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IIT student Miriam Schmid was one of 53 students who received the Lincoln Academy's Student Laureate Award. Schmid, who is a senior pursuing a degree in Biochemistry and a certification in Mathematics and Science Education, was honored at the annual Student Laureate Convocation at the Old State...
Scott Krieder, a Ph.D. student working under Ioan Raicu, assistant professor of computer science, has been named as one of the winners of the Illinois Technology Foundation (ITF) 2013 "Fifty for the Future®" program. ITF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to...
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded one of its first MoBE (Microbiology and the Built Environment) postdoctoral fellowships to Stephanie Kunkel, a graduate student in IIT’s biology program. Kunkel will receive $120,000 over a two-year period to study “Indoor bioaerosol fate,...
The computer science department Reunion 2013, held on October 2, included a panel discussion “Data Science, Innovation, and IIT” with Shlomo Argamon, Chris Gladwin, Wesley Leggette, Sherrie Littlejohn, and Xian-He Sun, moderated by Vice Provost Dennis Roberson. A video recording of the...
Zhiling Lan, associate professor of computer science, has been awarded a three-year grant for $498,377 from the National Science Foundation for “A Cooperative Framework for Topology Awareness on Large-Scale Systems”  As the number of computer nodes increases, so does the size of...
The IIT Computer Discovery Camp offered an opportunity this past summer for more than 30 middle-school girls from Chicago and surrounding communities to gain hands-on experiences with computing technology. The students worked with LEGO® MINDSTORM® kits to build and program robots...
Are you a high school student who is interested in pursuing a career in the lucrative and ever-expanding field of computer science? If so, Illinois Institute of Technology can help you get a jump start on your future! IIT is offering eligible students a chance to take an online advanced programming...
Jose De Arcos, a Ph.D. candidate in physics, has been awarded a Pengnian Scholarship to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing this fall. De Arcos, a student of Christopher White, professor of physics and vice provost for academic affairs, focuses on neutrino physics and has worked on the Daya Bay...
NVIDIA has selected the CS department to be one of its 2013-2014 CUDA Research and Teaching Centers, committed to advancing the state of parallel GPU research and education using the CUDA™ C/C++ programming model. The department has received a number of CUDA-capable GPUs (two Tesla K20 GPUs...
  Peter Lykos joined the Department of Chemistry in 1955, retiring in 2013. He had a distinguished academic career as a physical chemist and a strong interest in the area of computers in chemistry, now known as computational chemistry. Lykos was a pioneer in the use of computers in the...

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