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Manoj Kumar Gaddam chose Illinois Institute of Technology’s Data Science program because the university is one of the top 20 institutions in this field of study and is also a pioneer in adapting data science as a curriculum. “The most exciting part was the culture that the students bring on board,” he says. “I learned a lot from Professor Shlomo Argamon about how to apply for jobs and what to look for in a job so that I can grow in my career.”

Gaddam says his Illinois Tech experience prepared him for a career immediately after graduation.

“I worked for [a company] where I have to do extensive use of Python for data preparation, and Illinois Tech gave me a good foundation for Python. Also, the techniques I learned in public engagement for scientists has helped me to portray my work in a way so everyone can understand.”

Today, Gaddam attributes his career success to his Illinois Tech education.