Investiture Ceremony for Professor Paolo Gardoni

Dean Rashid Bashir and The Grainger College of Engineering announce the Investiture of… Paolo Gardoni as the Alfredo H. Ang Family Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Public Ceremony at 4:00 PM 1310 Yeh Center, Newmark Laboratory 205 N. Mathews Avenue, Urbana, Illinois Reception immediately following Yeh Center Atrium

Investiture Ceremony for Professor Arif Masud

Dean Rashid Bashir and The Grainger College of Engineering announce the Investiture of… Arif Masud as the John and Eileen Blumenschein Professor in CEE Monday, May 9, 2022 Public Ceremony at 4:00 PM National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Auditorium 1205 West Clark Street, Urbana, Illinois Reception immediately following NCSA Lobby  

Yan named 2022-23 Levenick iSEE Teaching Fellow

Assistant professor Jinhui Yan has been selected as a 2022-23 Levenick Teaching Sustainability Fellow by the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE). Yan joins seven other faculty members as part of this year’s cohort, which hails from across the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus — and beyond. One of the fellows represents a collaboration with the Zhejiang University […]

Setting the bar for longer-lasting bridges

By McCall Macomber, Illinois Center for Transportation Illinois will receive $1.4 billion to repair its bridges in President Biden’s five-year, $27 billion Bridge Formula Program, which is designed to replace, repair and rehabilitate bridges across the nation. The program will supplement Gov. JB Pritzker’s $45 billion “Rebuild Illinois,” an ongoing six-year plan to improve the […]

New approach to flexible robotics and metamaterials design mimics nature, encourages sustainability

Article from CEE website. A new study challenges the conventional approach to designing soft robotics and a class of materials called metamaterials by utilizing the power of computer algorithms. Researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Technical University of Denmark can now build multimaterial structures without dependence on human intuition or trial-and-error to produce […]

Lombardo wins NSF CAREER Award

CEE assistant professor Franklin T. Lombardo has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award. Lombardo will work to advance thunderstorm risk assessment in a structural and wind engineering context. CAREER awards, administered under the Faculty Early Career Development Program, are the NSF’s most prestigious form of support and recognition for junior faculty who […]