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Engineering department gets twice the space of former home (WCIA)
August 26, 2014 -- It's been two years, but the UI's electrical and computer engineering department has a new home. Go to article

New ECE Building on UI Campus (The News-Gazette)
August 26, 2014 -- Video from The News-Gazette features the new ECE Building and interviews with students. 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

U of I Opens New Electrical-Computer Engineering Building (Illinois Public Media)
August 25, 2014 -- The University of Illinois's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering began the fall semester Monday in a brand-new building. Go to article

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

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