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  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...
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
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...

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