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Professor Patrick Corrigan Awarded 2016 Gralnick Prize

The Alexander Gralnick Research Investigation Prize recognizes exceptional individuals working in the area of serious mental illness, including but not limited to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and paranoia. 

UFarmIIT to Be a Test Bed for Better Urban Farming

The student-run urban farm on campus now includes solar panels, with smart sensors to come, and is working with the Center for Smart Grid Applications, Research, and Technology on energy storage (Chicago Tribune). 

Precise Instrumentation a “Crucial First Step” in Pioneering Antimatter Research

Illinois Tech’s Muonium Antimatter Gravity Project is the only project in the world seeking to test the theory of gravity using antimatter in the form of muonium. 

Professor Leon Shaw’s Keynote Highlights Nanomaterials for Li-S batteries

Shaw’s presentation at THERMEC 2016, in Graz, Austria, discussed a novel concept to address multiple challenges encountered by Li-S batteries. 

$2.5 Million Grant to Support Study of African Americans with Severe Mental Illness and Obesity

Professor Patrick Corrigan’s project will examine the effects of behavior-based weight loss strategies combined with specially trained service providers with similar ethnic and behavioral backgrounds.