Meet our Students
Palak Patel, Undergraduate
Year in school: Junior
Hometown: Hanover Park, IL
Why I chose to study Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering:
I appreciate the variety of paths ChemE can take me in the future. In terms of academic interests, my palette is diverse and ChemE encompasses those interests.
Academic interests and campus involvement:
I am Junior Representative of the ChBE Undergraduate Advisory Board, participant of the Leadership Certificate Program, and treasurer of the dance team, Dheem.
Favorite place on campus: My favorite spot changes bi-weekly, but currently it’d have to be Boneyard Creek.
Favorite way to spend my free time: I love exploring parks.
What I love about ChBE and/or the University of Illinois: I love that there’s a place for everyone and once you find that place, it’s as if you’ve been there forever.