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(CHEM, CHE, M.S. CHEM 4th Year)

In the lab of Assistant Professor of Chemistry Jean-Luc Ayitou, undergraduate researcher Will Blodgett has been working to utilize water as a solvent, a practice that, if widely adopted within...

CHEM ’20

Abigail Schulz conducted research on polymer synthesis in Professor of Chemistry Braja Mandal's lab to improve cathode materials for lithium sulfur batteries, as well as develop solid-state...

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BIOL ’20

Zachary Dickey’s interest in nutrition grew after taking a course with Associate Professor Indika Edirisinghe. A member of the food science and nutrition department's faculty, Edirisinghe helped...

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M.S. BHPR’ 20

Alex Dolinar says he enrolled in Illinois Tech’s Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions with the intention of preparing for dental school. “I chose to enroll at Illinois Tech because...

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M.S. BHPR ’20

When Erin Finn enrolled at Illinois Tech, she knew she wanted to continue her education in the medical field but was unsure in which area. After guidance from her adviser, Kathryn Spink, Finn...

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(M.S. MAE ’96, Ph.D. ’12)

In the 1990s Illinois Institute of Technology was a pioneer in distance learning through its Interactive Instructional Television Network (IIT/V) program. Courses were filmed at campus locations and...

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(Ph.D. AMAT '18)

Jeffery Mudrock began pursuing a Ph.D. in applied mathematics at Illinois Tech in the spring semester of 2012 with hopes of boosting his career as a college math professor. He was offered a full-time...

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(Ph.D. AMAT '16)

Lluís Antoni Jiménez Rugama pursued his Ph.D. at Illinois Tech exploring Quasi-Monte Carlo methods with Professor Fred Hickernell. He says the faculty’s connections with national laboratories and...

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(AMAT Ph.D., 1st year)

Not only did Miles Bakenhus find several opportunities to conduct research while earning a master’s degree in applied mathematics at Illinois Tech, he also had opportunities to stand in front of a...