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Associate Professor of Biology Nick Menhart was awarded a three-year research grant totaling $265,251 from the Muscular Dystrophy Association to study the properties of modified dystrophin proteins in Duchenne (DMD) and Becker (BMD) muscular dystrophies. In all, MDA selected 38 research projects...
Generous support from the Martin and Mary Kilpatrick Lecture endowment helped the chemistry division to have an extremely successful Kilpatrick Lecture in Fall 2011, attracting 300 attendees from academia, industry and high schools. The annual Kilpatrick Lecture has become a signature event for IIT...
IIT student scores have been released for the 2011 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition. The competition is an annual team mathematics contest sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America.  Of the three IIT students who participated in the competition, Daniel Kipp (AMAT 5th...
Anita Thomas, (AMAT 3rd year) will give a presentation at the Infinite Possibilities Conference, March 30-31 at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.  She will present her research, "Sampling Within the k-Means Algorithm to Cluster Large Datasets." Thomas reduced the...
Eda Gjergo and Barrett Leslie, undergraduate students in IIT's applied mathematics program, won second and third place at the 2012 Undergraduate Research Day Awards. Gjergo won second place for "Optimization of Type Ia Supernovae Selection, Photometric Typing, and Cosmology...
Xingye Kan (Ph.D. candidate, applied mathematics) has accepted a two-year postdoctoral position at the National Science Foundation-funded Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) at the University of Minnesota. At IIT, Kan has worked closely with co-advisers Jeffrey Duan,...
Qi Ye, Ph.D. candidate in applied mathematics, has accepted a two-year Philip T. Church postdoctoral position in the department of mathematics at Syracuse University, where he will be teaching and conducting research with Professors Lixin Shen and Yuesheng Xu on problems in computational harmonic...
Fred J. Hickernell, chair and professor of applied mathematics, gave a plenary lecture at the Tenth International Conference on Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods in Scientific Computing, February 13-17 in Sydney, Australia. In his lecture, "Monte Carlo Algorithms Where...
Carlo Segre has been named Duchossois Leadership Professor, a new three-year, $2 million chaired professorship. The chair honors faculty who are exemplary in scholarship, education, and service. Segre, a professor of physics, was selected in part for his longtime service to students as an...
Omid Ahmadi, Ph.D. candidate in physics, Liam Coffey, associate professor of physics, and John Zasadzinski, professor of physics, will publish an article in the top journal Physical Review Letters, "Eliashberg analysis of tunneling experiments: Support for the pairing glue hypothesis in...

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