The Future Starts Now

Six of CEE's newest faculty talk about what drew them to CEE Illinois, their research, and what the future holds for their field.

CEE alumnus critical to moon landing

CEE alumnus John C. Houbolt (1919-2014) is considered one of the unsung heroes of the Apollo 11 mission.

Modernization Plan website

Read latest updates, see named spaces, explore archive photos and more at


Student Welcome


Widely known for its friendly, welcoming atmosphere, CEE AT ILLINOIS is where you go to learn, study and conduct leading research in civil and environmental engineering.

  • Reputation for top rankings
  • Distinguished faculty
  • Cutting-edge research
  • Outstanding student recruitment
  • Career opportunities
  • Active Alumni

Rethinking Water as a Renewable Resource

CEE at Illinois is leading the way in developing safe water and sanitation solutions for a sustainable future.

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Upcoming Events

Undergrad Blog

09/13/19 - This course is designed to understand individual, societal and...
09/13/19 - HDR, is offering a scholarship to undergraduate seniors who are...
09/11/19 - Meet Engineering international and domestic students, faculty, and...

Graduate Blog

09/13/19 - This Wiki Page is a...
09/10/19 - University of Illinois Graduate College - Dissertation Travel Grants...
09/10/19 - SEGSO Chicago Professional Weekend 2019 The 8th Annual SEGSO...

Alumni Events

CEE Faculty Research Reception

September 9, 2019 - Chicago

CEE Tailgate

October 12, 2019 - Champaign

CEE Alumni Awards Dinner

March 12, 2020 - Chicago

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What's happening at CEE?

From research to awards, check out all the latest news from CEE at Illinois.

Grainger Matching Challenge

$25 Million Matching Challenge

The Grainger Matching Challenge will match all donations up to $25 million to Engineering at Illinois' undergraduate scholarship endowments until December 31, 2019.

Select the CEE Engineering Visionary Scholarship Fund option on our giving page, or call (217) 244-2364 to discuss options.

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