||News for Alumni and Friends
Professor William D. Gropp, the Thomas M. Siebel Chair in Computer Science, has been named Director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications.
Professor Edgar Solomonik was one of two winners of the Householder Prize XX, which recognizes the best dissertation in numerical linear algebra.
The Twenty Minute VC Podcast
Max Levchin (BS CS '97) reflects on his experiences as a CEO and technology innovator, and shares his hopes for his current company, Affirm.
CS and ECE Professor Paris Smaragdis discusses his research in machine listening. "Unlike computer vision, where most people can articulate why a cat looks different than a violin, when it comes to listening we do not have that much clarity (can you articulate exactly how a cat sounds different from a violin?)."
Join CS @ ILLINOIS in the Bay Area! On July 25, we'll be at Google's Sunnyvale offices, and on July 26th we'll visit Affirm's headquarters in downtown San Francisco. You'll hear departmental updates from Interim CS Department Head Vikram Adve and have an opportunity to network with area alumni. REGISTER NOW.
WCS Student-Alumni Dinner
SAVE THE DATE: Support the Women in Computer Science student club and network with fellow alumni.
CS @ ILLINOIS Alumni Awards
SAVE THE DATE: Visit campus to engage with CS faculty, students, and fellow alumni. Enjoy panels, tours, an awards ceremony, and dinner.