Graduate Blog

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August 5, 2020

PhD Final Defense - Andrew Anderson

Improved Driven Pile Design and Construction Control: A Dynamic Load Test Program of Illinois Transportation Bridge Foundations with Machine Learning Insights

Advisor: James H. Long

Date: August 10th, 9:00 am



August 5, 2020

Announcing Terminal Live: Michigan v. UIUC

This Fall, Correlation One and Citadel are inviting students from UIUC, University of Michigan, and other top schools in the area to compete in Terminal Live: a games-based coding competition. Taking place between October 5 - 12, teams will be able to work remotely on their submissions for a week on their own schedules.

Terminal is an online platform where players compete by coding AI strategies (i.e., algorithms) that automate play of the game.

Click Here To Apply

August 4, 2020

PhD Final Defense – Vedhus Hoskere
Developing autonomy in civil infrastructure inspections through computer vision and graphics
Advisor: Professor Billie F. Spencer Jr.
Date: Monday August 17th, 2:00 pm


August 3, 2020

August 6 is the last day to add or drop (with a "W" recorded) a SF (12 week), S1 Independent Study, S2 (8 week), or S2B (4 week) course (Late Registration Form and department approval required). August 6 is also the last day to withdraw from ALL courses for the SF, S1 Independent Study, S2, or S2B terms if not also registered for S1 or S2A (4 week sessions) courses (Withdrawal/Cancellation Form and department approval required; ISSS approval also required for international students). All forms must be submitted to the Graduate College before 5 pm on Reading Day, August 6.

July 30, 2020

PhD Final Defense – Raul Tenorio
Photochemical Processes in Engineered Aquatic Systems for Remediation of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Algae Cultivation
Advisors: Professor Timothy Strathmann and Professor Jeremy Guest
Date: Thursday August 13th, 10:00 AM (CDT)
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