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Tianci Zhu (AMAT 4th year), Meng Wang (BIOL 3rd year), and Xintong Li (AMAT 3rd year) were named “Meritorious Winners” in the 2016 Mathematical Modeling Contest. MCM is a top international mathematical modeling contest. It is organized and supported by the leading U.S. mathematical societies,...
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...
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...
Jinqiao Duan, professor of applied mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology, co-authored an article, “Restoration of Rhythmicity in Diffusively Coupled Dynamical Networks,” which was recently published in Nature Communications. Collaborators on the article are a team of international...
Fred J. Hickernell, chair and professor of applied mathematics, presented an invited talk, “Guaranteed Fixed-Width Confidence Intervals for Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Simulation”, at the 47th Journées de Statistique Conference June 1–5 in Lille, France.  Since 1970, the Société...
June 10, 2015 CHICAGO - Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) has introduced a new Master of Science in Computational Decision Science and Operations Research (CDSOR) to meet the growing demand for computationally sophisticated operations research professionals and academics. Operations research...
Tianci Zhu (AMAT 3rd Year) and Meng Wang (BIOL 3rd Year) were awarded the level of “Amateur Codebreakers” at the Fifth Annual Kryptos Competition, held April 16-20 at Central Washington University. The national code-breaking competition attracted 67 teams from universities all over the country...
Applied mathematics Ph.D. student Dane Wilburne's research proposal for computing Markov bases for multinomial logit models has been selected for funding under the 2015 National Science Foundation East Asia Pacific Summer Institutes (NSF-EAPSI) fellowship program. He will spend summer 2015 as a...
IIT College of Science has developed a new pathway to a teaching license in Illinois: the STEM Education minor. Students who major in mathematics, science, or engineering can take a maximum of seven courses/24 credit hours of STEM education classes to earn the minor. Together, the B.S. and minor...
Sonja Petrovic, assistant professor of applied mathematics, spoke on “Goodness of Fit for Log-Linear Network Models: Dynamic Markov Bases Using Hypergraphs” at the Workshop on Algebraic Statistics, Prague Stochastics 2014, in Prague, Czech Republic, in August. That month, she also delivered that...

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