About Illinois Institute of Technology

by / Sunday, 13 March 2016 / Published in Illinois Institute of Technology

What is Illinois Tech? Illinois Tech is a National, Technological, 1st tier Ph.D.-granting Research University, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design.

Illinois Tech Rankings: (20-Year Net ROI):

# 1 among all universities in the State of Illinois

# 3 for engineering majors at a private U.S. university known traditionally as an “engineering school”

# 4 for engineering majors at a public or private U.S. university known traditionally as an “engineering school”

# 9 at a private U.S. university known traditionally as an “engineering school”

# 15 among all private U.S. colleges and universities

# 17 among all public and private U.S. universities known traditionally as “engineering schools”

# 24 among all public and private U.S universities

Stuart School of Business Rankings:

  • Ranked 3rd in the U.S., 7th in the careers category, and 27th globally overall by Financial Times for our M.S. in Finance program (2014)
  • Ranked in the Global Top 100 for our M.B.A. program by the Aspen Institute
  • Only business school in Chicago with a Marketing Analytics and Communication program—emphasizing data-driven methodologies
  • Ranked 25th for mathematical finance by Quantnet (2013) and 23rd for financial engineering by The Financial Engineer (2015) for our Master of Mathematical Finance joint program with IIT Applied Mathematics
  • Ranked 24th for environmental sustainability programs in the Business as UNusual guide published by Net Impact (2014)

Research at Illinois Tech : The addition of the University Technology Park At Illinois Tech (UTP), an incubator for technology companies, located on the Main Campus, and the university’s access to more than 29 research facilities (a few listed below), amplifies Illinois Tech students’ access to outstanding research opportunities.

  • IIT Research Institute (IITRI)
  • The Institute for Food Safety and Health
  • The Pritzker Institute of Biomedical Science and Eng.
  • Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER)

Few Prominent Indian Alumni:

  • Sam Pitroda, former advisor to former PM
  • Ajit Singh, Former Union Civil Aviation Minister
  • Jamshyd Godrej, Chairman – Godrej & Boyce
  • GV Prasad, Chairman, Reddy’s Lab
  • Rajeev Chandrasekar,Chairman & CEO,BPL Com
  • N Sankar, Chairman Sanmar Group
  • N Srinivasan, Vice-chairman & MD India Cements
  • Sanjay Kirloskar, Chairman & MD, Kirloskar Bro.
  • Chand Seth, Chairman & M.D. Pearl Polymers

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