Engineering Programs

Engineering Programs






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Spring 2018 Faculty Advising Week
All Engineering students are required to seek advising from their faculty advisor prior to registering for the Spring 2018 term.  An advising hold will be placed on the record of each Engineering student which will prevent them from registering until they speak with their faculty advisor.
"Intelligent Welding" by Alexandra Del Carmen Basantes Defaz, Materials Engineering; 2nd Place
3 Engineering Students Win Image of Research Awards
Congrats to our Image of Research winners! The Image of Research exhibition is the annual interdisciplinary exhibit competition organized by the Graduate College and University Library to showcase the breadth and diversity of research at UIC.  "Intelligent Welding" by Alexandra Del Carmen Basantes Defaz, Materials Engineering; 2nd Place"Intelligent Welding" I am not your stereotypical welder. I am an M.S. student in the Department of Civil and Materials Engineering conducting research in UIC’s Welding Laboratory under the direction of Professors Ernesto Indacochea and Didem Ozevin. I am researching traditional welding techniques and autonomous welding in “real-time” to avoid defects. It addresses weld quality assurance by developing a combined real-time diagnosis, decision, and control system based on multi-sensor fusion and machine learning methodology. The…
Connect with Engineering Student Organizations
Visit the UIC Involvement Fair on September 6-7 for an opportunity to connect with UIC Engineering student organizations. More than twenty College-sponsored organizations provide students with opportunities to apply their passion for engineering and develop leadership, teamwork, and hands-on technical skills.The UIC Involvement Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7 in the Lecture Center Quad.Click here for a list of our student organizations, or visit the UIC Connection website.
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ECE Students Giving Back to the Community through Senior Design Projects
Embracing and partnering with the community is one of the key elements of UIC’s strategic priorities. And 16 students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) are taking this mission to heart and using their engineering knowledge and skills to help four Chicago nonprofits.


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Become an Engineering Mentor
Our program brings together students and alumni for an exchange of information on education, professionalism, aspirations and ideas. Read More.
College Counts 4 Among Crain’s Tech 50
Three College of Engineering alumni—Samantha Melchiori (BS '05), digital and analytics site director, Caterpillar; Martin Logan (BS '01), chief information officer, Guaranteed Rate; and Rohit Pasam (MS '04), CEO, Xaptum—along with Peter Nelson, dean of the College, were among the innovators named to Crain’s Chicago Business’s 2017 Tech 50 list, which highlights those at the forefront of Chicago's technology scene. Read more here.
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Christopher Burke, PhD, and Farhad Ansari, PhD
UIC College of Engineering’s First Professorship Empowers Talented Faculty
Donor, volunteer, mentor, advisor, instructor, friend: Christopher Burke has for more than a decade shared his time, resources, and business acumen with UIC’s College of Engineering. Recently, the College celebrated the investiture of Farhad Ansari, PhD, as the inaugural recipient of The Christopher B. and Susan S. Burke Professorship, the first endowed professorship in the UIC Department of Civil and Materials Engineering.Dr. Ansari (PhD ’83), UIC Distinguished Professor, currently serves as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and as a faculty member in the Department of Civil and Materials Engineering. Acknowledged as the pioneer in applying optical fiber sensors for structural health monitoring, he has consulted on and designed structural monitoring systems for bridges around the world, including New York’s Brooklyn…