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Researchers from 11 countries and more than 30 universities will gather on IIT Main Campus for as2014, an international conference on algebraic statistics, May 19-22, 2014. This conference is co-sponsored by IIT College of Science, the David & Lucille Packard Foundation, and the...
John Zasadzinski, professor of physics and the Paul and Suzi Schutt Endowed Chair in Science, and Barrett Leslie (AMAT 5th year) both received awards at the 2014 Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS). Each spring, CAURS brings together hundreds of undergraduates from Chicago-area...
The credit crisis and ongoing European sovereign debt crisis have shown the importance of the proper assessment and management of counterparty risk. In the book Counterparty Risk and Funding: A Tale of Two Puzzles, IIT Professor of Applied Mathematics Tomasz Bielecki, along with Stéphane Crépey and...
Eda Gjergo (AMAT and PHYS 5th year) scored in the top five percent and received an honorable mention diploma for her poster at the recent Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards in Washington, D.C. The competition is held by the American Astronomical Society (AAS), the major...
The Department of Applied Mathematics has established the F. R. “Buck” McMorris Summer Research Stipend to support select undergraduate and/or early career graduate students in conducting research for 10 weeks during the summer. The stipend of $3000 allows them to participate in...
Are you interested in learning more about how to use Mathematica to do amazing and useful things, or want to share your own knowledge? Mathematica is a very powerful integrated system for symbolic and numerical mathematics, graphics, data analysis, statistics, and simulation, with built-in data...
Lulu Kang and Dietmar Rempfer (joint appointment with MMAE) won a WISER (Wagner Institute for Sustainable Energy Research) Program Award for their proposal "Optimal Placement of Wind Turbines for Wind Farm." They are one of three teams who received the award from IIT’s WISER 2013...
Responding to a growing need for people who can turn big data into intelligent insights, Illinois Institute of Technology has launched a new Master of Data Science (MAS DS) program for Fall 2013. The rigorous and interdisciplinary program combines high-level mathematics and computer science theory...
A team of Master of Mathematical Finance and Master of Science in Finance students won third place at the University of Chicago Midwest Trading Competition. IIT Team members Xi Liu (MMF candidate, team captain), Rui Tu (MMF candidate), He Wang (MSF candidate), Yuchen Zhang (MSF candidate) received...
Matt Bauer, associate dean for academic affairs, College of Science and Letters (CSL), announced the winners of this year's CSL Undergraduate Summer Research Stipends. Each student will receive $5,000 to do research with a faculty member this summer. Of the nine winners, three are applied...

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