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ECE ILLINOIS offers first Big Data class for undergrads

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ECE Illinois has a story about the new Big Data class being offered by, among others, Prof. Makela and Prof. Kamalabadi.  The full story can be found here.

Near-space study helping to predict storms

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Prof. Makela's research on tsunami monitoring using the ionosphere as a sensor is summarized in this College of Engineering article.

Students design device that will feel the heat

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Students in ECE Illinois' Senior Design Laboratory course, taught by Prof. Makela have developed a new sensor useful for protecting firefighters from extreme heat.  The full story can be found here.

New research site for African skies

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Prof. Makela's research group recently installed new instrumentation at the Oukaïmeden Observatory in Morocco.  The full story from ECE Illinois can be found here.

University students "spoof" to increase security of power grid, other applications

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The research RSSS graduate student, Thomas Gehrels, is conducting on mitigating GPS spoofing threats is summarized in this article by the Daily Illini.