Latest EECS News [All News...]

Trevor Mudge Recognized for Distinguished Achievement at UIUC 50th Anniversary Event

Bredt Family Professor of Engineering Trevor Mudge has been recognized by the University of Illinois Computer Science Department as an "outstanding educator and researcher whose work has advanced the field of low-power computer architecture and its interaction with technology." He received a Distinguished Achievement Award at the Department's CS @ Illinois 50th Anniversary Celebration.  [More Info]

Scott Hanson Receives 2014 Arbor Networks Ph.D. Research Impact Award

Scott Hanson (BSE MSE PhD EE '04 '06 '09) has been selected to receive the 2014 Arbor Networks Ph.D. Research Impact Award. Dr. Hanson is the co-founder, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering of Ambiq Micro, a startup semiconductor company that has big plans to lead the low-power revolution in electronics by powering the Internet of Things.  [More Info]

Prof. Edwin Olson Receives NSF CyberSEES Award

Associate Professor Edwin Olson was recently awarded an NSF CyberSEES grant for his research project, Sustainably Unlocking Energy from Municipal Solid Waste Using a Sensor-Driven Cyber-Infrastructure Framework. The award aims to advance the science of sustainability in tandem with advances in computing and communication technologies.   [More Info]

Prof. Satish Narayanasamy Receives Google Faculty Research Award

Satish Narayanasamy, associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a 2014 Google Faculty Research Award for his work in software engineering. The Google Faculty Research Awards program is a competitive worldwide program intended to facilitate more interaction between Google and academia.  [More Info]

Prof. Johanna Mathieu Working to Bring Power from Sustainable Sources to Your Home

ECE Prof. Johanna Mathieu received a grant under the NSF Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering program to pursue "Data-driven approaches to managing uncertain load control in sustainable power systems." She is working on the problem of how best to integrate wind and solar power into the nation's established electrical grid system. The the research may one day impact the nation's energy policy as it attempts to balance the cost of energy with the environmental impact of generating that energy.  [More Info]

Prof. Raj Nadakuditi Awarded DARPA Young Faculty Award for Research that could Help Reveal the Brains Secrets

Raj Nadakuditi, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a 2014 DARPA Young Faculty Award for his research project, "Fundamental limits of eigen-wavefront based imaging through highly scattering random media." His research will impact the ability to investigate the structure of brain circuits through the use of optical imaging techniques.  [More Info]

EECS Events [All Events...]

Google’s Self-Driving Car

Tuesday, Nov 04, 2014
4:00pm-5:30pm
Location: 3725 BBB
Speaker: Dmitri Dolgov
Speaker Title: Software Lead
Event Type: AI Seminar

Tilting at Windmills: The Connection Between Fighting Abusive Patent Asserters (aka Patent Trolls) and Civil Rights Advocacy

Tuesday, Nov 04, 2014
5:00pm-6:00pm
Location: 1670 Beyster
Speaker: Lee Cheng
Speaker Title: Chief Legal Officer, SVP of Corporate Development, and Corporate Secretary
Event Type: CSE Seminar or Event

Ultra-thin intrinsic amorphous silicon (a-Si) hybrid structure with inorganic/organic materials and its applications

Wednesday, Nov 05, 2014
1:00pm-3:00pm
Location: GM Conference Room, Lurie Bldg
Speaker: Jae Yong Lee
Speaker Title: PhD Candidate
Event Type: Defense Event

CSE Graduate Honors Competition

Wednesday, Nov 05, 2014
3:30pm-5:00pm
Location: 1690 Beyster
Event Type: CSE Seminar or Event

Thermal Transport Phenomena in Engineering and Biomedical Microdevices

Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
12:30pm-1:30pm
Location: 2150 DOW
Speaker: Ankur Jain
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: NIMSA Seminar

The Impact of Observation and Action Errors on Informational Cascades

Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: 1005 EECS
Speaker: Vijay Subramanian
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: CSP Seminar

The Method of Approximation (from Algorithms to Economics)

Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
4:00pm-5:30pm
Location: 3725 Beyster
Speaker: Jason Hartline
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: Colloquium

Plasmonics, Fluorescence Enhancement, Photonic Jets, Gradient Index Media, Nonlinear materials and their applications to Detector/Imaging Enhancement, Compressive Sensing, Optical Limiters, On-Chip Optical Communications and Processing

Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
4:30pm-6:00pm
Location: 1303 EECS
Speaker: Nicholaos I. Limberopoulos
Event Type: Radlab Seminar