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Heartbleed researcher disputes attacks timeline reports (
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 (
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 (
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

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

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

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