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Illinois Institute of Technology has appointed Russell Betts as Distinguished Professor, the highest honor awarded to faculty, for preeminent achievement based on his scholarly work and the excellence of his teaching. Betts is dean of the College of Science and a professor of physics. Betts earned...
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-...
Tianci Zhu (AMAT 3rd Year) and Meng Wang (BIOL 3rd Year) were awarded the level of “Amateur Codebreakers” at the Fifth Annual Kryptos Competition, held April 16-20 at Central Washington University. The national code-breaking competition attracted 67 teams from universities all over the country...
The IIT College of Science has chosen 11 students to receive summer research funding, eight under the COS Undergraduate Summer Research Stipend program, and three under the NSF Research for Undergraduate (REU) program. The selected students will earn $5,000 for 10 weeks of research with Illinois...
Chicago, IL—April 22, 2015—Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) will make its Master of Data Science program available online starting in fall 2015. Unlike many business or liberal arts school programs, which teach students how to answer well-defined questions, IIT's Master of Data Science...
Chicago, IL—April 22, 2015—The Illinois Institute of Technology Master of Data Science program has established a partnership with Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a global online travel company, to give students the opportunity to work on real-world data science problems. Students will work with...
Applied mathematics Ph.D. student Dane Wilburne's research proposal for computing Markov bases for multinomial logit models has been selected for funding under the 2015 National Science Foundation East Asia Pacific Summer Institutes (NSF-EAPSI) fellowship program. He will spend summer 2105 as a...
Gorjana Popovic, senior lecturer, and Ph.D. students Ozgul Kartal and Susan Morrisey were selected to present “Urban Teachers’ Pedagogical Changes from Common Core Standards for Mathematics” at the Research Council on Mathematics Learning 42nd Annual Conference “Mathematics Curriculum: Paving...
Judith Lederman, associate professor and director of teacher education and Gorjana Popovic, senior instructor, mathematics and science education co-authored a refereed research publication, “Implications of Informal Education Experiences for Mathematics Teachers’ Ability to Make Connections Beyond...

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