Department of Physics Archive

  • IIT Hosts 2013 International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics

    IIT Hosts 2013 International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics

    The XLIII International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics will be held in Hermann Hall on September 15-20, 2013. Sponsored by IIT's Department of Physics, the High Energy Physics Division at Argonne National Laboratory, and Northwestern University, the symposium attracts more than 100 participants (theorists and experimentalists) with a common interest in reactions involving a large number of particles.

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  • IIT College of Science Physics Professors Dan Kaplan and Jeff Terry to Deliver Speeches

    IIT College of Science Physics Professors Dan Kaplan and Jeff Terry to Deliver Speeches

    Dan Kaplan, professor of physics, is speaking this week at the XVth International Workshop on Neutrino Factories, Super Beams and Beta Beams (NuFact 2013) in Beijing, China. Jeff Terry, associate professor of physics and the Scientific Director of the Advanced Test Reactor National Scientific User Facility, will speak on “Small Modular Nuclear Reactors: Parametric Modeling of Integrated Reactor Vessel Manufacturing Within a Factory Environment” at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy on Thursday, August 29 at 1:00 pm.

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  • Jeff Terry, new director of the

    Jeff Terry, Associate Professor of Physics, Named Scientific Director of the ATR NSUF at the Idaho National Laboratory

    Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has selected Illinois Institute of Technology Associate Professor of Physics Jeff Terry, as scientific director of the Advanced Test Reactor National Scientific User Facility (ATR NSUF). ATR NSUF is based at INL in Idaho Falls. It is a United States Department of Energy-Nuclear Energy user facility and is the nation's only designated nuclear energy user facility.

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  • Jose De Arcos Wins Pengnian Scholarship

    Jose De Arcos Wins Pengnian Scholarship

    Jose De Arcos, a Ph.D. candidate in physics, has been awarded a Pengnian Scholarship to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing this fall. De Arcos, a student of Christopher White, professor of physics and vice provost for academic affairs, focuses on neutrino physics and has worked on the Daya Bay reactor neutrino experiment in China. At Tsinghua University, he will be in the nuclear science and technology program in the Department of Engineering Physics.

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  • IIT Cohosts MICE Collaboration Meeting

    IIT Cohosts MICE Collaboration Meeting

    Illinois Institute of Technology is cohosting the 36th Collaboration Meeting of the International Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) with Fermilab, Monday, June 17 through Wednesday, June 19. Dan Kaplan, professor of physics and director of IIT Center for Accelerator and Particle Physics; Pavel Snopok, assistant professor of physics; and Yagmur Torun, associate professor of physics, are organizing the meeting.

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