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Results from a new scientific study that included Illinois Institute of Technology College of Science Assistant Professor of Physics Bryce Littlejohn and Senior Research Associate David Martinez may shed light on a mismatch between predictions and recent measurements of ghostly particles streaming...
A company founded by Illinois Tech scientists has received $225,000 to build an innovative nanoelectrofuel (NEF) flow battery that will store 1.5 times the energy of lithium ion batteries or three times the energy of lead acid batteries in the same volume. It also will offer the option of rapid...
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...

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