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Faculty and graduate students of the Mathematics and Science Education Department presented results of their research projects at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), March 30 - April 2 in Pittsburgh, Penn. Participants included Professor Norman...
On September 26, 2013, Craig Yoder presented an online guest lecture on “External Radiation Dose Monitoring” to students in the Radiation Dosimetry course, a required course for completion of the IIT Master of Health Physics program. Yoder, an internationally known expert in radiation...
On October 23, 2013, Richard Toohey delivered an online guest lecture on “The National Council on Radiation Protection (NCRP) Wound Model:  Development and Application” to the students in the Radiation Dosimetry course, a required course for completion of the IIT Master of Health...
John Zasadzinski, professor of physics and the Paul and Suzi Schutt Endowed Chair in Science, and Barrett Leslie (AMAT 5th year) both received awards at the 2014 Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS). Each spring, CAURS brings together hundreds of undergraduates from Chicago-area...
IIT alumnus Gary Holliday (MSED ’11) received the 2014 Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Akron. Holliday is an assistant professor, curricular and instructional studies, College of Education. The award, presented at the university’s Distinguished Alumni and Faculty...
The credit crisis and ongoing European sovereign debt crisis have shown the importance of the proper assessment and management of counterparty risk. In the book Counterparty Risk and Funding: A Tale of Two Puzzles, IIT Professor of Applied Mathematics Tomasz Bielecki, along with Stéphane Crépey and...
The IIT Chemistry Division’s 2014 Kilpatrick Lecture will be given by Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann of Cornell University on Monday, September 15. In his work in applied theoretical chemistry, Hoffmann looks for interesting experimental results which he can explore with computational...
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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