At Illinois Tech research is the hallmark of our culture of excellence. Our faculty, students, and staff are leading bold research and discovery in fields where technology and innovation are creating significant, meaningful change. We are contributing to advances in computation and data, energy and sustainability, deep science and engineering, health and wellness, social justice, and urban futures. Throughout our colleges, and research institutes and centers, Illinois Tech researchers are conducting research that matters in our everyday lives.
An investigative team that includes Professor Joseph Orgel has found channels within the molecular organization of collagen that allows bone mineral to form.
Adults from certain age groups with higher than normal blood sugar levels show an altered gut microbiome, says nutrition scientist Xuhuiqun “Sissi” Zhang.
Computer scientists Xian-He Sun and Anthony Kougkas have received an NSF grant to advance their new data-storage system.
A team led by researcher David McCormick has been conducting efficacy and safety studies of the inhalant as well as many other novel agents.
With $2.5 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health, Professor Philip R. Troyk’s innovative project advances into the clinical trial stage.
Assistant Professor Matt Gombeda has received a United States Department of Energy grant to further improve the use of fly ash—fine powder coal byproduct—within a supplementary cementitious material for precast concrete applications.
University Research Initiatives
University-wide research initiatives unite faculty and students across the disciplines to explore and discover innovation-driven solutions in three areas of inquiry: Computation and Data, Health and Wellness, and Urban Futures.View Initiatives