College of Computing

Faculty Research

Faculty members in Illinois Tech’s College of Computing are working at the leading edge of research, providing students with opportunities to discover new methods to create innovative solutions to real-world problems. Whether it’s building a faster and more secure internet, improving input/output systems, or ensuring the security of our power grid, Illinois Tech faculty can unravel a mystery through research.



Algorithms in Energy

Sonja Petrović, associate professor of applied mathematics, provides her expertise in Markov chain Monte Carlo methods and probabilistic algorithms for symbolic computation to assist a team at Argonne National Laboratory to optimize energy grids.

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Maurice Dawson

Cybersecurity with Global Impact

Maurice Dawson, assistant professor of information technology and management, explored cybersecurity issues in developing countries with an award from the United States Fulbright Scholar Program.

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Building Software for Tomorrow’s Big Challenges

Distinguished Professor of Computer Science Xian-He Sun developed Hermes, a software system for high-performance input/output systems.

Assistant Professor Yong Zheng talks with a student

Transforming Portfolio Optimization

Yong Zheng, assistant professor of information technology and management, develop a visualization tool for a leading Chicago-based fintech company that will help clients make informed decisions about their investment portfolios.

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Featured Faculty Researchers

Kai Shu
Gladwin Development Chair Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Cynthia Hood
Associate Chair Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Mustafa Bilgic
Chair, Department of Computer Science Associate Professor of Computer Science Program Director, Master of Artificial Intelligence
Farzaneh Derakhshan
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Maggie Cheng
Professor of Applied Mathematics Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation
Hemanshu Kaul
Co-Director, M.S. in Computational Decision Science and Operations Research (CDSOR) Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics
Sou-Cheng Terrya Choi
Research Associate Professor
Jeremy Hajek
Industry Associate Professor, Information Technology and Management Graduate and Undergraduate Advisor
Sergey Nadtochiy
Professor of Applied Mathematics

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