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(M.Eng. Energy Systems ’19, EE Ph.D. Student)

Larissa Affolabi came to Illinois Institute of Technology as a master’s degree student in search of a top-tier graduate program in engineering for energy systems. “In terms of power system courses and...

(ARCE, M.ENG. STE ’18)

From an outdoor sculptural installation celebrating Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood to studies of human bone fracturing, Demetria Boatwright took every opportunity to take on ambitious projects and...

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LAW ’21

For Roberto Martinez (LAW ’21), it was all about telling peoples’ stories. He excelled at interviews, getting clients to open up. “There’s so much need for understanding, and it goes beyond just...

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(Ph.D. MSC ’13)

When Seungho Baek began the doctoral program in management science at Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business, he had his sights set on becoming a quantitative analyst or...

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AMAT '07

After graduating from Illinois Tech, Mike McCourt earned his Ph.D. at Cornell University, which included some research back in Chicago at Argonne National Laboratory. He then spent two years in a...

BCHM ’15, M.S. FST ’16

Alumna Liang Bennett (BCHM ’15, M.S. FST ’16) is putting her Illinois Institute of Technology food safety training to good use, overseeing all regulatory compliance for Chicago Meat Authority, a meat...

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PS ’15

For Olurotimi “Timi” Akindele (PS ’15), the greatest fulfillment comes in helping others. “Being able to give assistance, support, and help to individuals and communities is the best use of my God...

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M.S. HP ’16

Since graduating with his master’s degree in health physics, Sandor Demeter (M.S. HP ’16) has applied his subject matter expertise to his work in multiple areas. An associate professor of radiology at...

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HUM ’16

As a communications specialist at GoodMorning.com, one of Canada’s largest independent online mattress retailers and fastest-growing companies, Brook Bell (HUM ’16) says every day is an adventure. “As...

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(Chemical Engineering 3rd Year)

“I was always a huge dreamer since I was little,” says Jessica Forbes. “My dad has always told me that dreams are free, the sky’s the limit, and it doesn’t cost anything to dream big.” When as a...