Explore CS: December Sessions

**Sessions will be updated as they are scheduled, so make sure to check in frequently to discover more interesting research topics!

2 min readNov 30, 2020

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Professor Katherine Rose Driggs-Campbell


Katherine Rose Driggs-Campbell is a Professor in UIUC’s Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science Departments. Professor Driggs-Campbell focuses her research on developing tools for autonomous robotics, drawing from fields of human-robot interaction, optimization, learning & AI, and control theory. Professor Driggs-Campbell’s presentation with us is about designing interactive robots at the Human-Centered Autonomy Lab. Make sure to check out her presentation to learn more about the world of robotics!

Presentation slides

Premiere Date: Posted on 12/16. Click here to watch!

Professor Yan Tang


Yan Tang is a Professor of Linguistics at UIUC. He teaches a variety of high level Linguistic courses, including those involved with Machine Learning. Professor Tang has research interests ranging from speech perception and production in noise to robust automatic speech recognition. Professor Tang’s presentation focuses on speech intelligibility enhancement in non-ideal listening conditions, and the factors involved in speech modifications. Be sure to watch the presentation to learn more about speech intelligibility enhancement!

Presentation slides

Premiere Date: Posted on 12/30. Click here to watch!

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