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(ME, M.S. ASR 4th Year)

Naia Lum, a fourth year student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology, has been selected for the prestigious Brooke Owens Fellowship through...

(M.S. Autonomous Systems and Robotics ’22)

Chloé Benz works as a software engineer for Qualcomm , conducting research and development on behavior prediction for autonomous driving. She works on software design, integration, and testing tasks...

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(AE ’22, M.S. MAE 1st Year)

After starting his degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and taking some community college courses, Joseph Borrelli found himself looking for aerospace engineering programs in the...

(AE, M.Eng. MAE 4th Year)

Liz Karagiannes joined nearly 1,000 other undergraduates in applying for the 2023 Brooke Owens Fellowship and was one of the 47 that were selected . As a fellow, Liz will be working at Lockheed Martin...

(AE, M.Eng. MAE 4th Year)

Rosemary Johnson’s Camras Scholars interview as a high school senior turned out to be even more important than she bargained for. Not only did she receive the scholarship, securing herself full...

(ME/M.Eng. MAE ’22)

As a systems engineering intern at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in summer 2021, Seth Graham worked on code to analyze flight trajectories for a proposed mission called Mars Sample Return. The...

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(AE ’08)

Brandon Lloyd took a trip to the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center when he was in middle school and says that he fell in love with human space flight then and there. He selected Illinois Tech because it...

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(M.S. MSE '21, Ph.D. MSE Candidate)

As a graduate student in Leon Shaw ’s research group, Vignyatha Tatagari works to develop novel materials for lithium-metal batteries. Before coming to Illinois Institute of Technology, Vignyatha...

(AE ’01)

Michael Buonanno works at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works division, leading the engineering development of the X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology X-plane. The supersonic aircraft was commissioned by NASA...

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