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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...
Susan Solomon (CHEM ’77), Ellen Swallow Richards Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry & Climate Science at MIT, was inducted into the IIT Hall of Fame on September 17, 2015, at a celebration in downtown Chicago. [from left to right] Chairman of the Board Alan "Bud" Wendorf, Dean Russell Betts,...
Norman G. Lederman, distinguished professor, mathematics and science education, will deliver the keynote address at the East Asia Science Education (EASE) 2015 Conference. The conference will be held October 16-18, 2015, at Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. The research meeting theme is “...
On Wednesday, August 26, Illinois Institute of Technology hosted the Crain’s Tech 50 celebration and welcomed some of Chicago’s leaders in the tech industry to campus. Guests gathered to recognize 50 individuals identified by Crain’s Chicago Business as the entrepreneurs, connectors, investors, and...
The book Kernel-Based Approximation Methods Using MATLAB, co-written by Greg Fasshauer, associate chair and professor of applied mathematics at IIT, and Mike McCourt (AMAT ’07), will be published this month by World Scientific. The book is based on a research project that the two began work on...

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