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You're a curious, creative critical thinker. Whether you want to reveal the mysteries of dark matter, unravel how the human heart works, or create a more equitable healthcare system, there's a place for you at Lewis College of Science and Letters. 

Research prospers at the intersection of technology and humanity. Each of Lewis College's seven departments advances scientific boundaries and pushes to solve real-world problems we face every day. It doesn't matter whether you're an undergraduate or graduate, first-year or postdoc, our internationally known faculty, world-renowned laboratories and partners are all available to you.

Visit our Faculty Research, Student Research, and Research Centers pages to learn more about the trailblazing work underway at Lewis College.

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Institute for Food Safety and Health Celebrates 35 years

As food health and safety has evolved in the United States, Illinois Tech's IFSH has made an impact in the thriving industry for the past 35 years as a collaborator with the FDA and industry partners.

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Psychology Professor Ranks among Top-Cited Scientists

Even after being cited nearly 100,000 times over more than four decades, Patrick Corrigan still gets excited about putting his ideas down on paper to share with the psychology community.

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Illinois Tech Announced as Enrollment Partner in NIH’s AI Precision Nutrition Research

The ambitious research project aims to enroll 10,000 participants from diverse communities, using AI analysis to create a foundation for personalized dietary advice

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Featured Faculty

Carlo Segre
Duchossois Leadership Professor Professor of Physics Deputy Director, Materials Research Collaborative Access Team (MRCAT) Director, Center for Synchrotron Radiation Research and Instrumentation (CSRRI) Deputy Director, BioCAT Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Britt Freeman
Professor, Food Science and Nutrition Chair, Department of Food Science and Nutrition Director, Center for Nutrition Research
Yuri Mansury
Associate Professor of Social Science Associate Chair of Social Sciences
Nicole Legate
Associate Professor Director of Undergraduate Programs
Sameh Elsaidi
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Eun Jeong Lee
Professor of Psychology
Matthew Shapiro
Professor of Political Science Affiliate Professor, Stuart School of Business
Elisabeth Hildt
Professor of Philosophy Director of the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions

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