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News
Grace Gao 
 
 
Allie Arp, CSL

A “cyberoctopus” may sound like a superhero, but it is actually the focus of the recently announced MURI award led by CSL’s Girish Chowdhary. The multi-million dollar project is looking to advance the frontiers of AI, control, and robotics, by learning from the brain and body of octopuses and other cephalopods. Read more

 
 
 
Students work on their prototypes. 
 
 
Allie Arp, CSL

Students in TE 401: Develop Breakthrough Projects,work in teams to translate academic research into commercially viable technology listening technology to benefit the hearing impaired. Read more

 
 
 
Chance Coats at the EuroSys Conference. 
 
 
David Mercer, Computer Science

For nearly half a century Roy Campbell has made an impact on students here at Illinois, and the computational world. From his early work with Vosaic allowing real-time internet video distribution to the dozens of students he's helped make world-changing discoveries, such as the importance of the KIF5A gene in ALS research, Campbell's impact reaches around the world. Read more

 
 
 
Tandy Warnow 
 
 
David Mercer, Computer Science

When Tandy Warnow and historical linguist Donald Ringe met in 1994 as faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania, the evolution of Indo-European languages was not well understood. Their research is now being rewarded. Read more

 
 
 

57th Annual Allerton Conference Call for Papers
NOW OPEN, closes July 8

 
 
 
Around CSL
 Dominic Saebeler, Director of Cybersecurity and Risk Management at the Illinois Commerce Commission.
 

CREDC Summer Symposium underway
The CREDC summer program offers an intensive, engaging, and value-packed week of topics and integrated learning activities focused on cybersecurity and cyber-resiliency of energy delivery systems for the electric power and oil and gas industries. Attendees are energy utility and industry professionals, academic and industry researchers, and college students who will explore the nexus between energy delivery systems, cybersecurity, and resilience.

 Bell Tower on the South Quad
 

Walkabout Wednesdays
Throughout the summer check out CSL social media pages every Wednesday for #WalkaboutWednesday where we show you some of the best places around campus to visit on a walk. This image is beneath the bell tower on the South Quad.

Rising Stars Conference
This year’s Rising Stars in EECS, an intensive workshop for promising early-career women in electrical engineering and computer science, is coming to Urbana this fall.

The event, which provides a series of panels and discussions aimed at providing advice and networking opportunities to about 60 female graduate students and postdocs who are interested in pursuing academic careers. 

CSL Faculty in the news

 DeShon LaRomia Swafford
 

CIRI Interns
This Summer, CIRI is hosting four interns. We'll introduce one of them to you in each Uplink so you can get to know the the potential future of the cyber security workforce. This Summer Research program is sponsored by the Dept. of Homeland Security.

DeShon LaRomia Swafford
Major: Material Science Engineering 
College: Southern University A&M at Baton Rouge

"I believe cybersecurity is important because people use the internet and technology for everything. In today's society, people share everything online and it's important to know how to keep that data safe."