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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.
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 https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/8026
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 https://mayocl.in/2BuvFpg
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 https://bit.ly/2Pstw0j
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: https://bit.ly/2w21Y9N
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"