Professor Uihlein is a licensed professional engineer with a graduate degree in architecture. She has worked on projects for both the private sector and academic institutions with Arup at their San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. She first became involved in academia while working as a visiting lecturer for the School of Architecture with the Study Abroad Program in Versailles, France from 2007-2010. For the 2008-2009 academic year, she was the recipient of the Hilfinger Faculty Fellowship, awarded to faculty members who are able bridge practice and education along with architecture and structure. She is an Associate Professor at Illinois, teaching classes in building structures for architecture students. In 2013, she was awarded the Building Technology Educators’ Society (BTES) Emerging Faculty Award. Her research areas include the integration of structure in architectural projects, structural pedagogy in schools of architecture, and examining the professional relationship between architects and engineers.


M.Arch, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A., Art History, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign