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February 8, 2013
Dr. Robert J. Potter was honored February 8 at the McCormick Tribune Campus Center of the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois. Campus officials, friends, family and colleagues of Potter gathered to dedicate a space for students to use computers in the building, designed by...
December 6, 2012
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) announced that Marvin Minsky has joined IIT’s Autonomous Dynamic Analysis of Metaphor and Analogy (ADAMA) Project, working on developing new methods for understanding metaphors in multiple languages. Minsky, one of the world’s leading cognitive...
October 11, 2012
A team of Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) researchers has discovered a powerful tumor suppressor found only in cancer cells, Bax?2, suggesting the possibility that the sick cells are generating a previously unknown protein to stop their growth. The discovery offers exciting possibilities for...
August 7, 2012
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Provost Alan Cramb announced today the appointment of Wiel Arets as the new dean of the IIT College of Architecture. Born in the Netherlands, Arets, an internationally acclaimed architect, educator, industrial designer, theorist, and urbanist, is known for his...
August 6, 2012
Higher Education for Development (HED), with funding support from the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, announced a three-year higher education partnership aimed at promoting sustainable manufacturing and economic...
July 19, 2012
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) President John L. Anderson announced today that IIT is building a 100,000 square-foot Innovation Center at the university’s south side campus. The state-of-the art building will house workshops and media labs and offer students and...
June 14, 2012
Illinois Institute of Technology’s Armour College of Engineering is pleased to announce that Leon Shaw will join the university as the Rowe Family Endowed Chair in Sustainable Energy and Professor of Materials Engineering, effective August 1, 2012. Shaw joins IIT from the University of...
May 8, 2012
Linguistic analysis meets big data – and may change the way we understand each other – in a new software project that will seek to automatically analyze metaphors in different languages from huge quantities of online data. Combining techniques of high-performance data processing with...
April 12, 2012
Illinois Institute of Technology President John L. Anderson will be honored with the National Engineering Award from the American Association of Engineering Societies at the association's 33rd annual banquet and ceremony on Monday, April 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. The National Engineering...
April 10, 2012
The Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC), a statewide organization that works to cultivate innovation and technology-based economic development in Illinois, today announced that Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) President John Anderson has been elected chairman of its board of...

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