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Igor Cialenco gave invited talks at Princeton University and University of Southern California last semester about his research with collaborators on innovative pricing and risk theories. Cialenco is associate professor of applied mathematics and co-director of the Master of Mathematical Finance (...
College of Science Director of Professional Masters Programs and New Initiatives Elizabeth Friedman co-led a session on university marketing and communication and organized a panel on the future of professional science master’s programs at the 2017 National Professional Science Master’s Association...
Xiaofan Li, interim dean of the College of Science and professor of applied mathematics, announced that Robert Ellis has been named associate dean, College of Science. Ellis is an associate professor of applied mathematics. He previously served on the Undergraduate Studies Committee and Campus...
Martina Martinello (PHYS Ph.D. ‘16) has won the 2018 Particle Accelerator Science and Technology (PAST) Doctoral Student Award “for contributions to physical understanding of limiting factors in SRF [superconducting radiofrequency] cavities.” The PAST award is given annually to one recent...
Researchers at Illinois Tech have discovered how Chlamydia trachomatis obtains its energy. The discovery solves one of the biggest puzzles in the field and opens up new directions for future research, in particular to design new drugs that can target the Chlamydial metabolism. C....
Russell Betts, dean of the College of Science and Distinguished Professor of Physics, recently honored four people with Dean’s Excellence Awards. Senior Research Faculty: Fred Hickernell, professor of applied mathematics and director of the new Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific...
The Department of Applied Mathematics hosted the workshop “Mathematical Modeling and Computational Approaches in Physical and Biological Sciences” on November 21. Although it was two days before Thanksgiving, the workshop welcomed researchers from New Jersey Institute of Technology, Penn State...
The Precision Oscillation Spectrum Experiment (PROSPECT) is closer to realization, thanks in part to the work of Illinois Tech researchers. This summer and early fall, members of Illinois Tech’s PROSPECT team built a sub-assembly for the PROSPECT detector in a cleanroom in the basement of the...
Physics Ph.D. candidate Nicole Neveu researches next-generation particle accelerator technology at the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator (AWA) facility at Argonne National Laboratory. This fall, for three weeks, she participated in the “Adopt-a-Physicist” program led by physics honor society Sigma Pi...
What is it like to sell your startup as an undergraduate? “I didn’t imagine that I would be in this position when we started two years ago,” said Brendan Batliner (CS 3rd year). “We were college freshmen with interests in entrepreneurship and now we’ve sold our first company together.” Batliner...

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