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The Computer Science Department at Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) received a $7.6 million gift from Chris Gladwin, member of the Illinois Tech Board of Trustees and founder of Cleversafe, a high-tech company that revolutionized big data storage. The gift will be used to help...
Adnan Haider (CS 2nd year) won first place (gold) for undergraduate research at a recent ACM/IEEE high-performance computing conference. Haider’s research, “Lessons from Post-Processing Climate Data on Modern Flash-Based HPC Systems,” was selected as the best of all undergraduate research...
Students in Technology, Academia, Research, and Service (STARS) Computing Corps is a national organization of practice for student-led regional engagement as a means to broaden participation in computing. The organization has participating communities at over 50 colleges and universities...
Illinois Tech’s Peng-Jun Wan, professor of computer science, has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for contributions to scheduling and resource allocation in wireless networks. Wan’s areas of expertise include wireless networks, optical networks,...
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...
On Wednesday, August 26, Illinois Institute of Technology hosted the Crain’s Tech 50 celebration and welcomed some of Chicago’s leaders in the tech industry to campus. Guests gathered to recognize 50 individuals identified by Crain’s Chicago Business as the entrepreneurs, connectors, investors, and...
Robert B.K. Dewar, a pioneer in computer science at IIT, passed away on June 30. Dewar taught information science and computer science at IIT as the field was taking off in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was extremely influential in the development and education of students of the time, who...
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...
Matt Bauer, senior lecturer of computer science and director of undergraduate academic advising, is collaborating with Code.org to write the curriculum for a new high school Advanced Placement Computing Principles class. Additionally, he is working with College Board, the National Science...
According to Consumer Reports, 3.1 million cell phones were stolen in the United States in 2013. When phones are stolen, often more than just the device is compromised; personal identities, private information, and pride of the owner are also at risk (just ask insert-name-of-shamed-celebrity-...

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