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November 2017

Two CEE students visited Mexico City in the wake of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake that shook the city September 20. They gathered data on damaged buildings that researchers will use in the development of a system utilizing drones to help assess structural damage with the ultimate goal of speeding up post-disaster recovery efforts. READ MORE


Major floods and droughts receive a lot of attention in the context of climate change, but University of Illinois researchers analyzed over five decades of precipitation data from North America to find that changes in nonextreme precipitation are more significant than previously realized and larger than those in extreme precipitation. READ MORE


Associate Professor Mani Golparvar Fard has been named to Engineering News-Record’s first National Top 20 under 40 list. More than 400 names from around the country were reviewed by a panel of judges in order to create a national list of 20 individuals who are making an impact in the design and construction industries. READ MORE


CEE senior Enrique Aragon interviewed alumnus Tom Lum for the Summer 2017 issue of CEE Magazine. Lum designed the USS Arizona memorial which was built over the remains of the battleship sunk during the December 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. READ MORE


In September, a group of structural engineering graduate students traveled to Chicago for the 6th Annual Chicago Professional Weekend. Organized by the Structural Engineering Graduate Student Organization, the two-day event gave the students an opportunity to learn about the city from a structural engineering perspective. READ MORE


CEE Graduation Reception (December 23)
ECS Career Fair (February 7-8)
CEE Networking Night (February 21)
CEE Spring Job Fair (February 22)
Grad Recruiting Weekend (February 23-24)
T.H.E. Conference (February 27-28)
CEE Alumni Awards Dinner (March 8)