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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...
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...
IIT alumnus Gary Holliday (MSED ’11) received the 2015 Outstanding Faculty Award from the University of Akron.  Holliday is an assistant professor, curricular and instructional studies.  He was one of five recipients of the award this year.  Gary will be recognized as the 2015...
Ioan Raicu, assistant professor of computer science, has been awarded $288,000 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a new Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site at Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago. He will work closely with Gruia Calinescu,...
Tomasz Bielecki, professor of applied mathematics and director of the Master’s in Mathematical Finance program, will give two talks in London during the week of Monday, March 23. On Wednesday, March 25, he will speak at Imperial College London on “Dependence between components of multivariate...
Norman G. Lederman, distinguished professor of mathematics and science education, and Judith S. Lederman, associate professor and director of teacher education, are plenary session leaders and featured plenary speakers at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)...

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