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Assistant Professor of Computer Science Dong “Kevin” Jin has been named as a recipient of a Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. Similar to the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, the YIP is a prestigious award given to junior...
A recent APS Highlight by Argonne National Laboratory explores innovative catalysis research by Adam Hock, associate professor of chemistry; David Gidalevitz, associate professor of physics; and their graduate students and collaborators. The researchers used the Advanced Photon Source (...
Vinesh Kannan (CS 2nd year)—Camras scholar, board member of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization, and co-creator of Omnipointment—has received a number of recent recognitions: Future Founders’ U.Pitch: Kannan is a semifinalist in this pitch competition, which will take place on...
Martin Hairer, who won the Fields Medal in 2014, visited Illinois Tech’s Department of Applied Mathematics on October 27 to meet with faculty and students and deliver a lecture, “Ergodic theory of singular stochastic PDEs.” The Fields Medal is regarded as the highest honor a mathematician can...
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) has awarded Illinois Institute of Technology a $10,000 grant directed by BWF Board Member George Langford (M.S. BIOL ’69, Ph.D. ’71). The grant is intended to provide support for undergraduate research internships for underrepresented minority students in the...
Edward W. “Rocky” Kolb of the University of Chicago will give the 2016 Leon Lederman Lecture in Physics on Monday, October 24 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Robert A. Pritzker Science Center, Room 111. All are welcome. RSVP to Todd Kersh at kersh@iit.edu. Kolb is the Arthur Holly Compton...
An article by Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, and his students is featured on the front cover of the Journal of Computational Chemistry. “Stability of functionalized corannulene cations [R-C20H10]+: An influence of the nature of R-Group” is co-authored by Rogachev,...
Two College of Science students have been chosen to pitch their startups at the Inno U Challenge on Thursday, October 13 from 5:30–8:30 p.m. at Google Chicago. The event is a pitch competition and showcase for student entrepreneurs from a variety of Chicago universities. Dev Bharel (CS...
Eunice Santos, the Ron Hochsprung Endowed Chair and Professor of Computer Science, participated in a panel during Big Data Week, “A Global Festival of Data,” in September. Big Data Week gathered technical, business, and academic experts in Chicago and London to share their big data knowledge,...
A company started by two Illinois Tech scientists has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 2016 Cleantech Open Accelerator Program. The company, AquaGrow Technologies, was founded by Elena Timofeeva, research professor in chemistry, and John Katsoudas (PHYS ’96, MS ’03), senior...

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