Professors like Rohit Bhargava know that tomorrow’s engineers will have to work across multiple fields to really be effective. Students from eight different disciplines work with him to fight cancer using nanotechnology. And two multimillion-dollar student training programs make sure that attitude is integrated into their education as well. See us in action by visiting campus
The $100-million dollar Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative is perfectly suited Engineering at Illinois, where the smartest people meet a uniquely Midwestern culture of collaboration and approachability. We’re focusing the Grainger Initiative on two fields that require experts from many fields to collaborate—Bioengineering and Big Data. We’re looking for new faculty to join the initiative.
The breadth and depth of knowledge in Engineering at Illinois makes it easy to find the expert in any given field. And experts who are ready to work across fields. Search for an individual or topic and let's change the world together.
Engineering students need to do more than learn equations and techniques. They need to identify the passions that motivate them and the personal skills to pursue those passions. The Illinois First-Year Experience (IEFX) helps every Engineering at Illinois student do just that. It’s the only program of its kind at an engineering program of our size. Learn more about the first-year experience.
The Engineering at Illinois family includes 80,000 alumni around the globe. One of them is even going around the globe as we speak. Astronaut Mike Hopkins is currently a flight engineer on board the International Space Station. Share your Illinois engineering story with us.
The College of Engineering at Illinois is among the world's most prestigious and largest engineering institutions, with undergraduate and graduate programs ranked in the Top Five nationally and internationally.
Renowned faculty and exceptional students are drawn to Engineering at Illinois because of our global reputation for leadership in research and education. The Illinois environment offers a distinctive combination of academic rigor within a uniquely Midwestern culture of collaboration and approachability.