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New data-driven global climate model provides projections for urban environments

Researchers take a closer look at how climate change affects cities.

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Small imperfections can have significant impact on origami metamaterials

New research explores how slight deviations from a perfect design would impact the functionality of these metamaterials.

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CEE at Illinois Modernization Project

Learn about the new Hydrosystems Lab and Smart Bridge.

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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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