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MATH/M.A.S. MMF ’21

Weston Sterchi accepted a job with Segal, a human resources and benefits consulting company, in their retirement practice soon after graduation. He says the coursework offered at Illinois Institute of...

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(AE ’01)

Michael Buonanno works at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works division, leading the engineering development of the X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology X-plane. The supersonic aircraft was commissioned by NASA...

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M.A.S DS '21

Arika Ho says her career goals include becoming a successful data scientist in the domains of journalism, marketing/public relations, and public policy. Optimizing a recommendation system for news...

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(ARCH ’13, M.ENG ’15)

Although she didn’t recognize it then, Allison Toonen-Talamo’s path to becoming an historic preservation leader began when she saw that in the mid-2000s, the ranches, homes, and mom-and-pop businesses...

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CHEM ’20

Abigail Schulz conducted research on polymer synthesis in Professor of Chemistry Braja Mandal's lab to improve cathode materials for lithium sulfur batteries, as well as develop solid-state...

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BIOL ’20

Zachary Dickey’s interest in nutrition grew after taking a course with Associate Professor Indika Edirisinghe. A member of the food science and nutrition department's faculty, Edirisinghe helped...

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M.S. BHPR’ 20

Alex Dolinar says he enrolled in Illinois Tech’s Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions with the intention of preparing for dental school. “I chose to enroll at Illinois Tech because...

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M.S. BHPR ’20

When Erin Finn enrolled at Illinois Tech, she knew she wanted to continue her education in the medical field but was unsure in which area. After guidance from her adviser, Kathryn Spink, Finn...

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(M.S. MAE ’96, Ph.D. ’12)

In the 1990s Illinois Institute of Technology was a pioneer in distance learning through its Interactive Instructional Television Network (IIT/V) program. Courses were filmed at campus locations and...

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