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Microscopic-scale observations simplify how scientists describe fault behavior

In a new study, researchers show how this simplification may lead to better earthquake prediction.

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Driving electric vehicles forward in US, Illinois

Assistant professor Eleftheria Kontou focuses on transport electrification to help meet greenhouse gas emission goals.

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Tessum wins NASA Early Career Faculty Award

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Civil and environmental engineers are at the forefront of solving some of the most pressing issues facing society, and CEE at Illinois is training the next generation of experts.

Undergraduate Program

The CEE at Illinois undergraduate program is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation. Here, undergraduates will find a supportive, welcoming environment where they can engage directly with faculty, conduct hands-on research, participate in CEE-related student organizations and connect with a robust alumni network. CEE at Illinois is a premiere program for those interested in making a positive, tangible impact on society.

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Graduate Program

CEE at Illinois offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in a variety of specialized areas. From autonomous vehicles to environmental microbiology and everything in-between, opportunities abound to conduct cutting-edge research that has a real-world impact. Thanks to our top-ranked program known around the world for its excellence, CEE at Illinois graduates are in high demand and primed to become leaders in their field. 

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U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT RANKINGS

#3

Civil Engineering
Undergraduate Program

#5

Environmental Engineering
Undergraduate Program

#2

Civil Engineering
Graduate Program

#3

Environmental Engineering
Graduate Program

#1

Online Civil Engineering Master's Program

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Ask a Professor: Hurricane Winds

News | September 30, 2022

Garcia elected AGU Fellow

News | September 20, 2022

U P C O M I N G   E V E N T S

October
5

PhD Final Defense for Mohamed Abdelmeguid

Newmark-Quade Conference Room, NCEB

12:00 PM

October
6
October
6

Backpack to Briefcase: Negotiating Salary and Job Benefits

1310 Yeh Center, Newmark Lab

5:30 PM

October
8

CEE Tailgate

Lot 31, across from Memorial Stadium

4:30 PM