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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
A team of Master of Mathematical Finance and Master of Science in Finance students won third place at the University of Chicago Midwest Trading Competition. IIT Team members Xi Liu (MMF candidate, team captain), Rui Tu (MMF candidate), He Wang (MSF candidate), Yuchen Zhang (MSF candidate) received...
Matt Bauer, associate dean for academic affairs, College of Science and Letters (CSL), announced the winners of this year's CSL Undergraduate Summer Research Stipends. Each student will receive $5,000 to do research with a faculty member this summer. Of the nine winners, three are applied...
The U.S. government's Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE) Program has recertified the CS department's courses as meeting the national training standards forInformation Systems Security Professionals (NSTISSI 4011)and Systems Certifiers (NSTISSI 4015). These...
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) announced its "GEN 10" Award winners at the BIO International Convention in Chicago on April 24, honoring ten Chicago graduate students and postdocs for for excellence in scientific research, four of whom study in the...
IIT Professor of Biology and Physics Thomas Irving, with co-authors Tom Daniel and Nicole George of University of Washington and C David Williams of Harvard University, this week published "The Cross-Bridge Spring: Can Cool Muscles Store Elastic Energy?" in Science. Abstract Muscles not...
The division of Chemistry will offer the following new course for Fall 2013: Course Number: CHEM 519 (3 credits) Course Title: Good Manufacturing Practices This course is designed to educate students in the area of pharmaceutical regulatory science. Students will learn about Good Manufacturing...
A chemist whose "artificial leaf" was named one of the top inventions of 2011 by Time Magazine was this year's Kilpatrick Lecturer in Chemistry. Daniel Nocera, the Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, spoke...

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