The ECE Department is now accepting applications for the Siebel Scholars Program Class of 2018. Applications are due by 5 pm on Monday, June 12, 2017.

To be eligible candidates must have completed at least one (1) year at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is reasonably expected to have only one (1) year remaining in the PhD program.

 NPRE 498/598  Advanced Risk Analysis - Fall 2017


PhD Final Defense-Mei-Cheng Shih

Capacity Evaluation and Infrastructure Planning Techniques for Heterogeneous Railway Traffic Under Structured, Mixed, and Flexible Operation

Advisor: Christopher P.L. Barkan, PhD

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 4:00 p.m.

Location: Newmark Civil Engineering Building, Room 1220H



Whether it is your first or last year as a graduate student or somewhere in between, summer is often a great time to work on materials to help you prepare for the coming year.


The Graduate College offers a series of workshops to help graduate students and postdocs apply for fellowships, explore broad career options, conduct effective job searches, make connections in their chosen fields, and prepare for thesis deposit.

Our summer programs include:

Please see attachments for Engineering positions with the US Army Corps of Engineers


PhD Final Defense – Erhu Du

Assessing the Role of Human Behaviors in the Management of Extreme Hydrological Events: an Agent-based Modeling Approach

Advisors: Barbara Minsker and Ximing Cai

Date: Tuesday May 30, 1:00 pm

Location: Newmark 1311


To ensure that you receive Summer 2017 health coverage and benefits, please make sure you read the health coverage information online and take action as appropriate. 

It is important to remember that there are many different summer deadlines (cancellation, withdrawal, credit/no credit, add/drop classes, etc.) because students may attend different sessions of the summer term. If you are considering making changes to your summer registration, please check the registration deadlines for the parts of term in which you are registered.

For academic and registration deadlines for Summer 2017, visit the following websites:

Summer 2017 Refund Schedule Summer 2017 Withdrawal Schedule

Summer 2017 Academic Calendar

Zhejiang-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute (ZJUI)

Faculty Candidate Seminar


Inverse/Optimal Design of the Built Environments

Wei Liu

Ph.D. Candidate

School of Mechanical Engineering

Purdue University

Thursday, May 11, 2017

10:00 AM

1311 Newmark Civil Engineering Lab


Chicago Testing Laobratory, Inc. is recruiting for a paid summer internship program in the Chicago area. Please see attachment for more info.