received an NIH award to create a Center of Excellence for Big Data Computing.
William Gropp

Gropp Wins SIAM/ACM CS&E Prize for PETSc Numerical Library

October 1, 2014   William Gropp has been awarded the SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science & Engineering.

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