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(M.D.M. ’06)

Ahn (M.D.M. ’06) seems too warm and approachable to be an agent of radical change. Yet those are the traits that she shares with her signature project, the Waymo Driver: a combination of both hardware...


(M.S. C.S. ’81)

The basketball hoop affixed to the Irvine, Calif. garage of Victor Tsao (M.S. CS ’81) and his wife, Janie, was just one of many in an area dominated by Los Angeles Lakers fans. But this one was...


(ME ’65)

It’s 90 degrees on a late June day as Edward L. “Ed” Kaplan (ME ’65) bounds into IIT Tower dressed in navy walking shorts, a navy plaid polo shirt, and fluorescent yellow athletic shoes. While his...


(ARCH ’01)

Just shy of 1,200 feet in height and coming in at 101 stories, the Studio Gang-designed St. Regis Chicago has already become a recognizable part of the Chicago’s skyline. Its height and three-stem...


(AMAT '23)

Stanley Nicholson says he was able to expand his horizons academically and find cultural experiences beyond the classrooms of Illinois Institute of Technology because of its Chicago location. “I’ve...


(M.S. Autonomous Systems and Robotics ’22)

Chloé Benz works as a software engineer for Qualcomm , conducting research and development on behavior prediction for autonomous driving. She works on software design, integration, and testing tasks...


(M.A.S. CHE ’22)

As an undergraduate student studying chemistry at Dominican University, Elizabeth Foot attended monthly Women in STEM meetings in which various successful women working in STEM fields shared their...


(M.S. FST ’16, Ph.D. FDSN, ’20)

Understanding the unseen world of microscopic living things that surround us has long been the driving force behind Catherine Rolfe’s career. “I was always very interested in science,” says Rolfe. “I...