An Illinois-led research team has received a $6.25 million Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) award to develop a new information theory for data collection, analysis, and decision-making. The research, housed in the interdisciplinary Coordinated Science Lab, aims to speed up and improve our ability to collect and analyze data and subsequently adapt our decisions as new information comes in.
10/12/2015 - 8:59am The Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium (CREDC), which consists of 11 universities and national laboratories and is funded by the Dept. of Energy, will focus on improving the resilience and security of the cyber networks that serve as the backbone of energy infrastructure.
09/10/2015 - 2:36pm Hovakimyan's research focuses on robotics, game theory, networks of autonomous systems, and theory of robust adaptive control and estimation, as well as control in the presence of limited information.
09/10/2015 - 2:30pm Using a homegrown app on a Samsung Gear Live smart watch, the researchers were able to guess what a user was typing through data leaks produced by the motion sensors on smart watches.
08/20/2015 - 8:35am The Center, which began in 2011 with $4 million from AFRL and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, focuses on advancing secure cloud computing science and technologies.
08/13/2015 - 6:12am The goal of ASPIRE is to develop co-robots that can assist the elderly with activities of daily living and other chores.
08/05/2015 - 4:09am Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, Ravi Iyer, Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, Thomas Overbye, Pete Sauer, Bill Sanders and Gabriel Weaver are among the researchers whose projects were selected for funding.
08/04/2015 - 11:17am The award recognizes Hovakimyan's significant contributions to mathematical control theory and its application in safety-critical systems.
07/20/2015 - 4:11am The program focused on delivering a firm grounding in fundamentals of power systems, cyber systems, cyber-physical systems, and application of these fundamentals to the modern power grid.
07/13/2015 - 8:24am Junho Yang, 32, a PhD candidate at UIUC, alongside Professor Soon-Jo Chung, Professor Seth Hutchinson and agriculture implement manufacturer John Deere, is working on an omnidirectional-vision-based system to detect the containment status of a robotic lawn mower.
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06/30/2015 - 3:11am Medical and engineering students will be immersed in technology-driven clinical environments at the Jump Simulation Center.
06/09/2015 - 3:12pm Hamed Okhravi, who received his PhD in electrical and computer engineering from UIUC in 2009, was recognized for his work in making cyberspace secure and trustworthy.
06/09/2015 - 9:58am The Center, supported by a consortium of academic and industry institutions, will focus on developing resilient cyber systems that run critical infrastructures as well as providing a business case for infrastructure investment in resiliency technology.
05/21/2015 - 7:41am Naira Hovakimyan has a background as a mathematician, which dates back to humble beginnings in Armenia. Over the last 17 years, however, researchers in the United States have tapped Hovakimyan's calculations to help advance work in the stability of flight control systems.
04/21/2015 - 9:08am The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) awarded Pilawa $360,000 over three years as a part of its Young Investigator Program (YIP).
04/08/2015 - 5:26am ITI researcher Robin Berthier recently received a Best Paper Award at the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications for his collaborative work on a project that aims to help utilities to monitor encrypted network communications.
03/19/2015 - 5:55am CS graduate student Muhammad Naveed was one of just 15 recipients of a 2015 North American Google PhD Fellowship. Created in 2009, these fellowships recognize outstanding graduate students who are doing exceptional work in a number of computing disciplines. Naveed is a fourth-year PhD student working in the area of security.