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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."