About: ECE buildings and facilities

The following buildings house ECE classrooms, faculty offices, research groups, laboratories, or other resources.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Building

ECE Building

The ECE Building, which opened in the fall of 2014, is the home of ECE ILLINOIS’ administrative and advising offices, instructional labs, and several research groups. The building is designed to be the largest net-zero energy building of its kind.

Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

Beckman Institute

Beckman houses many ECE faculty offices and labs. Beckman's interdisciplinary research focuses on biological intelligence, human-computer intelligent interaction, and molecular and electronic nanostructures.

Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL)

Coordinated Science Laboratory

CSL is home to numerous ECE faculty offices and labs and has a proud 50-year tradition of interdisciplinary research focusing on VLSI, communications and control, signal processing, computer architecture and networks, space science, and remote sensing.

Engineering Hall

Engineering Hall

Engineering Hall is home to the College of Engineering. The building houses College administrators, classes, and conference rooms.

Everitt Laboratory

Everitt Laboratory

Everitt Lab, the former home of ECE ILLINOIS, houses the Fab Lab clean room where students learn about fabricating integrated circuits. It will soon be renovated and will become the home of the Bioengineering Department.

Grainger Engineering Library

Grainger Library

Located on the Bardeen Engineering Quad, Grainger is one of the largest and most sophisticated engineering libraries in the world.

Laboratory for Optical Physics and Engineering

Laboratory for Optical Physics and Engineering

The Laboratory has a distinguished history of developing new sources of coherent radiation and demonstrating novel laser spectroscopic techniques.

Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

The Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory is one of the nation’s largest and most sophisticated university-based facilities for semiconductor, nanotechnology, and biotechnology research.

National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

Photo of NCSA Servers

NCSA is the home of Telnet and the first graphical Web browser.

Research Park at the University of Illinois

University of Illinois Research Park

Research Park is home to industry leaders like Motorola, Caterpillar, and Science Applications International.  It also houses the University’s business incubator.

Thomas M. Siebel Center

Siebel Center

Opened in 2004, this state-of-the art building is home to the Computer Science Department.