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Each year, the Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS) brings together nearly 130 undergraduate students in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, psychology, sociology, and humanities to participate in poster and oral presentations....
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $6.3 million to continue to operate Illinois Tech’s Biophysics Collaborative Access Team (BioCAT) facility for biomedical research at the Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory. This is one of the largest grants for any research at Illinois...
Physics graduate students Mattia Checchin and Martina Martinello have been working at nearby Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL) on a breakthrough technology for particle accelerators using superconducting radiofrequency (SRF) cavities. Their Ph.D. research on the electromagnetic and...
Many of today’s most interesting jobs need advanced physics skills. But many engineering and other undergraduate programs only require a year of physics. If you want to work in the state of the art in many fields—laser technology, optics, semi-conductors, nuclear energy, nanofabrication,...
Several Illinois Tech physicists contributed to the most recent results from the Daya Bay neutrino experiment, which is measuring the neutrino flavor oscillation parameter θ13 to world-leading precision. They include Assistant Professor Bryce Littlejohn, Vice Provost Christopher White, and postdoc...
February 8, 2016 – Chicago, IL – Researchers at Illinois Institute of Technology and Loyola University have discovered new clues in the 100-year-old mystery of the Frank-Starling law of the heart: What makes the heart contract more strongly at longer lengths given the same level of calcium...
Emily Warman (CS 4th year) has been named a winner of the Wells Fargo Campus Analytics Challenge, one of five winners from across the country. Warman will receive $2,000 and a trip to San Francisco in March for a two-day analytics summit. Based in San Francisco, Wells Fargo is one of the world...
The IIT-A Team has advanced to the World Finals of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest in May in Thailand. Andrei Dumitru (CS 2nd year), Benjamin Grimmer (CS 4th year), and Todor Markov (AMAT 4th year) will compete in Thailand...
IIT’s Mathematics and Science Education sent a team to the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE) Conference, January 12-17, 2016, in Pretoria, South Africa. The conference, “Researching a Sustainable Environment and Sustaining...
Adnan Haider (CS 2nd year) was selected as a finalist for a 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award by the Computing Research Association. The awards recognize undergraduate students in North American universities who show outstanding potential in an area of computing research....

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