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Thirty minutes west of Illinois Institute of Technology, at Argonne National Laboratory, lurks a gargantuan machine called “Mira.” The recently inaugurated supercomputer—one of the most powerful on Earth—boasts a peak performance of 10 petaflops, meaning it can execute 10 quadrillion (1016) calculations per second.

Yet, according to IIT Department of Applied Mathematics Chair and Professor Fred Hickernell, lightning speed alone is not always sufficient for today’s most demanding applications.
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The Department of Applied Mathematics at IIT offers B.S., M.S., M.A.S. and Ph.D. degrees. For students at all levels, we offer personal attention, small class size, and easy access to all the benefits of living in a world-class city.
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Petrović Gives Six Invited Talks
Sonja Petrovic, assistant professor of applied mathematics, spoke on “Goodness of Fit for Log-Linear Network Models: Dynamic... read more
Cialenco Speaks at SIAM Financial Mathematics and Engineering Conference
Igor Cialenco, associate professor of applied mathematics and director of the Master of Mathematical Finance program, spoke on “... read more
Hickernell Speaks at Brown and Northwestern
Fred Hickernell, applied mathematics chair and professor, spoke at Brown University’s Institute for Computational and... read more
IIT at the Annual Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference
The applied mathematics department had a substantial presence at the annual SIAM conference in July at the Palmer House Hilton... read more
IIT Professor of Applied Mathematics Jeffrey Duan Authors New Book, An Introduction To Stochastic Dynamics
CHICAGO – September 30 – Jinqiao (Jeffrey) Duan, professor of applied mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology... read more

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Dec 2, 10:00am
Applied Mathematics & Data Science - Seminar - Stuart Building, Room 220
Tue.
Dec 2