Impact of imperfections on origami metamaterials

Imperfections hinder foldability, but increased stiffness may have benefits.

Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Construction Planned

Institute will be the first-of-its-kind, project lead says.

COVID-19 updates

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CEE at Illinois Modernization Project

Learn about the new Hydrosystems Lab and Smart Bridge.


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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.

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CEE Modernization Project

CEE at Illinois is upgrading and expanding its facilities and modernizing its curriculum to prepare our students to meet society's changing needs.

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Undergrad Blog

10/28/20 - Ph.D. Final Defense – Alessandro Contento Modeling of...
10/14/20 - Please see the following message from the UIUC PeaceCorps Recruiter...
10/12/20 - Dear students, The University of Illinois will be hosting...

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10/30/20 - Register for the Virtual Women Empowered in STEM (weSTEM) Conference...
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10/27/20 - NPRE is hosting an info session for Lawrence Livermore National...

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