March 3, 2017
Become one of the U of I Tech Volunteers at Clark-Lindsey Village — a retirement community located just south of campus.
October 10, 2016
This year Informatics has selected a total of 11 students to work with 10 mentors on a variety of projects from across campus.
April 26, 2016
The CUC Fab Lab was featured in an April 25, 2016 article in the Daily Illini.
May 13, 2015
Informatics PhD Students, presented their educational interactive system for learning Tai Chi at the EPSY/ INFO 590 Open House and Demo Day, on May 6, 2015 in the IDEALL Lab.
August 27, 2014
Informatics and Art Education are collaborating on a new course this fall to be taught out of the CU Community Fab Lab on campus!
August 6, 2014
Julie Wurth, staff writer with The News-Gazette, recently published a blog post titled “A Paradise for Young Inventors“, covering the summer camps sponsored by the Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab. The Fab Lab is running camps and workshops throughout the summer for children (pre-teens and teens) on a variety of topics including robotics, game-driven 3D modeling, and wearable electronics. …
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May 30, 2014
Arshan Nasir, an Informatics PhD Student, is one of 29 students selected to receive the 2014-2015 Dissertation Completion Fellowship through the Graduate College. Arshan passed his preliminary exams in January 2014, and spent the Spring 2014 semester conducting research at the Universitié Paris-Sud, Institute Génétique et Microbiolgie as a recipient of the Chateaubriand Fellowship. He recently published a new article …
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March 3, 2014
David Tcheng, co-founder of the start-up One Llama, was recently interviewed by MIT Online Review regarding the development of smartphone technology to alert people of audible threats. The new app is called Audio Aware and it alerts users wearing headphones to potential hazards that they might otherwise not hear. In his interview, Tcheng explains: “It …
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February 11, 2014
Scott Nixon, an Informatics PhD student, attended the conference for International Plant & Animal Genome XXII in San Diego, CA from January 11-15, 2014. There he presented “Modifications in the gene expression of microglia following peripheral mycobacterium challenge“, as well as being co-author on a second presentation entitled “Characterization of the microglia transcriptome in IDO1 knockout and wild-type mice“. This was …
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