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(Biomedical Engineering 4th Year)

Teni Akinwale (BME 4th Year) came to Illinois Institute of Technology for the unique opportunity to specialize in biomedical engineering as an undergraduate student. Coming from Lagos, Nigeria, she...

(Biomedical Engineering ’10, Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering ’15)

Chris Osswald (BME ’10, Ph.D. BME ’15) is in his seventh year at ClearPoint Neuro, but he only recently learned that when he first started working at the company it was barely holding on, not sure how...

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(Biomedical Engineering ’20)

As a student at Morton College, Victor Quiroz joined his college’s chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). One day Quiroz visited the Illinois Institute of Technology campus...

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(Biomedical Engineering 4th Year)

Laasya Devi Annepureddy works with Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Kenneth Tichauer studying diabetic retinopathy, a common side effect of diabetes that damages a patient’s ability to...

(Biomedical Engineering/M.A.S. Chemical Engineering 3rd Year)

Prior to making her decision to attend Illinois Institute of Technology, Deborah Adesina had visited Chicago a couple of times and fell in love with the city. While researching universities, Deborah...

(Biomedical Engineering 1st Year)

Ever since she was 5 years old, Jennifer Sabatka (BME 1st Year) knew she wanted to be a doctor. But when her family—which is full of engineers—encouraged her to try an engineering program in high...

(Biomedical Engineering/M.A.S. Chemical Engineering 3rd Year)

Diana Velasquez was born and raised in El Salvador, where she remembers the hardships that many people struggled with on a daily basis. At a young age she became inspired to improve health care in her...