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(Biomedical Engineering ’20)

As a student at Morton College, Victor Quiroz joined his college’s chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). One day Quiroz visited the Illinois Institute of Technology campus...


(M.S. EE ’07, M.S. CE ’07, Ph.D. CE ’18)

“I was probably born to be an engineer,” says David Hentrich. His grandfather was an engineer with his own workshop who built Hentrich his own child-sized workbench as a kid. He absorbed his...


(ARCE, M.ENG. STE ’18)

From an outdoor sculptural installation celebrating Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood to studies of human bone fracturing, Demetria Boatwright took every opportunity to take on ambitious projects and...


(LAW ’21)

For Roberto Martinez (LAW ’21), it was all about telling peoples’ stories. He excelled at interviews, getting clients to open up. “There’s so much need for understanding, and it goes beyond just...


(Ph.D. MSC ’13)

When Seungho Baek began the doctoral program in management science at Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business, he had his sights set on becoming a quantitative analyst or...


BCHM ’15, M.S. FST ’16

Alumna Liang Bennett (BCHM ’15, M.S. FST ’16) is putting her Illinois Institute of Technology food safety training to good use, overseeing all regulatory compliance for Chicago Meat Authority, a meat...