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Faculty and doctoral students of the Mathematics and Science Education Department were invited to present symposia, research presentations, and workshops at the 12th Conference of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA). The conference was held in Dublin, Ireland, August 21-25,...
Signs MOU with University of Missouri for Radiochemistry Laboratory Course At Missouri Research Reactor (MURR)   Chicago, IL – September 28, 2017 – Illinois Institute of Technology will offer a radiochemistry track in its well-regarded Master of Health Physics program beginning in fall 2018...
Much like weather forecast models predict the trajectory of a hurricane, computational tools known as molecular dynamics simulations predict the microscopic motion of an interacting system of molecules. Molecular dynamics has sometimes been referred to as a “computational microscope” because it...
Joseph Orgel and his research team will play leading roles at the upcoming Second International Conference on Applied Crystallography October 16-17 in Chicago. Orgel is an associate professor of biology and biomedical engineering and the associate director of BioCAT (Biophysics...
Xiyun (Richard) Guan has received a three-year, $360,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for his project “Solid-state nanopore-based MMP/ADAM profiling for early cancer detection.” The award is to develop next-generation biomaterials to help detect and treat cancer. Guan develops...
Noor Afshan Fathima, India Online graduate student in computer science, has been selected for the 2017 Asia-Pacific Google Women TechMakers Scholars Program. She will receive $1,000 and funding for a scholars’ retreat at Google’s campus in Seoul, South Korea. The Women Techmakers Scholars...
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Illinois Tech a $160,000 Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) grant to fund important new equipment at the school’s Materials Research Collaborative Access Team (MRCAT) beamline. It will be available to users of MRCAT through proposals to the Nuclear...
Fred J. Hickernell, professor of applied mathematics and director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation (CISC), is co-leading the yearlong program on Quasi-Monte Carlo and High-Dimensional Sampling Methods for Applied Mathematics at the National Science Foundation-...
Russell Betts, dean of the College of Science and Distinguished Professor of Physics, has announced the appointment of Chun Liu, Ph.D., as chair and professor of the Department of Applied Mathematics. Liu formally took up the appointment on August 1. Before coming to Illinois Tech, Liu was in the...
Kathryn Spink will be Illinois Tech’s first director of pre-health professions programs. Spink has served as chair of the University Premedical Advisory Committee and the chief health professions advisor since fall 2005. With over a decade of pre-health professions advising experience, and as a...

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