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Adam Denchfield, third year physics major, has received a prestigious internship for summer 2017 with the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Lab under the Student Research Participation (SRP) program. His project will involve theoretical modeling of transport in...
by Reno WaswilDISTRIBUTION MANAGER, TechNews The use of radiation by research, government, and industrial agencies, while providing many advantages, does introduce concerns about the health of  workers  and  the general public who may be exposed to high-intensity radiation. Both...
The 26th international Quark Matter Conference will be held in Chicago from Sunday, February 5 through Saturday, February 11. Russell Betts, dean of the College of Science, is co-chair of the local organizing committee, along with colleagues from University of Illinois at Chicago, The Ohio...
John Zasadzinski, physics professor and Paul and Suzi Schutt Endowed Chair in Science, is co-author and co-editor of a new book, Josephson Junctions: History, Devices and Applications (Pan Sanford). The book will be available in December. Electric current flows in a superconductor through...
A recent APS Highlight by Argonne National Laboratory explores innovative catalysis research by Adam Hock, associate professor of chemistry; David Gidalevitz, associate professor of physics; and their graduate students and collaborators. The researchers used the Advanced Photon Source (...
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...
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...
Illinois Tech physics researchers are part of the Precision Oscillation and Spectrum Experiment (PROSPECT) awarded $3 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to search for sterile neutrinos. The Illinois Tech PROSPECT team includes Christopher White, vice provost for academic affairs and research...

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