Research in the College of Engineering is performed in and across 6 departments. While each of the departments have their own research strengths, the college-wide research focuses on four primary research thrust areas, as identified in the research-matrix below. Please click image for access.
The research programs in the UIC College of Engineering have been growing rapidly over the years and are conducted in all academic departments and in specific interdisciplinary centers. Our college is actively involved in interdisciplinary research in the areas of bio-technology, nano-technology, information technology, and infrastructure and environmental technology. We are committed to performing and disseminating first-rate research that includes both fundamental engineering scholarship and applied technologies.
Please click on the Research Thrust Areas link to browse our interactive research matrix containing sample research projects organized by departments and thrust areas.
Please click on the College-Level Research Centers link for information on specific research labs that cross department boundaries. Other department-specific labs can be found by visiting individual department web pages.
College-Level Research Centers