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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...
Carlo Segre has been named Duchossois Leadership Professor, a new three-year, $2 million chaired professorship. The chair honors faculty who are exemplary in scholarship, education, and service. Segre, a professor of physics, was selected in part for his longtime service to students as an...
Omid Ahmadi, Ph.D. candidate in physics, Liam Coffey, associate professor of physics, and John Zasadzinski, professor of physics, will publish an article in the top journal Physical Review Letters, "Eliashberg analysis of tunneling experiments: Support for the pairing glue hypothesis in...
Ray Burnstein, research professor of physics and emeritus professor; Andy Howard, associate professor of biology and physics; and Chris White, associate professor of physics talked about their use of keypads/clickers for faculty voting at the Spring 2010 meeting of the American...
IIT graduate Stanislav Stoupin (PHYS '07) co-authored the article "High-reflectivity high-resolution X-ray crystal optics with diamonds." Stanislav is a postdoctoral appointee at Argonne National Laboratory.
Three physics alumni were among the winners of the 2010 IIT alumni awards: Sidney Coleman (PHYS '57), Paul Wattelet (PHYS '62), and Watts Humphrey (M.S. PHYS '50). The late Sidney Coleman (1937-2007) received a Lifetime Achievement Award. Dubbed "the physicists' physicist" by his colleagues,...
The Center for Synchrotron Radiation Research and Instrumentation (CSRRI) at Illinois Institute of Technology was formed in the early 90's to take advantage of the outstanding opportunities presented by the construction of the Advanced Photon Source (APS), at Argonne National Laboratory, just...

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