Donors Make a Difference

“Whenever I start feeling overwhelmed by the work or stressed by the difficulty, I reflect on the fact that I am backed by gracious donors who strongly believe that I will succeed,” – Kylie Petlak

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Giving to ECE ILLINOIS allows you to support students as they embark on and continue earning a world-class education, and faculty members, as they conduct research that is changing the world. Learn more about our giving priorities.

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Support ECE students through the Engineering Visionary Scholarship Initiative. It will raise a $100 million endowment to bring the nation's best students to the College of Engineering and ECE ILLINOIS by making college more affordable.

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The New ECE Building Fund supports the new home of ECE ILLINOIS. The fund is growing to help us reach and exceed $95 million to build and sustain the new ECE Building, where thousands of students will earn a world-class education and faculty are conducting research that continues to solve society’s greatest challenges.

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The ECE Department, with the help of Lolita Chuang, has established the Professor Shun-Lien Chuang Memorial Fund for Excellence in Graduate Education. This fund recognizes outstanding ECE graduate students each year who exemplify Professor Chuang’s work ethic and passion for people.

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The ECE Trust fund supports a wide variety of departmental needs, such as student travel to conferences, independent study research, and much more. If you'd like to make a gift that supports the department in general, select this fund.

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This fund honors the memory of Professor George Anner and his nearly three decades of service to ECE ILLINOIS.

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This scholarship honors Dr. Milton Feng, who with Nick Holonkyak Jr. invented the first transistor laser and demonstrated with oxide VCSELs the fastest U.S. transmission of error-free data over fiber-optic networks.

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Contact Us

Steven A. George

Senior Director of Advancement
1060 ECE Building
(217) 244-8023
steveg@illinois.edu

Allison Winter

Associate Director of Advancement
1062 ECE Building
(217) 244-8307
awinter@illinois.edu