College of Engineering Convocation speaker announced
Corey Blumenthal, ECE ILLINOIS
4/6/2017 10:36:02 PM
The engineering convocation will be held Saturday, May 13 at 3:30 p.m. at the State Farm Center. Civil and Environmental Engineering alumnus, Wilber C. Milhouse III (BS 94, MS 95) will be the 2017 College of Engineering convocation speaker. Milhouse earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering (1994) and a master’s degree in structural engineering (1995) from Illinois.
In 2001, he founded Milhouse Engineering and Construction Inc. in Chicago, where he holds the position of President and CEO. Milhouse is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C. and Wisconsin. His firm has been featured on the list of Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For multiple times and his company received the Stellar Star Award at the National Organization of Minority Engineers’ Leadership Summit in 2016.
Milhouse inspires the Illinois family and Engineering community through his outstanding entrepreneurship, leadership and loyalty to his Alma Mater.