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Illinois Tech’s Master of Health Physics program recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. S.Y. Chen, director of the program, hosted a lunch event commemorating the occasion on June 23 in the Robert A. Pritzker Science Center. Students, alumni, faculty, and staff of the program were in attendance...
Soren Spicknall, coterminal student who is earning a B.S. in computer science and M.A.S. in data science, has been selected as a Microsoft Civic Tech fellow. For the next 18 months, Spicknall will work with government agencies, community organizations, and civic tech leaders to drive sociopolitical...
Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, and his research group discovered an efficient tool for fine-tuning magnetic coupling between delocalized radicals. This research is a continuation of previous research the group has done on quantum chemical investigations of fullerene fragments or...
Sandor Demeter (HP M.A.S. ’16) has been appointed to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), a position equivalent to the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission. His CNSC appointment is for one year, pending an official application/interview process, and will likely be extended once...
Illinois Tech alumnus Mathai Varghese (MATH ’81) was recently awarded a 2017 Australian Laureate Fellowship. Varghese is the director of the Institute for Geometry and Its Applications and the elder professor of mathematics at the University of Adelaide, Australia. The goal of his project,...
John Zasadzinski, Paul and Suzi Schutt Endowed Chair in Science and professor of physics, recently had his endowed chair renewed for another five-year term. The late Paul Schutt was an Illinois Tech alum, graduating with a degree in physics in 1955. “To hold the title of Paul and Suzi Schutt...
The College of Science has chosen eight students to receive this year’s CoS undergraduate summer research stipends. The selected students, nominated by Illinois Tech faculty, will each earn $5,000 for 10 weeks of research with Illinois Tech faculty members this summer. The stipends are funded...
On May 6th, the Midwest Chapter of the Health Physics Society held its 2017 Annual Technical Symposium on Illinois Tech’s Rice Campus in Wheaton, IL. [from left} Steve Butala, Tatjana Pannesku, Mirela Kirr, Carl Paperiello, Will Limestall, Ian Hoppie, Ian Lake, Khlud Alsiraj, John Edwards, S.Y....
Last fall, Aron Culotta, assistant professor of computer science, and Libby Hemphill, associate professor of communication and information studies, began work on a project about cyberbullying entitled “Cyberbullying Early Warning and Response System.” Their project is part of the Nayar Prize, which...
Results from a new scientific study that included Illinois Institute of Technology College of Science Assistant Professor of Physics Bryce Littlejohn and Senior Research Associate David Martinez may shed light on a mismatch between predictions and recent measurements of ghostly particles streaming...

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