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Undergraduate Opportunities

Make your mark

Research at Illinois affects the world. The LED. Electronic tattoos. A supercomputer. And as an undergraduate, you can be a part of this kind of discovery. You can start researching as early as freshman year. Your work, with faculty who are leaders in their fields, will help answer society’s toughest questions. Build valuable skills, work alongside engineering leaders, and change the world even before you graduate. That’s what we do at Illinois.


of our undergraduates participate
in groundbreaking research


interdisciplinary research projects
ongoing every semester

Research: Energy + Water + Urban Areas