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Chicago native and retired Apple Distinguished Engineer Ron Hochsprung (CS ’72) has established the first endowed chair in computer science at IIT with a gift of $2 million. This is the fifteenth endowed chair to be established at IIT as part of the university’s Fueling Innovation...
Xian-He Sun, computer science chair and professor, has introduced a new mathematical model for supercomputing that could greatly reduce the current data access delay and increase speed by up to 100 times through parallel memory access. In 1990, Sun co-developed Sun-Ni’s law, or memory-bounded...
A generous gift of $50,000 from the Tsao Family will help IIT computer science students with their studies. The Tsao Family Foundation Discretionary Fund for Computer Science will support students in the Department of Computer Science through scholarships, travel grants, equipment, books,...
Scott Krieder, a Ph.D. student working under Ioan Raicu, assistant professor of computer science, has been named as one of the winners of the Illinois Technology Foundation (ITF) 2013 "Fifty for the Future®" program. ITF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to...
The computer science department Reunion 2013, held on October 2, included a panel discussion “Data Science, Innovation, and IIT” with Shlomo Argamon, Chris Gladwin, Wesley Leggette, Sherrie Littlejohn, and Xian-He Sun, moderated by Vice Provost Dennis Roberson. A video recording of the...
Zhiling Lan, associate professor of computer science, has been awarded a three-year grant for $498,377 from the National Science Foundation for “A Cooperative Framework for Topology Awareness on Large-Scale Systems”  As the number of computer nodes increases, so does the size of...
The IIT Computer Discovery Camp offered an opportunity this past summer for more than 30 middle-school girls from Chicago and surrounding communities to gain hands-on experiences with computing technology. The students worked with LEGO® MINDSTORM® kits to build and program robots...
Are you a high school student who is interested in pursuing a career in the lucrative and ever-expanding field of computer science? If so, Illinois Institute of Technology can help you get a jump start on your future! IIT is offering eligible students a chance to take an online advanced programming...
NVIDIA has selected the CS department to be one of its 2013-2014 CUDA Research and Teaching Centers, committed to advancing the state of parallel GPU research and education using the CUDA™ C/C++ programming model. The department has received a number of CUDA-capable GPUs (two Tesla K20 GPUs...
Illinois Institute of Technology has been named a “Best Buy” school in the 2014 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges. For the last 30 years, Fiske Guide to Colleges has chosen a select group of schools noted for quality academic offerings and affordable cost for its annual...

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