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Research Centers

Illinois Tech faculty has connections with world–renown laboratories. Take advantage of these innovative research opportunities while enrolled at Illinois Tech.

The Center for Accelerator and Particle Physics

The Center for Accelerator and Particle Physics provides a locus for interdisciplinary activities at Illinois Institute of Technology aimed at the continued development of research in elementary particle physics, at developing new particle-accelerator technologies, and at education and outreach both to educational institutions and to the wider business, philanthropic, and general public sectors. It serves as a base to coordinate the activities of a group of Illinois Tech faculty, graduate students, and staff from various departments that are currently involved in a number of research programs, and will promote substantial increases in such involvement through a close working relationship with other universities in the region and with Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Daniel Kaplan, CAPP director, can be reached at 312.567.3389 or at kaplan@iit.edu.

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The Center for Synchrotron Radiation Research and Instrumentation

The Center for Synchrotron Radiation Research and Instrumentation (CSRRI) promotes, coordinates, and fosters research and educational activities in synchrotron radiation science and related fields at Illinois Tech. CSRRI works not only among the core faculty, but also among faculty in other areas and at other institutions across the nation and around the world. CSRRI fosters education in X-ray sciences both at Illinois Tech and in the larger scientific community through developing training programs, academic courses, and specialized short courses as well as participating in summer school and training workshops at national and international conferences. Carlo Segre, director of CSRRI, can be reached at segre@iit.edu.

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International Center for Sensor Science and Engineering (ICSSE)

The mission of the International Center for Sensor Science and Engineering (ICSSE) is to foster communications within the scientific and engineering community about sensors, and exchange experiences with academia, industry, and research labs through the support of scientist, engineer, student, and faculty research and exchanges in addition to providing an interdisciplinary environment for broader areas of sensor research. Rong Wang, ICSSE director, can be reached at wangr@iit.edu.

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College of Science

Robert A. Pritzker Science Center | 3105 South Dearborn, Room 252 | Chicago, IL | 60616
312.567.3800