Graduate Blog

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October 14, 2019

George Leventis, Managing Director at Langan International, will present “Olympia Odos Motorway (EKPPT) A Greek Odyssey on the Peloponnesian Coast”. Friday 10/18 at 4:00pm in NCEL 2311. This seminar will be of broad interest to all CEE areas. This project is a finalist for the Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement, an award given annually by the ASCE in recognition of an exemplary civil engineering project. See more info on this project at Pizza provided.


October 11, 2019

Course announcement


October 11, 2019

Rebecca Andrus, a graduate student in Environmental Engineering, has advanced to the final round of the 2019 Research Live! competition!

We invite you to join us for the final event on Tuesday, October 22 from 4-6 PM at Stage 5 in the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts to see the final presentations. The event is free and open to the public, so we hope you’ll encourage your staff, faculty, and students in your department to come out and support Rebecca.

For more information about Research Live! and a full list of finalists please visit 

October 11, 2019

The Intel Corp team is planning to travel to UIUC to recruit graduate students. They will be giving a technical talk on October 24th followed by an information conversation with food and drinks. We plan to interview PhDs and MS candidates, as well as recent graduates for the “Resolution Enhancement Design Engineer Data Scientist” position.

They are looking for highly motivated individuals with strong educational background and solid technical and problem solving capabilities. Successful candidates will work on researching and developing microprocessor fabrication process for Intel’s next generation microprocessors using state-of-the-art tools and methods. We are considering PhD/MS candidates (with a minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0) majoring in the fields of EE, EE&CE, CBE, Chem, CS, MechSE, Mat. Sci., Physics, Biophysics, Math, Civil&Env, Aerospace, DS, statistics or similar. Please, find attached the corresponding flier.


October 10, 2019

HDR will be presenting at an ASCE General Meeting on Thursday October 17th, 2019 at 6pm in Newmark 2311. During this meeting, they are hoping to promote a company sponsored scholarship as well as open entry level positions, many of which are Transportation and Drainage/Wastewater positions.

Enclosed is list of upcoming open entry level positions across the country.