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MAY 2020

 Vishal Verma and Haoran Yu
 
Illinois, Carle team up to design and produce PPE

A team of engineers, physicians, researchers and designers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carle Health has developed and launched production of a face shield for health professionals responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The team includes CEE at Illinois professor Helen Nguyen, associate professor Jeremy Guest, and assistant professors Roland Cusick, Vishal Verma and Shelly Zhang.  READ MORE

 
 
 
 
Civil Engineering Graduate Program ranks No. 1

The civil engineering graduate program at Illinois came in at number one in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings of Best Graduate Schools in the category, Best Engineering Schools: Civil. Illinois tied for first with the University of California at Berkeley. The department ranked fourth in the category, Best Engineering Schools: Environmental/Environmental HealthREAD MORE

 
 
 
 
Protecting a World Treasure from Floods: Florence, Italy

On November 4, 1966, a catastrophic flood struck Florence, Italy, after nearly eight inches of rain fell in a 48-hour period. Combined with already saturated soil and exacerbated by urban development, the deluge caused the Arno River to overflow and inundate the city. Thirty-eight people died, and an incalculable treasure of art, literature and archaeological artifacts was lost. READ MORE

 
 
 
 
CEE 2020 Alumni Award winners

The CEE Alumni Association selected four Distinguished Alumni Award winners and one Young Alumnus Achievement Award winner for 2020. Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize professional accomplishments or unique contributions to society by alumni of the department. The Young Alumnus/Alumna Achievement Award recognizes a recent graduate who has achieved distinction in his or her field. READ MORE

 
 
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News from our Research Centers
  • ICT: Drones, 360-degree cameras ‘modeling’ future of construction. READ MORE
  • ICT: CEE’s latest additions bring top-notch ideas. READ MORE
  • ICT: Keeping disasters at bay: Meidani offers multifaceted approach. READ MORE
  • RailTEC: Over a third of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association Educational Foundation 2020 scholarships were awarded to RailTEC students. READ MORE
  • RailTEC: Two RailTEC faculty are among the CEE at Illinois faculty ranked as excellent by their students. READ MORE
 
 

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