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Eda Gjergo (AMAT and PHYS 5th year) scored in the top five percent and received an honorable mention diploma for her poster at the recent Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards in Washington, D.C. The competition is held by the American Astronomical Society (AAS), the major...
S.Y. Chen, from Argonne National Laboratory, accepts directorship of Illinois Tech's Professional Master of Health Physics program. The announcement of his new position has received coverage in the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, and the Baltimore Sun.
IIT Master of Health Physics student Trang Marquez was awarded one of this year’s Health Physics Society (HPS) Dade Moeller Scholarships. Her scholarship includes $2,000 to apply to her graduate studies, and another $800 to use toward her attendance at the 2014 HPS Annual Meeting. Her...
S.Y. Chen, director of Illinois Tech's Professional Master of Health Physics Program, was selected by the Health Physics Society (HPS) Awards Committee to receive an HPS Fellow Award. He was presented with this prestigious award at the HPS Awards Banquet which was held on July 9 at the 58th Annual...
On Wednesday, September 18, the new Master of Health Physics academic advisory board, appointed by S.Y. Chen, director of the Master of Health Physics program, held its first meeting on IIT's Main Campus. The board consists of a list of highly esteemed professionals in the field of radiation...
Recent IIT graduate Matthew Otten (PHYS '13) has been awarded the Society of Physics Students (SPS) Herbert Levy Memorial Endowment Fund Scholarship. The scholarship, funded by a donation from Margaret Sussman Levy in honor of her late husband, Herbert Levy, consists of $2,000 to be used by...
Emily Hommerding, a senior physics major, has received a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes outstanding senior undergraduate and doctoral-level students in the natural, social, and engineering...
Carlo Segre, Duchossois Leadership Professor of Physics, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year, 388 members have been awarded this honor by AAAS because...
Jose De Arcos, a Ph.D. candidate in physics, has been awarded a Pengnian Scholarship to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing this fall. De Arcos, a student of Christopher White, professor of physics and vice provost for academic affairs, focuses on neutrino physics and has worked on the Daya Bay...
Illinois Institute of Technology cohosted the 36th Collaboration Meeting of the International Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) with Fermilab, Monday, June 17 through Wednesday, June 19. Dan Kaplan, professor of physics and director of IIT Center for Accelerator and Particle Physics; Pavel...

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