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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Meet our Students

Morgan Folino, Undergraduate

Year in school: Senior

Hometown: McHenry, IL

Why I chose to study Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering:
Coming in to the program I had only a vague idea of what chemical engineering was, but I had a real passion for chemistry in high school and decided to pursue ChemE as a result.

Academic interests and campus involvement:
I am the Membership Education Director for Alpha Omega Epsilon engineering sorority, and President of the ChBE Undergraduate Advisory Board for the Fall 2016 semester. I also work for the Army Corps of Engineers as an undergraduate researcher.

Favorite place on campus:
The A.O.E. (Alpha Omega Epsilon) office in Engineering Hall.

Favorite way to spend my free time:
Sleeping, working out, and watching Netflix.

What I love about ChBE and/or the University of Illinois:
Chemical engineers transform materials and energy on an industrial scale for the betterment of the human condition. The projects we contribute to are important and improve people’s quality of life in meaningful ways. I love the University of Illinois because it’s a beautiful campus that has provided me with so many opportunities, experiences, and friendships.

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