Impact Day 2016

Impact Day 2016

A celebration of Engineering at Illinois' past, present, and future impact.

Engineering at Illinois' students, faculty, and alumni set the standard. We drive the economy, reimagine engineering education, and bring revolutionary ideas to the world.

We look toward the future and find ways to make it a reality. Leading the innovation of virtual reality. Designing tattoos to treat seizures. Protecting the nation's power system from cyber-attacks. Building safer global water systems. Converting algae to biofuel. Exploring fusion energy.

It's time to celebrate the impact we have on the world.

You are crucial to that success. Come celebrate this amazing impact with us on Friday, September 16, 2016.


Beckman Institute
405 North Mathews Avenue
Urbana, Illinois

Public Events

9:00 AM Breakfast Reception

10:00 AM Impact Celebration
Stories of our impact—past, present, and future

10:30 AM Hall of Fame Ceremony
Learn more about the five newest members of the Engineering at Illinois Hall of Fame and their inspiring contributions to the world.

4:30 - 6:00 PM
NCSA 30th Anniversary Celebration at NCSA- optional

Plus special events for Hall of Fame members and supporters of the Engineering Visionary Scholarship Initiative.

Year in Review

Engineering at Illinois and the community made an amazing impact on the world this year. A few highlights—