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Research Opportunities

Are you looking for research opportunities at a tech-focused, world-class university?

Join us in the great global City of Chicago this summer for research experiences and academic training opportunities at Illinois Tech and with our partner institutions around the world.

Start your journey by reviewing the opportunities listed below and completing your application.
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Once you have been admitted to a research opportunityyou will receive an email with registration information. Registration begins April 3, 2017. Please follow the steps below to register.

REGISTRATION FOR ADMITTED STUDENTS

  1. Once you have been admitted you may register by logging into MyIIT at https://my.iit.edu. Your student ID (CWID), registration PIN and username will be emailed to you when you are admitted. It begins with an "A". Your initial password is: MMDDXXXX (where, MMDD is the 2-digit month and day you were born and XXXX is the last 4 digits of your CWID.
  2. Once you are in MyIIT, click on the “Academics” tab. Under “Registration Tools”, click on “Add or Drop Classes.”
  3. Select “Summer 2017” from the drop down menu, then click “Submit.”
  4. Look up the research opportunity that you have been admitted to and add it to your schedule.

If you decide to drop an opportunity, please login to MyIIT and follow the same process as when you registered. IIT does not automatically drop students who do not attend.

HOUSING

Illinois Tech Residence and Greek Life will be hosting students admitted for research opportunities on campus in McCormick Student Village (MSV). Once you have been admitted to conduct your research at Illinois Tech and you have completed the intent to enroll form the housing contract will be emailed to you. Should you have questions or need assistance during the Room Reservation process, please contact Residence and Greek Life by emailing housing@iit.edu or by calling 312-567-5075.

PAYMENT

If you are sponsored by group or a partner university please refer to https://web.iit.edu/student-accounting/payments/payment-methods/sponshorship Payments for student accounts can be made online or by mail. For security purposes, credit card payments are accepted exclusively through our online payment system. Your online student account as well as official bills can be found through the myIIT portal Finances tab by following the Manage My Student Account link.

ORIENTATION

We will have a welcoming and information session for all research students at 6pm the day of your check-in. In this orientation you will learn more about the campus, meet people, and hear from the consulate. Orientation will begin at 8pm on the Sunday of move-in and all students are expected to arrive prior to its start. 

Opportunities @ Illinois Tech

Armour College of Engineering

Number Research Title Faculty Status Session Date
ENGR 498-001 Blood Rheology and Vascular Mechanics Promila Dhar Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-002 Cancer Molecular Imaging - Improving Detection, Surgical Guidance, and Drug Development Kenneth Tichauer Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-003 Spreadsheet Modeling of Risk and Certainty in Project Management Prasad Kodukula Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-004 Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Algae for Production of Biofuel, Protein, or Other Coproducts Prasad Kodukula Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-006 BIM in Design, Construction and Operation Julide Bozoglu Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-007 Research in Transportation Engineering Zongzhi Li Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-008 Security from Terrorism Anatol Longinow Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-009 Multiphysics and Microstructure Modeling of Concrete Degradation Tongyan Pan Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-010 Back Analysis of Landslides and Design of Remedial Works Mihail Popescu Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-012 Issues in Green Building Design, Construction, and Operation David Arditi Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-013 Cities and climate change: Rethinking urban infrastructure in a changing climate Edoarda Corradi Dell' Acqua Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-014 Building Energy Analysis for Resilient Design Julide Demirdoven Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-017 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 'Drones' for Construction Projects Ivan Mutis Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-018 Odors and Corrosion in Wastewater Interceptors Ali Oskouie Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-021 Physical Layer and Access Technologies for 5G and Future Generations Wireless Communications Guillermo Atkin Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-022 Ultra-low Power Digital System Design for Mobile Applications and Robotics Kyuwon Choi Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-023 Deep Neural Networks for Fast Object Detection Joohee Kim Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-024 Electric Vehicle (EV) Design Mahesh Krishnamurthy Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-025 Reconfigurable Hardware Design for Signal Processing Applications Erdal Oruklu Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-026 Research in Digital Signal Processing and Applications Jafar Saniie Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-027 Cloud Platform for Internet of Things Jia Wang Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-029 Aerodynamics of Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines Dietmar Rempfer Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-030 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Francisco Ruiz Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-031 Functional Intermetallic: Phase Equilibria and Physical Properties Philip Nash Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-032 Virtual Design Construction Ivan Mutis Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-037 Experimental Robotics Matthew Spenko Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 498-038 Fatigue Properties of Additively Manufactured Ti Alloys Guiru Nash Liu Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-002 Radio Frequency Properties of Ferrite Beads Thomas Wong Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-004 Real-Time 3D Reconstruction for Dynamic Scenes Using RGB-D Sensors Joohee Kim Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-007 Role of Sustained Co-Delivery of Proangiogenic Peptides on InVivio Neovasularization Georgia Papavasiliou Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-008 Effect of Scaffold Stiffness & Degradation Rate on 3D Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation Georgia Papavasiliou Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-010 Blood Flow and Vascular Permeability Mapping in Diabetic Retinopathy Kenneth Tichauer Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-011 Kinetic Model Optimization in Cancer Molecular Imaging Kenneth Tichauer Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-016 Silver Nanorods as Thermal History Indicators Victor Perez-Luna Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-017 Effect of Non-specific Glycation on Fibrinogen Structure and Function Victor Perez-Luna Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-018 Controlling Biofilms for Medical and Environmental Application Seok-Hoon Hong Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-019 Resource Management in High Density Wireless Networks Lin Cai Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-022 Embedded System Design for Computer Vision Applications Erdal Oruklu Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-023 Design with Sensors, FPGA and Smart Phones Jafar Saniie Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-027 Synthesis of New Nanostructured Plate Systems Philip Nash Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-029 Development of Microfluid Sensors and In Vitro Systems Abhinav Bhushan Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more
ENGR 499-030 Development of Device-to-Device Communication Networks Yu Cheng Open 5/22 - 7/14/17 read more