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UI debuts new engineering center

NSF Director Dr. France Cordova speaking about POETS, a new Engineering Research Center on Thursday, October 15.

October 19, 2015

By Christin WatkinsStaff writerThe new $18.5 million center for the Power Optimization of Electro-Thermal Systems is a “really big deal,” said President Timothy Killeen.At a kick-off meeting for the center Thursday, Killeen said he believes the new center will affirm “the world-class know-how” ...

University to lead new Engineering Research Center

“Professor Robert Pilawa explains the effects of temperature implications on electrical power systems architecture.”

By Caeli Cleary

August 26, 2015

The University is leading a new Engineering Research Center that is being further developed with an $18.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The center, called Power Optimization for Electro-Thermal Systems, or P.O.E.T.S., is being established to increase the power in smaller electri...

Illini face biggest challenge yet at NCAA regional

November 14, 2013

Coming off a disappointing showing in the Big Ten Championships, the Illinois men’s cross-country team will try to bounce back at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Ames, Iowa, on Friday. The regional will be the Illini’s last chance to rebound from a fifth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships, at whi...