Patrick Corrigan, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Illinois Tech's Lewis College of Human Sciences, has been named the recipient of a President's Medal from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The Royal College is the professional medical body responsible for supporting psychiatrists throughout their careers from training through to retirement, and in setting and raising standards of psychiatry in the United Kingdom. Corrigan will receive the medal at the Royal College's annual dinner in July 2019 in London.
Leaders in the cement and concrete industry who attended the Cement Sustainability Initiative annual forum, held October 9 and 10, heard the opening session plenary “Cement and Concrete: From Linear to Circular” given by Illinois Tech’s Weslynne Ashton, associate professor of environmental management and sustainability at Illinois Tech's Stuart School of Business. Hosted by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the forum attracted participants from North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Eunice Santos, the Ron Hochsprung Endowed Chair, and Research Assistant Professor John Korah led a research group looking at hacking done from within organizations.
Dong “Kevin” Jin, an assistant professor in the College of Science, is working on a power grid improvement to counter cyberattacks with funding from an Airforce Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Research Program Award grant.
An idea that arose out of feedback from a series of workshops that focused on promoting employment readiness for students with disabilities earned first-year Ph.D. students Katherine Nieweglowski and Sang Qin a 2018 Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Association research grant.