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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...

(M.Eng. Energy Systems ’19, EE Ph.D. Student)

Larissa Affolabi came to Illinois Institute of Technology as a master’s degree student in search of a top-tier graduate program in engineering for energy systems. “In terms of power system courses and...

(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...

(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...

(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...