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Illinois partners with NTU to develop new generation of Asian academic leaders

Illinois partners with NTU to develop new generation of Asian academic leaders

09/04/2014 - 06:54   The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is partnering with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore to develop higher education’s next crop of leaders into more ethical and evidence-based decision-makers. With a $2.7 million grant, Illinois is collaborating with NTU to conduct research, develop curricula, provide guidance and create tools to train current and future executives of major research universities as part of a new NTU academy focusing on leadership, expected to launch next year.
NCSA's Cristina Beldica

ADSC co-organized GPU technology workshop

07/14/2014 - 07:11   In line with its mission to promote high scientific and economic impact of cutting-edge technologies, ADSC collaborated with NVIDIA to help co-organize the GPU Technology Workshop (GTW) South East Asia 2014, which took place in Singapore on July 10. GTW continues the tradition of delivering great content for domain scientists, researchers, industry professionals and developers in Southeast Asia, building onto its big sister, the GPU Technology Conference, which gathers hundreds of GPU computing experts each year.
SnapClip

App software edits photos, videos in real time

07/11/2014 - 06:53   Posting selfies to Instagram and Facebook has been popular among teens and young adults for many years now, but ADSC researchers are now upping the selfie-game with their development of an app that allows people to take a short video clip and alter the background using pre-designed animated templates to create a Hollywood style mini-movie in seconds.
William H. Sanders

Sanders named ECE ILLINOIS department head

07/08/2014 - 07:12   Professor William H. Sanders is ECE ILLINOIS’ new department head, Engineering at Illinois Dean Andreas C. Cangellaris announced Thursday. His appointment is effective August 16, 2014.
Wise elected Chair to Illinois Pte Board of Directors

Wise elected Chair to Illinois Pte Board of Directors

07/01/2014 - 10:36   The Illinois at Singapore Pte. Ltd. Board of Directors have announced the election of Dr. Phyllis Wise as board chair, effective immediately. Members of the board elected Wise, who is succeeding University of Illinois Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate College Debasish Dutta as the chairperson. Wise is the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign chancellor.
IBM Faculty Awards

Faculty receive IBM recognition, funding for research contributions

06/16/2014 - 06:35   Two ADSC faculty members, Deming Chen and Ravishankar Iyer, have been awarded IBM Corporation Faculty Awards for their contributions in their field of research.
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ADSC extends time, funding for research in Singapore

05/08/2014 - 06:38   Continuing the working relationship between Singapore and the University of Illinois, ADSC has extended its agreement with Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), to provide an additional three years of funding to the research center.
Intelligent Scribbles

In the News: Intelligent Scribbles software edits out images in real time

04/22/2014 - 10:59   Illinois associate professor Minh Do, along with researchers at ADSC, have developed a software called Intelligent Scribbles, which allows for an object in an image to be etched out in real time. The software has been licensed by SnapClip, which is commercializing the technology.
Pill identification technology

ADSC experiences growth, accomplishments during 2013

02/21/2014 - 07:00   According to the Washington Post, only about 50 percent of new businesses are still open after four years and during 2013, ADSC proved that it deserves to be in that top group after four years of remarkable growth and significant accomplishments.
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Do named 2014 IEEE Fellow

02/19/2014 - 10:49   ADSC and ECE Associate Professor Minh N. Do has been announced as an IEEE Fellow for 2014. Do was recognized for his contributions to image representation and computational imaging. In addition to his position as an associate professor of ECE, Do has a full-time appointment with the Coordinated Science Lab, a part-time appointment with the Beckman Institute, and an affiliate associate professorship with the Department of Bioengineering.
Illini football

Illinois lab tackles digital imagery

01/27/2014 - 12:41   Advances in digital imagery made by ECE researchers in Singapore may soon make a difference in the field. The Illini fooball field, that is.
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Champaign-Urbana recognized as one of Techie.com’s most promising tech hubs to watch in 2014

01/08/2014 - 08:16   Where are the country’s most innovative and creative tech hubs? The answer to that question used to be easy.
ADSC software engineers Thi Ngoc Tho Nguyen and Hong Wei Ng

Researchers take second place in signal processing competition

11/15/2013 - 06:48   ADSC researchers recently took second place at the 2013 IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP) Bird Classification Challenge.
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DIY energy efficiency tool is runner up at E3 Hackathon

11/12/2013 - 08:02   A team of ADSC smart grid researchers recently took second place in the Energy Efficiency for Everyone (E3) Hackathon, sponsored by Urban Prototyping Singapore, Energy Market Authority and Singapore Power.

ADSC faculty begin four new research projects

10/28/2013 - 11:20   ADSC and A*STAR recently approved four new research projects that will be conducted at ADSC’s offices in Singapore. The ADSC Technical Review Panel (TRP) and Program Management Steering Committee (PMSC) accepted these new projects during their meetings in August and September, respectively.

International Computer Science Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign lead project to improve cybersecurity of industrial control systems

09/04/2013 - 05:25   The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of almost $1.6 million to a team of cybersecurity experts from the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) and the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIPG) project.
Football formation detection research wins best paper award

Football formation detection research wins best paper award

07/25/2013 - 07:02   ADSC researchers were awarded the best paper award at the first IEEE International Workshop on Computer Vision in Sports (CVSports), which was held in conjunction with the IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) conference, in June.
William H. Sanders

Sanders named interim head of ECE ILLINOIS

07/10/2013 - 10:27   William H. Sanders, a Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering, has been named interim head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He begins his appointment effective immediately.
ADSC researcher Varun Krishna installs power meters at every workspace in ADSC.

Living laboratory at ADSC tracks office energy usage

06/28/2013 - 05:21   The average office building in the U.S. spends nearly 29 percent of its operating budget on utilities, according to MGE Energy in Wisconsin. On top of that, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that as much as 30 percent of consumed energy is being wasted due to factors such as idle computers, heating or cooling empty rooms or leaving lights on.
Andreas C. Cangellaris

Andreas C. Cangellaris to lead U. of I. College of Engineering

06/20/2013 - 10:29   Andreas C. Cangellaris, the head of the department of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been chosen to be the next dean of the College of Engineering.

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