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(Biomedical Engineering/M.A.S. Chemical Engineering 3rd Year)

Diana Velasquez was born and raised in El Salvador, where she remembers the hardships that many people struggled with on a daily basis. At a young age she became inspired to improve health care in her...

(PHYS/BCHM 2nd Year)

Katia Flores worked with Associate Professor Kenneth Tichauer’s team on his cancer research project, “lymph node in vivo.” Her role consisted of studying different imaging agents used to detect...

(ITM Graduate Student)

Illinois Tech information technology and management (ITM) graduate student Chris Hayes reflects on his circuitous journey to cybersecurity, which began on the basketball court of Chicago’s Mount...

(M.S. Civil Engineering ’15, Ph.D. ’17)

“Illinois Tech has always been a famous school in my field of study,” says Faezehossadat Khademi. As part of her doctoral research, Khademi investigated the behavior of 56 different railway truss...

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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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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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(M.B.A./M.S. FIN ’19)

With his sights set on a career in private equity, Trevor Wheeler chose to pursue dual degrees—a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Finance. “The great reputation was the #1...

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