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The State Administration of Foreign Affairs, Beijing, China, recently appointed Norman G. Lederman, distinguished professor of mathematics and science education, as a Distinguished Foreign Expert. Lederman will consult with scholars and officials developing national science standards for grades K-...
Jinqiao Duan, professor of applied mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology, co-authored an article, “Restoration of Rhythmicity in Diffusively Coupled Dynamical Networks,” which was recently published in Nature Communications. Collaborators on the article are a team of international...
Daniel Kaplan, professor of physics, will present the invited talk, “Overview of Muon Cooling,” at the COOL15 International Workshop on Beam Cooling and Related Topics from Monday, September 28 through Friday, October 2, 2015. The workshop will be held at the Thomas Jefferson National...
For the third summer, Mathematics and Science Education (MSED) hosted the Institute for the Advancement of Inquiry Based Science Teaching (IAIBST) workshop. The event, sponsored by Intel China and Beijing and Normal University, is an annual two-week workshop that focuses on science subject matter...
This summer, Daniel Kaplan, professor of physics, presented talks on “Antimatter Gravity with Muons” at the Workshop on Signals for Nonminimal Lorentz and CPT Violation (LVS’15) from June 19-20 at Indiana University, Bloomington and at the 3rd International Workshop on Antimatter and...
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...

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