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WHO WE ARE

The Center for Hypersonics and Entry Systems Studies (CHESS) is a multidisciplinary team of researchers in the College of Engineering at UIUC. 

WHAT WE DO

We draw from expertise in high performance computing and state-of-the-art experimental facilities to support fundamental advances in hypersonics and entry system technologies.

Press releases

CHESS faculty play pivotal roles in the new program awarded by the U.S. Defense Department.

Prof. Nick Glumac weighs in on explosion generated by ammonium nitrate detonation.

DOD sponsored award will support a new CHESS experimental facility 

Visit of Dr. Mark Lewis, Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Modernization and OUSD R&E team marks the official launch of CHESS

Announcements

Monday, October 19,  2020

Noon-1pm

Monday, November 16,  2020

Noon-1pm

CHESS Seminar Series presents: Professor Philippe Geubelle
Recent Advances in the Multiscale Analysis and Design of Heterogeneous Materials

Monday, December 7,  2020

Noon-1pm

Posted: 02/10/2020, open until filled

Sponsoring Agencies

DOD sponsored award will support a new CHESS experimental capability 

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