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Sandor Demeter (HP M.A.S. ’16) has been appointed to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), a position equivalent to the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission. His CNSC appointment is for one year, pending an official application/interview process, and will likely be extended once...
Illinois Tech alumnus Mathai Varghese (MATH ’81) was recently awarded a 2017 Australian Laureate Fellowship. Varghese is the director of the Institute for Geometry and Its Applications and the elder professor of mathematics at the University of Adelaide, Australia. The goal of his project,...
John Zasadzinski, Paul and Suzi Schutt Endowed Chair in Science and professor of physics, recently had his endowed chair renewed for another five-year term. The late Paul Schutt was an Illinois Tech alum, graduating with a degree in physics in 1955. “To hold the title of Paul and Suzi Schutt...
The College of Science has chosen eight students to receive this year’s CoS undergraduate summer research stipends. The selected students, nominated by Illinois Tech faculty, will each earn $5,000 for 10 weeks of research with Illinois Tech faculty members this summer. The stipends are funded...
On May 6th, the Midwest Chapter of the Health Physics Society held its 2017 Annual Technical Symposium on Illinois Tech’s Rice Campus in Wheaton, IL. [from left} Steve Butala, Tatjana Pannesku, Mirela Kirr, Carl Paperiello, Will Limestall, Ian Hoppie, Ian Lake, Khlud Alsiraj, John Edwards, S.Y....
Last fall, Aron Culotta, assistant professor of computer science, and Libby Hemphill, associate professor of communication and information studies, began work on a project about cyberbullying entitled “Cyberbullying Early Warning and Response System.” Their project is part of the Nayar Prize, which...
Results from a new scientific study that included Illinois Institute of Technology College of Science Assistant Professor of Physics Bryce Littlejohn and Senior Research Associate David Martinez may shed light on a mismatch between predictions and recent measurements of ghostly particles streaming...
Chen Li, a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry working with Assistant Professor David Minh, was selected as a “CBSB2017 Outstanding Young Researcher” for the workshop “From Computational Biophysics to Systems Biology (CBSB2017)” at the University of Cincinnati, May 18-20. The award comes with free...
Eunice Santos gave the featured address during the first Women in Data Science and Engineering (WDSE) workshop at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering on April 22 in San Diego. Santos is the Ron Hochsprung Endowed Chair of Computer Science, department chair, and...
Judith Sweeney Lederman, associate professor and director of teacher education, Mathematics and Science Education, was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST). Lederman joined IIT in 2001 establishing IIT’s Department of Math &...

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