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Illinois Computer Science Professor Jiawei Han, a pioneer in the data mining field, becomes only the fourth-ever non-Japanese computer scientist to win the prestigious Funai Achievement Award, joining a select group of recipients that includes two ACM A.M. Turing Award winners. Read More
Only a handful of women earned engineering degrees from Illinois in its early years. But numerous influential women followed. Using 12 themes, a new book tells their stories, highlighting Illinois CS's Geneva Belford, Cinda Heeren, and Parisa Tabriz.
“Virtual nurses add value by allowing doctors and nurses to do their jobs more efficiently by handling workflow communications tasks [for them]. A lot of those tasks could be automated." -- Adam Odessky (BS CS '00), co-founder and CEO of Sense.ly.
October 18, 7:30 p.m., 2405 Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science
Join the Women in Computer Science student organization for this evening talk. Hear personal and career insights from Rita Patel Jackson (BS Math & CS '88), Head of Global Marketing, Artificial Intelligence and Analytics Solutions, GE Healthcare.
October 19, 3 p.m., 1404 Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science
Hear from Mark Tebbe (BS CS '83), chairman of Chicago NEXT, World Business Chicago’s engine for driving growth in the city’s tech community. YouTube Livestream.
Save the Date! 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.