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(Chemical Engineering 4th Year)

Through her engineering and economic courses as part of the Energy, Economics, and Environment minor at Illinois Institute of Technology, Lizz Elliott has learned the importance of nuclear energy as a...

(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...

(M.S. GE ’66, Ph.D. GT ’70)

Like many scientists of his generation, Robert Lyczkowski says the launch of Sputnik 1, the first human-made satellite to orbit Earth, changed his life. “It started a whole push for science,” he says...

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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...

(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...

(CHE 2nd Year)

For Abigail Gunderson, participating in student research means bringing to life topics she learns about in the classroom and integrating them into her community. “Research helps me understand what I...

(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...

(Chemical Engineering/M.E. Environmental Engineering 4th Year)

Whether devising new research methods or improving upon existing ones, Ryan Lakner (Chemical Engineering/M.E. Environmental Engineering 4th Year) is driven to make a positive impact on the environment...