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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...
The Department of Applied Mathematics has established the F. R. “Buck” McMorris Summer Research Stipend to support select undergraduate and/or early career graduate students in conducting research for 10 weeks during the summer. The stipend of $3000 allows them to participate in...
Are you interested in learning more about how to use Mathematica to do amazing and useful things, or want to share your own knowledge? Mathematica is a very powerful integrated system for symbolic and numerical mathematics, graphics, data analysis, statistics, and simulation, with built-in data...
Lulu Kang and Dietmar Rempfer (joint appointment with MMAE) won a WISER (Wagner Institute for Sustainable Energy Research) Program Award for their proposal "Optimal Placement of Wind Turbines for Wind Farm." They are one of three teams who received the award from IIT’s WISER 2013...
Responding to a growing need for people who can turn big data into intelligent insights, Illinois Institute of Technology has launched a new Master of Data Science (MAS DS) program for Fall 2013. The rigorous and interdisciplinary program combines high-level mathematics and computer science theory...
A team of Master of Mathematical Finance and Master of Science in Finance students won third place at the University of Chicago Midwest Trading Competition. IIT Team members Xi Liu (MMF candidate, team captain), Rui Tu (MMF candidate), He Wang (MSF candidate), Yuchen Zhang (MSF candidate) received...
Matt Bauer, associate dean for academic affairs, College of Science and Letters (CSL), announced the winners of this year's CSL Undergraduate Summer Research Stipends. Each student will receive $5,000 to do research with a faculty member this summer. Of the nine winners, three are applied...
In fall 2013, IIT will launch a new professional master’s program in applied mathematics. This non-thesis master’s degree will provide applied and computational mathematics training in conjunction with teaching communication and teamwork skills demanded by today’s employers. The...
“Financial Bubbles Through History, Viewed Through Mathematics” by Philip Protter, Professor of Statistics, Columbia University MTCC Auditorium, April 22, 3:15 pm The history of the western industrialized world is rich with the stories of financial bubbles. Protter will explore how to...
Jacob “Jake” Matijevic (Math ‘69), a great space engineer, died on August 20, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. Matijevic received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from IIT and later earned a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1973. He joined NASA and the Jet Propulsion...

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