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(M.S. MAE ’09, Ph.D. ’13)

For Ricardo Vinuesa, the possibility of participating in research and study groups as he progressed through his academic career provided him with a competitive advantage. “I believe that my...


(AMAT ’19)

Joanna Czopek says she knew Illinois Tech would be the right fit for her to pursue her passion in mathematics. An eagerness to share knowledge with others landed her a job as a high school math...


(M.B.A. ’19)

When Leslie Voegtlin was laid off from her job in information technology due to outsourcing, she decided to boost her career with a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree to go with her...


(BA/M.S. FIN ’18)

At Stuart School of Business, Veronika Shestakova was both a top student—she was tapped for membership in Beta Gamma Sigma, the international business honor society—and active outside the classroom...


(M.P.A. ’16)

In his position at the City of Chicago’s Office of Budget and Management, Scott Greene oversees the operating budgets for the Department of Streets and Sanitation and Department of Transportation, as...


(M.P.A. ’17)

“The academic experience at IIT Stuart School of Business laid the foundation for my future career plans and inspired me to pursue a doctoral program,” says Xi Chen, who is a Ph.D. student in public...