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We do the impossible. Every day. Check out some recent highlights of our impact on global research, innovation, and engineering education.

Varshney featured in "The Age of AI," a YouTube original series
1.13.20
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Boppart and team develop label-free microscopic techniques to visualize extracellular vesicles in cancer
1.7.20
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PhotoniCare Announces FDA Clearance for First-In-Class Technology for Imaging the Ear
1.6.20
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New polymer material may help batteries become self-healing, recyclable
12.23.19
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For CRISPR, tweaking DNA fragments before inserting yields highest efficiency rates yet
12.23.19
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CSL researchers launch a new institute to use data science to improve decision-making of dynamical systems
12.19.19
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Single-molecule detection of cancer markers brings liquid biopsy closer to clinic
12.18.19
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Why Illinois Will Rule the Meatless Future
12.17.19
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Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs

 

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Best Online Master's in Civil Engineering Programs

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Best Online Master's in Mechanical Engineering Programs

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Best Online Master's in Industrial Engineering Programs.

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Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs for Veterans

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Overall ranking among undergraduate engineering programs

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Overall ranking among Graduate engineering programs

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Top 5 ranked engineering degree programs 

 

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$100 million Center for Networked Intelligent Components and Environments to drive smart, reconfigurable technologies

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Jump ARCHES partnership expands; endowment now exceeds $100 million

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Six Illinois researchers receive Presidential Early Career Award

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Grainger Engineering receives ASEE Bronze Award for Diversity

Illinois was among those Bronze Recipients who also earned “exemplar” status—the highest distinction for diversity work given by the national society this year.

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