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Why Choose Illinois ECE?

Learn more about what sets us apart, and how you will contribute to our legacy.

NSF CAREER Awards

Six Illinois ECE faculty members have recently been named recipients of NSF CAREER Awards.

Nick Holonyak Jr., pioneer of LED lighting, awarded Queen Elizabeth Prize

Holonyak shares the prize with his former students and Illinois ECE alumni M. George Craford (MSEE ’63, PhD ’67) and Russel Dupuis (BSEE ’70, MSEE ’71, PhD ’72).

Illinois ECE Sending Lab Kits Worldwide to Support Remote Learning

Illinois ECE has sent more than 3,800 electrical and computer engineering lab kits around the world. The kits are aimed at helping all Illinois ECE students receive the tools they need to thrive in a remote learning environment.

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Why ECE at Illinois?

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Illinois offers a world-class education that allows students to master the fundamentals that will make them outstanding engineers. Learn more about what sets us apart, and how you might fit in our program.

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Upcoming Events

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October
27

Shoshana Zuboff - “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism”

https://just-infras.illinois.edu/

12:00 PM

November
4

To be announced at a later date

ECEB 1002 Grainger Auditorium

4:00 PM

November
11

To be announced at a later date

ECEB 1002 Grainger Auditorium

4:00 PM

October
27

ECE Explorations (200): ECESAC Town Hall

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/82447497363?pwd=ZTYyaHhvcFBxM3BTZ0tsTEJRV0VFUT09

5:00 PM

November
3

ECE Explorations (200): ECE Alumni Hardware Engineering Panel

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84217211750?pwd=WnpxMkVYK2Q4SmlEMG9MZGpIWDVPdz09

5:00 PM

November
10

ECE Explorations (200): Texas Instruments presents "Semiconductor industry impact on Internet of Things and Automation"

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/86535102931?pwd=Tzd3d3hldk92Y24vQlhWdUk5OFlZQT09

5:00 PM

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Stats & Rankings

Illinois ECE is consistently ranked among the top engineering programs in the world, with a reputation for excellence in education and research.

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G E N I U S

 

In small moments and in vast labs, genius happens here every day at Illinois ECE — thanks in no small part to all those who give generously to support our students and faculty. From big discoveries in nanotechnology to major advances in the expansive global networks that connect us, our innovations are more than the result of their vision. They’re the return on your investment. And a gift we share with the world.

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Research Centers & Groups

These incubators provide superior research capabilities in the fundamental engineering sciences and in collaboration with industrial and governmental laboratories.

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