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Igor Cialenco gave invited talks at Princeton University and University of Southern California last semester about his research with collaborators on innovative pricing and risk theories. Cialenco is associate professor of applied mathematics and co-director of the Master of Mathematical Finance (...
Xiaofan Li, interim dean of the College of Science and professor of applied mathematics, announced that Robert Ellis has been named associate dean, College of Science. Ellis is an associate professor of applied mathematics. He previously served on the Undergraduate Studies Committee and Campus...
Russell Betts, dean of the College of Science and Distinguished Professor of Physics, recently honored four people with Dean’s Excellence Awards. Senior Research Faculty: Fred Hickernell, professor of applied mathematics and director of the new Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific...
The Department of Applied Mathematics hosted the workshop “Mathematical Modeling and Computational Approaches in Physical and Biological Sciences” on November 21. Although it was two days before Thanksgiving, the workshop welcomed researchers from New Jersey Institute of Technology, Penn State...
Fred J. Hickernell, professor of applied mathematics and director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation (CISC), is co-leading the yearlong program on Quasi-Monte Carlo and High-Dimensional Sampling Methods for Applied Mathematics at the National Science Foundation-...
Russell Betts, dean of the College of Science and Distinguished Professor of Physics, has announced the appointment of Chun Liu, Ph.D., as chair and professor of the Department of Applied Mathematics. Liu formally took up the appointment on August 1. Before coming to Illinois Tech, Liu was in the...
Illinois Tech alumnus Mathai Varghese (MATH ’81) was recently awarded a 2017 Australian Laureate Fellowship. Varghese is the director of the Institute for Geometry and Its Applications and the elder professor of mathematics at the University of Adelaide, Australia. The goal of his project,...
The College of Science has chosen eight students to receive this year’s CoS undergraduate summer research stipends. The selected students, nominated by Illinois Tech faculty, will each earn $5,000 for 10 weeks of research with Illinois Tech faculty members this summer. The stipends are funded...
The Department of Applied Mathematics will host Persi Diaconis, Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Stanford University, as the 2017 Karl Menger Lecturer. Photo courtesy of Rod Searcey. Diaconis will speak on “The Search for Randomness” on Monday, April 24 at 6 p.m...
The Department of Applied Mathematics will host Visiting Professor Wei Wang, Nanjing University, China, for one month during the 2017-2018 academic year. Wang will conduct joint research with our faculty members in dynamics of stochastic partial differential equations with applications. The AMS Fan...

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