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Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends, four accomplished CS professors will be honored with named chairs or professorships--one of the highest campus honors bestowed on faculty. LEARN MORE
Alumni industry executives share career experiences and advice
Ulku Rowe (MS CS '97) and Sohaib Abbasi (BS CS '78, MS CS '80) inspired and motivated students during the annual CS @ ILLINOIS alumni awards events on campus.
Three CS doctoral students attended the Heidelberg Laureates Forum, which brings together 200 young researchers with some of the greatest minds in computer science and mathematics—winners of the ACM A.M. Turing Award, Abel Prize, Fields Medal, and Nevanlinna Prize.
Cody Pawlowski (CS attended) and William Widjaja's (ECE) sentiment analysis startup Tweetsense predicted in June that Donald Trump would win the presidential election. Tweetsense mines social media chatter to understand public opinion.
December 5, 4:00 p.m., 2405 Siebel Center
Professor Rubinfeld from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Tel Aviv will deliver the lecture "Local Computational Algorithms." The event is free and open to the public.
December 5, 6:00 p.m., Siebel Center Basement
Join CS @ ILLINOIS students, faculty, staff, and volunteers as they guide you though an hour of Code.org curriculum to introduce computer science and computer programming concepts. This free event is open to the public and promises fun for the whole family.
This student-run 36-hour team competition showcases student’s programming and creative skills, attracting participants from across the nation. Get involved as an alumni judge, mentor, or corporate sponsor.
Save the date: March 10-11
The University’s largest student-run event that features more than 250 interactive student and corporate exhibits, design competitions, guest speakers, campus tours, and entertainment.