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(M.A.S. Pharmaceutical Engineering ’21)

An inaugural graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology’s Master of Pharmaceutical Engineering degree program, Tejaswini Ramakrishna Hegde is working at her dream job at Moderna as part of the team...

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(Law ’05/M.S. Environmental Management ’06)

What really motivated me to go into environmental law was having a child,” Yesenia Villaseñor (LAW ’05/M.S. EM ’06) says. Before applying to law school, Villaseñor was environmentally conscientious to...

(Aerospace Engineering ’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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(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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(Computer Science 1st Year)

Kaya Jones aspired to hone her computing skills the summer before beginning her college experience as a computer science major. She found her chance with NASA’s Space Communications and Navigation...

(Mechanical Engineering 2nd Year)

Josh Coburn is building a trebuchet in his Design for Innovation course as a mechanical engineering student at Illinois Institute of Technology. It’s exactly the kind of hands-on work that Josh says...

(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...

(Artificial Intelligence/M.A.S. Artificial Intelligence 4th Year)

Maggie Barclay attended the virtual CMD-IT/ACM Richard Tapia Conference in September of 2020, where she heard about the internship opportunities that IBM had to offer. She applied for the Extreme Blue...