Kilpatrick Lecture Archive

  • IIT Emeritus Professor Peter Lykos Has Passed Away

    IIT Emeritus Professor Peter Lykos Has Passed Away

    Illinois Institute of Technology Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Peter Lykos passed away on July 16. Peter Lykos joined the Department of Chemistry in 1955, retiring in 2013. He had a distinguished academic career as a physical chemist and a strong interest in the area of computers in chemistry, now known as computational chemistry. Lykos was a pioneer in the use of computers in the classroom, introducing them to IIT classes in 1959, and was also instrumental in the development of IIT’s Saturday program, teaching computer science to thousands of high school students and their teachers in the 1960s.

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    Creator of “Artificial Leaf” To Give 2013 Kilpatrick Lecture

    A chemist whose “artificial leaf” was named one of the top inventions of 2011 by Time Magazine will be this year’s Kilpatrick Lecturer in Chemistry. Daniel Nocera, the Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, will speak on “Alternative Energy for Society and Third-World Applications” on April 17 at 4 pm in the McCormick Tribune Campus Center auditorium.

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  • Speakers from Columbia, Harvard, Fermilab Featured in CSL Spring Lecture Series

    Speakers from Columbia, Harvard, Fermilab Featured in CSL Spring Lecture Series

    The College of Science and Letters will host six lectures this spring featuring distinguished scholars from Columbia, Harvard, Fermilab, and more. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the university are welcome.

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  • Fall 2011 Lecture Videos Online

    Fall 2011 Lecture Videos Online

    Did you miss some of the major lectures from the IIT colleges during the fall semester? Looking for some intellectual stimulation during the winter break? Many lectures and other videos are publicly available to watch on IIT's YouTube channel.

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