Prof. Yurii Vlasov elected to National Academy of Engineering
Yurii A Vlasov, Founder Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. He is recognized for his contributions to the development and commercialization of silicon photonics for optical data communications.
Engineering News | February 10, 2021
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
Engineering 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)
Engineering 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.
Engineering News | October 1, 2019
Strong ties endure between Grainger Engineering and ROTC at Illinois
Amid technological advances in both engineering and the U.S. Military, a new generation of young leaders at Illinois combines these programs to meet evolving demands in the Digital Age.
Engineering News | May 27, 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.
Engineering 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
Engineering News | April 15, 2019