Strategic Research Initiatives
The Grainger College of Engineering has always responded to the critical needs of society and continues to develop solutions for our global challenges. Our Strategic Research Initiatives support collaboration in high-impact research, as well as emerging areas. Funding and support for these programs seed our future success and drive new discoveries.
Toward an Illinois Center for 3D Spatial Packaging of Interconnected Systems with Physical Interactions (SPI2)
James Allison, Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
Machine-assisted scalable fabrication of ultrafast quantum photonic devices
Simeon I. Bogdanov, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Phononic materials for improved flight of next-generation air vehicles
Kathryn Matlack, Mechanical Science and Engineering