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 Arjun Athreya (right) received the 2017 Presidential Trainee Award and Jason Morrow Trainee Award at the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics conference, two top awards that reflect the significance of his work in the field of precision medicine.
 Arjun Athreya (right) received the 2017 Presidential Trainee Award and Jason Morrow Trainee Award at the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics conference, two top awards that reflect the significance of his work in the field of precision medicine.
 
 
August Schiess, CSL

Big data analytics has endless possibilities in health care. Through data analysis, scientists can determine subtypes of diseases, as well as how drug treatments will influence individual patient prognoses. Arjun Athreya, a CSL PhD student in electrical and computer engineering and advised by CSL’s Ravi Iyer, works with Mayo Clinic to advance several areas of precision medicine, including breast cancer, depression, and diabetes treatment. Read more.

 
 
Michael Bailey Computer Security hacking extra credit project 
 
 
August Schiess, CSL

In order to build defenses against and stop cyber hackers, you have to think like—and become—a hacker.

That’s the thinking behind an extra credit challenge in CSL and ECE Associate Professor Michael Bailey’s Introduction to Computer Security class, taught to undergraduate students at the University of Illinois. The challenge is to hack into a security system successfully—with an opportunity to skip the midterm or final as the prize. Read more.

 
 
 Elyse Rosenbaum, Venu Veeravalli, Joe Lyding
 
Three CSL professors invested in the ECE Department

In a ceremony on Friday, April 21, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invested the following CSL professors:

JOSEPH W. LYDING
as the Robert C. MacClinchie Professor
in Electrical and Computer Engineering

ELYSE ROSENBAUM
as the Melvin and Anne Louise Hassebrock Professor
in Electrical and Computer Engineering

VENUGOPAL V. VEERAVALLI
as the Henry Magnuski Professor
in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Congratulations!

 
 
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Yao Li wins April Video of the Month

Thank you to everyone who helped make the CSL Social Hour a huge success this academic year! And congratulations to the April Video of the Month winner, Yao Li, whose video on "Human Cognition Assisted Control of Industrial Robots in Manufacturing" took home the final award of the semester. Watch his video.

 
 
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