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(Electrical Engineering ’50, M.S. Electrical Engineering ’57)

With his signature charm, Marty Cooper will not only tell you an improbable idea is possible, but he’ll also map out a way to achieve it. If you don’t believe it, consider your smartphone. In the...

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(Electrical Engineering/M.S. Computer Engineering 3rd Year)

It was in ECE 218, Digital Systems, that Eduardo Calix realized he wanted to pursue computer chip design. “Everything my friends hated about the class, I loved,” he says. “That course was the first...

(Ph.D. Electrical Engineering Candidate)

Communications in nuclear facilities can be difficult. It’s a harsh environment for physical cables that may degrade faster than usual, but there are also many substantial physical barriers such as...

(M.Eng. Energy Systems ’19, Electrical Engineering 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...

(M.S. Electrical Engineering ’07, M.S. Computer Engineering ’07, Ph.D. Computer Engineering ’18)

“I was probably born to be an engineer,” says David Hentrich. His grandfather was an engineer with his own workshop who built Hentrich his own child-sized workbench as a kid. He absorbed his...

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(Electrical Engineering 2nd Year)

Through engineering competitions and the robotics club in high school, Daniel Arechiga developed a growing interest in engineering. But building a music effects pedal in his spare time is what drew...

(M.S. EE ’99)

At Illinois Tech you’re inspired to dream as much as you are empowered to do. Graduate alumnus Rohit Prasad (M.S. EE ’99), vice president and head scientist of Amazon Alexa AI, says Illinois Tech’s...

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(Electrical Engineering/M.S. Computer Engineering ’19)

When thinking about prospective colleges, David Arnold placed Illinois Tech on the top of his list because of its strong academic standing in the region—and because of the university’s close proximity...

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