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Google's 'Security Princess' a hacker's nightmare (The News-Gazette)
October 24, 2014 -- "It was easy to see the potential in (Google Security Princess Parisa Tabriz) when she was a graduate student," said Nikita Borisov, UI professor of electrical and computer engineering and her graduate adviser. Go to article

VanBlaricum receives Lou Liay Spirit Award (The Daily Illini)
October 23, 2014 -- This year, the University of Illinois Alumni Association endowed its Lou Liay Spirit Award to Michael L. VanBlaricum(BSEE '72, MSEE '74, PhD '76). Go to article

University of Chicago partners with University engineers to promote startup development (The Daily Illini)
October 23, 2014 -- Already, 25 seniors in electrical and computer engineering, as well as 15 students from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, have signed on to participate in the new partnership between Engineering at Illinois and the University of Chicago?s Chicago Innovation Exchange. Go to article

Alum wants the world to know about UI contributions to everyday life (The News-Gazette)
October 22, 2014 -- URBANA - What do forced-air heating, the plasma screen and aerosol whipped cream have in common? While no secret among scientific circles, one University of Illinois alumnus said that, in general, people aren't aware that these inventions and many others that affect our everyday lives took shape on the UI campus. Michael VanBlaricum said that's about to change with the Illinois Distributed Museum. Go to article

Snapchat leaks approximately 98,000 pictures, videos (The Daily Illini)
October 21, 2014 -- As the Internet takes on a larger role in daily life, University electrical and computer engineering professor Michael Bailey said the way we collect and store information about ourselves is becoming less private. Go to article

ECE dedicates new building; Quinn speaks (The Daily Illini)
October 13, 2014 -- The new Electrical and Computer Engineering Building held its dedication ceremony Friday in Grainger Auditorium to showcase the finalized project to University members. Go to article

U. of Illinois opens new engineering building (The Bloomington Pantagraph)
October 11, 2014 -- The University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign campus has opened a new $95 million Electrical and Computer Engineering Building. Go to article

UI colleagues praise LED pioneer (The News-Gazette)
October 11, 2014 -- He wasn't there in person, but Nick Holonyak Jr. was a featured star at the dedication of the new University of Illinois Electrical and Computer Engineering building on Friday. Go to article

Recording of ECE Building Dedication (The News-Gazette)
October 10, 2014 -- Officials gather on October 10th, 2014, to dedicate the new Electrical and Computer Engineering Building at the University of Illinois. Go to article

University of Illinois Researchers Develop New Way to Assess Freshness and Effectiveness of Whole Blood (
October 10, 2014 -- At the University of Illinois (UI), researchers have developed a new method to assess the freshness and clinical effectiveness of whole blood. Go to article

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