This Facebook Live video features David Nolan ’06, an Illinois State alumnus who works in information technology at Caterpillar Inc., teaching students at the Illinois Summer Research Academy about artificial intelligence.

The Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology (CeMaST) is hosting 65 high school students July 10–15 for the 2016 Illinois Summer Research Academy (ISRA) at Illinois State University.

Students from across the state and beyond are spending a week on campus conducting hands-on research projects with Illinois State professors. Students are participating in one of four research opportunities: molecular neuroscience, biochemistry, organic chemistry, and computing and information technology.

Here are photographs from this year’s Research Academy.

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