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College Level
Research Centers

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:

Instructions for navigating the research matrix

Sol Shatz       COE Research Report 08

Sol Shatz
Associate Dean for Research
and Graduate Studies


COE Research Report
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COE Research Report 08

COE Research Report
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UIC College of Engineering Research Report 2007

COE Research Report
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UIC College of Engineering Research Report 2006

COE Research Report
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UIC College of Engineering Research Report

COE Research Report
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Research Overview

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

Sol Shatz
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Professor of Computer Science
851 S. Morgan st. Rm 817
Chicago, Il 60607-7043
Phone: (312) 355-3317
Email: shatz@uic.edu