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AUDIO: new UI engineering building opens doors (WDWS)
August 25, 2014 -- The new Electrical and computer engineering building at the University of Illinois already has staff and students excited, and it's only the first day of classes. Phillip Kisubika toured the building and has this report. Go to article

Professor Emeritus Ahuja describes robots in 25 years (The News-Gazette)
August 24, 2014 -- Professor Emeritus Narendra Ahuja describes how robots will function in 25 years. Go to article

Smartphone Based Biosensors?Just What the mDiagnostician Ordered (Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News)
August 6, 2014 -- A wedge-shaped cradle and app for the iPhone that uses the phone's built-in camera and processing power a biosensor to detect toxins, proteins, bacteria, viruses, and various target molecules. ECE Professor Brian Cunningham led the team that developed it. Go to article

Boppart's device spots bacteria behind eardrum (Science 360 News Service)
July 22, 2014 -- This video explains technology developed by Professor Stephen Boppart that detects bacteria behind the eardrum. Go to article

Nanotech Taught To Area Teachers (WICD)
July 19, 2014 -- Local high-school science teachers are learning about nanotechnology on the Illinois campus this summer, with help from several ECE faculty members. Go to article

Big projects on pace on campus (The News-Gazette)
July 18, 2014 -- Story about construction on campus mentions the Electrical and Computer Engineering Building. Go to article

University of Illinois researchers demonstrate novel, tunable nanoantennas (Science Codex)
July 16, 2014 -- An ECE alumnus, student, and post-doc are involved in an Illinois research team that developed a novel, tunable nanoantenna that paves the way for new kinds of plasmonic-based optomechanical systems. Go to article

Stephen Boppart: Developing new optical imaging techniques for clinical use (SPIE)
July 15, 2014 -- Professor Stephen Boppart and his work are featured in this SPIE video. Go to article

The Hacker (Elle)
July 9, 2014 -- ECE Associate Professor Nikita Borisov describes his student, Google's top hacker Parisa Tabriz, as "highly motivated and driven," as well as someone who can connect with others. Go to article

IBM's Watson Is Out With Its Own Barbecue Sauce (NPR)
July 1, 2014 -- ECE Assistant Professor Lav Varshney is mentioned in a story on NPR's website, about IBM Watson's barbecue sauce. Go to article

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