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Computer Science undergraduate student Nishanth Samala's company Strados has been named one of America's Coolest College Startups 2014. The list was compiled by Inc., which publishes a magazine devoted to small business ideas and entrepreneurs.   Strados is an app...
Xian-He Sun, chair and professor of the Computer Science Department, has been awarded the title of distinguished professor for exceptional achievement in his field. The title of distinguished professor is the highest award that IIT gives to faculty members, accorded to full-time professors who have...
In an LA Weekly Blog post, Language Doesn't Point to L.A.'s Satoshi Nakamoto as Bitcoin Inventor, Shlomo Argamon, Professor of Computer Science, says that stylistic inconsistencies between the writings of Satoshi Nakamoto and the inventor of Bitcoin make it less likely for them to...
An article on IIT's Master of Data Science program appears in the Winter 2014 newsletter of the National Professional Science Master's Association (NPSMA).
Applications are invited for a part-time instructor in Computer Science starting in the Fall 2014 semester.  Read more.
Chicago native and retired Apple Distinguished Engineer Ron Hochsprung (CS ’72) has established the first endowed chair in computer science at IIT with a gift of $2 million. This is the fifteenth endowed chair to be established at IIT as part of the university’s Fueling Innovation...
Bofan Zhu, a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry, was awarded the Kilpatrick Fellowship for the academic year 2013–2014. Zhu is working on designing new composite materials for coaxing neuronal differentiation of stem cells. Khwaila Falaneh (CHEM 3rd year) and Tom Vukson (now CHEM 4th year) both...
Eda Gjergo (AMAT and PHYS 5th year) scored in the top five percent and received an honorable mention diploma for her poster at the recent Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards in Washington, D.C. The competition is held by the American Astronomical Society (AAS), the major...
Xian-He Sun, computer science chair and professor, has introduced a new mathematical model for supercomputing that could greatly reduce the current data access delay and increase speed by up to 100 times through parallel memory access. In 1990, Sun co-developed Sun-Ni’s law, or memory-bounded...
A generous gift of $50,000 from the Tsao Family will help IIT computer science students with their studies. The Tsao Family Foundation Discretionary Fund for Computer Science will support students in the Department of Computer Science through scholarships, travel grants, equipment, books,...

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