NIST grant funds wind research at Illinois

Researchers will develop sensors that measure pressure, wind and wind loading on structures during high-wind situations.

Why Modernize?

Learn about the effort to modernize CEE at our new website:

Fond memories lead young alumna to support CEE Modernization Plan

Find out what (and who) led Valerie Makri (BS 18) to support the CEE at Illinois Modernization Plan.


Student Welcome


Widely known for its friendly, welcoming atmosphere, CEE AT ILLINOIS is where you go to learn, study and conduct leading research in civil and environmental engineering.

  • Reputation for top rankings
  • Distinguished faculty
  • Cutting-edge research
  • Outstanding student recruitment
  • Career opportunities
  • Active Alumni

Rethinking Water as a Renewable Resource

CEE at Illinois is leading the way in developing safe water and sanitation solutions for a sustainable future.

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Upcoming Events

Undergrad Blog

11/08/19 - Students who are composing personal statements and statements of...
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11/08/19 - Mark your calendars as we look forward to celebrating International...

Graduate Blog

11/11/19 - I am writing to you on behalf of the Chicago Committee on High-Rise...
11/11/19 - The ability to craft an effective funding proposal can reap a...
11/11/19 - If you plan to designate a faculty hooder for the December Doctoral...

Alumni Events

CEE Graduation Reception

December 21, 2019 - Urbana

CEE Spring Job Fair

February 13, 2020 - Urbana

CEE Alumni Awards Dinner

March 12, 2020 - Chicago

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What's happening at CEE?

From research to awards, check out all the latest news from CEE at Illinois.

Grainger Matching Challenge

$25 Million Matching Challenge

The Grainger Matching Challenge will match all donations up to $25 million to Engineering at Illinois' undergraduate scholarship endowments until December 31, 2019.

Select the CEE Engineering Visionary Scholarship Fund option on our giving page, or call (217) 244-2364 to discuss options.

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