Department of Computer Science

50th Anniversary Celebration

CS@IIT 50 Years of building the future with image of original faculty and an image of current students

The Department of Computer Science at Illinois Institute of Technology is celebrating 50 years of scientific research, tech innovation, and education of new generations of computer scientists. The celebration event included a panel discussion among esteemed computer scientists about the fast-moving evolution of the field, as well as a look back on the department's accomplishments and a vision for its future. 

Martha Evens Distinguished Lecture Series in Computer Science

The program of events included the inaugural Martha Evens Distinguished Lecture, honoring computer science professor emerita Martha Evens, as well as a tribute to her contributions to the field and dedicated mentorship. The keynote speaker was Ruzena Bajcsy, the NEC Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley.

If you were unable to join us in person, please join us virtually on Illinois Tech's You Tube channel:


Contribute to the Martha Evens Lecture Fund to ensure we can bring you high-level speakers in the future. You may make a contribution via credit card. (From the drop-down menu, choose “Other” and write in the Martha Evens Fund.)  You may also send a check payable to Illinois Institute of Technology. Please write Martha Evens Fund in the memo section of your check and mail it to:

Illinois Tech Advancement

765 Solution Center

Chicago, IL 60677-7005

Attention: Martha Evens Fund