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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

Once you have been admitted to a research opportunityyou will receive an email with registration information. Registration begins December 21, 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 2018” 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 498-01 Soft-Sensor Application for Predicting Information in Water Resource Engineering Junjie Zhu Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-02 Cancer Molecular Imaging - Improving Detection, Surgical Guidance, and Drug Development Kenneth Tichauer Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-03 BIM (Building Information Modeling) in Design, Construction and Operation Julide Demirdoven Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-04 Transportation Engineering Zongzhi Li Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-07 Back Analysis of Landslides and Design of Remedial Works Mihail Popescu Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-08 Issues in Green Building Design, Construction and Operation David Arditi Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-09 The WELL Building Standard in Design and Operation David Arditi Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-10 BEM (Building Energy Modeling) in Design and Construction Julide Bozoglu Demirdoven Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-11 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or ‘Drones’) & Construction Projects Ivan Mutis Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-13 Physical Layer and Access Technologies for 5G and Future Generations Wireless Communications Guillermo Atkin Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-16 Electric Vehicle Powertrain: Power Electronics, Motors and Batteries Mahesh Krishnamurthy Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-18 Research in Digital Signal Processing and Applications Jafar Saniie Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-20 Design to Production of Working Project William Briggs Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-21 Advanced Automotive Projects Francisco Ruiz Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-22 Materials Characterization of Intermetallics Philip Nash Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-22 Materials Characterization of Intermetallics Philip Nash Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-23 Virtual Design Construction (VDC) Ivan Mutis Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-25 Non-Destructive Evaluation of Pipelines Philip Nash Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-26 Recovery, Recycle, and Reuse of Waste Using Sustainable Anaerobic Treatment Prasad Kodukula Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-27 Spreadsheet Modeling and NextGen Project Risk Management Prasad Kodukula Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 499-02 Design of a Liquid-Liquid Extraction Unit to Separate Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Paraffinic Hydrocarbons Nader Aderangi Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 499-03 Blood flow and vascular permeability mapping in diabetic retinopathy Ken Tichauer Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 499-04 Kinetic Model Optimization in Cancer Molecular Imaging Ken Tichauer Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 499-07 Controlling Biofilms for Medical, Environmental, and Food Safety Applications Seok-Hoon Hong Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 499-10 Design with Sensors, FPGA and Smart Phone Jafar Saniie Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 499-15 Modulation of Matrix Properties and Adhesion Ligand Composition to Direct Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) Differentiation for Osteochondral Tissue Engineering Georgia Papavasiliou Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 499-16 Electric Vehicle Powertrain: Power Electronics, Motors and Batteries Mahesh Krishnamurthy Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 499-18 Visualization and Implementation of Control Methods in Multiple Autonomous Vehicles Baisravan HomChaudhuri Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 499-19 Dual Fuel Advanced Engine Dynamics Carrie Hall Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 499-21 Prediction of Odors and Corrosion in Wastewater Treatment Collection Systems Ali Oskouie Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 599-01 Effect of Individual and Combined Gradients on Scaffold Neovascularization Georgia Papavasiliou Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more