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First Phase of $1 Million-Plus Nayar Prize II Award Finalists Announced

The Illinois Tech research teams will investigate cyberbullying, data-driven crime prevention, and drug-microbiota interactions.

$1.28 Million Grant Awarded to Biomedical Engineering Professor David Mogul

The five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will support Mogul’s research that aims to expand the knowledge of using deep brain stimulation to disrupt epileptic seizures.

Do Words Like “Organic” Resonate with Low-Income Shoppers? Survey Reveals Surprising Findings

Scientists at the Center for Nutrition Research, within Illinois Tech’s Institute for Food Safety and Health, found that low-income shoppers prefer organic produce—though they may not always purchase organic—and trust the recommendations of scientists, among other findings.

Aquaponics Startup Named Semi-Finalist in Cleantech Open Accelerator Program

AquaGrow Technologies, founded by two Illinois Tech College of Science faculty members, is developing mobile aquaponics farms that run on food waste.

DOE Grant Will Support Graduate Neutrino Research at Fermilab

Ivan Lepetic, a physics Ph.D. candidate, will study low-calibration systems for liquid argon time projection chambers, detectors used in neutrino research.