At UIC, Chicago’s only public research university, real-world problems are solved through innovation and discovery. Research at the University of Illinois Chicago reshapes educational policy; develops cleaner, more sustainable energy; helps to make sense of today’s vast amounts of computer-generated data; and drives economic development by moving research to practical application. Outstanding programs range from the creation of new medical diagnostic techniques and treatments to studying urban climate change and environmental health to creating quantum computers. You will find opportunities to pursue your interests in-depth with researchers on the cutting edge of discovery in the humanities, social sciences, natural and medical sciences and engineering.