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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...
S.Y. Chen, senior lecturer in health physics and director of the Master of Health Physics program, gave a talk to the faculty and graduate students in the Medical Physics program at Duke University last month. His talk was titled, “Long-Term Recovery from Major Nuclear or Radiological Emergencies...
A number of Illinois Tech physics people are among the winners of the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, which was awarded on November 8 to five global teams that conduct neutrino oscillation experiments. A $3 million prize will be shared among 1,377 scientists on the five...
Shlomo Argamon, professor of computer science and founding director of the Master in Data Science program, will speak on “Types of Data Science Education” at the inaugural Data Science Conference, Thursday, November 12-Friday, November 13, at the Gleacher Center downtown. The new...
Judith S. Lederman, associate professor and director of teacher education, delivered the opening keynote address at the inaugural meeting of the Chilean Science Education Society (Sociedad Chilena de Educacion Cientifica, SChEC).  The conference, “Science Teaching Challenges,” convened...
An Illinois Tech mathematics education team led by Gorjana Popovic, senior lecturer, will present their research on the role of high school students’ conversations in learning mathematics at two upcoming regional conferences. Popovic, Ph.D. student Susie Morrissey, and Lamont Holifield, math...
Assistant Professor David Minh received a grant award for $337,373 from the National Institutes of Health for his project entitled “Sound-stage Virtual Screening Based on Implicit Ligand Theory.” With this grant, he plans to develop new computational tools that will make faster and more accurate...

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