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(M.S. Electrical Engineering ’15, Ph.D. Computer Engineering Candidate)

Xin Zhang first joined Illinois Institute of Technology as a master’s student, receiving his degree in 2015. He says the main draw was “the prestigious reputation of the engineering programs and the...

(M.S. Electrical Engineering ’21, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering Candidate)

As the recipient of a United States Department of Energy fellowship, Hans Johnson has gained the opportunity to work on cutting-edge quantum computing research at the Fermi National Accelerator...

(Civil Engineering ’69, M.S. Civil Engineering ’71)

When it comes to building Chicago’s famed skyline, there are few people who are more knowledgeable than Bob Johnson. After earning his bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Illinois...

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(Biomedical Engineering ’13)

Before a sleep and respiratory care device from Philips gets sold, Sally Zheng leads the effort to ensure that all materials used in the device are biocompatible. “As biosafety engineers, we are the...

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(Civil Engineering, M.Eng. Structural Engineering 5th Year)

From early on in her time at Illinois Institute of Technology, Jamie Griggs has been involved with the university’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). She’s taken on multiple...

(M.S. Civil Engineering ’14)

At Elevate, a nonprofit whose mission is to ensure that the benefits of clean energy reach those who need it the most, Honnie Aguilar Leinartas is the lead engineer for its single-family...

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(Electrical Engineering, M.S. Electrical Engineering ’22)

As a technical program manager at Tesla, Ava Kelly is responsible for the beginning-to-end process of launching new power electronics products, starting from the initial concept and taking a product...

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(Biomedical Engineering ’18, Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. Candidate)

Omar Tawakol received first place in the Vodovnik Student Paper Competition at the 2022 International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society conference. His paper detailed his work conducting...

(Electrical Engineering, M.S. Electrical Engineering '22)

After growing up in Lockport, Illinois, Kaitlyn Graves initially wanted to go to college far away from home, but she says she’s found that living in Chicago has felt like the best of both worlds....

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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...