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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...

(Information Technology and Management/M.A.S. Cyber Forensics and Security 5th year)

As a guest speaker for the InteGirls Detroit Women in STEM panel, Harshini Chellasamy spoke with high school girls about her experience as an IT and Cybersecurity student at Illinois Tech. She...

(ARCH ’13, M.ENG. ’15)

Although she didn’t recognize it then, Allison Toonen-Talamo’s path to becoming an historic preservation leader began when she saw that in the mid-2000s, the ranches, homes, and mom-and-pop businesses...

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(BA/M.S. FIN ’21)

Chicago’s opportunities and Illinois Institute of Technology’s Accelerated Master’s Program drew Mohamed Shamel from Cairo to Stuart School of Business to study finance. Throughout his time on campus...

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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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