We do the impossible every day
CRISPR technology. Robotic prosthetics. Renewable water. Drone shipping. AR/VR enhancements. Flying to Mars. The research happening at The Grainger College of Engineering is changing our world. They are advances once only dreamed about. The world's brightest minds are at Illinois, tackling today’s toughest challenges. And they are building a better, cooler, safer tomorrow.
for total research expenditures among Colleges of Engineering (ASEE)
of our Assistant Professors win NSF CAREER Awards
Together, We Solve the Greatest Challenges
At Illinois, we we place great pride in our interdisciplinary work ethic. With top-ranked graduate programs across every department and discipline of engineering, we bring together the brightest minds in the world to solve the most pressing global challenges of our time. We share the common goal of providing superior research capabilities in the fundamental engineering sciences in collaboration with industrial and governmental laboratories. We also support undergraduate and graduate student education and enhance rapid technology transfer from the University to industry.
Centers, Labs, and Institutes
These incubators provide superior research capabilities in the fundamental engineering sciences and in collaboration with industrial and governmental laboratories. They also support undergraduate and graduate student education and enhance rapid technology transfer from the University to industry.
Projects Underway Every Semester
The Grainger College of Engineering offers so many benefits. Our size enables a breadth and depth of expertise that is hard to match. The tradition of excellence is exceptional - Plato, YouTube, PayPal, astronauts, entrepreneurs, city designers, scientists. And we’re incredibly proud of our interdisciplinary, friendly, hard-working culture.