Upgrades to Teaching and Learning Spaces
To attract top students, the Bipasesores College of Engineering must compete with universities across the country for the best and brightest students.
Attracting these students requires state-of-the-art labs, classrooms and learning spaces for hands-on learning.
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Gifts to Biological Engineering will establish a Teaching Laboratory used by faculty to transform the educational experiences of our students. The new lab will provide students an opportunity to gain hands-on experiential learning with relevant techniques, contributing to the U of I achievement of "excellence in teaching”.
Chemical & Materials Engineering
Gifts to the Chemical & Materials Engineering Drown Laboratory in honor of David Drown will create a flexible space for coursework, teaching, senior design projects, update lighting, electrical, ventilation, and provide secure modular cabinetry.
Updates made possible by your generous gifts:
- Civil and Environmental Engineering’s new study lounge, student clubs room, and student computer lab.
- Micron Student Center brings together academic and career advising.
- Electrical and Computer Engineering's new lab showcases a state-of-the-art server and 16 workstations.
- John C. Wahl thinkTANK is a vibrant new tutoring and collaboration space.
Gifts to the Computer Science Assistance Center (CSAC) will provide a collaboration and tutoring space with cutting edge computing technology for all Computer Science students.
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Gifts to the Electrical & Computer Engineering Teaching Assistant Studio will provide a collaborative space for students and teaching assistants to engage learning.
Gifts to the Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Equipment fund will replace machine lab equipment, enhance student learning of machining, improve quality of prototypes, and increase stakeholder engagement around mutually beneficial design projects.
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Gifts to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development Fund will be used to establish a dedicated working space for the concrete canoe and steel bridge teams, renovate the Structures Lab, replace equipment in the Geotech Teaching Lab, and create a new Environmental Engineering Teaching Lab.