PhD Final Defense – Dimitrios K. Fytanidis

Turbulence Structure and Flow Resistance in
Oscillatory Boundary Layer Flows

Advisor: Prof. Marcelo H. García

Date: Friday, August 14th 2020, noon

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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



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.

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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 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.

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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Whether you’re a student, a fan of Illini Athletics or just visiting campus, the Illinois App brings the University of Illinois to life at your fingertips. This early access release of the app features information about campus events, Illini sports and a number of resources for students including registering to vote, quick polls, MTD bus pass, dining hall menus, laundry services, and more. It also has a health section where students can monitor their COVID testing results.

The USGS is currently advertising for Hydrologist Pathways Recent Graduate positions in many of our locations throughout Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri. Please see the USAjobs link below for further details.

NOTE students graduating this December are also eligible to apply, in addition to those who graduated in the last two years.

PhD Final Defense – Jessica Boakye
Modeling the societal impact of natural hazards
Advisor: Professor Paolo Gardoni
Date: Tuesday August 4th, 9:00 am