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UI debuts new engineering center

UI debuts new engineering center

October 19, 2015


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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

University to lead new Engineering Research Center

By Caeli Cleary

August 26, 2015


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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


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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...