The Future of Engineering

The Future of Engineering

Look at all our new engineers! We can't
wait to see them #DoTheImpossible.
Check out what 
they've been up to during Welcome Week. 

Illinois Chose Me

Opportunities to research, collaborate, and innovate are endless on our campus.
Join us in doing the impossible. Here at Illinois.

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Genome-editing proteins ride a DNA zip line

AE alum experiences success with online MS program

Illinois receives $18.7M to develop testbed for electronic grid security

New method to identify microscopic failure

Siebel study helps consumers identify the most water and energy efficient appliances​

Election Analytics 2016: Forecasting Presidential & Senate races with CS Prof Jacobson

Health Care Engineering Systems Center receives donated RoSS surgical robot

MatSE alumna Beth Keser is turning her problem-solving skills toward creating a new TV show

Congrats to Dr. Bill Gropp who was named acting director of NCSA

Prof Dankowicz chosen as new Associate Dean for Graduate, Professional and Online Education

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Engineering at Illinois Entrepreneurship

The Technology Entrepreneur Center (TEC) provides students and faculty with the skills, resources and experiences necessary to become successful innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders who tackle grand challenges and change the world.

TEC offers on campus and online courses and certificate programs and hosts outreach activities for students and alumni. TEC also administers the annual Cozad New Venture Competition and the Illinois Innovation Prize, among several other programs.

Discover Opportunities with TEC

Gifts in Action


Chase Duncan
BS, Computer Science

Before coming to Illinois, Chase dropped out of the 9th grade, worked hard at a community college, and was accepted as
a transfer student. While getting married
with a baby son along the way. Chase is a guy who is up for a challenge.

The Engineering Visionary Scholarship Initiative has made an immediate impact on the lives of hundreds of students. Support the EVS Initiative. Together we’ll change lives and change the world.

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