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On December 5, 2014, chemistry lecturers Nosheen Gothard and Ben Zion and a team of undergraduate students presented chemistry demonstrations for an audience of IIT faculty and students in the Life Sciences auditorium. A long tradition in chemistry departments, these shows can be sensational, with...
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...
For those accustomed to seeing the Nobel Prize in Physics go to the discovery of exotic particles such as the Higgs Boson, the recent announcement from Stockholm might come as a surprise. The 2014 Nobel was awarded to three Japanese physicists for their work in the development of a blue light...
Chicago, IL — August 1, 2014 — Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) were awarded $2 million over the course of two years to fund studies on hybrid fuel cells from the Advanced Research Projects...
Illinois Tech alumna Susan Solomon (CHEM ’77), the Ellen Swallow Richards Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has recently been named to lead a new environment initiative at MIT. Read more about the initiative here. For more...
The IIT Chemistry Division invites nominations for the Kilpatrick Fellowship for the academic year 2014-15. The fellowship provides an annual stipend of $18,000 and tuition support for up to 18 credit hours. The Kilpatrick Fellowship is made possible through a generous gift from the Kilpatrick...
May 6, 2014 CHICAGO – Researcher Adam Hock of Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and colleagues at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and Northwestern University have developed a new catalyst to transform propane into propene (propylene).  Propene, with worldwide sales of $90 billion...
The IIT Chemistry Division’s 2014 Kilpatrick Lecture will be given by Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann of Cornell University on Monday, September 15. In his work in applied theoretical chemistry, Hoffmann looks for interesting experimental results which he can explore with computational...
Bofan Zhu, a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry, was awarded the Kilpatrick Fellowship for the academic year 2013–2014. Zhu is working on designing new composite materials for coaxing neuronal differentiation of stem cells. Khwaila Falaneh (CHEM 3rd year) and Tom Vukson (now CHEM 4th year) both...
Division of Chemistry assistant professors David Minh and Andrey Rogachev and Department of Physics Professor Emeritus Larry Scott participated in an on-campus panel discussion on October 23 about the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Moderator Ishaque Khan, chair and professor of...

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