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Entrepreneurship played key role in student experience

A team project on sidewalk repair cost estimates during a required course for first-year CEE students led to a startup focused on automating civil engineering inspections.

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Truck platooning moving freight into the future

Joint project will seek the optimal platoon design to minimize fuel consumption, roadway damage.

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CEE introduces new tracks with focus on data science

New undergraduate certificate option and non-thesis Master's track combine data science, CEE core disciplines.

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Learn about CEE's new building and smart bridge

New facilities include technology-enhanced classrooms, labs and collaborative spaces.

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Why Choose CEE at Illinois?

Engineering students

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. A top-ranked program with distinguished faculty, CEE at Illinois prepares students to tackle some of society's biggest challenges:

  • Ensuring clean air, safe drinking water and sanitation;
  • Addressing our changing environment;
  • Protecting the population from natural and man-made hazards;
  • Designing a sustainable infrastructure that serves everyone;
  • Reimagining human and commodity traffic for an automated future;
  • And, of course, designing and constructing the world’s tallest buildings and most iconic bridges

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#2

Civil Engineering
graduate program
U.S. News & World Report (2022)

 

#3

Environmental Engineering graduate program
U.S. News & World Report (2022)

 

#1

Online Civil Engineering graduate program
U.S. News & World Report (2022)

 

#6

Civil and Environmental Engineering
undergraduate programs

U.S. News & World Report (2021)

U P C O M I N G   E V E N T S

June
18

CEE Faculty Lunch--Himalayan Chimney (Faculty Only)

Himalayan Chimney, 134 W. Church St., Champaign

11:30 AM

June
25

CEE Faculty Lunch--Bread Company

Bread Company, 706 S. Goodwin, Urbana

11:30 AM

September
23

CEE Fall Job FAir

Virtual

10:00 AM

Data Science + CEE Disciplines

New undergraduate certificate option and non-thesis Master's track
combine data science, CEE core disciplines.  

Undergraduate    Graduate

Research Conferences

CEE at Illinois hosts several research conferences throughout the year, bringing together scientists, academics, industry professionals and policy makers together for learning, collaboration and networking.

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Facts + Rankings

CEE at Illinois undergraduate and graduate programs are consistently ranked among the best in the nation. See our current rankings and other stats about our top department.

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