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The Department of Chemistry held its fourth annual student awards luncheon on April 27. The following chemistry students received honors for 2015-16: Chemistry Teaching Assistant AwardJosé Orozco, Ph.D. candidateZirui Zhang, Ph.D. candidate Chemistry Undergraduate Junior AwardNicholas Politis...
The Illinois Tech Chemistry Department and American Chemical Society Chemistry Club performed a Chemistry Show to welcome in the spring on Thursday, April 7th, 2016 in Wishnick Hall Auditorium. Some of the demonstrations included a “chemical traffic light,” “blooming crystals,” and a scientific...
To all future computational chemists, drug designers, DNA researchers, material researchers, and related professionals, we are offering you the opportunity to learn foundational research methods for these fields. Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, will offer a weekly workshop on...
Assistant Professor David Minh received a grant award for $337,373 from the National Institutes of Health for his project entitled “Sound-stage Virtual Screening Based on Implicit Ligand Theory.” With this grant, he plans to develop new computational tools that will make faster and more accurate...
Susan Solomon (CHEM ’77), Ellen Swallow Richards Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry & Climate Science at MIT, was inducted into the IIT Hall of Fame on September 17, 2015, at a celebration in downtown Chicago. [from left to right] Chairman of the Board Alan "Bud" Wendorf, Dean Russell Betts,...
Illinois Institute of Technology Assistant Chemistry Professor Andrey Rogachev and his collaborators have predicted computationally the existence of new molecules to be stable under normal conditions, by breaking the normal valence and forming compounds not normally formed. Previously, these...
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 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...

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