A New Paradigm for Scientific Research, Education, and Engineering Design

Learn About the New MEng Program in Computational Science and Engineering

Computational Engineering is a Professional Master’s in Engineering (M.Eng.) program that prepares graduates of engineering and related disciplines to become leaders in the field of computation. This 32 credit hour M.Eng. provides a broad interdisciplinary education in computation for a variety of career-track students. Learn more about the program and how to apply by visiting the MEng in Computational Engineering website (cse.illinois.edu/meng).

Master of Engineering

Reap the benefits of the CSE curriculum in 1 year and pursue a career path as a computational scientist and engineer.

Minor and Concentrations

CSE offers a Graduate Concentration for both Ph.D. and M.S. students, and an Undergraduate Minor, which show on transcripts.


Undergrads can learn skills in advanced computation to model complex problems in science and engineering.

Awards and Activities

Each year several undergraduate awards are made to students enrolled in the CSE program.

Research Centers

CSE manages a number of interdisciplinary research centers funded by various federal agencies.

Computing Resources

CSE offers access to a major campus computer systems for use by students, faculty, and staff affiliated with the program.

Funding Opportunities

Search our database of funding opportunities to help grow your research.

Teach With Us

CSE has opportunities for instructors and assistants. Gain teaching experience and expand your horizons with new technology and priniciples.

Resource Workshop Service

CSE training workshops are hands-on sessions designed to meet student and researcher needs in software training on modeling and more.

Enjoy teaching HPC?
Join CSE as a Training Coordinator today.

CSE is seeking a Training Coordinator (or Sr. Training Coordinator) to coordinate, organize, and administer computational science and engineering training programs for students and researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This includes training in high-performance computing (HPC) software use and design, application software basics and tutorials, and general use tools and concepts such as version control and scripting languages.
See the full position description here.

Events and Seminars

CSE Welcome Reception

Fall 2017
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
11:30a - 1:30p

Lunch Provided
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
1205 West Clark St, Suite 2102,
Urbana, IL 61801

Meet the new CSE Director, Professor Luke Olson and the CSE Faculty, Staff, and Fellows.
Mingle with other CSE students and inquire about CSE programs with the Education Coordinator, Bryan Wang.

CSE Annual Meeting: 2017 Fellows Symposium

In late spring each academic year, CSE hosts an Annual Fellows Symposium featuring keynote addresses by two distinguished invited speakers. In addition, each CSE Fellow gives a presentation on their research during the CSE Fellowship year. See the agenda for the most current schedule of events. Although the event is free and open to the public, registration is required for breakfast, lunch, and conference planning.

Register Today >>
2017-2018 Call for Proposals >>
Apply for a CSE Fellowship >>

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