||News for Alumni and Friends
CS Professor Tarek Abdelzaher is the academic lead for a new $25M effort, funded by the Army Research Labs, to develop the scientific foundations for a next-generation Internet of Battlefield Things that will give soldiers a competitive edge and keep civilians out of harm’s way. Read more.
Fast Co. Design
One conclusion from Professor Karrie Karahalios’s landmark Facebook News Feed study: designers have a key role to play in exposing a system’s logic, giving users transparency, and building trust.
Contrary to what you might think, the rate of mass murders is not on the rise, according to CS Professor Sheldon Jacobson. "The data doesn’t lie. The rate of these events just is not increasing as the perception is given in the media."
CS Professor and Veriflow Systems co-founder Matthew Caesar talks about Veriflow's growth and the company's newest feature: the ability to "look into the future" and protect a network from changes that could occur.
Oct. 19, 7 pm, 2405 Siebel Center
Join the Women in Computer Science student organization for this evening talk. Hear personal and career insights from Drina Yue (BS EE '80, MS CS '84), Senior Advisor, Fintonia Group.
Oct. 24, 4-7pm, ECE Building
Students will learn about Chicago’s Innovation Ecosystem at the ThinkChicago Roadshow, featuring a panel discussion with Chicago business leaders followed by an informal job fair. RSVP on Handshake.