PhD Defense – Samuel Rivera

Guiding Green Stormwater Infrastructure Planning Through Socio-Ecological Vulnerability: A Framework for Integrated and Spatially Scalable Prioritization of Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Urban Areas

Adviser: Adjunct Professor Barbara Minsker

Co-Adviser: Research Assistant Professor Arthur Schmidt

Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Newmark CE Lab, Room 2312

PhD Final Defense – Lauren H. Logan
Integrating Thermoelectric Power Generation Operations with Aquatic Ecosystem Sustainability
Advisor: Dr. Ashlynn S. Stillwell
Date: Tuesday, April 3rd, 9:30 am
Location: Newmark, Quade Lounge (1220 H)


The Writers Workshop has several openings for graduate writing consultants for Fall 2018. Our graduate consultants normally receive 33%, 25%, or 17% assistantships which require 13, 10, or 7 hours a week, respectively. Other requirements include a two-day orientation in August and 5 staff meetings during the semester.

PhD Final Defense - Kyle Michelson

Long-range extracellular electron transport by dissimilatory metal-reducing bacteria across a physical separation

Environmental Engineering

Advisor: Professor Charles Werth

Date: Friday March 30th, 1:00 pm

Location: Grainger Library Room 329

PhD Final Defense – Qian Dang
Understanding linkages between trade and water resource
Advisor: Professor Megan Konar
Date: Monday, April 2nd, 8:00am
Location: Grainger Library Room 329

PhD Final Defense – Derek Kozak
Seismic Behavior and Design of Integral Abutment Bridges in Southern Illinois
Advisors: Professor Larry Fahnestock and Professor James LaFave
Date: Thursday, March 29th, 2018, 10:00 am
Location: Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, Quade Conference Room


The 19th UIUC Structural Engineering Conference scheduled to be held at the I-Hotel on April 4th, 2018 is sponsoring a Best Poster Award during the conference. The award is open to all UIUC structural engineering graduate students. The poster size should be 48in. x 36in. and should present the student’s own research. The student should be the lead author and presenter of the poster. Students are expected to be present next to their posters at the conference during lunch time and coffee breaks. All non-UIUC conference attendees will be asked to cast their votes for the best poster.

Design Engineer position open at V3/Williams Creek Consulting. See attached for more info


Click here to watch the Traylor Bros. Underground Construction Video!

Please see attached info from HBC Engineering Co.about an available opportunity for a Transportation Engineer in their Miami, FL office.