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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...
Barrett Leslie, 3rd-year AMAT student at IIT, along with students from University of Oxford, Purdue University, Middle Eastern Technical University, and University of Illinois at Chicago, took on a leadership role at a recent Society for Industry and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Annual Conference in...
The College of Science and Letters has named its first cadre of Distinguished Teaching Fellows to further teaching and learning excellence in the college. The Distinguished Teaching Fellows includeGreg Fasshauer, professor of applied mathematics, associate chair, and director of undergraduate...
The Department of Applied Mathematics welcomed new faculty to the university for the 2012-2013 academic year: Applied Mathematics Mariusz Nieweglowski—Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics John Erickson—Lecturer of Applied Mathematics Ivan Ginchev Ivanov—...
Barrett Leslie (AMAT 3rd year) received the award for the best physics/mathematics/engineering presentation at the 2012 Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium event held March 3, 2012, at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza in Chicago. The presentation "Comprehending the Menger Sponge...
Barrett Leslie (AMAT 3rd year) recently completed the Undergraduate Workshop at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI). The week-long program was held at SAMSI in Research Triangle Park, and at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. The workshop was...

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