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Omnipointment, the startup created by Vinesh Kannan (CS 1st year), has been selected as one of eight to join the Straight Shot Startup Accelerator class of 2016 this summer in Omaha, Neb. Kannan, along with Omnipointment co-creator Brendan Batliner of University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s...
Emily Warman (CS 4th year) has been named a winner of the Wells Fargo Campus Analytics Challenge, one of five winners from across the country. Warman will receive $2,000 and a trip to San Francisco in March for a two-day analytics summit. Based in San Francisco, Wells Fargo is one of the world...
The IIT-A Team has advanced to the World Finals of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest in May in Thailand. Andrei Dumitru (CS 2nd year), Benjamin Grimmer (CS 4th year), and Todor Markov (AMAT 4th year) will compete in Thailand...
Adnan Haider (CS 2nd year) was selected as a finalist for a 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award by the Computing Research Association. The awards recognize undergraduate students in North American universities who show outstanding potential in an area of computing research....
A team of computer science undergraduates, plus area high school students, fielded by Illinois Tech won fourth place in an international supercomputing competition for students. The competition was held during the IEEE/ACM Supercomputing/SC Conference 2015 in New Orleans, attended by more...
The Computer Science Department at Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) received a $7.6 million gift from Chris Gladwin, member of the Illinois Tech Board of Trustees and founder of Cleversafe, a high-tech company that revolutionized big data storage. The gift will be used to help...
Adnan Haider (CS 2nd year) won first place (gold) for undergraduate research at a recent ACM/IEEE high-performance computing conference. Haider’s research, “Lessons from Post-Processing Climate Data on Modern Flash-Based HPC Systems,” was selected as the best of all undergraduate research...
Students in Technology, Academia, Research, and Service (STARS) Computing Corps is a national organization of practice for student-led regional engagement as a means to broaden participation in computing. The organization has participating communities at over 50 colleges and universities...
Illinois Tech’s Peng-Jun Wan, professor of computer science, has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for contributions to scheduling and resource allocation in wireless networks. Wan’s areas of expertise include wireless networks, optical networks,...
Shlomo Argamon, professor of computer science and founding director of the Master in Data Science program, will speak on “Types of Data Science Education” at the inaugural Data Science Conference, Thursday, November 12-Friday, November 13, at the Gleacher Center downtown. The new...

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