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Narendra Ahuja 
Allie Arp, CSL

Over the summer, Coordinated Science Lab (CSL) Professor Narendra Ahuja was awarded the honorary Doctor of the University honoris causa by the University of York in the United Kingdom. According to the university, the research professor was bestowed with this award for making “outstanding contributions to society.” Read more.

Naresh Shanbhag 
Jennifer Bernhard 
Joseph Park, ECE

Out of more than 60 nominations from across the three Illinois universities in the system, CSL professor  Jennifer Bernhard has been announced as one of the 2018-19 President's Executive Leadership (PELP) Fellows. Read more.

Deming Chen 
Katie Carr, CSL

Inspirit IoT, a startup company founded by researchers from the Advanced Digital Sciences Center (ADSC)and the University of Illinois, recently secured late-seed funding from Senscape Technologies, another startup company founded by an ADSC alumnus. Read more 

Around CSL

Dockless bike share will begin by fall 2018. There will be a new way to get around when students come back for class next week. Rentable bikes will be available across the campus. Though it is not a service provided by campus, F&S is available to help answer questions about the program established by the university, the City of Champaign, and the City of Urbana. 

More information is available on the dockless bike share fact sheet and in the frequently asked questions at this link


CSL student Zach Stephens spent his summer interning with Mayo Clinic using DNA to detect genetic diseases and guide treatment options. Read more about his work here


Prof. Gedare Bloom gave a fantastic CIRI webinar earlier this month on "Resilience in Automotive Intrusion Detection Systems." You can still catch it on the CIRI website


Join the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (part of ITI) and the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) this September for a workshop exploring threats faced by manufacturers of all sizes and discussing how to measurably improve cybersecurity practices in manufacturing. Register today:


Sewoong Oh, NSF. 3 years starting 8/15/18, $450,000, CIF: "RI: Small: Information-theoretic measures of dependencies and novel sample-based estimators"

Pramod Viswanath, ARO. 3 years, $588,850, “Rethinking Cryptocurrencies for Resource-Constrained Networks"

Sewoong Oh, ARO. 1 year, starting 7/15/18, $60,000 "Discovering Novel Communication Algorithms via Machine Learning"