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Illinois Students Win Student of the Year Honors from Boeing

09/24/2008 - 5:46am   University of Illinois doctoral student Juan S. Mejia has won the second-place award in the Boeing Company's prestigious Engineering Student of the Year Award competition, and two other Illinois students received Honorable Mention honors.

Researchers Develop Techniques to Analyze Flight Safety Data

09/08/2008 - 5:46am   Aided by a $1.1 million grant from NASA, computer science researchers at the University of Illinois are investigating new data mining techniques for analyzing flight safety data. The project aims to find computing methods to better understand anomalous flight events and improve airline safety.

A Minute With Von Welch and Randy Butler

09/08/2008 - 5:46am   NCASSR co-Directors Von Welch and Randy Butler recently discussed their work to help law enforcement agencies investigate crimes that occur in cyberspace.

Researchers Develop Techniques to Analyze Flight Safety Data

09/08/2008 - 5:46am   9/8/08 (from the UI College of Engineering)

ITI Internship Allows Undergraduates to Work on 'Real-World' Research Problems

07/21/2008 - 5:46am   7/21/08 (from the UI Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

ITI Researchers Create Secure Web Browser

07/16/2008 - 5:46am   When University of Illinois alumnus and Microsoft researcher Shuo Chen returned to campus to discuss his work to find web browser bugs that were very hard to research, CS professor and ITI researcher Sam King and his research team--PhD students Shuo Tang and Chris Grier--found inspiration.

Research Team Develops Malicious Hardware

07/16/2008 - 5:46am   ITI member and computer science professor Sam King and a research team that consisted of Ph.D. students Joseph Tucek, Anthony Cozzie, Chris Grier, and Weihang Jiang, along with ITI member and computer science professor YY Zhou, have demonstrated the design and implementation of malicious hardware chips they call Illinois Malicious Processors (IMPs).

Illinois Receives Major U.S. Department of Defense Research Award for Secure Sharing of Information

07/14/2008 - 5:46am   The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is part of a six-university collaborative cyber security initiative that has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense to receive a projected 7-year, $7.4 million grant.

Efforts Underway to Address Critical Shortage of Power Systems Engineers

07/09/2008 - 5:46am   The Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois recently held a national workshop in Fontana, Wisconsin as a step in addressing a growing national concern: the disproportionately heavy impact of the U.S.'s aging workforce problem on the power industry.

ITI Professor and Student Win Best Paper Award at PADS 2008

07/02/2008 - 5:46am   A paper co-authored by Professor David M. Nicol and his student Nabil Schear has brought home the Best Paper award from the 22nd ACM/IEEE/SCS Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS 2008).

Information Trust Institute Wins 2 of 3 I3P Fellowships for 2008

06/19/2008 - 5:46am   The Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P) has announced the recipients of its 2008 Research Fellowships, and two of the three winners will be hosted by the Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign during the term of their fellowships.

Iyer Chosen as Vice Chancellor for Research

06/19/2008 - 5:46am   6/19/08 (from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign News Bureau)

ITI Chief Scientist Iyer Chosen as Vice Chancellor for Research at Illinois

06/17/2008 - 5:46am   6/13/08 (from the UI College of Engineering)

2008 ITI Undergraduate Summer Intern Program Underway

06/17/2008 - 5:46am   6/17/08 (from the UI College of Engineering)

ITI Chief Scientist Iyer Chosen as Vice Chancellor for Research

06/17/2008 - 5:46am   Professor Ravishankar ("Ravi") Iyer, who is the George and Ann Fisher Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL), and Chief Scientist of the Information Trust Institute (ITI), has been chosen to serve as interim vice chancellor for research for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, pending approval of the Board of Trustees.

2008 ITI Undergraduate Summer Intern Program Underway

06/16/2008 - 5:46am   Nineteen undergraduate students from around the world were selected to receive 2008 summer internships from the Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois, and the program is now underway.

Information Trust Institute Faculty Named as Fellows of the IEEE

06/16/2008 - 5:46am   Three professors in the Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named Fellows by the IEEE, which is regarded as the world's leading professional organization for engineers. The 2008 class of new IEEE Fellows includes Professor Klara Nahrstedt, Professor Geir E. Dullerud, and the late Professor Jennifer Hou.

Recent Achievements of ITI professors Stipanovic, Kesan, Gross, Gunter, and Nicol

06/05/2008 - 5:46am   6/5/08 (from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign News Bureau)

Student's Error-Detection System Takes Home the William C. Carter Award

05/30/2008 - 5:46am   It took only five minutes for Karthik Pattabiraman's new error-detection system to locate a potentially catastrophic error in an aircraft collision avoidance program. But when he tried to find the same error using a standard fault-injection system, it didn't show up at all.

Students Win Best Paper Honors for Cell Phone Malware Research

05/30/2008 - 5:46am   A group of computer science researchers associated with the Information Trust Institute have won Best Student Paper honors at the 2008 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy for their paper entitled "Cloaker: Hardware Supported Rootkit Concealment."

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