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ADSC researchers showcase UAS safety/security research to industry, government officials

11/06/2019 - 09:35   Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) have many uses and are growing in popularity. But because they do not utilize human pilots onboard the craft, they can pose a hazard to humans as well as the environment.

ADSC researchers receive EMA grant for enhancing power system resilience

04/24/2019 - 08:45   ADSC researchers are working on a project that looks at developing a device to improve the power grid’s situational awareness and minimize the impact of cyber-attacks, especially as the number of intelligent devices connect to the grid continues to grow.
ADSC looks to study attacks on industrial control systems

Smart grid honeypots offer effective way to study attacks on industrial control systems

01/16/2019 - 09:30   As cybersecurity continues to be a worldwide concern, ADSC researchers are working to improve upon and apply a technology that has been proven to be reliable in identifying and analyzing security attacks
Deming Chen

Illinois researchers pursue the best of both worlds – top performance and high programmability – under new DARPA project

09/28/2018 - 09:15   You might not think of high-performance computing and high programmability as things that go hand in hand—unless you’re ADSC researcher Deming Chen and CSL researcher Wen-mei Hwu.
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Chen's Inspirit IoT startup making waves in industry, academia

09/13/2018 - 09:00   Inspirit IoT, a startup company co-founded by CSL's Deming Chen to advance smart sound and smart vision applications, recently secured late-seed funding from Beijing-based Senscape Technologies.
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Sanders named interim director

09/13/2018 - 08:45   William H Sanders has been named interim director of the Discovery Partners Institute (DPI), a new world-class innovation center led by the U of I System.
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Researchers have great showing in emotion recognition challenge

07/29/2018 - 10:00   .ADSC researchers have been celebrating successes in emotion recognition for several years, including ranking among the best globally in facial expression recognition and commercializing recognition technology.
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Illinois launches major cybersecurity initiative in Singapore

01/11/2018 - 04:45   The new initiative, funded by the National Reseach Foundation, will work to make information systems both trustworthy and secure.

ADSC receives grant to develop UAS safety-security guidelines

12/07/2017 - 03:45   Monitoring dynamic factors, such as flight plans, weather, civil events and building model updates, are essential to ensuring UAS operation safety.
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Sanders testifies at Congressional hearing on resiliency

10/27/2017 - 06:45   ECE Department Head and ADSC researcher William H. Sanders speaks to Congress about electric grid and cyber resiliency.

ADSC, Illinois researchers win DAC-IoT competition with low-cost audio security system

08/08/2017 - 09:41   Researchers teamed up with startup Inspirit IoT to develop a low-cost, audio-based security system that can alert a central command center when trouble breaks out.

Researchers win best paper at sensor networks conference

07/12/2017 - 10:09   The research promotes securing the power grid using natural timestamps in the power grid’s frequency fluctuations sensed from the powerline electromagnetic radiation (EMR).
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ADSC researchers help solve Sentosa resort queue challenges

06/08/2017 - 05:42   In hopes of reducing the frustration of lines, ADSC researchers are partnering with Sentosa, an amusement resort off Singapore’s southern coast, to dramatically decrease the time guests spend waiting for shuttle busses.
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CyberSAGE aids in security assessment of critical infrastructure systems

04/24/2017 - 04:52   The tool allows security analysts to make practical and informed decisions about the security of their critical infrastructure system, such as a smart power grid.
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Researchers optimize air conditioning units for max efficiency

03/07/2017 - 04:04   By using new technology developed by ADSC and a Singapore air-conditioning company, companies could save thousands of dollars per month on their energy bills.

ADSC feature matching technology recreates 3-D images

02/23/2017 - 08:42   ADSC researchers are developing technology that can build virtual 3D replicas out of moving 2D images, even when the images contain similar textures and sizes.
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Portable noise monitoring technique aims to identify and map out noise pollution

09/01/2016 - 06:39   An ADSC team uses microphones attached to vehicles to measure urban noise.
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Ampotech offers a new way to easily monitor electricity usage

07/12/2016 - 08:48   ADSC researchers have developed a technology that allows facilities to monitor their electricity usage without making major modifications to electrical distribution panels.
ADSC emotion recognition technology

Newly developed software can interpret emotions in real time

07/06/2016 - 10:40   The system tracks facial expressions to determine the emotions of individuals through video.
Yuduo Zheng

Image recognition software supports sushi buffet chain in Singapore

06/02/2016 - 10:54   ADSC researchers are using object detection and classification algorithms to assist with automatic image recognition.