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Fred J. Hickernell, chair and professor of applied mathematics, presented an invited talk, “Guaranteed Fixed-Width Confidence Intervals for Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Simulation”, at the 47th Journées de Statistique Conference June 1–5 in Lille, France.  Since 1970, the Société...
June 10, 2015 CHICAGO - Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) has introduced a new Master of Science in Computational Decision Science and Operations Research (CDSOR) to meet the growing demand for computationally sophisticated operations research professionals and academics. Operations research...
Tianci Zhu (AMAT 3rd Year) and Meng Wang (BIOL 3rd Year) were awarded the level of “Amateur Codebreakers” at the Fifth Annual Kryptos Competition, held April 16-20 at Central Washington University. The national code-breaking competition attracted 67 teams from universities all over the country...
Applied mathematics Ph.D. student Dane Wilburne's research proposal for computing Markov bases for multinomial logit models has been selected for funding under the 2015 National Science Foundation East Asia Pacific Summer Institutes (NSF-EAPSI) fellowship program. He will spend summer 2105 as a...
IIT College of Science has developed a new pathway to a teaching license in Illinois: the STEM Education minor. Students who major in mathematics, science, or engineering can take at a maximum of seven courses/24 credit hours of STEM education classes to earn the minor. Together, the B.S. and minor...
Sonja Petrovic, assistant professor of applied mathematics, spoke on “Goodness of Fit for Log-Linear Network Models: Dynamic Markov Bases Using Hypergraphs” at the Workshop on Algebraic Statistics, Prague Stochastics 2014, in Prague, Czech Republic, in August. That month, she also delivered that...
Igor Cialenco, associate professor of applied mathematics and director of the Master of Mathematical Finance program, spoke on “Market Making Via Acceptability Indices” during the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Conference on Financial Mathematics and Engineering, November 13–15 in...
Fred Hickernell, applied mathematics chair and professor, spoke at Brown University’s Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) in September. He gave the talk “Adaptive Algorithms for Stochastic Computation” at the ICERM Workshop on Information-Based Complexity...
The applied mathematics department had a substantial presence at the annual SIAM conference in July at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, organizing several minisymposia highlighting the department’s recent research. This research included advances in krylov and extended krylov subspace...
CHICAGO – September 30 – Jinqiao (Jeffrey) Duan, professor of applied mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology, has written a new book, An Introduction to Stochastic Dynamics, to be published by Cambridge University Press in November 2014. The mathematical theory of stochastic dynamics has...

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