This past fall, Rama S. Madhurapantula, research assistant professor in the College of Science Department of Biology, was elected president of CHIentist, a grassroots, non-profit organization aimed at creating platforms to enable collaborations between healthcare and life scientists from the industry and academia in the Chicago area.
Armour College of Engineering Professor of Chemical Engineering Donald J. Chmielewski received the 2018 Ernest W. Thiele Award from the Chicago Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), one of the highest awards presented by the AIChE Chicago Section.
Michael DeAnda, a Ph.D. student in the Technology and Humanities Program, recently moderated the panel "Video Game Art: Pedagogy and Research" at the Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science. He also presented the poster "Bulge Lab: A Postmortem on Digital Literacies and Alternate Reality Games."
Illinois Tech faculty from various colleges have had their research accepted for publication:
- Associate Professor Smriti Anand, Stuart School of Business: "Leader-Member Exchange as a Linking Pin in the Idiosyncratic Deals-Performance Relationship in Workgroups," Leadership Quarterly; also, a chapter on "idiosyncratic deals" to be published in the book Teaching Human Resource Management: An Experiential Approach
- Distinguished Professor of Organizational Behavior Eliezer Geisler, Stuart School of Business: "What We Know About R&D Metrics: The Use of Managerial Cognition and Archival Measures in Assessing Technology-Driven Organizations," Annals of Science and Technology Policy; also, "The Notions of Homo Technicus and Homo Simplex," The Journal of Technology Transfer
- Dean of the College of Architecture Michelangelo Sabatino: Avant-Garde in the Cornfields (University of Minnesota Press, 2019)
A paper by Yi "Marco" Zhang (Ph.D. candidate in management science) at Illinois Tech's Stuart School of Business was selected as a finalist in the 2018 INFORMS O.R. & Analytics Student Team Competition. Zhang coauthored the paper, "Risk Propagation in the Mortgage Supply Chain and the Financial Crisis" with John Birge from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.