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About 40 alumni of Illinois Tech’s biology graduate programs since 2010 came back to visit their old department on September 16 during Homecoming. Most are now living and working in the Chicago area, with positions in universities and businesses. Some drove in from neighboring states including...
The research groups of Oscar Juarez, assistant professor of biology, and David Minh, assistant professor of chemistry, have discovered a new structural motif in an essential Vibrio cholerae enzyme that could lead to important drug development. The increasing threat from multi-drug-...
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-...

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