ECE ILLINOIS - In the Media http://www.ece.illinois.edu/mediacenter/inthemedia.asp Media appearances for ECE ILLINOIS Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 CDT 5 Heartbleed researcher disputes attacks timeline reports (CBRonline.com) http://www.cbronline.com/news/security/heartbleed-researcher-disputes-attacks-timeline-reports-4367864 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." Jimmy Nicholls, cbronline.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 CDT Environmental Almanac: Promising events coming right up (The News-Gazette) http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2014-09-07/environmental-almanac-promising-events-coming-right.html 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. Rob Kanter, Environmental Almanac Sun, 7 Sep 2014 00:00:00 CDT Study finds stored blood loses functionality with age (FoxNews.com) http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/09/05/study-finds-stored-blood-loses-functionality-with-age/ 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. Fri, 5 Sep 2014 00:00:00 CDT Popescu's research mentioned in story about neural networks (Singularityhub.com) http://singularityhub.com/2014/09/04/experimental-rat-brain-fighter-pilot-may-yield-insights-into-how-the-brain-works/ A video from Associate Professor Gabriel Popescu's team has been featured in a story about neural networks. Arlington Hewes, Singularityhub.com Thu, 4 Sep 2014 00:00:00 CDT New ECE Building uses space as educational component (Inside Illinois) http://news.illinois.edu/ii/14/0904/ECE_building.html 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. Mike Helenthal, Inside Illinois Thu, 4 Sep 2014 00:00:00 CDT Students find lots to like in new ECE building (The News-Gazette) http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2014-08-26/students-find-lots-new-ece-building.html 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. Julie Wurth, The News-Gazette Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 CDT Engineering department gets twice the space of former home (WCIA) http://www.illinoishomepage.net/story/d/story/engineering-department-gets-twice-the-space-of-for/39495/oSddwjQU2UaP0D3XT1nxvg It's been two years, but the UI's electrical and computer engineering department has a new home. WCIA Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 CDT New ECE Building on UI Campus (The News-Gazette) http://www.news-gazette.com/video/2014-08-25/new-ece-building-ui-campus-2014.html Video from The News-Gazette features the new ECE Building and interviews with students. Heather Coit, The News-Gazette Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 CDT U of I Opens New Electrical-Computer Engineering Building (Illinois Public Media) http://www.will.illinois.edu/news/story/u-of-i-opens-new-electrical-computer-engineering-building The University of Illinois's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering began the fall semester Monday in a brand-new building. Jim Meadows (WILL) Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 CDT AUDIO: new UI engineering building opens doors (WDWS) http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2014-08-25/audio-new-ui-engineering-building-opens-doors.html 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. Phillip Kisubika, WDWS Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 CDT Professor Emeritus Ahuja describes robots in 25 years (The News-Gazette) http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2014-08-24/big-10-jeff-dalessio-aug-24-2014.html Professor Emeritus Narendra Ahuja describes how robots will function in 25 years. Jeff D'Alessio, The News-Gazette Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 CDT Smartphone Based Biosensors?Just What the mDiagnostician Ordered (Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News) http://www.genengnews.com/insight-and-intelligence/smartphone-based-biosensors-just-what-the-mdiagnostician-ordered/77900222/ 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. Kevin Mayer Wed, 6 Aug 2014 00:00:00 CDT Boppart's device spots bacteria behind eardrum (Science 360 News Service) http://news.science360.gov/archives/20140722 This video explains technology developed by Professor Stephen Boppart that detects bacteria behind the eardrum. Inside Science TV Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 CDT Nanotech Taught To Area Teachers (WICD) http://www.wicd15.com/news/top-stories/stories/nanotech-taught-area-teachers-10837.shtml Local high-school science teachers are learning about nanotechnology on the Illinois campus this summer, with help from several ECE faculty members. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:00:00 CDT Big projects on pace on campus (The News-Gazette) http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2014-07-18/big-projects-pace-campus.html Story about construction on campus mentions the Electrical and Computer Engineering Building. Julie Wurth, The News-Gazette Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 CDT University of Illinois researchers demonstrate novel, tunable nanoantennas (Science Codex) http://www.sciencecodex.com/university_of_illinois_researchers_demonstrate_novel_tunable_nanoantennas-137460 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. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 CDT Stephen Boppart: Developing new optical imaging techniques for clinical use (SPIE) http://spie.org/x108282.xml Professor Stephen Boppart and his work are featured in this SPIE video. SPIE Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 CDT The Hacker (Elle) http://www.elle.com/life-love/society-career/google-parisa-tabriz-profile-3 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. Clare Malone (Elle) Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:00:00 CDT IBM's Watson Is Out With Its Own Barbecue Sauce (NPR) http://engineering.illinois.edu/news/article/http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/07/01/327204491/ibms-watson-is-out-with-its-own-barbecue-sauce ECE Assistant Professor Lav Varshney is mentioned in a story on NPR's website, about IBM Watson's barbecue sauce. Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:00:00 CDT Top of the Morning: Beckman Institute (The News-Gazette) http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2014-06-30/top-morning-june-30-2014-archives.html ECE Professor Stephen E. Levinson and Associate Professor Gabriel Popescu were mentioned in The News-Gazette for their innovative work at The Beckman Institute. Michael Howie, The News-Gazette Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:00:00 CDT