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    Donald Chmielewski

    Donald Chmielewski

    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
    Why haven't fuel cells replaced more traditional power technologies such as the internal combustion engine?
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    Herek Clack

    Herek Clack

    Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering
    You could say that Associate Professor Herek Clack's research packs more bang for the buck.
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    Martin Cooper

    Martin Cooper

    B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 1950; M.S., 1957. Executive Chairman and Co-founder of ArrayComm, Inc.
    'Being a symbiote has worked for me,' says inventor Martin Cooper, likening himself to an organism that exists in a mutually beneficial relationship with another. 'Absorb everything in life!''Being a symbiote has worked for me,' says inventor Martin Cooper, likening himself to an organism that exists in a mutually beneficial relationship with another. 'Absorb everything in life!'
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    Noel Deis

    Noel Deis

    Electrical and Computer Engineering Undergraduate
    Noel Deis scored the winning goal the day her soccer club coach at Albuquerque Academy forwarded her an email about student-athlete recruitment at IIT.
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    Kalyanji Gala

    Kalyanji Gala

    M.S. in Industrial Engineering, 1966. CEO, International Marketing Corp.
    Kalyanji M. Gala founded International Marketing Corp. in Mumbai, India, in 1975 to bring advanced technologies such as semiconductors and solar-energy equipment to the country.Kalyanji M. Gala founded International Marketing Corp. in Mumbai, India, in 1975 to bring advanced technologies such as semiconductors and solar-energy equipment to the country.
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    Jared Gardner

    Jared Gardner

    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2006
    Jared Gardner earned his bachelor's in mechanical engineering in 2006. 'I was attracted to IIT by a number of factors, the most important being the possibility of a close working relationship with faculty since it is a smaller school, the location and the variety of available scholarships,
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    Bill Gross

    Bill Gross

    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1952. Aviation Consultant and Retired President, Douglas Aircraft Co./McDonnell Douglas Corp.
    As chief designer for the DC-9 jet airliner and program manager for the wide-body DC-10 jet airliner, Bill Gross was instrumental in the evolution of the aviation industry.As chief designer for the DC-9 jet airliner and program manager for the wide-body DC-10 jet airliner, Bill Gross was instrumental in the evolution of the aviation industry.
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    Norb Kaiser

    Norb Kaiser

    B.S. in Industrial Engineering, 1963. Retired Chairman and CEO of Kamco Plastics, Inc.
    While Norb Kaiser had a highly successful career as a Kamco Plastics executive and as former vice president of the Arco Engraving and Die Mold Co., he also believes there are other areas of a personís lifeófamily, faith, and communityóthat deserve focused attention.
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    Jennifer Kang-Mieler

    Jennifer Kang-Mieler

    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Jennifer J. Kang-Mieler, assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering, is a prominent researcher in her field, was instrumental in establishing the Department of Biomedical Engineering at IIT as one of its first new faculty members, and is a diligent instructor and mentor to both undergraduate and graduate students.
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    Ed Kaplan

    Ed Kaplan

    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1965, CEO and Chairman, Zebra Technologies
    Ed Kaplan, one of Chicago's most successful technology entrepreneurs, grew up in Chicago's East Rogers Park neighborhood, attended Senn High School and later IIT, where he graduated with a bachelor's in mechanical engineering.
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    Paul McCoy

    Paul McCoy

    B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 1972. Co-Founder and President, Trans-Elect
    Paul McCoy grew up on Chicago's near south side and graduated from De LaSalle, IITís neighborhood high school. Proximity, however, isnít why he came to IIT.
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     Medical Imaging Research Center

    Medical Imaging Research Center


    Cardiologists will be more effectively able to evaluate a patientís heart function using single-photon emission computed tomography, or SPECT, thanks to a project currently underway at IIT's Medical Imaging Research Center (MIRC)
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    Gareth Meirion-Griffith

    Gareth Meirion-Griffith

    Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering (MMAE) Ph.D. Candidate
    Gareth Meirion-Griffith made the decision to join the IIT community after discussing his graduate research with his now advisor, Assistant Professor Matt Spenko, and discovering that at IIT, he could continue his work in vehicle-terrain interaction at the doctoral level.
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    Walter Nathan

    Walter Nathan

    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Founder and Chairman of RTC Industries
    Walter Nathan earned his Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1944. He came to IIT because it had a great reputation and still does, he says.
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    John P. O'Neill

    John P. O'Neill

    B.S. in Civil Engineering, 1989. Director of Civil Engineering, A. Epstein & Sons
    John O'Neill was born in Chicago, grew up in the Chicago area and might not have continued his education in Chicago if it wasn't for meeting an IIT recruiter at a college fair.
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    Krishna Pagilla

    Krishna Pagilla

    Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
    At the forefront of research in the area of water and wastewater treatments, Professor Krishna Pagilla has established a solid research program at IIT, attracting more than $1 million from several funding sources
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    Victor Perez-Luna

    Victor Perez-Luna

    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
    What if something smaller than a postage stamp could detect potentially deadly bacteria?
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     Thermal Processing Technology Center

    Thermal Processing Technology Center


    The element titanium, found in the earth' crust and in meteorites, is a silvery-white substance known for its properties of low density, good strength, and high resistance to corrosion.
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    Michael Turturro

    Michael Turturro

    PhD Candidate, Biomedical Engineering
    A visit to IIT during the Camras Weekend for prospective students as a high school student set biomedical engineering PhD candiate Michael Turturro's future in motion.
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    Al Ver

    Al Ver

    B.S. in Chemical Engineering, 1968. Retired VP, COO, and CEO of Automotive Components Holdings, Ford Motor Co.
    After receiving his chemical engineering degree from IIT, Al Ver obtained an M.B.A. from The Ohio State University in 1972.
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    Manu Vora

    Manu Vora

    M.S. in Chemical Engineering, 1970; Ph.D., 1975
    IIT's 'sterling reputation' for exemplary graduate programs influenced Manu Vora, who came from Mumbai, India, to study at IIT. His days at IIT laid the groundwork for his dual passions: quality management/business excellence and fundraising.
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    Meg Wiebe

    Meg Wiebe

    Chemical Engineering Undergraduate
    While Meg Wiebe was impressed by Illinois Institute of Technologyís great reputation, the many opportunities the school presented for undergraduate involvement, and its proximity to Chicagoís cultural icons and museums, what cemented her decision to choose IIT was its offer of a Camras Scholarship.
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