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Katrina Errant

Bedford Park, IL
Industrial Technology and Management
BINTM/MITO Co-Terminal degree
Industrial Facilities
Graduation Year

Katrina is a local 134 Journeyman Electrician of 20 years with experience in low voltage communication work and commercial and industrial applications. IIT’s hands-on projects have allowed her to connect with industry professionals and to expand her ideas regarding future career paths. She is very active in civic activities and social causes. Her INTM coursework has even been applicable in her role as Trustee for the Village of Bedford Park, particularly involving strategies to more effectively network with other industry professionals and present herself as a leader. She has greatly benefitted from her Project Management, Industrial Risk Management, and Workplace Communication courses that have introduced new concepts regarding the global aspects of business today.

SmartLab Student Projects

The purpose of this project is to improve the current state of security devices. Today, most security companies use several guards for different tasks, but at least one guard has to monitor the cameras or other systems.

A smart mirror is a two-way mirror with an electronic display behind the glass. The display can show the viewer different kinds of information in the form of widgets, such as weather, time, date, and news updates.

Our team was given the task of develop an electronic prototype covering the elements learned in the Embedded Systems course. These elements are electricity, data collection, data transmission, and data presentation. To do this, we created an electronic version of the board game Go.

EcoTower takes Hydroponic farming to the next level by using technology to self-regulate plant growth. Hydroponics is the science of giving a plant the necessities for growth and longevity.

Technology has brought the benefits of incorporated multi-sensor equipment to the masses. Although, the application of sensors and their associated systems has increased and transformed the world forever, the fundamentals of the main sensor types and their functionality has not.