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Norman G. Lederman, distinguished professor of mathematics and science education, and Judith S. Lederman, associate professor and director of teacher education, are symposium leaders at the 11th Conference of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA).  The conference, “...
Illinois Institute of Technology Assistant Chemistry Professor Andrey Rogachev and his collaborators have predicted computationally the existence of new molecules to be stable under normal conditions, by breaking the normal valence and forming compounds not normally formed. Previously, these...
Illinois Institute of Technology biologists have described the operation at the molecular level of a key enzyme associated with cholera-causing bacteria. Karina Tuz, research assistant professor of biology, and Oscar Juarez, assistant professor of biology, and their teammates determined the...
Chicago – July 29, 2015 -  Jialing Xiang, professor of biology at Illinois Institute of Technology, and her collaborators have solved a longtime mystery: how protein kinase (Akt), a key player in cell signaling, “moves” from the cytosol (fluid inside of the cells) to the cell membrane. Using a...
Robert B.K. Dewar, a pioneer in computer science at IIT, passed away on June 30. Dewar taught information science and computer science at IIT as the field was taking off in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was extremely influential in the development and education of students of the time, who...
Fred J. Hickernell, chair and professor of applied mathematics, presented an invited talk, “Guaranteed Fixed-Width Confidence Intervals for Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Simulation”, at the 47th Journées de Statistique Conference June 1–5 in Lille, France.  Since 1970, the Société...
Tomasz Bielecki, IIT professor of applied mathematics and director of the Master of Mathematical Finance program, was a plenary speaker at the 2015 AMMCS-CAIMS Congress in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, on June 7-12. Bielecki’s talk, “Dependence between components of multivariate conditional Markov...
IIT College of Science would like to congratulate the students who were officially recognized for their academic achievements during the 146th Commencement Exercise on Saturday, May 16, 2015. The Illinois Institute of Technology commencement ceremony was officiated by...
June 10, 2015 CHICAGO - Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) has introduced a new Master of Science in Computational Decision Science and Operations Research (CDSOR) to meet the growing demand for computationally sophisticated operations research professionals and academics. Operations research...
Master of Health Physics student Eric Galicia is one of two winners of this year’s Stony Brook University Flame Challenge. The challenge, sponsored by the American Chemical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and now in its fourth year, calls on scientists to submit...

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