Engineering Programs





Students Launch UIC Chapter of Institute of Transportation Engineers
CME has a new student organization up and running! A packed house attended the first general body meeting of the UIC chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) in October. “The objective of the ITE-UIC student chapter is to bring together students related to transportation engineering at CME and beyond,” said Nabin Kafle, president of ITE-UIC. “We want to make students more interested in the Transportation Engineering program by conducting regular talks, seminars, and employment opportunities, while connected them to ITE district and scholarship opportunities.” The student chapter also offers free membership to ITE-UIC chapter, career guidance, networking events, field trips, conferences, and much more. “The transportation and logistics sector is facing huge challenges and opportunities at the same…
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ECE Students Help Introduce Engineering to Elementary Students
Photo by Pawel KonopkaStudents from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and their peers from every area of UIC’s College of Engineering hosted Mom, Me, and SWE on Nov.12 at UIC. The Society of Women Engineers’ (SWE) event is an outreach program for fifth-, sixth- and seventh-grade female students and their parents with the goal to expose young female students to engineering with hands on activities and to encourage the students to start thinking about engineering as a viable career path.More than 30 students and parents participated in the free event, which focused on Electrical and Computer Engineering. ECE students Stephanie Sagun, of Park Forest, Ill., and Megan Dague, of Fox Lake, Ill, provided an overview about the…
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Latino students at graduation. Photo taken by Roberta Dupuis-Devlin
$5M federal grant to help UIC graduate more Latino scientists, engineers
UIC has received a five-year, $5.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education affirming the designation of the university as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. The grant aims to strengthen UIC’s efforts to increase the number of Latino and low-income students attaining degrees in STEM fields — science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Read more.
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WIEP gives a very special thanks to John and Susan Major for granting scholarships to first year engineering students.
These students and the College of Engineering are truly grateful for the many opportunities that you have provided! We also thank the students and staff who joined us for "Strengthening Women Leaders in Engineering"...more events and presentations coming soon so please stay tuned!WIEP is our Women in Engineering Program. Click here to learn more about WIEP.
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Can cellphone use predict manic episodes in bipolar disorder?
BiAffect, an app developed by College of Engineering professor and dean Pete Nelson and College of Medicine professor Alex Leow, has been chosen as one of two final entries in Apple’s ResearchKit contest. The app measures typing speed and spell-check overrides, and may be able to predict manic and depressive moods in people diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Read more.