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On September 26, 2013, Craig Yoder presented an online guest lecture on “External Radiation Dose Monitoring” to students in the Radiation Dosimetry course, a required course for completion of the IIT Master of Health Physics program. Yoder, an internationally known expert in radiation...
On October 23, 2013, Richard Toohey delivered an online guest lecture on “The National Council on Radiation Protection (NCRP) Wound Model:  Development and Application” to the students in the Radiation Dosimetry course, a required course for completion of the IIT Master of Health...
John Zasadzinski, professor of physics and the Paul and Suzi Schutt Endowed Chair in Science, and Barrett Leslie (AMAT 5th year) both received awards at the 2014 Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS). Each spring, CAURS brings together hundreds of undergraduates from Chicago-area...
Eda Gjergo (AMAT and PHYS 5th year) scored in the top five percent and received an honorable mention diploma for her poster at the recent Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards in Washington, D.C. The competition is held by the American Astronomical Society (AAS), the major...
S.Y. Chen, from Argonne National Laboratory, accepts directorship of IIT's Professional Master of Health Physics program. The announcement of his new position has received coverage in the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, and the Baltimore Sun.
IIT Master of Health Physics student Trang Marquez was awarded one of this year’s Health Physics Society (HPS) Dade Moeller Scholarships. Her scholarship includes $2,000 to apply to her graduate studies, and another $800 to use toward her attendance at the 2014 HPS Annual Meeting. Her...
S.Y. Chen, director of IIT's Professional Master of Health Physics Program, was selected by the Health Physics Society (HPS) Awards Committee to receive an HPS Fellow Award. He was presented with this prestigious award at the HPS Awards Banquet which was held on July 9 at the 58th Annual HPS...
On Wednesday, September 18, the new Master of Health Physics academic advisory board, appointed by S.Y. Chen, director of the Master of Health Physics program, held its first meeting on IIT's Main Campus. The board consists of a list of highly esteemed professionals in the field of radiation...
Recent IIT graduate Matthew Otten (PHYS '13) has been awarded the Society of Physics Students (SPS) Herbert Levy Memorial Endowment Fund Scholarship. The scholarship, funded by a donation from Margaret Sussman Levy in honor of her late husband, Herbert Levy, consists of $2,000 to be used by...
Emily Hommerding, a senior physics major, has received a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes outstanding senior undergraduate and doctoral-level students in the natural, social, and engineering...

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