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One-of-a-kind active learning programs form the foundation of Illinois Tech’s undergraduate education. Experience a new way of learning—one that will prepare you to innovate and lead.
Whether shaping the city of the future or steering new discoveries in data science, Illinois Tech students and faculty are conducting transformative research that you can see and feel.
Illinois Tech inspired Rohit Prasad to follow his passions. Advice he received from a graduate school adviser allowed him to thrive and make lasting contributions to the future of AI.Rohit Prasad (M.S. EE ’99)
Illinois Tech has provided Sydney Kaplan with research opportunities that have ignited her passion for conservation technology. She applies robotics to solve complex, unique engineering problems experienced by tree scientists.Sydney Kaplan (Mechanical Engineering/M.E. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 4th Year)
While studying architecture at Illinois Tech, Frank Fu is also running his own business as a fashion and graphic designer.Frank Fu (Architecture 4th Year)
Just five years after earning his undergraduate degree, Jason Tenebaum helped launch a Dragon spacecraft as a mission operations engineer with SpaceX.Jason Tenenbaum (AE ’07)
Newly graduated from Illinois Tech, Lynda Gibson is working to understand and address the impact of community violence on children.Lynda Gibson (Ph.D. PSYC ’20)
A summer Research Experience for Undergraduates stipend gives students an opportunity to conduct their own research. Illinois Tech hosted 10 students to develop research projects in big data.Anna Kong (Computer Science/M.S. Data Science 4th Year)
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Members of the Illinois Institute of Technology community gathered with local and national academic, civic, and business leaders on Friday, September 17, to welcome Raj Echambadi as the university’s...
A $500 million fundraising campaign to advance Illinois Institute of Technology’s standing as the leading technology-focused university in Chicago has already raised more than $300 million during its...
Biomedical Engineering Professor Awarded $2.5 Million Grant to Prevent Vision Loss in Diabetes Patients
Illinois Institute of Technology Professor of Biomedical Engineering Jennifer Kang-Mieler has received a second research project grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health to study diabetic...
A President for All: The Inauguration of Raj Echambadi
The Illinois Tech community joined local and national academic, civic, and business leaders to celebrate the inauguration of the university’s 10th president, Raj Echambadi, on Friday, September 17, 2021. The ceremony was held on Illinois Tech’s historic Mies Campus in Chicago and broadcast live across the globe.Watch Video
CARES Act Update
Illinois Tech has received a limited amount of funding to assist students with emergency grants through the CARES Act. The CARES Act specifically designates these funds under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) to provide direct grant assistance to students to cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19.Learn More
Meet Us, Virtually
Learn more about Illinois Tech by attending a virtual information session with the Office of Undergraduate or Graduate Admission. There are endless reasons why Illinois Tech was voted one of country’s “most beautiful college campuses.” See just a few of them in our virtual tour.Learn More
Beautiful Chicago, Amazing Chicago
From its subway to the tops of its skyscrapers, our hometown of Chicago is a friendly, exciting global city with a spirit and style all its own.Explore Life in Chicago
Where Ideas Come to Life
Illinois Tech’s Kaplan Institute is the new on-campus innovation hub where students practice entrepreneurship, creativity, and design thinking to transform their ideas into inventions.Go Inside Kaplan Institute