The Interprofessional Projects (IPRO) Program organizes multidisciplinary teams of undergraduate students to apply their creativity to complex, open-ended projects to tackle the challenges of our times. Guided by faculty members from diverse fields, IPRO teams span new venture development, product and process innovation, urban systems and manufacturing revitalization, renewable energy and sustainability, urban agriculture, STEM education and community engagement. Fall IPRO sponsors and community partners include Motorola Solutions Foundation, The Chamberlain Group, Sargent & Lundy LLC, Tempel Steel, W.W.Grainger, Electrical Contractors’ Association of Chicago, Forelight, Matrix Odyssey LLC, Imani Village 95th Street Development LLC, Adler Planetarium, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana, South Metropolitan Higher Education Commission, and The 606.
The IPRO Day event is the culmination of IPRO team work through interactive exhibits. At the Fall 2015 IPRO Day on Friday, November 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Hermann Hall, 120 IPRO teams will showcase their accomplishments.
Illinois Tech faculty, staff, alumni, and professionals from the Chicago area are invited to serve as judges and welcome to attend as guests.