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A team of computer science undergraduates, plus area high school students, fielded by Illinois Tech won fourth place in an international supercomputing competition for students. The competition was held during the IEEE/ACM Supercomputing/SC Conference 2015 in New Orleans, attended by more...
To all future computational chemists, drug designers, DNA researchers, material researchers, and related professionals, we are offering you the opportunity to learn foundational research methods for these fields. Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, will offer a weekly workshop on...
The Computer Science Department at Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) received a $7.6 million gift from Chris Gladwin, member of the Illinois Tech Board of Trustees and founder of Cleversafe, a high-tech company that revolutionized big data storage. The gift will be used to help...
Jeff Wereszczynski, assistant professor of physics, won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. He won for his proposal “The Effects of Post-translational Modifications and Histone Variants on Chromatin Fiber Dynamics.” Wereszczynski’s...
Adnan Haider (CS 2nd year) won first place (gold) for undergraduate research at a recent ACM/IEEE high-performance computing conference. Haider’s research, “Lessons from Post-Processing Climate Data on Modern Flash-Based HPC Systems,” was selected as the best of all undergraduate research...
Students in Technology, Academia, Research, and Service (STARS) Computing Corps is a national organization of practice for student-led regional engagement as a means to broaden participation in computing. The organization has participating communities at over 50 colleges and universities...
Illinois Tech’s Peng-Jun Wan, professor of computer science, has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for contributions to scheduling and resource allocation in wireless networks. Wan’s areas of expertise include wireless networks, optical networks,...
Jeff Terry, professor of physics, spoke on the panel “Nuclear Security: After the Iran Deal, What’s Next for Nuclear Security?” at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ 6th Annual Clock Symposium at the University of Chicago on November 16. Other panelists were Sharon Squassoni, director and...
Elizabeth Friedman, director, professional master’s programs, College of Science, was awarded the National Professional Science Master’s Association (NPSMA) Board of Directors Award at last week’s NPSMA 6th National Conference in Arlington, Va. The award honors a PSM program director, faculty...
Master of Health Physics student Ian Lake was awarded this year’s Dade Moeller Scholarship Award for graduate studies in Health Physics. His scholarship includes $3,500 for academic expenditures and $1,500 for travel to the 2016 Health Physics Society meeting in Spokane, Wash., where he will be...

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