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The College of Science is now accepting nominations for Undergraduate Summer Research Stipends for summer 2018. This program allows undergraduates to do paid research with College of Science faculty over the summer. The value of the stipends is $5,000 each. Faculty may nominate students from any...
René Carmona, the Paul Wythes ’55 Professor of Engineering and Finance, Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University, will give the 2018 Karl Menger Lecture on Monday, March 26 at 6 p.m. in Hermann Hall Ballroom. Carmona will speak on “Mean...
The Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation (CISC) at Illinois Tech has awarded a $40,000 seed grant to Sonja Petrović and Lulu Kang, associate professors of applied mathematics, and Mahima Saxena, assistant professor of psychology. The grant is for an interdisciplinary project...
Igor Cialenco gave invited talks at Princeton University and University of Southern California last semester about his research with collaborators on innovative pricing and risk theories. Cialenco is associate professor of applied mathematics and co-director of the Master of Mathematical Finance (...
Xiaofan Li, interim dean of the College of Science and professor of applied mathematics, announced that Robert Ellis has been named associate dean, College of Science. Ellis is an associate professor of applied mathematics. He previously served on the Undergraduate Studies Committee and Campus...
Russell Betts, dean of the College of Science and Distinguished Professor of Physics, recently honored four people with Dean’s Excellence Awards. Senior Research Faculty: Fred Hickernell, professor of applied mathematics and director of the new Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific...
The Department of Applied Mathematics hosted the workshop “Mathematical Modeling and Computational Approaches in Physical and Biological Sciences” on November 21. Although it was two days before Thanksgiving, the workshop welcomed researchers from New Jersey Institute of Technology, Penn State...
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...
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,...

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