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Brad Petersen
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1066 ECE Building
306 N. Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 244-6376
bradp@illinois.edu

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Meg Dickinson
Communications Specialist
1068 ECE Building
306 N. Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 300-6664
megd@illinois.edu

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Environmental Almanac: Local action on global warming (The News-Gazette)
September 28, 2014 -- Don't forget the upcoming dedication of the first zero-net energy facility at the UI, the new Electrical and Computer Engineering Building. Go to article

ECE Building roof structures explained (The News-Gazette)
September 26, 2014 -- News-Gazette columnist Tom Kacich explains the structures on the ECE Building's roof in Tom's Mailbag for Sept. 26, 2014. Go to article

Breaches of trust (The News-Gazette)
September 26, 2014 -- ECE faculty members Michael Bailey and Nikita Borisov weigh in on data breaches of financial information. Go to article

Top-ranked department receives new building (The Daily Illini)
September 24, 2014 -- Since the first day of the semester, faculty and students have been able to step foot into the newest contribution to the North Quad: the upgraded Electrical and Computer Engineering Building. Go to article

Heartbleed researcher disputes attacks timeline reports (CBRonline.com)
September 10, 2014 -- Michael Bailey, an associate professor at the University of Illinois, one of the researchers behind a recent paper on the Heartbleed Open SSL bug ... told CBR that people should be cautious when interpreting the results. "While we say we did not see evidence, we mean precisely that and only that. We did not see any," he said. "That does not mean that there wasn't any use by attackers." Go to article

Environmental Almanac: Promising events coming right up (The News-Gazette)
September 7, 2014 -- Friday, October 10, 1:00 p.m. 306 North Wright Street, Urbana: Dedication ceremony for the new building that's home to the UI Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the largest net-zero energy building of its kind in the U.S. Go to article

Study finds stored blood loses functionality with age (FoxNews.com)
September 5, 2014 -- Researchers have found that even stored human blood is not immune to the effects of aging. In a study published by Scientific Reports, a University of Illinois team of researchers, led by ECE Associate Professor Gabriel Popescu, found that the longer blood is stored, the stiffer it becomes, leading to a decrease in functionality. Go to article

Popescu's research mentioned in story about neural networks (Singularityhub.com)
September 4, 2014 -- A video from Associate Professor Gabriel Popescu's team has been featured in a story about neural networks. Go to article

New ECE Building uses space as educational component (Inside Illinois)
September 4, 2014 -- High-tech thinking is ingrained in every inch of the new Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, but it?s the cavernous spaces that catch the untrained eye. Go to article

Students find lots to like in new ECE building (The News-Gazette)
August 26, 2014 -- The "Daily Byte" cafe isn't open yet. There are still a few holes instead of trees outside. Equipment is piled up in some rooms, and one entrance reads "Keep Out." None of that seemed to matter Monday to University of Illinois students enjoying their first day of classes in the $95 million Electrical and Computer Engineering building, decades in the making and just about complete. Go to article

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