||News for Alumni and Friends
CS @ ILLINOIS is proud to announce that eight outstanding new faculty members are joining the department over the next year. In total, thirty-six new talented teachers and researchers have joined the department since 2013, helping to meet an unprecedented demand for a CS education. Read more.
In a guest column, Mark Tebbe (BS CS ‘83), Chairman of ChicagoNEXT, notes that investing in Chicago tech can garner better returns for venture capitalists compared to Silicon Valley.
New investors in the startup, which connects companies to freelance software developers, designers, and project managers, include Redpoint Ventures, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, and the basketball legend Michael Jordan.
Data scientists in America and mathematicians in Germany are developing models to make democracy in their countries more trustworthy. “As data scientists who study and analyze algorithms, we bring a nonpartisan approach to this problem. It’s just data,” explained Illinois professor of computer science Sheldon Jacobson.
Come together to celebrate the launch of our most ambitious philanthropic campaign ever. Our storied past and bold future take center stage in a captivating performance celebrating the Illinois story. Together, we can change the world.
Support the Women in Computer Science student club and network with fellow alumni. Hear personal and career insights from Drina Yue (BS EE '80, MS CS '84), Senior Advisor, Fintonia Group.