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.
The Center for Assured and Resilient Navigation in Advanced TransportatION Systems (CARNATIONS) at Illinois Institute of Technology was named a new Tier 1 University Transportation Center (UTC) by the United States Department of Transportation.
Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Daniel Martin Katz demonstrates that an AI known as GPT-4 can pass all parts of the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), including the essay portion and the performance test.
Associate Professor Weslynne Ashton is part of a network of researchers aiming to change the status quo and find ways to reduce wasted food nationally, supported by $15 million in funding over the next five years from the National Science Foundation.
Illinois Tech is one of 14 centers collaborating on a new nationwide nutrition study that will combine biometric data collected with artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to advance the development of personalized nutrition plans.
Sonja Petrović, associate professor of applied mathematics at Illinois Tech, has joined a team at Argonne National Laboratory to help optimize the national energy grid, continuing her ongoing work in Markov chain Monte Carlo methods and probabilistic algorithms for symbolic computation.
Mohammad Asadi, assistant professor of chemical engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology, has published a paper in Science describing the chemistry behind his novel lithium-air battery design, which has the potential for reaching ultra-high power densities far beyond current lithium-ion technology.
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