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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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(Chemical Engineering 3rd Year)

“I was always a huge dreamer since I was little,” says Jessica Forbes. “My dad has always told me that dreams are free, the sky’s the limit, and it doesn’t cost anything to dream big.” When as a...

Applied Mathematics/M.A.S. Mathematical Finance ’21

Weston Sterchi accepted a job with Segal, a human resources and benefits consulting company, in their retirement practice soon after graduation. He says the coursework offered at Illinois Institute of...

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(M.S. GE ’66, Ph.D. GT ’70)

Like many scientists of his generation, Robert Lyczkowski says the launch of Sputnik 1, the first human-made satellite to orbit Earth, changed his life. “It started a whole push for science,” he says...

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(Civil Engineering 2nd Year)

In high school, Olivia Hansen loved painting and drawing but also found herself excelling at science and math. While exploring how she could combine those passions, she landed first on architecture...

(AE ’01)

Michael Buonanno works at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works division, leading the engineering development of the X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology X-plane. The supersonic aircraft was commissioned by NASA...

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(M.A.S. Data Science '21)

Arika Ho says her career goals include becoming a successful data scientist in the domains of journalism, marketing/public relations, and public policy. Optimizing a recommendation system for news...

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(Electrical Engineering 2nd Year)

Through engineering competitions and the robotics club in high school, Daniel Arechiga developed a growing interest in engineering. But building a music effects pedal in his spare time is what drew...

(Aerospace Engineering 3rd Year)

As a kid, Andy de Fonseca loved space but never considered pursuing a career in STEM. After getting degrees in theater, cinematography, and history and taking a job in marketing, Andy started...