Maggie Kochman


My name is Maggie. I’m from Illinois. I go to the University of Illinois at Chicago where I am a BA candidate in Civil Engineering.

What sustainability, energy, and community issues are important to you?

Developing public transit and composting systems are some of the most important issues to me.

What exciting projects/research are you working on now?

I'm currently working on setting up a composting system at the UIC greenhouse.

What are your plans for the next five years?

In five years, I'd like to be working in some capacity to develop sustainable infrastructure and reach under served communities.

What made you want to apply to SISE?


What are you most looking forward to doing in Chicago?

I'm most looking forward to summer weather in Chicago.

Do you like Cats? If not, are you willing to learn to like cats?

Yes I love cats!