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(Ph.D. MSC ’22)

Will Gogolak first heard about the Stuart School of Business program when he was working at CME Group as a specialist in risk management modeling for banks and derivative products. “There were a...


Master of Design ’22

It was during her graduate design studies in India that Gauri Bhatt (MDes 2022) first learned about 101 Design Methods: A Structured Approach for Driving Innovation in Your Organization, a book...


(M.Des. ’91)

Pamela Mead (M.Des. ’91) spent a decade designing with new technologies, developing projects at Sony, Palm, and Yahoo!. After working with several startups, she moved to Madrid in 2011 to join...


(B.A.C. Industrial Technology and Management, M.A.S. Industrial Technology and Operations ’21)

Sierra Strandberg had been working as a mechanical design engineer for five years creating work holdings for tooling inside CNC machines, but she was looking for an opportunity to leverage her...


(CS ’22)

Chicago is a world-class city full of culture, history, and excitement. Avery Peck says studying in Chicago added to her student experience while enrolled at Illinois Institute of Technology. “I love...