Lectures Archive

  • 2014 Dale Webster Lecturer Announced

    2014 Dale Webster Lecturer Announced

    A fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India, will deliver the 2014 Dale Webster Lecture. Kanak L. Dikshit, a scientist with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Institute of Microbial Technology will speak on “Truncated Hemoglobins: A New Group Within the Globin Family with Novel Structure and Function.” on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 4 pm in the MTCC Auditorium.

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    The Benjamin Franklin Project to Host Conference On The “Infrastructures of Creativity”

    The Benjamin Franklin Project at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), along with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, will host an interdisciplinary conference on innovation on April 10 – 11, 2014, in Hermann Hall on IIT’s Main Campus in Chicago.

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    Lori Andrews, IIT Chicago-Kent Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Science, Law and Technology to Speak at IIT Innovation Conference

    Lori Andrews, a distinguished professor of law at IIT Chicago-Kent and director of IIT's Institute for Science, Law and Technology, will speak on the topic of “The Effects of Patent Law on the Past, Present, and Future of Innovation” on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 1 pm in the Hermann Union Building.

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  • Benjamin Franklin Project to Host Conference on The “Infrastructures of Creativity”

    Benjamin Franklin Project to Host Conference on The “Infrastructures of Creativity”

    The Benjamin Franklin Project at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), along with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, will host an interdisciplinary conference on innovation on April 10 - 11, 2014, in Hermann Hall on IIT’s Main Campus in Chicago.

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  • Architecture Assistant Professor Sean Keller in Graham Foundation “New Geographies” Panel Discussion April 18

    Architecture Assistant Professor Sean Keller in Graham Foundation “New Geographies” Panel Discussion April 18

    Volume 5 of the Graham-funded New Geographies journal aims to recast the Mediterranean as a contemporary phenomenon and spatialize its region-making processes as a larger geographic entity in the twenty-first century. On April 18, Antonio Petrov, editor-in-chief of Volume 5, considers major topics of the new issue with Sean Keller, Clare Lyster, and Hashim Sarkis in a panel discussion moderated by Stephen J. Ramos.

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    2013 Ralph Peck Lecture

    Join the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering for the 2013 Ralph Peck Lecture and the Excellence in Teaching Awards and Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony on Monday April 15 from 3:15–4:30 pm in Perlstein Hall Auditorium. The Peck Lecture will be presented by Purdue University's G. V. "Rex" Reklaitis, Courtesy Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Edward W. Comings Professor of Chemical Engineering. A reception will immediately follow the lecture in Perlstein Hall lobby.

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  • “In the Loop” with Lucas Graves, Disruptive by Design: Fact-Checking in the News

    “In the Loop” with Lucas Graves, Disruptive by Design: Fact-Checking in the News

    Multiple fact-checking organizations have emerged in the United States over the last decade, groups which use trained staff and dedicated resources to assess the truth of public claims. Discussing his current research, Lucas Graves will examine a set of emergent practices, and an accompanying journalistic discourse, which have coalesced into a reform movement reaching to the center of the elite news media.

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    MIT’s Felice Frankel To Deliver Sigma Xi Lecture

    Felice Frankel, science photographer and research scientist at the Center for Materials Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the 2013 Sigma Xi Lecture on Wednesday April 24 at 3:00 pm in the MTCC Auditorium.

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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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    Seventh Annual Karl Menger Lecture and Awards

    The Department of Applied Mathematics is hosting the seventh annual Karl Menger Lecture and Awards honoring Karl Menger, influential mathematician and professor of mathematics at IIT from 1946 to 1971, on Monday, April 22 and Tuesday, April 23.

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