Marcin Kleczynski (BS CS ’12) has given a major donation to establish a named endowment supporting the Computer Science Visionary Scholarship Fund.
CS @ ILLINOIS doctoral student Shadi Noghabi is one of the 12 winners chosen from U.S. and Canadian universities for the new Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant program.
Der-Tsai Lee (MS '76, PhD '78), a pioneer in computational geometry and algorithm design and analysis, and Sandra Rankin (BS '74), a retired IBM executive, will receive the Engineering at Illinois Alumni Award for Distinguished Service.
Jingsheng Jason Cong, a faculty member at UCLA, was elected to NAE for pioneering contributions to application-specific programmable logic via innovations in field programmable gate array (FPGA) synthesis.
Alumnus Michael Duff returns to campus to share experiences and career advice as part of EIR program.
“The Visionary Scholars fund was a nice lever for combining my friend’s gift with additional funds to have a greater effect than the money on its own,” explained CS alumnus Ron Cytron, who envisions the scholarship aiding students who are underrepresented in computer science.
Peng T. Ong (MS CS '88), managing partner of Monk’s Hill Ventures, will be the featured speaker at the College of Engineering Fall Convocation on Saturday, December 17.