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The Illinois Tech Master of Health Physics program had a strong presence at the 62nd Annual Health Physics Society (HPS) Meeting, which took place July 9-14 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Students, alumni, past and present board members, and program administrators attended the tradeshow, at which...
The research groups of Oscar Juarez, assistant professor of biology, and David Minh, assistant professor of chemistry, have discovered a new structural motif in an essential Vibrio cholerae enzyme that could lead to important drug development. The increasing threat from multi-drug-...
Carlo Segre, Duchossois Leadership Professor of Physics, was elected to the executive committee of Sigma Xi, the international honor society for scientists and engineers. His two-year term started July 1, 2017, and will end June 30, 2019. Concurrently, he is serving as the North Central Region...
Zack Sullivan, associate professor of physics, will co-chair the Coordinated Theoretical-Experimental Project on QCD (CTEQ) Summer School on QCD and Electroweak Phenomenology at the University of Pittsburgh, July 18-28. The CTEQ Summer School will provide a focused introduction to perturbative...
Illinois Tech’s Master of Health Physics program recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. S.Y. Chen, director of the program, hosted a lunch event commemorating the occasion on June 23 in the Robert A. Pritzker Science Center. Students, alumni, faculty, and staff of the program were in attendance...
Soren Spicknall, coterminal student who is earning a B.S. in computer science and M.A.S. in data science, has been selected as a Microsoft Civic Tech fellow. For the next 18 months, Spicknall will work with government agencies, community organizations, and civic tech leaders to drive sociopolitical...
Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, and his research group discovered an efficient tool for fine-tuning magnetic coupling between delocalized radicals. This research is a continuation of previous research the group has done on quantum chemical investigations of fullerene fragments or...
Sandor Demeter (HP M.A.S. ’16) has been appointed to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), a position equivalent to the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission. His CNSC appointment is for one year, pending an official application/interview process, and will likely be extended once...
Illinois Tech alumnus Mathai Varghese (MATH ’81) was recently awarded a 2017 Australian Laureate Fellowship. Varghese is the director of the Institute for Geometry and Its Applications and the elder professor of mathematics at the University of Adelaide, Australia. The goal of his project,...
John Zasadzinski, Paul and Suzi Schutt Endowed Chair in Science and professor of physics, recently had his endowed chair renewed for another five-year term. The late Paul Schutt was an Illinois Tech alum, graduating with a degree in physics in 1955. “To hold the title of Paul and Suzi Schutt...

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