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Hemanshu Kaul, associate professor of applied mathematics, spoke at the 2018 International Workshop on Graph Theory at Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea, January 4–7. His talk was “Chromatic-choosable Cartesian Products of Graphs: Criticality and the List Color Function,”...
S.Y. Chen, Master of Health Physics program director and senior lecturer in physics, was chair of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) symposium, “Emerging Issues in Radioactive Waste Management,” held February 5–6 in Denver. At the symposium, which was a part of the...
What if we could predict cyberbullying and intervene before it escalates? Researchers have created a tool that uses linguistic and social features from earlier comments to forecast hostility presence and intensity on Instagram. The tool can predict cyberbullying up to 10 hours before it will occur...
The College of Science is now accepting nominations for Undergraduate Summer Research Stipends for summer 2018. This program allows undergraduates to do paid research with College of Science faculty over the summer. The value of the stipends is $5,000 each. Faculty may nominate students from any...
René Carmona, the Paul Wythes ’55 Professor of Engineering and Finance, Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University, will give the 2018 Karl Menger Lecture on Monday, March 26 at 6 p.m. in Hermann Hall Ballroom. Carmona will speak on “Mean...
The Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation (CISC) at Illinois Tech has awarded a $40,000 seed grant to Sonja Petrović and Lulu Kang, associate professors of applied mathematics, and Mahima Saxena, assistant professor of psychology. The grant is for an interdisciplinary project...
Chemistry Ph.D. candidate Elahe Moazzen has won a 2018 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship and will receive $2,500 to assist in the continuation of her crystallographic research. She is one of 10 students awarded this year, selected on a competitive basis by the International Centre for...
Dirk Guldi, professor and chair of physical chemistry at Friedrich Alexander University, gave a lecture, “Nanostructured Carbon Materials and their Applications,” on Monday, February 5. Guldi focuses on the application of spectroscopic and microscopic techniques to a variety of molecular systems...
Siamak Shokri, Ph.D. candidate in chemistry, won a Best Poster Award at the 27th Inter-American Photochemical Society Meeting in Sarasota, Florida, January 2-5. His adviser is Jean-Luc Ayitou, assistant professor of chemistry. Shokri won for his poster “Synthesis, Optoelectronic...
Jean-Luc Ayitou, assistant professor of chemistry, has won the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation, Division of Chemistry: Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms. The award, totaling $650,000 for five years, is for his research on novel...

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