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Five Illinois Tech physics undergraduates have won competitive research internships for summer 2018 at Argonne National Laboratory, Northwestern University, Princeton University, and University of Chicago: Adam Denchfield (APHY 4th year) and Noah Samuelson (PHYS 2nd year): For the second summer in...
In the new 3M podcast series "Champions of Science," issues related to the global perception of science are discussed "with some of the brightest minds in the field." "Science has advanced rapidly in the past decade. Has science education kept up with the changes? How can educators reach children...
Illinois Tech researchers have recently published three new papers that study the structural basis for improved battery electrode performance and suggest that higher capacities are possible with engineered materials. The researchers are Carlo Segre, interim chair of the Department of Chemistry and...
S.Y. Chen, Master of Health Physics program director and senior lecturer in physics, was chair of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) symposium, “Emerging Issues in Radioactive Waste Management,” held February 5–6 in Denver. At the symposium, which was a part of the...
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...
Martina Martinello (PHYS Ph.D. ‘16) has won the 2018 Particle Accelerator Science and Technology (PAST) Doctoral Student Award “for contributions to physical understanding of limiting factors in SRF [superconducting radiofrequency] cavities.” The PAST award is given annually to one recent...
The Precision Oscillation Spectrum Experiment (PROSPECT) is closer to realization, thanks in part to the work of Illinois Tech researchers. This summer and early fall, members of Illinois Tech’s PROSPECT team built a sub-assembly for the PROSPECT detector in a cleanroom in the basement of the...
Physics Ph.D. candidate Nicole Neveu researches next-generation particle accelerator technology at the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator (AWA) facility at Argonne National Laboratory. This fall, for three weeks, she participated in the “Adopt-a-Physicist” program led by physics honor society Sigma Pi...
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...
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...

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