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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...
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...

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