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January 2019

Professor Marcelo Garcia and Hao Luo are part of a group of researchers working to mitigate the effects of extreme weather events on cities. The team recently received a grant to initiate their project, which aims to more accurately predict extreme weather events and reduce impacts at the neighborhood level. READ MORE


The Terracon Foundation announced a $100,000 grant to CEE at Illinois for a new geotechnical laboratory planned as part of the CEE Modernization effort. The hands-on instructional laboratory honors those who built the geotechnical engineering program at the university, including Karl von Terzaghi, Ralph B. Peck and Don U. Deere. READ MORE


Assistant Professor Ahmed Elbanna has received the 2019 Journal of Applied Mechanics Award for the paper “On the role of the plaque porous structure in mussel adhesion: implications for adhesion control using bulk patterning.” The award is given to honor the best paper which has been published in the Journal during the previous two years.  READ MORE


Professor Arif Masud has been awarded the 2019 G. I. Taylor Medal by the Society of Engineering Science in recognition of “sustained and outstanding research contributions to the area of fluid mechanics.” He is cited for "contributions to the theory of Stabilized and Variational Multiscale Methods in Computational Fluid Dynamics and their widespread adoption and utilization in industry and at national laboratories.” READ MORE


Assistant Professor Jinhui Yan has received the 2018 Haythornthwaite Foundation Research Initiation Award from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Selected by the executive committee of the Applied Mechanics Division of ASME, the award is bestowed in recognition of excellence in theoretical and applied mechanics research. READ MORE


T.H.E. Conference (February 26-27, 2019)
CEE Spring Job Fair (February 28, 2019)
Engineering Open House (March 8-9, 2019)
CEE Alumni Dinner (March 14, 2019)
Structural Engineering Conference (April 11, 2019)
CEE Awards Convocation (April 13, 2019)
EES Spring Symposium (April 19, 2019)