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In the new 3M podcast series "Champions of Science," issues related to the global perception of science are discussed "with some of the brightest minds in the field." "Science has advanced rapidly in the past decade. Has science education kept up with the changes? How can educators reach children...
Several members of Illinois Tech’s STARS Computing Corps, which seeks to broaden participation of underrepresented populations in computing, spent part of their Spring Break at nearby Holy Angels Catholic School, teaching grade-school kids how to code. They were undergraduates...
The Department of Computer Science has announced the next two speakers in its Distinguished Lecture Series. The Illinois Tech community is invited to attend. Lyle Ungar will speak on “Measuring Psychological Traits Using Social Media” on Thursday, April 5 from 12:45–1:45 p.m. in Stuart...
Illinois Tech researchers have recently published three new papers that study the structural basis for improved battery electrode performance and suggest that higher capacities are possible with engineered materials. The researchers are Carlo Segre, interim chair of the Department of Chemistry and...
Illinois Tech’s Association for Computing Machinery – Women (ACM-W) seeks to make Illinois Tech a source of professional empowerment for women in tech and for all STEM students. “Our membership has been doing remarkable things,” said ACM-W marketing chair Fatima Azfar (CS 3rd year/M.S. Candidate CS...
The Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation (CISC) at Illinois Tech is announcing a series of faculty matchmaking seminars for spring 2018. The purpose of these informal seminars is to familiarize attendees with a faculty member’s research in scientific computation with...
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...

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