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Congratulations to the Illinois ECE Class of 2020

Illinois ECE Class of 2020 Graduates were celebrated during a Virtual Graduation Celebration held over Zoom May 17, 2020. More than 300 graduates, family members, faculty, and staff joined the virtual event from around the world.

Compound Semiconductor Research in the Fast Lane

An Illinois ECE research team is putting compound semiconductor research in the fast lane, setting the stage for significant strides in the industry that has wide-reaching impact on modern technologies. The impact will include switching to solid-state lighting for halving our lighting electricity usage, 5G communication for networked devices, and solar and wind farms for energy.

The Grainger College of Engineering and Carle Health demonstrate working prototype of emergency ventilator for COVID-19 patients

MAY 12, 2020

Belkin Works With The University Of Illinois On FlexVent™ Gas-Operated Ventilator In Response To The COVID-19 Crisis

Illinois RapidVent team are the experts who “guide the way” as Belkin announces they will produce at least 10,000 emergency ventilators based on the Illinois RapidVent design, pending FDA approval.


Campus Updates

All University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign visits have been suspended indefinitely in response to proactive policies instituted by our university to protect the health and welfare of all participants and attendees amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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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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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