11/06/2014 - 07:00 It looks just like a pair of sunglasses but it would actually help the blind avoid dangers. Called inSIGHT, the glasses will be a device that the blind or visually impaired can wear to help them detect obstacles hanging from above.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 systems09/04/2013 - 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.
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.
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.