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News
The State of CSL with Director Nahrstedt

We are in unprecedented times, but the state of CSL is strong. Listen to CSL Director Klara Nahrstedt discuss why CSL faculty, students, and staff have reason to hope in our future.

Director Nahrstedt
 
 
 
 
Marlon Brando next to a strand of DNA. 
 
 
Allie Arp, CSL

The world has a growing surplus of data. The key to storing this vast digital information may lie in the carrier of the genetic code – DNA. Two CSL students are researching how to improve this storage option. Read more

 
 
 
Girish Joshi 
 
 
Allie Arp, CSL

CSL student Girish Joshi and his adviser, CSL Assistant Professor Girish Chowdhary, are working to improve the stability of autonomous aircraft in their new project, funded by Sandia. Read more

 
 
 
A scan of a mouse brain 
 
 
Allie Arp, CSL

Each year, computing teams from around the world gather to try to replicate the results of a carefully selected research paper. This year, the selected paper was written by two CSL students. Read more

 
 
 
Around CSL

Congratulations to the Class of 2020, from all of us at CSL
We wish this message could come to you in person, but we want our graduates to know that we're very proud of them and we can't wait to see what they go on to do!

Girish Chowdhary giving a thumbs up.
 

Celebration of CSL graduates
As far as final semesters go, Spring 2020 has been unprecedented. While the traditional graduation ceremony and many of the celebrations that go along with it may have been canceled, we want to recognize what our graduating students have contributed to research during their time at CSL and celebrate their future plans. Our first two features are below:

Attention CSL students who have graduated: Please email your updated contact information to aarp@illinois.edu to stay in touch with the latest happenings at CSL!

University COVID-19 update
There have been many updates at the campus level regarding COVID-19. You can find the latest updates, and all previous Mass Mails at https://covid19.illinois.edu. The site also has an FAQ section and links to the most current precautions advised by public health officials. There is also an email, covid-19@illinois.edu, for general questions.

Grainger COVID-19 research

CSL in the news

 
 
 
Grant

R. Srikant, Sandia National Laboratories. 5 months started 5/1/20, $40,000, "Reducing Reinforcement Learning Algorithm Complexity for Stochastic Dynamic Decision-making Problems on Reduced Graphs."

 
 
 

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