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Robert B.K. Dewar, a pioneer in computer science at IIT, passed away on June 30. Dewar taught information science and computer science at IIT as the field was taking off in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was extremely influential in the development and education of students of the time, who...
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...
Matt Bauer, senior lecturer of computer science and director of undergraduate academic advising, is collaborating with Code.org to write the curriculum for a new high school Advanced Placement Computing Principles class. Additionally, he is working with College Board, the National Science...
According to Consumer Reports, 3.1 million cell phones were stolen in the United States in 2013. When phones are stolen, often more than just the device is compromised; personal identities, private information, and pride of the owner are also at risk (just ask insert-name-of-shamed-celebrity-...
Ioan Raicu, assistant professor of computer science, has been awarded $288,000 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a new Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site at Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago. He will work closely with Gruia Calinescu,...
January 27, 2015—CHICAGO—To address the growing volume of data and reduce the corresponding search for the "needle in a haystack" in large data sets, researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago have secured three patents (US 8,209,358 B2, US 8,626,792, US 7,720,869 B2...
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, has named IIT Computer Science Professor Xiangyang Li a Distinguished Scientist. Li is one of 49 ACM members selected in 2014 as a Distinguished Educator, Scientist, or...
Lauren Ribordy (Glenbrook South High School), William Scullin (Argonne), Kevin Brandstatter (IIT 4th year BS/MS), Jason DiBabbo (IIT 4th year BS), Daniel Gordon (IIT 4th year BS), Ben Walters (IIT 2nd year BS), Alex Ballmer (IIT 1st year BS), Ioan Raicu (IIT assistant professor), and Michael Papka...
Russell Betts, dean of the College of Science, announced the appointment of Eunice Santos, Ph.D., as chair and professor of the Department of Computer Science. She will formally take up the appointment January 1, 2015. An award-winning researcher and teacher, Santos was professor of computer...

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