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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...
Illinois Institute of Technology cohosted the 36th Collaboration Meeting of the International Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) with Fermilab, Monday, June 17 through Wednesday, June 19. Dan Kaplan, professor of physics and director of IIT Center for Accelerator and Particle Physics; Pavel...
Lulu Kang and Dietmar Rempfer (joint appointment with MMAE) won a WISER (Wagner Institute for Sustainable Energy Research) Program Award for their proposal "Optimal Placement of Wind Turbines for Wind Farm." They are one of three teams who received the award from IIT’s WISER 2013...
Illinois Institute of Technology has been named a “Best Buy” school in the 2014 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges. For the last 30 years, Fiske Guide to Colleges has chosen a select group of schools noted for quality academic offerings and affordable cost for its annual...
Responding to a growing need for people who can turn big data into intelligent insights, Illinois Institute of Technology has launched a new Master of Data Science (MAS DS) program for Fall 2013. The rigorous and interdisciplinary program combines high-level mathematics and computer science theory...
An article about ”Breaking the Law“, a presentation by Xian-He Sun, professor of computer science and chair of the department, appears at PC World Australia. The law in question, Amdhal’s Law, describes the limits to computational speedup as parallelism increases; the...
Responding to a growing need for people who can turn big data into intelligent insights, Illinois Institute of Technology has launched a new Master of Data Science (MAS DS) program for Fall 2013. The rigorous and interdisciplinary program combines high-level mathematics and computer...
In an interview in Forbes magazine, Professor Shlomo Argamon discussed producing “well-rounded data scientists.” ... More

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