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Ph.D. Technology and Humanities/User Behavior on Social Media, Digital Culture, AI Ethics, 3rd Year

How social media influencers use their followers as unwitting laborers for profit is the center of research conducted by Leila Mirghaderi for the Socially Responsible Modeling, Computation, and Design...

BCHM ’15, M.S. FST ’16

Alumna Liang Bennett (BCHM ’15, M.S. FST ’16) is putting her Illinois Institute of Technology food safety training to good use, overseeing all regulatory compliance for Chicago Meat Authority, a meat...

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PS ’15

For Olurotimi “Timi” Akindele (PS ’15), the greatest fulfillment comes in helping others. “Being able to give assistance, support, and help to individuals and communities is the best use of my God...

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M.S. HP ’16

Since graduating with his master’s degree in health physics, Sandor Demeter (M.S. HP ’16) has applied his subject matter expertise to his work in multiple areas. An associate professor of radiology at...

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HUM ’16

As a communications specialist at GoodMorning.com, one of Canada’s largest independent online mattress retailers and fastest-growing companies, Brook Bell (HUM ’16) says every day is an adventure. “As...

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(CHEM, CHE, M.S. CHEM 4th Year)

In the lab of Assistant Professor of Chemistry Jean-Luc Ayitou, undergraduate researcher Will Blodgett has been working to utilize water as a solvent, a practice that, if widely adopted within...

CHEM ’20

Abigail Schulz conducted research on polymer synthesis in Professor of Chemistry Braja Mandal's lab to improve cathode materials for lithium sulfur batteries, as well as develop solid-state...

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BIOL ’20

Zachary Dickey’s interest in nutrition grew after taking a course with Associate Professor Indika Edirisinghe. A member of the food science and nutrition department's faculty, Edirisinghe helped...

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M.S. BHPR’ 20

Alex Dolinar says he enrolled in Illinois Tech’s Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions with the intention of preparing for dental school. “I chose to enroll at Illinois Tech because...

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M.S. BHPR ’20

When Erin Finn enrolled at Illinois Tech, she knew she wanted to continue her education in the medical field but was unsure in which area. After guidance from her adviser, Kathryn Spink, Finn...

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