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News
Bees wearing barcodes 
 
 
Allie Arp, CSL

Barcodes are all the buzz when it comes to identifying bees, thanks to research conducted by the University of Illinois’ Institute for Genomic Biology and Coordinated Science Lab. Read more

 
 
 
Monowar Hasan and Sibin Mohan 
 
 
Allie Arp, CSL

V2X communications will be critical in improving driving safety and traffic efficiency. Auto giant Toyota is collaborating with ITI researchers to create technology that enhances secure communications between cars and their surroundings. Read more

 
 
 
Max Raginsky 
 
 
Allie Arp, CSL

CAEML is working to create models that could improve the efficacy of the "try before you manufacture" process designers of electronic devices have come to depend on. Read more

 
 
 
Concrete 
 
 
Ryann Monahan, ECE

Illinois researchers, together with collaborators from IBM and MIT, have developed algorithms that can discover new formulas for concrete that are stronger and reduce its carbon footprint by more than 40%. Read more

 
 
 

ITI Distinguished Lecture: Geoffery M. Voelker, "Further Adventures in Evidence-Based Security"
Tues, September 17, 3pm
Locations: CSL Auditorium (B02)

 
 
 
Around CSL
 Bruce Hajek
 

Hajek announced as Head of ECE Department
CSL's Bruce Hajek, the Leonard C. and Mary Lou Hoeft Endowed Chair in Engineering, is now the head of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Hajek has been with the Grainger College of engineering for more than 40 years and has been recognized for excellence in both research and teaching. Read more

CSL Social Hour Returns
The first CSL Social Hour of the semester will be this Friday at 3pm in room 369. Director Klara Nahrstedt will be presenting about CSL and various resources for students. Join fellow students, faculty and staff almost every Friday of the Semester for snacks and coffee.

Individual Development Program - IDP
All postdocs and thier mentors are encouraged to attend this event presented by the Graduate College about making the most of the postdoc experience. The program is this Thursday, September 5, at noon in CSL 301. Food will be provided.

 The Main Quad
 

Walkabout Wednesdays
Throughout the summer, CSL freatured a variety of scenic locations across campus on our social media pages. The final #WalkaboutWednesday was last week and celebrated the return of our students!

Follow CSL's social media throughout the year for updates on the latest research to come out of CSL and general happenings around the lab.

57th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
Registration is open for the upcoming Allerton Conference. Each year, the Allerton Conference draws some of the brightest minds from industry, academia and government to discuss innovation in the fields of communication, control and computing. We invite you to submit your work and join us at Allerton Park and Retreat Center for an exciting few days of presentations, special events and networking. View this year's program.

CSL faculty in the news

 
 
 
Grants

R. Srikant, Office of Naval Research. 2 years started 7/15/19, $1,000,000, "A Utility-Aware, Agent-Specific Theory of Information Latency."

Geir Dullerud, NSF. 3 years starting 9/15/19, $250,000, "Robust-by-Design Networked Dynamical Systems: Bridging the Logic/Analog Divide."

Jian Huang, NSF. 4 years starting 10/1/19, $434,861, "Scaling the Software-Defined Data Center with Network-Storage Stack Co-Design."