UIC Electronic Visualization Lab

As part of Chicago’s public research university, UIC Engineering is committed to the generation of new knowledge in engineering and computer science. Research is conducted in nearly 100 faculty-run laboratories and in several interdisciplinary college-wide research centers.

UIC Engineering research is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Departments of Defense and Energy, Argonne National Laboratory, multinational corporations, and more. Our dedication to research and our location in metropolitan Chicago makes UIC a sought-after destination for emerging researchers. Faculty hired within the last decade have earned their doctorates at Brown, Caltech, Carnegie Mellon, Columbia, Georgia Tech, Harvard, Michigan, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Southern California, among others.

  • 176 faculty members

    Including 41 NSF CAREER award recipients and more than 80 fellows of professional societies.

  • $90.4 million

    Research and development grants in force, spanning six departments and more than 150 projects.

Research Focus Areas by Department