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Chemistry Research Group Solves Buckybowl Puzzle

The Illinois Tech research group headed by Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, solved a longtime metal encapsulation mystery surrounding non-planar polyaromatic molecules, or buckybowls.

Student Selected to Attend International High-Performance Computing Conference

Undergraduate Shreyas Moudgalya received travel expenses to attend the conference, which offers an introduction to research and the opportunity to learn from graduate students and senior HPC researchers.

New Grant to Support Research Internships for Underrepresented Minority Students

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund grant, directed by BWF Board Member George Langford (M.S. BIOL ’69, Ph.D. ’71), will enhance the College of Science’s Undergraduate Summer Research Stipend Program.

Prestigious YIP Grant Awarded to Assistant Professor Dong “Kevin” Jin

Given to promising junior faculty, the Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research will support Jin’s study of how to protect Air Force critical energy infrastructures against cyber-attacks and cyber-mistakes.

Leon Shaw Appointed to Scientific Reports Editorial Board

The Rowe Family Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, an expert on energy and nanomaterials, joins the editorial board of Scientific Reports, one of the largest scientific journals.