CEE at Illinois has always been a leader in advancing research in a world where increasing population, demand, and urbanization create constant change in the environment and challenges to the civil engineer. CEE students have ample opportunity to participate in research.
Civil engineering is a discipline in which on-the-job research, investigation, and laboratory research play a major role. CEE at Illinois conducts cutting-edge research with immediate, significant benefit to society. Graduate and undergraduate students actively participate with faculty in conducting basic and applied research in design, construction, and repair of infrastructure; the search for solutions to the clean water needs of developing and developed societies; the design, testing and improvement of our transportation infrastructure and systems; and many other areas.
Click the options below to see just a selection of the many research projects in the department:
IDEALS (Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship) - contains selected publications, presentations and research from faculty, researchers and graduate students
Research Highlights 2013-2014 - a booklet highlighting a few of the many research projects undertaken within the department during 2013-2014
Research Highlights 2012-2013 - a booklet highlighting a few of the many research projects undertaken within the department during 2012-2013