Engineering Programs

Engineering Programs







Students wearing the ring
Order of the Engineer
Every year, graduates transition from students to professionals. With this important change comes great responsibility.
Graduation group photo
Early Internships are a Bridge to Employment
Megan Dague doesn’t graduate until spring 2019, but she already knows where she will be working after graduation. The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) senior is set to work as a hardware engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation, an American global aerospace and defense technology company based in Virginia.
COE Students Take on Real-World Challenges from Corporate Sponsors
Every year, graduating students participate in the Engineering Senior Design Expo to show off their talents and engineering knowledge. For more ambitious students who want to take on a bigger challenge, the college offers the Interdisciplinary Product Design (IPD) program.


Introduce a girl to engineering event
UIC’s Women in Engineering Programs Hosts Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, Prepares for Summer Program
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Women in Engineering Programs (WIEP) hosted its fourth annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day in February, drawing female high school students from across the Chicago area. Students with an interest in science, technology, engineering and math were invited to learn more about the engineering programs offered at UIC, and about engineering careers. Approximately 30 high school students spent the day on campus meeting with representatives from the Society of Women Engineers. The day included a hands-on activity, with the young women building their own piano circuit. The goal of Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, along with the many other efforts of WIEP, is to encourage the success of all women in the…
UIC Researchers Develop Method to Detect ALS
Lou Gehrig’s disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disease also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is estimated to affect more than 20,000 Americans, according to the ALS Association.
UIC’s first female engineering graduate will be honored this commencement weekend
Nancy Holmes doesn't think her life story is a page turner. That makes it even more remarkable. "It's just strange that people get excited, that they think I have done something," she said. In 1968 the Oak Park resident became the first woman to earn a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago. "There were 13 of us. Twelve guys and me," she recalled.