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Welcome to UIUC Home of the Center of Excellence for Airport Technology. “…we can see a long way in all directions…. “Our commerce, our ideas, come and go in all directions…. “Here there are no barriers…no rigid patterns of thought…”. Surveying the Boneyard Creek.

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Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

Welcome to UIUCHome of the Center of Excellence for Airport Technology


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

“…we can see a long way in all directions…


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

“Our commerce, our

ideas, come and go

in all directions…


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

“Here there are no barriers…no rigid patterns of thought…”


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

Surveying the Boneyard Creek


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

Urbana boarding house residents


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

John Milton Gregory

First regent of the University of Illinois


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

“True education is always liberal.”


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

Altgeld Hall (1897)

Served as the University’s first library (but was quickly outgrown)


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

Grainger Engineering Library (1994)


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

The photoelectric photometer

First used in the University’s Astronomical Observatory


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

  • Electrical Engineering Professor Joseph Tykociner invents the first sound-on-film technology through a double feature motion picture that included ringing a bell and reading the Gettysburg Address. Tykociner's invention is still used for sound on film today.


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

  • Physics Professor, Donald Kerst, invented the first betatron and used it to determine the basic properties of uranium and plutonium for the Manhattan Project.


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PLATO


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

John Bardeen1908-1991

1956 Nobel Prize for Physics with W.H. Brattain and W. Shockley for the invention of the transistor and the 1972 Nobel Prize with L.N. Cooper and J.R. Schrieffer for the theory of superconductivity


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Made the compact disc possible, and invented Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

Nick Holonyak, Jr.


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

Steve Dorner, developer of Eudora


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

NCSA team and Marc Andreesendeveloped first graphical browser in 1993


The department of civil and environmental engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Our proud history

Our proud history


Arthur n talbot

Arthur N. Talbot

  • Pioneer in concrete research and construction

  • Author of University of Illinois Bulletin No. 1 “Tests of Reinforced Concrete Beams”

  • In 1890 he was appointed as the first head of the Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM) Department

  • S.S. Arthur Newell Talbot World War II concrete steamship


Hardy cross

Hardy Cross

  • Developed the method of moment distribution for statically indeterminate frames which revolutionized structural analysis


Nathan m newmark

Nathan M. Newmark

  • Civil Engineering Professor Nathan Newmark designed the first earthquake-proof skyscraper, the 600-foot Latino-American Tower in Mexico City

  • Chairman of Digital Computer Lab (1947-57) during the development of one of the first supercomputers (ILLIAC-II)


Notable figures in ce history

Notable Figures in CE History

  • Ralph Peck

    • Pioneer in foundation engineering

  • Ven T. Chow

    • Founding father of channel hydraulics

John B. Webb

Clement C. Williams

Frederick H. Newell

Ira O. Baker


Engineering facilities and landmarks

Engineering Facilities and Landmarks


Beckman institute

Beckman Institute


Engineering hall and the alma mater

Engineering Hall and the Alma Mater


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

Grainger Engineering Library


Campus landmarks

Campus Landmarks


Current research in cee

Current Researchin CEE


Advanced transportation loading system atlas

Advanced Transportation Loading System (ATLaS)

  • The ATLaS simulates wheel loads on pavements


Nees and must sim

NEES and MUST-SIM

  • Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES)

  • Multi-Axial Full-scale Sub-Structuring Testing & Simulation Facility (MUST-SIM)


Tarp and river models

TARP and River models

  • Hydrosystems researchers in the department are developing technology for Chicago’s Tunnel and Reservoir plan (TARP) and the Chicago River


Welcome to uiuc home of the center of excellence for airport technology

17’ BRANCH TUNNEL MEETS 27’ MAIN TUNNEL


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Watercampws

WaterCAMPWS

  • Water quality research


Other major research centers at uiuc

Other major research centers at UIUC

  • Center for Advanced Cement Based Materials (ACBM)

  • Mid-America Earthquake Center


The next endeavor

…the next endeavor


Thank you

Thank you


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