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Astrophysics and Physics 3rd Year

Jonte’ Williams is not wasting any time. The third-year astrophysics and physics double-major drew upon childhood experiences in STEM programs—and inspiration from African-American astrophysicist and...

(Civil Engineering/M.Eng. Environmental Engineering 3rd Year)

“Every summer, my mom, my younger sister, and I take road trips to unique places in the United States,” says Greta Vasiliauskaite. “At Glacier National Park, I saw a picture of how the glaciers looked...

(M.S. Materials Science and Engineering 2nd Year)

As a graduate student in Leon Shaw’s research group, Vignyatha Tatagari works to develop novel materials for lithium-metal batteries. Before coming to Illinois Institute of Technology, Vignyatha...

(Bioanalytical Chemistry 4th Year)

Fourth-year student Diana Csercse is the first-ever Illinois Institute of Technology student to enroll in the new Bachelor of Science in Bioanalytical Chemistry program, which is the first program of...

(Computer Science 3rd Year)

Alisha Khan (CS 3rd Year) says her first interaction with data science and statistics research came through the Socially Responsible Modeling, Computation, and Design (SoReMo) initiative, a semester...

(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...

(Chemical Engineering 4th Year)

Through her engineering and economic courses as part of the Energy, Economics, and Environment minor at Illinois Institute of Technology, Lizz Elliott has learned the importance of nuclear energy as a...

(Biomedical Engineering 4th Year)

Laasya Devi Annepureddy works with Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Kenneth Tichauer studying diabetic retinopathy, a common side effect of diabetes that damages a patient’s ability to...