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Carl Paperiello gave a guest lecture on “NRC: What It Is and Does – Personal Experiences” to health physics graduate students in the Standards, Statutes and Regulations class, a required course in the IIT Master of Health Physics Program. Paperiello is an independent nuclear...
Discovery may lead to better understanding of microsatellite unstable colon cancer and potentially provide targeted chemotherapeutics for treatment June 11, 2014 CHICAGO – Illinois Institute of Technology researcher Jialing Xiang, who recently discovered Baxdelta2, the powerful tumor...
Illinois Tech alumna Susan Solomon (CHEM ’77), the Ellen Swallow Richards Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has recently been named to lead a new environment initiative at MIT. Read more about the initiative here.
Tomasz Bielecki, professor of applied mathematics, and Igor Cialenco, associate professor of applied mathematics, will speak at the 8th World Congress of the Bachelier Finance Society in Brussels, June 2-6. The congress is jointly organized by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Universiteit Antwerpen...
The College of Science has chosen eight students to receive this year’s undergraduate summer research stipends. The selected students will earn $5,000 for 10 weeks of research with IIT faculty this summer. The stipends, funded primarily by the college’s board and alumni, allow students...
The IIT-MEDLIFE chapter has raised $26,000 to send 14 IIT students and one faculty member to a mobile clinic from May 18-26 in Lima, Peru. The money was raised through Armour College of Engineering (Engineering Themes Grant), Student Activities Fund, College of Science Dean Russell Betts, and...
S.Y. Chen, director of the Master of Health Physics program, spoke on a panel at the 2014 Gilbert W. Beebe Symposium, “The Science and Response to a Nuclear Accident,” on May 13 in Washington, D.C. The symposium is an annual scientific conference, sponsored by the National Institute of...
Gorjana Popovic, senior lecturer of mathematics and science education, was selected to present the paper and workshop “What Were They Thinking?” at TODOS 2014 Conference “Beyond Awareness—Equity, Access and Achievement for All”, June 26-28 in Chandler, Ariz....
The IIT Chemistry Division invites nominations for the Kilpatrick Fellowship for the academic year 2014-15. The fellowship provides an annual stipend of $18,000 and tuition support for up to 18 credit hours. The Kilpatrick Fellowship is made possible through a generous gift from the Kilpatrick...
May 6, 2014 CHICAGO – Researcher Adam Hock of Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and colleagues at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and Northwestern University have developed a new catalyst to transform propane into propene (propylene).  Propene, with worldwide sales of $90 billion...

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