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Jul 26. 2012
Is competition between athletes, or between engineers? We need to define what we want sport to be given that technologies “are only going to come faster and more furiously in the future,” says Rayvon Fouché, an ITI historian of technology and former cyclist.
Jul 17. 2012
As the 2012 Olympics approach, ITI researcher Rayvon Fouché is studying the role of technology in sport, and the extent to which technology is determining the outcome of games-- and even reshaping the very nature of athletics.
Jul 13. 2012
Following a highly competitive selection process, eighteen undergraduate students from around the world are performing research internships in ITI for the summer of 2012.
May 25. 2012
ITI's Rakesh Kumar has received the Army Research Office’s Young Investigator Award. The award, which honors young researchers who "show exceptional promise for doing creative research," will fund the development of algorithmic techniques to make applications robust to numerical errors.
May 22. 2012
The IEEE Power and Energy Society has named ITI's Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia the 2012 IEEE PES Outstanding Young Engineer.
May 07. 2012
Jiawei Han has received the Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching.
Apr 26. 2012
Jay P. Kesan, a professor of law and ITI researcher, spoke with the Illinois News Bureau's business and law editor, Phil Ciciora, about what steps the government should take to improve the cybersecurity infrastructure in the U.S.
Apr 25. 2012
ITI researchers Petros Voulgaris and Dušan Stipanović have received a 3-year grant from the Qatar National Research Fund to develop methods for safely coordinating networked vehicles.
Apr 23. 2012
ITI's Klara Nahrstedt has been named the winner of a prestigious IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award for 2012. 
Mar 27. 2012
Following student requests, applications for ITI's ICSSP undergraduate scholarships starting with the Fall 2012 semester will now be accepted through April 15, 2012. See the Illinois Cyber Security Scholars Program (ICSSP) page for details or to apply! 
Mar 21. 2012
ITI professor Sayan Mitra has just won a prestigious Young Investigator award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). Mitra's winning proposal was entitled "Verification Engines for Hybrid Networks."
Mar 20. 2012
ITI researcher Cedric Langbort has just received an NSF CAREER Award that will support the design of control algorithms that will manage the flow of information made available to a potential hacker.
Mar 20. 2012
A paper on reliable storage co-authored by ITI professor Brighten Godfrey received a Best Paper Award from the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Data Storage. The work described in the paper created a new sub-area of coding theory called "regenerating codes," which can make reliable storage in data centers more efficient. 
Mar 20. 2012
Networked systems often are not as efficient or reliable as they could be, largely because they are informationally decentralized, comprise many nodes carrying disparate information, and are subject to constraints on energy, data storage and computational capabilities. ITI researchers and their collaborators aim to address the problem by developing a general theoretic framework and tools to help optimize these sensing systems. 
Mar 20. 2012
ITI's professor Dan Roth was named a 2011 ACM Fellow for his “contributions to machine learning and natural language processing.”
Dec 08. 2011
Sarita Adve has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). She was selected for her "contributions to shared memory semantics and parallel computing." Her research in computer architecture and systems, parallel computing, and power and reliability-aware systems focuses on a full-systems view and is notable for its multidisciplinary collaborations. 
Nov 30. 2011
Applications for ITI's ICSSP undergraduate scholarships starting with the Fall 2012 semester will be accepted through April 2, 2012. See the Illinois Cyber Security Scholars Program (ICSSP) program page for details or to apply!
Nov 28. 2011
Cloud computing is a game-changer for businesses, which now face the choice of adapting to the demand for ubiquitous access to data or losing customers to tech-savvy competitors, says an ITI expert in e-business strategy and information technology management.
Oct 31. 2011
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Carnegie Mellon University, and North Carolina State University are each receiving an initial $1 million in grant funds from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) to stimulate the creation of a more scientific basis for the design and analysis of trusted systems.
Oct 10. 2011
The Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has announced the 2011 recipients of scholarships under its Illinois Cyber Security Scholars Program (ICSSP), which supports undergraduate students at Illinois who are U.S. citizens working towards careers in information trust.