2012 ITI Summer Internship Program Underway

07/13/2012 - 10:31am   Following a highly competitive selection process, eighteen undergraduate students from around the world are performing research internships in ITI for the summer of 2012.

Kumar receives ARO Young Investigator Award for error-resiliency research

05/25/2012 - 3:50am   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.

Dominguez-Garcia named IEEE PES Outstanding Young Engineer

05/22/2012 - 11:10am   The IEEE Power and Energy Society has named ITI's Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia the 2012 IEEE PES Outstanding Young Engineer.

ITI's Han Honored for Teaching Excellence

05/07/2012 - 5:48am   Jiawei Han has received the Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching.

A Minute with Jay Kesan, Expert on Technology Law

04/26/2012 - 5:40am   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.

Qatar Funds Research to Coordinate Networked Vehicles

04/25/2012 - 4:55am   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.

Nahrstedt's QoS Routing Achievements Honored by IEEE Computer Society

04/23/2012 - 3:50am   ITI's Klara Nahrstedt has been named the winner of a prestigious IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award for 2012.

Deadline to Apply for ICSSP Scholarships Extended to April 15

03/27/2012 - 6:01am   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!

ITI's Mitra Wins AFOSR Young Investigator Award

03/21/2012 - 11:00am   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."

Langbort Receives NSF CAREER Award for Information Cloaking Project

03/20/2012 - 7:52am   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.

Best Paper Award for Work on Regenerating Codes

03/20/2012 - 7:45am   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.

Researchers to Improve Efficiency, Reliability of Networked Systems

03/20/2012 - 7:38am   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.

ITI's Roth Named ACM Fellow for 2011

03/20/2012 - 5:29am   ITI's professor Dan Roth was named a 2011 ACM Fellow for his contributions to machine learning and natural language processing.

ITI's Sarita Adve Named an IEEE Fellow

12/08/2011 - 12:00pm   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.

Apply now for a Fall 2012 ICSSP undergrad scholarship from ITI!

11/30/2011 - 4:46am   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!

ITI's Shaw: Cloud Computing a Game-Changer for Business

11/28/2011 - 4:46pm   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.

Science of Security "Lablet" Established at the University of Illinois

10/30/2011 - 11:46pm   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.

2011 Winners of ITI Undergraduate Scholarships Announced

10/09/2011 - 11:46pm   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.

Active Self-Defense Strategy Best Deterrent Against Cyber-Attacks

06/26/2011 - 11:46pm   ITI professor Jay P. Kesan warns that an active self-defense regime, which he terms "mitigative counterstriking," is a necessity in cyberspace.

Valdes to Direct "Smart Grid @ Illinois" Research

06/22/2011 - 5:46am   Alfonso Valdes, a longtime leader of national cyber security efforts in the electricity sector, is set to become the first managing director of the expanding "Smart Grid @ Illinois" research efforts housed in the Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois.