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Short-term climate modeling forecasts drought for Southeast US

Researchers focus on short-term models that stress the urgency of drought risk.

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Examining the engineering impact of Port of Beirut explosion

Professor Youssef Hashash participates in team evaluating damage, collecting perishable data.

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CEE Online MS program ranked No. 1

For the second year in a row, CEE Online program receives top ranking from U.S. News & World Report

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CEE at Illinois Modernization Project

Learn about the new Hydrosystems Lab and Smart Bridge.

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We CU Community Engaged Scholars

We CU empowers students to make a positive impact in the community while building their resume/CV and enriching their university experience.  Track the service hours you are already doing through your academic or extracurricular activities, choose from a variety of available virtual opportunities, or develop a project that addresses a community need.   

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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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CEE Modernization Project

CEE at Illinois is upgrading and expanding its facilities and modernizing its curriculum to prepare our students to meet society's changing needs.

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