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The computer science department held its Fall 2014 orientation session for new graduate students Wednesday, August 20.  Information about the graduate programs and degree requirements was presented along with advice for how to select courses and specializations. If you missed the orientation...
It’s that time again…. The weather changes, the leaves start to turn and a new school year begins, which can only mean one thing: The Illinois Technology Association (ITA)’s Fall Challenge is back!  Rebranded as the ITA Tech Challenge, it’s the programming...
Shlomo Argamon, professor of computer science and director of IIT’s Master of Data Science program, will give the keynote address at a Workshop on Figurative Language at the University of Birmingham, UK, August 18-19.  The workshop “Figurative Language: Its Patterns and Meanings in...
Ioan Raicu, assistant professor of computer science, has received the IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC) Award for Young Achiever in Scalable Computing.  This annual international award recognizes up to five individuals who have made outstanding, influential, and potentially...
The story of how Ron Hochsprung (CS’72) has fueled innovation in computer science is now available.
At the 2014 CS Commencement ceremony, which was held May 17, the first recipients of the newly established Tsao Family Graduate Scholarship program were announced: Ajay Anthony, Bahareh Sadat Arab, Eduardo Berrocal, Kun Feng,
Bo Feng, Taeho Jung, Antonios Kougkas, Scott Krieder, Shuhui Li,
Tonglin...
Mustafa Bilgic, assistant professor of computer science, has received a five-year, $549,863 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for “Active Learning through Rich and Transparent Interactions.” The prestigious CAREER Awards support early career development activities...
The Winter 2014 issue of Science @ IIT, the newsletter of the College of Science, contains articles on the launch of the Master of Data Science program and a $50,000 donation by the Tsao family to establish a Computer Science Fund.  Also included are the department's honoring of...
County Health Statistics, Including Rates of Obesity, Can Be Estimated By Looking at Tweets, Says Illinois Institute of Technology Researcher March 26, 2014 CHICAGO – A researcher at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) has found that Twitter knows if you’re obese—or at least,...
Three students from IIT, including Master of Computer Science graduate student Mitch Wilkos, participated recently in Illinois's first Cyber Aces State Championship. The event was held on March 1 at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills. 125 participants, including students,...

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