News and Events

Tue, 06/13/2017

Our first Student Spotlight of the week is Sridharan "Siri" Govind. 

Siri is enrolled in our newly named Bioprocessing and Bioenergy PSM program. Siri earned his Bachelor of Technology degree in Biotechnology from Manipal Institute of Technology in his home country of India. During his spring semester, he worked as a Student Consultant for the U of I Research Park-based company, Ag-Sensus. Currently, Siri is working at Clara Foods in California as a Process Development Intern. When he is not working on his studies, he is an avid runner. Siri's advisor is Dr. Vijay Singh.


Wed, 06/07/2017

Today's Student Spotlight is Diana González Campos.

Diana is currently enrolled in our Agricultural Production PSM program specializing in Sustainable Production Systems. Diana obtained a B.S. in Natural Resource Management from the Marista University of Merida in her home country of Mexico. Diana recently started her 6-month internship with the Los Angeles Country Club and Kitchen Garden. Her main interests are in food security, sustainable and urban agriculture. Diana's advisor is Dr. Robert Knox.

Tue, 06/06/2017

Today's Student Spotlight is Stephen DiLiberto. 

Stephen is currently enrolled in our Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) PSM program. He obtained his B.S. in Chemistry with a minor in Molecular and Cellular Biology here at the University of Illinois before beginning his career as a Laboratory Chemist for Intertek. His fitness hobby turned into a passion which led him to the decision to go back to school for his M.S. degree in FSHN. This summer, Stephen is working as a food science and nutrition intern for Nonni's Foods LLC. He is advised by Dr. Nicki Engeseth.

Mon, 06/05/2017

Starting today, we will be featuring Illinois PSM students each week in what we are calling our #StudentSpotlight.

Our first #StudentSpotlight is Fik Winata! Fik is one of our 10 students in the Geographic Information Science program.  Fik is advised by Dr. Shakil Kashem.

She graduated from the University of Indonesia with a B.S. in Geography and worked for ESRI Indonesia before starting her M.S. degree. She is currently a GIS Intern for State Farm Insurance here at University of Illinois Research Park! Fik is interested in Health/Medical Geography and using GIS in Health Applications to assist with Infectious Diseases, Spatial Epidemiology and more.

Wed, 03/08/2017

We are happy to announce that the Bioenergy program has been renamed to Bioprocessing and Bioenergy. The new name better reflects the scope and content of the curriculum that the students are currently studying.