Here is info on a webinar from the Critical Infrastructire Resilience Institute (CIRI)

PhD Final Defense – Peng Zhou

Automated Energy Compliance Checking in Construction

Advisor: Professor Nora El-Gohary

Date: Wednesday July 25th, 9:30 am

Location: Newmark Lab Room 3350


National Science Foundation

Graduate Research Fellowship

Information Session

Friday, August 31, 2018

2:00-4:00 p.m.

Illini Union, Room 314


Students considering applying and faculty and staff wishing to learn more about the fellowship are invited.  

Please find attached information regarding The University of Tokyo's International Graduate Program in the Field of Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Studies. This offers advanced professional training and full scholarships (covering all tuition fees and living expenses) leading to the degrees of Master of Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy (Civil Engineering).

Students planning to deposit theses or dissertations for August 2018 graduation are reminded of the following deadlines:

July 13: Last day to complete a doctoral dissertation deposit

July 20: Last day to complete a master’s thesis deposit

The Graduate College invites nominations for the 2019-2020 Schmidt Science Fellows Program.  Now in its second year, the Schmidt Science Fellows Program offers an innovative 11-month postdoctoral experience for students from the natural sciences, engineering, mathematics, and computing-oriented disciplines.  Targeting students who are near completion of their PhDs, the program offers training in fields outside of the student’s current area of expertise and allows students to engage with world renowned leaders in science, technology, business, and government.

Ph.D. Final Defense – Ahmad Al-Naseem
A Variational Framework for Multi-scale Defect Modeling in Strained Electronics and Processing of Composite Materials
Advisor: Professor Arif Masud
Date: Monday: July 11th, 2:00 pm
Location: Grainger Library Room 329


Seminar: New Education and Research in the ZJU-UIUC Institute in China and Tenure Track Faculty Recruitment

July 6, 3:00pm – 4:30 pm

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1000 Micro and Nanotechnology Lab (MNTL)

208 North Wright Street, Urbana



The PCI Research and Development Council, in collaboration with the PCI Transportation Activities Council, is pleased to announce that proposals will now be accepted for the 2018 Dennis R. Mertz Bridge Research Fellowship. This $35,000 research fellowship was established in memory of Dr. Mertz and his significant contributions to the transportation sector of the precast concrete industry.

PhD Final Defense – Alexander Pagnotta
Probabilistic Impact-Echo Method for Nondestructive Detection of Defects around Steel Reinforcing Bars in Reinforced Concrete
Advisor: Professor Paolo Gardoni
Date: Monday July 9th, 2:00 PM
Location: Newmark – Quade Conference Room