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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.
APPLY HERE

Questions?
If you have a question regarding a summer research opportunity, please reach out to the appropriate contacts listed below.
  1. College of Science Research Opportunities: Rob Ellis or the faculty instructor of the course
  2. Armour College of Engineering Research Opportunities: Bonnie Haferkamp or the faculty instructor of the course
  3. Other Elevate Opportunities: elevate@iit.edu
  4. Financial Aidfinaid@iit.edu
  5. Housinghousing@iit.edu

Once you have been admitted to a research opportunityyou will receive an email with registration information. Registration begins December 21, 2018. 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 2019” 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

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Armour College of Engineering

Number Research Title Faculty Status Session Date
ENGR 499-24 Clinical Immersion - Quantitative Marker Development Keigo Kawaji Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 499-43 Point of are for Biosensors for Managing Diabetes Abhinav Bhushan Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-03 BIM (Building Information Modeling) in Design, Construction and Operation Julide Demirdoven Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-04 Research in Transportation Engineering/Public Works Zongzhi Li Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-09 The WELL Building Standard in Design and Operation David Arditi Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-21 Advanced Automotive Projects Francisco Ruiz Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-40 Pathway Analysis Using Multidimensional Omics Data Abhinav Bhushan Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-41 Data Analysis for Alzheimer's Abhinav Bhushan Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-42 Development of Organ on Chip Tissue Models Abhinav Bhushan Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-43 Point of Care for Biosensors for managing Diabetes Abhinav Bhushan Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-44 Developing a New Class of Accessible Microfluidics Abhinav Bhushan Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-46 Modeling, Analysis, & Optimization of Conventional, Hybrid, & Electric Vehicles Carrie Hall Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-47 Aircraft System Identification David Williams Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-48 Design of Pumped Hydro Energy Storage for Smart Grid Applications Donald Chmielewski Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-49 Reconfigurable Hardware Design for Signal Processing Applications Erdal Oruklu Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-50 Research in Internet of Things and Machine Vision System Design Jafar Saniie Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-51 Building Energy Analysis for Resilient Design Julide Demirdoven Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-52 Assistive Technology Solutions Mahesh Krishnamurthy Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-53 Wireless Network Architecture and Performance Analysis for Driverless Car Suresh Borkar Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 498-54 Large-Scale Medical Imaging Analysis Boris Gutman Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 499-16 Electric Vehicles Mahesh Krishnamurthy Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 499-18 Control of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Baisravan HomChaudhuri Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 499-31 Synthetic Biology Sensors for Modulating Cell Function to Model Diseases Abhinav Bhushan Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 499-32 Sustainable Solution for Mitigating Odors and Corrosion in Wastewater Collection Systems Ali Oskouie Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 499-33 Embedded System Design for Computer Vision Applications Erdal Oruklu Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 499-34 Peptide loaded nanoparticles for sustained delivery of peptide therapeutics Georgia Papavasiliou Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 499-35 Eradicating Biofilms via Plant-Derived Compounds Seok Hoon Hong Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 499-36 Synthetic Biology Approaches for Controlling Biofilms Seok Hoon Hong Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 499-42 Modeling Hazardous Air Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Operations Ali Oskouie Open 5/29-7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 499-44 3D Tissue Microenvironments for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation into Cartilage and Bone Georgia Papavasiliou Open 5/29-7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 598-04 Design with Sensors, FPGA and Smart Phone Jafar Saniie Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 599-34 Peptide loaded nanoparticles for sustained delivery of peptide therapeutics Georgia Papavasiliou Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more
ENGR 599-44 3D Tissue Microenvironments for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation into Cartilage and Bone Georgia Papavasiliou Open 5/29- 7/19/2019 read more

College of Science

Number Research Title Faculty Status Session Date
SCI 498-100 Research Experience: Design of Experiments for Networks Lulu Kang Open A: 5/20 - 6/29/2019 read more
SCI 498-101 Project Experience: Modern Statistics in the Big Data Paradigm Lulu Kang Open 7/15 – 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-104 Research Experience: Topics in Game Theory Aleksey Zelenberg Open A: 5/20- 6/29/2019 read more
SCI 498-105 Project Experience: A Computational Approach to Approximation Theory Aleksey Zelenberg Open 7/15 – 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-106 Research Experience: Machine Learning Algorithms on Heterogeneous Big Data Sou-Cheng T. Choi Open 7/15 – 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-107 Project Experience: Machine Learning Classifiers Yuhan Ding Open 7/15 - 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-108 Research Experience: Deep Neural Networks for Science & Engineering Matthew Dixon Open 7/15 - 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-109 Project Experience: Statistical Learning and Big Data Aleksey Zelenberg Open 7/15-8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-201 Project Experience: Synthetic Biology / IGEM - International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition Nicholas Menhart Open C: 7/1 - 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-203 Research Experience: Elements of Drug Design Against Pathogenic Bacteria Oscar Juarez Open C: 7/15 - 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-204 Research Experience: Cancer Cell Biology Jialing Xiang Open C: 7/15 - 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-205 Project Experience: Synthetic Biology / IGEM - International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition Nicholas Menhart Open 7/15 – 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-206 Project Experience: Genomics, Big Data, and Bioinformatics Jean-Francois Pombert Open 7/15 - 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-401 Research Experience: Algorithms for Network Design and Games Sanjiv Kapoor Open C: 7/1 - 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-403 Research Experience: Algorithms for Shortest Path Planning in Geometric Domains Sanjiv Kapoor Open C: 7/1 - 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-405 Research Experience: Perception beyond 2D and Visible Spectrum for Automated Driving Xin Chen Open A: 5/20 - 6/29/2019 read more
SCI 498-406 Research Experience: Algorithms for Network Design and Games Sanjiv Kapoor Open 7/15 – 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-407 Research Experience: Algorithms for Shortest Path Planning in Geometric Domains Sanjiv Kapoor Open 7/15 – 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-408 Project Experience: Big Data Computing Ioan Raicu Closed C: 7/1-8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-409 Project Experience: Big Data Computing Ioan Raicu Open 7/15 - 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-410 Project Experience: Online Social Network Analysis Aron Culotta Open 7/15 - 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-500 Research Experience: Synthesis and Testing of Advanced Battery Materials - Section Carlo Segre Open D: 5/20-8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-501 Research Experience: Development of an Antimatter Gravity Interferometer Derrick Mancini Open D: 5/20 - 8/10/2019 read more
SCI 498-509 Research Experience: Synthesis and Testing of Advanced Battery Materials - Section 2 Carlo Segre Open 7/15 – 8/10/2019 read more