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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...
Students and faculty from Illinois Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, and the University of Illinois at Chicago gathered at Northwestern on April 5 for the Chicago Area SIAM Student Conference (CAASC), which celebrated applied mathematics and computational research in the...
Mustafa Bilgic, assistant professor of computer science, has received a five-year, $549,863 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for “Active Learning through Rich and Transparent Interactions.” The prestigious CAREER Awards support early career development activities...
Drug Shows Tremendous Promise for Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Some sources believe the FDA may approve the drug within 30 days April 11, 2014—CHICAGO - Professor Nicholas Menhart of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) is available to speak about eteplirsen, the new drug...

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