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(DSC '18)

Vinod Rao chose Illinois Institute of Technology because of the Data Science program’s uniqueness. The hands-on faculty provide a personable experience to the individual student, the departments...

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(DSC '18)

Manoj Kumar Gaddam chose Illinois Institute of Technology’s Data Science program because the university is one of the top 20 institutions in this field of study and is also a pioneer in adapting data...

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(BIOL/M.S. CS ’18)

During Iva Veseli’s first year at Illinois Tech, her adviser pointed her toward Jean-François Pombert’s lab, where she conducted research in computational biology for three years. Her research...

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(Computer Information Systems/M.A.S. Cyber Forensics and Security 5th Year)

The idea first came to Travis Smith from a friend’s brother who has a speech disorder. Smith saw how he used a pricey app on an equally pricey iPad to communicate with other people, and a haunting...

(CS ’06)

Cleversafe founder Chris Gladwin tapped Jason Resch as a lead software architect when Gladwin’s then-startup incubated on Illinois Tech’s campus from 2005–07. Cleversafe’s cutting-edge technology...

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(ITM/M.A.S. CYF ’19)

At seemingly every turn the summer before her final year at Illinois Tech and the summer after, Akvile Kiskis seized upon the opportunities afforded her during the Foreign Affairs Information...

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(Information Technology and Management/Cyber Forensics and Security 5th Year)

If Andreas Vassilakos had to describe his ideal career path, it would likely feature two components: computer technology and the opportunity to help others. “I was always into computers. I have been...

(ITM/M.A.S. CYF ’19)

As Isabel Jaramillo began to think about her future, she started to take stock of what would be most important to her. A business student at College of DuPage at that point, Jaramillo realized she...

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(Manufacturing Technology ’01/M.A.S. Manufacturing Technology and Operations ’03/CERT FST)

Dan Kazmierczak knew he’d found exactly what he had been looking for after having a conversation with Keith McKee, who started the manufacturing technology program (now known as the industrial...

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