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Ph.D. Final Defense – Alessandro Contento
Modeling of Hurricane-Storm Surge Occurrences and Analysis of their Financial
Advisor: Professor Paolo Gardoni
Date: Wednesday, November 11th, 10:00 am
Location: Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 852 8818 6639
Password: 831949


NPRE is hosting an info session for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on their High Energy Density Physics Summer Internship Program.  Alumni from NPRE and Physics will be presenting.  It’s a great program, open to both undergrads and grads. 

Wednesday, Nov. 4th, 5:00 – 5:50 p.m., NPRE is hosting an info session on Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and their High Energy Density Physics (HEDP) Summer Internship program.  The presentation is being given by alumni from the NPRE and Physics departments at UIUC.


LEED Green Associate (GA) Training - Webinar and Online self-paced options:

I will be offering live webinars that can be streamed on any of the following dates:

November 7 2020 – 3:00PM – 7:30PM EST

November 19 2020 – 5:00PM – 9:30PM EST

December 5 2020 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST

December 18 2020 – 3:00PM – 7:30PM EST

Here are the slides from the Virtual Lunch and Q&A with the DGS from today 10/26/2020.

There was a question about the job fair for spring and how many companies they will have. The spring fair is always smaller than the fall fair. We had 90 companies this fall and we have spots for 75 in the spring (which is typically for an in-person fair as well)


Lendlease is hosting a virtual jobsite tour of one of our high-rise tower construction projects in downtown Chicago.  We would like to invite University of Illinois students to join us online for an hour on Friday, October 30th, at 2:00pm (Central Time).  Hosted live by the Sr Superintendent on the project, attendees will receive a real inside perspective and questions will be greatly encouraged.  We hope you  can attend!   Please rsvp at


The ACI Student Chapter at UIUC is holding its second general meeting on October 29, 2020, at 6:00 pm virtually over zoom. Brant Jones, P.E., S.E., will be holding a session on "Innovations in the Concrete Rehabilitation of Navigation Locks."

Please join Prof Jeff Roesler, Director of Graduate Studies for a Q&A session with the DGS on Monday, Oct 26 at noon on Zoom. He will discuss what's happening in the dept (new building update) as well as give info about what we know about next semester and then open it up for your questions.

Phone one-tap:     US: +13126266799,,88338963453# or +14703812552,,88338963453#

PhD Final Defense – Jamie V. Clark
Optimization of Cellular Concrete for Impact Resistant Infrastructure
Advisor: Professor David Lange
Date: Monday, November 2, 2020 at 9:00 am
Location: Zoom ID: 871 4496 6155 Passcode: 961623


Kittelson & Associates, Inc. a transportation engineering and planning firm with 26 offices across the United States, with an upcoming opportunity for any of your students who might be interested.