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Carlo Segre, Duchossois Leadership Professor of Physics and interim chair of the Department of Chemistry, recently had his endowed chair renewed for another three-year term. The chair honors faculty who are exemplary in scholarship, education, and service. As Duchossois Leadership Professor, Segre...
The research groups of Oscar Juarez, assistant professor of biology, and David Minh, assistant professor of chemistry, have discovered a new structural motif in an essential Vibrio cholerae enzyme that could lead to important drug development. The increasing threat from multi-drug-...
Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, and his research group discovered an efficient tool for fine-tuning magnetic coupling between delocalized radicals. This research is a continuation of previous research the group has done on quantum chemical investigations of fullerene fragments or...
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...
Chen Li, a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry working with Assistant Professor David Minh, was selected as a “CBSB2017 Outstanding Young Researcher” for the workshop “From Computational Biophysics to Systems Biology (CBSB2017)” at the University of Cincinnati, May 18-20. The award comes with free...
On March 6 in the Robert A. Pritzker Science Center Auditorium, more than 60 people joined the Department of Chemistry to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Professional Master’s program in Analytical Chemistry. Walter Eisenberg, professor emeritus and former chair of chemistry, was awarded a...
Breakthrough research into the structure of non-planar polyaromatic molecules by the research group of Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, is featured on the frontispiece of the January issue of Angewandte Chemie International Edition (impact factor 12). This study...
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...
Research conducted by Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, along with his graduate students, has been published in a recent issue of the journal Organometallics. The project, which is a collaboration with experimentalists from University at Albany, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg...
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 (...

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