Throughout Illinois Tech faculty and students are exploring how we can be more healthy as individuals and a society. This research encompass chronic conditions, disease, the environment, food safety, medical devices, medical imaging, mental health, nutrition, and sports.
Health and Wellness
Collagen researcher Joseph Orgel's latest findings uncover key immunoreceptor domain that may have implications for the treatment of COVID-19 and some autoimmune conditions.
Psychology researchers Patrick Corrigan and Lindsay Sheehan propose using peer navigators to help improve diet and lifestyle outcomes for African Americans with severe mental illness.
A student team working with Studio Associate Professor Alphonso Peluso used architecture principles and 3D printing to come up with a lighter, less expensive, and, ultimately, more comfortable prosthesis than the standard.
Professor Philip R. Troyk’s groundbreaking wireless Intracortical Visual Prosthesis System involves implanting a device onto the brain’s visual cortex.
Integrating gaming elements into school or workplace settings can improve learning says Assistant Professor of Psychology Kristina Bauer.
Professor Ali Cinar has received a patent for an artificial pancreas system that monitors and infuses insulin per the metabolic changes indicated by eating and exercise.