Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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IMSA Alumnus Combines Science and Art in National Ph.D. Dance Contest

Christopher Knowlton '03, a Bioengineering Ph.D. student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was one of only 12 national finalists in the Dance Your Ph.D. contest.

"I was announced as a finalist in the Physics category for my dance film on total knee replacement testing," Knowlton said.

Knowlton said he credits the IMSA community for giving him the educational experience needed to create his submission.

"The IMSA community trained me to approach complex technical science with depth, thoroughness, clarity, creativity and humor," Knowlton said.  "I am forever in your debt, and all that I have done would not have been possible without the innovative and passionate education I received from IMSA."

To read about Christopher's research and view his video, click here.

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