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Edward W. “Rocky” Kolb of the University of Chicago will give the 2016 Leon Lederman Lecture in Physics on Monday, October 24 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Robert A. Pritzker Science Center, Room 111. All are welcome. RSVP to Todd Kersh at kersh@iit.edu. Kolb is the Arthur Holly Compton...
An article by Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, and his students is featured on the front cover of the Journal of Computational Chemistry. “Stability of functionalized corannulene cations [R-C20H10]+: An influence of the nature of R-Group” is co-authored by Rogachev,...
Two College of Science students have been chosen to pitch their startups at the Inno U Challenge on Thursday, October 13 from 5:30–8:30 p.m. at Google Chicago. The event is a pitch competition and showcase for student entrepreneurs from a variety of Chicago universities. Dev Bharel (CS...
Eunice Santos, the Ron Hochsprung Endowed Chair and Professor of Computer Science, participated in a panel during Big Data Week, “A Global Festival of Data,” in September. Big Data Week gathered technical, business, and academic experts in Chicago and London to share their big data knowledge,...
A company started by two Illinois Tech scientists has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 2016 Cleantech Open Accelerator Program. The company, AquaGrow Technologies, was founded by Elena Timofeeva, research professor in chemistry, and John Katsoudas (PHYS ’96, MS ’03), senior...
Sonja Petrovic, assistant professor of applied mathematics, is a co-organizer of the 2016 Mathematics Research Community in algebraic statistics. Algebraic statistics is a field at the intersection of algebraic geometry and statistics that has grown tremendously in the recent years. The MRC program...
Fred J. Hickernell, chair and professor of applied mathematics at Illinois Tech, was invited to give a tutorial on Error Analysis for Quasi-Monte Carlo Methodson August 14, 2016, at the 12th International Conference on Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods in Scientific Computing...
Co-terminal physics/health physics student William Limestall (BS PHYS/MHP 4th year) and his team won the Civic Tech Challenge during ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza 2016. ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza 2016 was a three-day program (July 27-29) for university students to explore the Chicago tech...
Rachel Seibert, a Ph.D. candidate in condensed matter physics, won second place in a research poster competition at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for her work on the silicon carbide (SiC) layers in tri-structural isotropic (TRISO) fuels. Seibert analyzed the integrity of TRISO nuclear...
Led by Physics Professor Dan Kaplan, the Illinois Tech Muonium Antimatter Gravity project has demonstrated picometer precision for its instruments, an important step in their quest to test the theory of gravity using antimatter in the form of muonium. Kaplan reported on this work at the Seventh...

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