Sharing the beauty and wonder of physics: Physics professor Nadya Mason answers the Proust Questionnaire
Nadya Mason — Founding Director, Illinois Materials Research Science and Engineering Center — Born in New York City, New York — BS in Physics, Harvard University; PhD Physics, Stanford University
News | July 14, 2020
Illini 4000 continue annual trek for cancer research
“Illini 4000 enabled me to humanize the stories at the core of the disease, and I hoped the experience would serve as a motivational backdrop fueling my work as I headed to either med school or grad school.” —Viraat Goel (B.S. ’19, Bioengineering)
News | January 31, 2020
$100M partnership to drive smart, reconfigurable technologies
The Grainger College of Engineering—home to the Shanghai Ranking's #1 program in automation and controls—and Foxconn Interconnect Technology are partnering on a new $100 million Center for Networked Intelligent Components and Environments. The center, based on the university's campus in Urbana-Champaign, will serve as a global hub for the technology that will drive the manufacturing plants, medical environments, autonomous vehicles, and smart homes of the future.
News | October 1, 2019
New facility encourages campus collaboration through innovative design space
The Grainger College of Engineering is breaking ground on a brand new facility designed to encourage collaboration and support education through pedagogy experiments, classroom technologies, and professional development for the next generation.
News | May 1, 2019
Illinois Engineering to become The Grainger College of Engineering
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Engineering will become The Grainger College of Engineering, recognizing a new $100 million gift from The Grainger Foundation and more than $300 million in total support
News | April 15, 2019