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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...

(Aerospace Engineering, M.Eng. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 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...

(Biomedical Engineering ’10, Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering ’15)

Chris Osswald (BME ’10, Ph.D. BME ’15) is in his seventh year at ClearPoint Neuro, but he only recently learned that when he first started working at the company it was barely holding on, not sure how...

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(Mechanical Engineering/M.Eng. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 5th Year)

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...

(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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(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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(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...