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Civil and Environmental Engineering
November 2016

Megan Konar is part of a multi-institution interdisciplinary research group that has been awarded a four-year, $3 million grant from the NSF’s Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems program to study the connections between food production, energy production and water supply in the United States.  READ MORE


In August 2016, catastrophic flooding inundated southern Louisiana and resulted in 13 deaths, mass evacuations and extensive property damage. Tim Stark received a CEE Rapid Response grant that funded a visit to the affected areas, where he surveyed the damage and examined the performance of public infrastructure. READ MORE


CEE at Illinois is leading the way in developing safe water and sanitation solutions for a sustainable future. The College of Engineering's news team explores the problems, the solutions, the professors and students involved, and the way Illinois researchers are working to make water safe and sustainable no matter the location. READ MORE

Civil undergrad program tops US News rankings

The latest rankings from US News and World Report put CEE at Illinois at the top of the list for undergraduate civil engineering programs. Congratulations to our faculty, students and staff, as well as our outstanding alumni, whose leadership in their profession is a big part of why we get so much recognition! See the links at the bottom of this newsletter for additional ranking information.

Upcoming Events

Final Exams Begin (Dec. 9) 
CEE December Graduation Reception (Dec. 17)
Engineering Convocation (Dec. 17)
Instruction Begins (Jan. 17)
ECS Career Fair (Feb. 7-8)
Spring Job Fair (Feb. 23)
Alumni Dinner (Mar. 8)