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Research

Research at Illinois ECE offers vistas of the future: smaller and faster devices, more robust software, smarter networks, more useful and less expensive biosensors, smarter algorithms, and more efficient renewable energy. Work within our department continues to push toward new discoveries and shape the future.

RESEARCH AREAS
Explore our core visionary research areas conducted by world-renowned ECE faculty in collaboration with colleagues, research groups, and students.

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CROSSCUTTING RESEARCH THEMES
Crosscutting themes draw experts from multiple areas, and across campus, to help solve the most pressing technological challenges of the day.

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FIND AN EXPERT
ECE has 100 faculty members working in a broad array of research areas. Use this expert search tool to locate faculty members researching specific topics.

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50+ RESEARCH CENTERS
Our faculty members lead and work in a variety of research centers around campus, where they collaborate with those in an array of other disciplines.

See a list of ECE-related research centers