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Research Opportunities

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.

Once you have been admitted to a research opportunityyou will receive an email with registration information. 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.

Start your journey by reviewing the opportunities listed below and completing your application.

APPLY HERE

HOUSING

Illinois Tech Students are welcome to apply for summer housing through Residence and Greek Life. Housing will be provided 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 you will need to complete your housing contract and select a meal plan by going to myroom.iit.edu. 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. You can view the housing and meal plan rates here.

PAYMENT

The Mies Campus tuition rate for summer 2019 is $1,530 per credit hour. Students registered for research opportunities earn 3 credit hours.  If you are a current Illinois Tech student please reference this table for the appropriate rate. Illinois Tech undergraduate students enrolled for summer receive a Summer Scholarship.  This scholarship covers the same percentage of tuition charges as their institutional scholarships cover during the standard academic year.  Learn more on the Office of Financial Aid's website  If you are sponsored by group or a partner university please refer to https://web.iit.edu/student-accounting/payments/payment-methods/sponshorship 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.f 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. 

Questions?

For more information, email summer@iit.edu

Opportunities @ Illinois Tech

Armour College of Engineering

Number Research Title Faculty Status Session Date
499-21 Prediction of Odors and Corrosion in Wastewater Treatment Collection Systems Ali Oskouie Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
598-21 Advanced Automotive Projects Francisco Ruiz Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
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 498-23 Virtual Design Construction (VDC) Ivan Mutis Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 498-26 Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Algae for Production of Biofuel, Protein, or Other Coproducts 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 498-45/598-45 Sustainable Construction and Development (in Puerto Rico) Bonnie Haferkamp Open 7/9 - 7/21/2018 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 499-22 Clinical Immersion - Novel MRI Reconstruction Development and Validation Keigo Kawaji,
Marcella Vaicik
Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 499-24 Clinical Immersion – Novel Tissue Biomarker Model Development Keigo Kawaji,
Marcella Vaicik
Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more
ENGR 598-01 Soft-Sensor Application for Predicting Information in Water Resource Engineering Junjie Zhu 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
ENGR 599-22 Clinical Immersion - Novel MRI Reconstruction Development and Validation Keigo Kawaji ,
Marcella Vaicik
Open 5/21 - 7/13/2018 read more

College of Science

Number Research Title Faculty Status Session Date
SCI 498-100 Elements of drug design against pathogenic bacteria Oscar Juarez Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-101 Therapeutic protein edits for genetic diseases (Duchenne muscular dystrophy) Nicholas Menhart Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-200 Modeling interactions between proteins and small organic molecules David Minh Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-201 Synthesis and testing of advanced battery materials - section 1 Elena Timofeeva Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-300 Big Data Computing Ioan Raicu Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-301 Algorithms for Network Design and Games Sanjiv Kapoor Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-302 Algorithms for shortest path planning in geometric domains Sanjiv Kapoor, Ph.D. Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-400 Reliable Mathematical Software Sou-Cheng Choi Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-401 Introduction to Random Sequence Comparisons Ruoting Gong Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-402 Exploring Graph Theory and Networks Michael Pelsmajer Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-403 Mathematical Modeling with Discrete Optimization and Data Hemanshu Kaul Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-404 Introduction to Design and Analysis of Experiments Lulu Kang Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-500 Synthesis and testing of advanced battery materials - section 2 Carlo Segre Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-501 Development of an Antimatter Gravity Interferometer - section 1 Daniel Kaplan Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-502 Development of an Antimatter Gravity Interferometer - section 2 Derrick Mancini Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-503 Self-Assembling Langmuir Monolayers at the Air-Water Interface David Gidalevitz Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-504 Biophysics of Cell Membranes David Gidalevitz Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more
SCI 498-505 Experimental Neutrino Physics: From Nuclear Reactors to Proton Accelerators Bryce Littlejohn Open 6/4 - 7/28/18 read more