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The Coordinated Science Laboratory Student Conference (CSLSC) is a student-organized annual flagship event of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The conference is held at the university campus and gathers scientists from academia and industry to discuss cutting-edge research problems from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

The 15th CSLSC will be held in Champaign, Illinois, on February 26-28, 2020, and will feature invited talks and keynote speakers, regular papers presented in poster sessions, as well as technical sessions on selected topics. Social events such as receptions, banquets and lunches are also included to give guests the opportunity to exchange ideas and network.

Plenary Speaker – Dr. Eyal Ofek, Microsoft Research


Plenary Speaker: Dr. Eyal Ofek

Technical Sessions and Speakers


MLSP Speaker: Dr. Michael Picheny

HPC Speaker: Dr. Richard Vuduc

Dr. Michael Picheny – Machine Learning for Signal Processing Session

Dr. Richard Vuduc – High Performance Computing Session


HICB Speaker: Dr. Sridevi V. Sarma

DCO Speaker: Dr. Alex Olshevsky

Dr. Sridevi V. Sarma – Health Informatics and Computational Biology Session

Dr. Alex Olshevsky – Decision, Control, and Optimization Session

Demonstration Sessions


For more information about the different sessions at the conference, please visit the Conference Program section.

Conference Topics

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Machine Learning
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Computer Vision
  • Neural Networks
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • High Dimensional Statistics
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Optimization
  • Computational Social Sciences
  • Graphical Models
  • Game Theory
  • Statistical Inference
  • Computer Vsion
  • Image Processing
  • Video Processing
  • Speech and Audio Processing
  • Information-theoretic Signal Processing
  • Decision and Control
  • Control – Robust, Nonlinear, Adaptive
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Decentralized Control Systems
  • Detection and Estimation
  • Bioinformatics
  • Medical Imaging
  • Healthcare
  • Neuroscience
  • Systems Biology
  • Computational Biology
  • Robotics
  • Communication Efficiency
  • Performance Modeling
  • GPU Programming
  • Parallel Algorithms
  • Numerical Tools

Important Dates

For the conference timeline, please visit the Call For Abstracts section.



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Contact Us

For more information, please contact the general co-chairs, Suryanararyana Sankagiri or Vaishnavi Subramanian.